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Pope Francis Says Priests Can Become 'Little Monsters,' In Call For Religious Order To 'Wake Up The World'

Pope Francis has warned that priests can become "little monsters," in an emphatic call for his religious order to "wake up the world."<p>The pontiff has …

For Egypt's government, being funny is no laughing matter

There's funny as in "ha-ha" and then there's funny as in: "Are you kidding me?" It's the latter that's at play in Egypt at the moment.<p>In the last week alone, two incidents have made Egyptians and non-Egyptians shake their heads. The first involved a fake news story placed in a new Egyptian …

The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid

Roscoe Bartlett spent 20 years on Capitol Hill. Now he lives in a remote cabin in the woods, prepping for doomsday.<p>When Roscoe Bartlett was in Congress, he latched onto a particularly apocalyptic issue, one almost no one else ever seemed to talk about: America’s dangerously vulnerable power grid. …

22 States Curb Access To Abortion In 2013

The year 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.<p>It also marked another year of success for those who would restrict or even outlaw the procedure.<p>While much national attention was focused on efforts to restrict abortion in …

Al-Qaeda-linked Isis under attack in northern Syria

<b>A powerful al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria has issued an ultimatum to other rebel factions that have been fighting it.</b><p>The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) threatened to leave the city of Aleppo to government forces unless its rivals stop their attacks against it within 24 hours.<p>Isis has …

McCain, Graham blast Obama for Al Qaeda-related takeover of Fallujah, call situation 'predictable'

Republican senators on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for Al Qaeda affiliates over-running parts of Iraq, including the city of Fallujah, which the United States secured before President Obama removed all U.S. forces from that country in 2011.<p>Sen. John McCain, Arizona, and Lindsey Graham, …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

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