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Pope Francis makes the sign of the cross as he leads a consistory for the beatification of Giuseppe Vaz and Maria Cristina dell'Immacolata Concezione in the Synod Hall at the VaticanPope Francis will make his first visit to the predominantly Muslim nation of Turkey.


2014-10-21 06:16:31 -0600

South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Pistorius is led to a prison van after his sentencing in PretoriaOlympic, Paralympic sprinter was convicted of culpable homicide in girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's death.


2014-10-21 05:27:50 -0600

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo, a Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook and Apple, long known for cushy perks such as free meals, laundry service and massages, are among some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies now eyeing reproductive expenses as the next batch of benefits to offer to their employees. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)A database of all political giving for the last 30 years, which ranks the intensity of donors' liberalism or conservatism, shows Democrats get the lion's share of donations from tech company employees.


2014-10-21 02:24:23 -0600