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Pope Slams ‘Disposable’ Culture That Marginalizes Many

Pope Slams ‘Disposable’ Culture That Marginalizes ManyAround the world today, the powerful "feed upon the powerless" and too many people are treated as "consumer goods to be used and then discarded," Pope Francis writes in his first major paper since becoming leader of the Roman Catholic church last May.

Tragedy In Virginia Preceded By Son’s Psychiatric Evaluation

Tragedy In Virginia Preceded By Son’s Psychiatric EvaluationAs authorities try to piece together what happened inside the home of a prominent Virginia lawmaker Tuesday, there's word that a lack of space in psychiatric facilities may have played a role in the tragedy.

‘It Looks Like A 50-Mile Wide Tornado’ Hit The Philippines

‘It Looks Like A 50-Mile Wide Tornado’ Hit The PhilippinesThe enormous task continues of getting aid to the millions of people who were in the path of Typhoon Haiyan when it roared into parts of the Philippines.

‘I Miss Her Already': Profiles Of The Navy Yard Victims Emerge

‘I Miss Her Already': Profiles Of The Navy Yard Victims EmergeThe identities of the 13 people, including the gunman, who died and at least eight who were wounded are being released by officials as family members are informed of the victims' statuses. Police have now identified all of those who died in Monday's violence, including the alleged gunman, Aaron Alexis, 34.

Breakthrough? Syria Hints It Might Give Up Chemical Weapons

Breakthrough? Syria Hints It Might Give Up Chemical WeaponsAmid reports that Syrian President Bashar Assad may be willing to give up his chemical weapons as his strongest ally has suggested he do, the Obama administration expressed skepticism Tuesday.

Crisis In Syria: U.S. Likely To Act Soon, AP Reports

Crisis In Syria: U.S. Likely To Act Soon, AP ReportsThe Obama administration expects to formally declare Tuesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime used chemical weapons against its own people last week, The Associated Press is reporting.

35-Year Sentence For Bradley Manning

35-Year Sentence For Bradley ManningArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison.

School Clerk In Georgia Persuaded Gunman To Lay Down Weapons

School Clerk In Georgia Persuaded Gunman To Lay Down WeaponsTuesday's terrifying incident at an elementary school near Atlanta — in which a gunman with an assault rifle and other weapons entered the building — ended with no one being hurt after a school clerk apparently spent about an hour talking to the young man.

Manning Could Face Decades In Prison; Hearing Starts Today

Manning Could Face Decades In Prison; Hearing Starts TodayWhen the sentencing hearing for former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning begins today, he will face the possibility of spending many decades in prison. Manning was found guilty of 19 counts Tuesday, for giving thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks.