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  • Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope
    Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

    TRES RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.

  • Rosie O'Donnell Loses 50 Pounds

    Comedian and host latest star to undergo weight-loss surgery.

  • 4-Year-Old Receives Star Wars-Themed Funeral As His Final, 'Unique' Wish
    4-Year-Old Receives Star Wars-Themed Funeral As His Final, 'Unique' Wish

    A 4-year-old who died from an inoperable brain tumor received his final request earlier this month: a Star Wars-themed funeral. Jack Robinson of Hampshire, England, passed away on April 1. According to The News in Portsmouth, the 4-year-old was diagnosed with the tumor in January. When doctors gave him only a 5 percent chance of surviving, friends and family banded together to help grant some of the boy's final wishes. Singer and former U.K. "X-Factor" judge Gary Barlow visited Jack in the hospital. The 4-year-old also received a birthday video message from Matt Smith, who plays The Doctor in the BBC TV series "Doctor Who."

  • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus
    5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

    As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke argued that the Star of Bethlehem (a celestial event long associated with Jesus' birth) may have been Venus and Jupiter coming together to form a bright light in the sky. Other researchers have claimed that a similar conjunction between Saturn and Jupiter occurred in October of 7 B.C. Still others have claimed that Jesus was born in the spring, based on stories about shepherds watching over their flocks in fields on the night of Jesus' birth — something they would have done in the spring, not the winter.

  • FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer
    FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer

    FDA Highlights Cancer Risk with Surgical Procedure

  • Why Portland Reservoir Was Flushed After Teen Peed in It
    Why Portland Reservoir Was Flushed After Teen Peed in It

    Officials in Portland, Ore., are flushing 38 million gallons of public drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught on camera urinating into an open reservoir on Wednesday (April 16). As expected, the sample came back clean, Jaymee Cuti, a spokeswoman for the Portland Water Bureau, told Live Science. Officials acknowledged there was little public health risk from a small amount of urine in an open reservoir that is presumably exposed to the droppings of wild animals all the time. Bureau officials say they won't stand for serving their customers "purposely tainted drinking water." [Pee a Rainbow: What Urine Color Says About Health]

  • How Fox News Deals with Critics in the Wild: Not Well!
    How Fox News Deals with Critics in the Wild: Not Well!

    Fox News' biggest critic decided to confront two of the network's biggest stars at a party recently, and what transpired was two very different examples of how to deal with critics face-to-face. Let's break them down. The Setting

  • Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week
    Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.

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