Hoping for a Liberal Pope, Marriage by Skype, and a New BBQ Mecca

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Top Stories: A majority of U.S. Roman Catholics in a new poll on the Church "said they wanted the next pope to make the church’s teachings more liberal," and there has been a shift on attitudes toward birth control in "an indication that Mr. Obama's framing of the issue is holding sway even among many Catholics."

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World: Tears and conflict in Venezuela following Chavez's death.

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U.S.: Governor Rick Scott is moving towards the center in his politics, "a necessity in this diverse swing state" of Florida. 

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New York: Proxy marriages, allowing marriages in the absence of spouses, are more frequently used in immigrant communities, where marriages have happened via Skype. 

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Technology: Yahoo employees say Marissa Mayer's policy about working from the office had to do with specific problems at Yahoo. 

Sports: Adidas is bringing back 1990s trend Zubaz with their shorts for the N.C.A.A. tournament

Opinion: Maureen Dowd on Dick Cheney and the new documentary about him. 

Art & Design: Columbia University's Campbell Sports Center in Inwood is, according to Michael Kimmelman, "a tough, sophisticated and imaginative work of architecture for a devilish site." 

Dining & Wine: Mighty Quinn's in the East Village comes "as close to delivering on all fronts as any barbecue place the city has seen so far." 

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