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  • No joke: New York woman gives birth outside home

    A woman has given birth in front of her New York home - and it wasn't the April Fools' Day joke one relative thought it was.


  • Let the word of God grow in your heart, encourages Pope

    In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on the scene of the Transfiguration, emphasizing the importance of listening to God, especially in scripture, and of sharing the Gospel with others.


  • Ex-pitcher Tommy John promotes suicide prevention

    Terre Haute native Tommy John is well known for his illustrious major league baseball career, which spanned 26 years and included 288 victories.


  • Gadsden student wins state spelling bee

    Gadsden Middle School's Joshua Kelley prepared repeatedly and fought hard to bring the Alabama Spelling Bee title home. He had to contend with marathon preliminary bees, his own kin and the difficult words themselves.


  • 3 brothers serve Highway Patrol in western NC

    While many siblings and relatives work in law enforcement together, none share a working relationship quite like the Horton brothers, who are all troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and assigned to Rutherford County.


  • In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Chris Woods, director of London's National Conservation Service, very carefully handles the Magna Carta, in Houston. The centuries old parchment will be on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science for six months starting Feb. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

    Magna Carta copy arrives in Houston for exhibit

    It was care fit for a king: The yellowing parchment was fitted inside a custom-designed aluminum and steel case with monitors, then wrapped in specially made packaging. Once it was on the plane, a canon chancellor nervously tracked the flight as it crossed the Atlantic Ocean.


  • FILE - This December 2012 photo provided by the family shows, from left, John, Jack and Renee Thomas at their home in Minnetrista, Minn. Jack was adopted from Russia in 2008. On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, Renee went on television in Russia with an emotional appeal for an exception to be made to Russia's year-old ban on adoptions by Americans. She and her husband adopted a boy from Russia in 2008 and refuse to give up long-standing efforts to also adopt Nikolai, their son's biological brother. (AP Photo/Ron Ruud)

    On Russian TV, US mom urges waiver to adoption ban

    A Minnesota woman has gone on television in Russia with an emotional appeal for an exception to be made to that nation's year-old ban on adoptions by Americans. She and her husband adopted a boy from Russia in 2008 and refuse to give up long-standing efforts to also adopt their son's biological brother from an orphanage in the city of Kursk.


  • Dr. John leads lineup at French Quarter Fest

    It's been more than 25 years since Grammy Award winner Dr. John has played New Orleans' French Quarter Festival, but organizers say that changes this spring when the singer-pianist returns for the first time since 1987.


  • Dr. John to perform at French Quarter Fest

    It's been more than 25 years since Grammy Award winner Dr. John has played New Orleans' French Quarter Festival, but organizers say the singer-pianist is returning to the event this spring.


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