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    During his Mass celebrating the Solemnity of the Annunciation, Pope Francis emphasized that salvation is a gift from the Lord which we ought to receive with humility and obedience, just as Mary did.

  • This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Diogo Morgado in a scene from "Son of God." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Casey Crafford)

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    They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.

  • Benimon leads Towson past William and Mary 70-68

    Jerrelle Benimon scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Mike Burwell hit a jumper with a second to play as Towson beat William and Mary 70-68 on Saturday.

  • FILE - In this July 17, 2013 file photo, Liz Cheney speaks during a campaign appearance in Casper, Wyo. Published reports citing anonymous GOP insiders say Liz Cheney, the daughter of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, plans to quit the Republican Wyoming Senate primary and abandon her effort to unseat incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi. Cheney moved her family from Virginia to Wyoming to run for the seat. Her effort to replace Enzi, a Senate veteran, angered and upset many Republicans and her campaign has faced a number of problems. (AP Photo/Matt Young, File)

    Liz Cheney quits Senate bid, cites 'serious health issues'

    Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, on Monday abruptly abandoned her effort to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming.

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  • ** FILE ** In this April 17, 2013, file photo, former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney leaves after attending the funeral service of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at St. Paul's Cathedral, in London. (AP Photo/Olivia Harris, Pool, File)

    Dick Cheney: Family feud over gay marriage has been 'dealt with'

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney said this week that the family feud between his daughters over gay marriage has been "dealt with."

  • Liz and Mary Cheney, in 2006       Associated Press photo

    FIELDS: Cheney siblings' dirty laundry out of the closet

    You could call it the "Catfight at Cheney Corral" (but if you do, you should expect feminist outrage). When Liz Cheney moved from the suburbs of the nation's capital to Wyoming to run for the U.S. Senate, she knew she was asking for trouble. She risked being called a "carpetbagger," but that has a sharper sting in Virginia than in Wyoming. By emphasizing her conservative roots, she pulled intimate and sensitive family laundry out for a public airing.

  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘An Intriguing Life’

    Cynthia Helms, now 90, has had a remarkable, if not, strictly speaking, an intriguing, life. If there's any person of note she hasn't met on either side of the Atlantic, it's not obvious from her book, co-written with Chris Black.

  • The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles, are cloistered, so a recording studio was set up at their priory in Missouri. Their album was recorded in three days. (Courtesy of Benedictines of Mary)

    Singing nuns ascend to #1 on Billboard chart with 'Advent at Ephesus' album

    What has made "Advent at Ephesus" a winner is the unadorned, limpid voices — with no instrumental accompaniment — of young nuns from the northwest Missouri priory of Our Lady of Ephesus. The nuns are Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles, a cloistered order that follows the rule of Saint Benedict

  • Jamion Christian's goal was to become a Division I head coach by the time he was 30. He did even better, taking the job at his alma mater, Mount St. Mary's, before his 30th birthday. (Mount St. Mary's University)

    Mount's Jamion Christian stuck to schedule in quest to be a head coach

    Jamion Christian's plan all along was to become a head coach before he turned 30.

  • W&M looks to knock off UVa. again

    Much has changed in the two years since William and Mary's football program last visited Virginia.

  • In this March 19, 2011 photo, actor James Marsden, from the film, "Hop," is shown during a press preview in Universal City, Calif.  (AP Photo/MJ Kim)

    Marsden's kids don't like seeing dad on screen

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  • GRAYSON: O Holy Night

    Christmas is a time that evokes feelings of peace, joy, serenity, love, beauty, goodness and hope. We are very familiar with the story of our Lord's birth, especially as related in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke: the census, Mary and Joseph's trip to Bethlehem, the rejection at the inn, finding room in the stable, the angelic hosts, the guiding star, the shepherds and wise men and, most of all, the babe lying in the manger wrapped in swaddling clothes.

  • ** FILE ** Scholars will modernize the language in the New International Version, the Bible of choice for conservative evangelicals, as well as revisit the debate on gender terms. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: The babe lying in a manger

    In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled, each to his own city. Joseph went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - In this May 7, 2000 file photo, New York Yankees public address announcer Bob Sheppard acknowledges the cheers of the fans at Yankee Stadium in New York. The New York Yankees say longtime public address announcer Bob Sheppard has died. His death was confirmed to The Associated Press on Sunday, July 11, 2010 by team spokesman Jason Zillo. Sheppard started with the Yankees in 1951. His impeccable introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter earned him the nickname "The Voice of God."

    Yankees' 'Voice of God' dies at 99

    Bob Sheppard, whose elegant introductions of stars from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium for more than a half century earned him the nickname "The Voice of God," died Sunday. He was 99.

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