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Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

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Pope to visit Philadelphia next year

Pope Francis has accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, Catholic News Service reported Friday.

It would be the popular pontiff's first visit to the…

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8 rights of pregnant women at work

Women still get fired simply because they're pregnant.

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Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.

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Michigan family's nightmare turns into dream

She was an average little girl until a near death experience changed her life.

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Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes needs a "good hard spanking."

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'Planet Lori' art camp is Aug. 25-29 at BBAC

Planet Lori art camp this summer from August 25-29th at Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

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XL Love How the Obesity Crisis is Complicating America's Love Life

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'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1…

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Non-profit helps disabled veterans get off-road

Non-profit helps disabled veterans get 'off-road'

Disabled veterans are able to enjoy the great outdoors thanks to an innovative, off-road chair.

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Military family groceries won't be cut, for now

Military families can breathe a sigh of relief: their grocery stores are not going to be cut, for now.

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Millennials say no to marriage

When it comes to marriage, Millennials are saying "I don't."

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Bike safety Parents set example with helmets

If children see their parents wearing helmets on a bike, they are more likely to do the same.

Bike safety: Parents set example with helmets

If children see their parents wearing helmets on a bike, they are more likely to do the same.

The goldfish way to swim

Local business is thriving in teaching kids how to swim by reducing fear with bright colors and fun.

The goldfish way to swim

Local business is thriving in teaching kids how to swim by reducing fear with bright colors and fun.

Goldner Walsh garden in Pontiac

At the Goldner Walsh Garden and Home in Pontiac, there are chickens, goats and plenty of flora and fauna. There’s also a lot of cooperation.

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