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Thousands attend beatification of Father Solanus Casey, who will be 1 step from sainthood

Thousands attend beatification of Father Solanus Casey, who will be 1 step from sainthood

The ceremony is expected to be the largest Catholic service in Michigan since 1987, when the Pope presided over Mass at the Silverdome in Pontiac.
Investigators pick through ruins after Pennsylvania senior center fire

Investigators pick through ruins after Pennsylvania senior center fire

Residents are accounted for but agents need to pick through debris to ensure no one trapped inside senior living facility.
Laundry room burglar stole $3,464 in quarters, police say

Laundry room burglar stole $3,464 in quarters, police say

Police say Brian Michael Ramirez would pry open washing machines and remove the coins.

University of West Florida cracks down on hazing

The University of West Florida is cracking down on hazing. The Tau-Psi chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity has been suspended for a minimum of 5 years. UWF's Nu Eta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta
Device attached to high school principal's car explodes

Device attached to high school principal's car explodes

The Massachusetts high school had a higher police presence at school on Friday.

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210K Gallons of Oil

TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said Thursday. (Nov. 18)
Girl Scouts: There's no need to let girls into Boy Scouts

Girl Scouts: There's no need to let girls into Boy Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America never welcomed girls into its core programs before. Many Girl Scouts don’t see why they should start now.
Owning a dog might be good for your health, especially if you're single

Owning a dog might be good for your health, especially if you're single

Single dog owners showed a 33% decrease in risk of death compared to single people who did not own a dog.
When this 11-year-old graduates college, she’ll still be too young to drive a car

When this 11-year-old graduates college, she’ll still be too young to drive a car

She completed grades one through eight in just four years. Now she helps her mom with pre-calculus.

Thousands Rally Against Mugabe in Zimbabwe

Thousands of protesters marched and gathered at State House on Saturday in a call for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to stand down. (Nov. 18)

Today in History for November 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Cult leader Jim Jones and hundreds of followers die in mass murder-suicide in South America; Massachusetts high court rules gay couples can marry; Disney's
Residents of Pa. nursing home accounted for after terrifying blaze

Residents of Pa. nursing home accounted for after terrifying blaze

Residents are accounted for but agents need to pick through debris to ensure no one trapped inside senior living facility.
Bride, groom miss wedding reception because of allergic reaction

Bride, groom miss wedding reception because of allergic reaction

The caterer, DJ, and others have teamed up to give the couple another wedding reception.
This 11-year-old Utah girl is a full-time college student

This 11-year-old Utah girl is a full-time college student

She completed grades one through eight in just four years. Now she helps her mom with pre-calculus.
University of West Florida suspends fraternity, sorority for hazing incidents

University of West Florida suspends fraternity, sorority for hazing incidents

The fraternity was suspended for a minimum of 5 years.

Pope Francis plans to donate his sleek Lamborghini

Lamborghini gave Pope Francis keys to a sleek special edition Huracan that will be auctioned off for charities, including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were
'Purity test' will chase good people from politics, Ohio Supreme Court justice says

'Purity test' will chase good people from politics, Ohio Supreme Court justice says

He won't back down from his Friday Facebook post but he did delete and revise it.

Pope receives sleek Lamborghini which he plans to donate

Lamborghini gave Pope Francis keys to a sleek special edition Huracan that will be auctioned off for charities, including one aimed at helping rebuild Christian communities in Iraq that were
Hidden camera shows how WWII veteran died after calling for help, gasping for air

Hidden camera shows how WWII veteran died after calling for help, gasping for air

James Dempsey, 89, called for help six times before he fell unconscious.
Hidden camera shows how veteran died after calling for help, gasping for air

Hidden camera shows how veteran died after calling for help, gasping for air

James Dempsey, 89, called for help six times before he fell unconscious.