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Pope to resign Feb. 28, says he's too infirm
Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties and on Feb. 28 will become the first pontiff in 600 years to resign. The announcement sets the stage for a conclave in March to elect a new leader for world's 1 billion Catholics.
Job seekers find a big rig pays off
Robert Boyd quit his job as a bank assistant branch manager to start truck-driving school in September. He graduated in December and landed work behind the wheel of a rig at twice the pay.
VIDEO: Second graders correct NFL players' tweets
A second-grade class in Buffalo, NY is showing off their combined passions for football and good grammar by correcting the spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure in NFL Players' tweets.
Six storms that changed the course of history
If Sandy swings the presidential election one way or the other, it wouldn't be the first time bad weather proved historically decisive.
- SLIDESHOW: Hurricane Sandy brings wind, water Damaging winds and storm surges from Hurricane Sandy began affecting Massachusetts on Monday.
LIVE VIDEO: Hurricane Sandy approaches coast
Watch Livestream's 24/7 Sandycam feed as Hurricane Sandy approaches the coast.
14 rescued, 2 missing from replica tall ship sunk by Sandy
Coast Guard helicopters Monday rescued 14 of 16 crew members from a replica 18th- century tall ship in the path of Hurricane Sandy 90 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
Should you friend your boss on Facebook?
So? Should you and your boss be friends on Facebook? The answer, of course, is not simple.
Football-ticket tax break helps colleges get millions from fans
Theodore L. Jones has held season tickets on the 43-yard line at Tiger Stadium, home of the perennial football powerhouse Louisiana State University, for almost 20 years. Because of the Baton Rouge lawyer's lobbying in Congress in 1986, he and thousands of other fans get a tax break on donations they make as a condition for buying seats.
'Frankenstorm' hybrid may be created as Sandy nears East Coast
Hurricane Sandy will probably grow into a "Frankenstorm" as it nears the Northeast early next week with wind and rain that may cause millions of dollars in damage anywhere from Washington to New York and Boston.
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