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Senator Tim Kaine Is Clinton’s Choice For VP
Hillary Clinton says in a text message to supporters that she's picked Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to join her on the Democratic ticket as their party's nominee for vice president.
In the message, Clinton says: ``I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've chosen Sen...
Pope: Church Must Value Contributions Of Women
Pope Francis says the future of the church depends on an increased role for the laity and on valuing the "immense contribution" of women.
Francis delivered a homily in Spanish Saturday while celebrating Mass in front of about 1,600 people at the main cathedral in downtown Philadelph…
A Day Of Contrasts For Pope Francis In New York
Sweeping through the landmarks of America's biggest city, Pope Francis on Friday offered comfort to 9/11 victims' families at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United Nations and encouragement to schoolchildren in Harlem as he mixed the high and low ministry so characteristic o…
Bishop Da Cunha: Pope Francis Is Bringing People Back To Church
The Bishop of Fall River says Pope Francis is strengthening the Catholic Church wherever he goes.  The Pope will be officially welcomed to the United States on Wednesday with a ceremony on the south lawn of the White House.
Bishop Edgar Da Cunha of the Fall River Diocese calls Francis a tremendo…
Comcast Founder Ralph J. Roberts Dead At 95
The founder of the cable giant Comcast is dead. Ralph J. Roberts passed away last night in Philadelphia of natural causes. He was 95-years-old.
Roberts founded Comcast in 1963 after buying a small cable provider in Mississippi. Over the next 50-years he helped grow the company into the world's l…
Investigator: Train Was Speeding Up When It Derailed
(Associated Press) - The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia accelerated rapidly in the final full minute before it headed into a sharp curve and crashed.
That's according to the lead investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board...
UPDATE: Amtrak Train Traveling 106 MPH At Time Of Crash
Update:  A National Transportation Safety Board official says the engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia applied the emergency brakes just before the crash. National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said that the train was traveling at 106 mph when the engine…

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