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Retired Bishop Gene Robinson On Being Gay And Loving God

The first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church will start work with the Center for American Progress, focusing on issues of faith and gay rights. "Gay is not something we do," he says. "It's something we are." His book God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage was published in September.
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Florida's Python Problem: Snakes Reshape The Everglades

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission launched its first ever "Python Challenge." More than 800 hunters have registered for the month-long competition aimed at harvesting Burmese pythons. University of Florida professor Frank Mazzotti talks about the threat they present to the ecosystem of the Everglades.
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The Great American Signature Fades Away

Jack Lew's unreadable signature — which could appear on new U.S. currency if he becomes Treasury secretary — raises a question: In our age of electronic communication and digital authentication, do signatures even matter anymore?
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In News Conference, Obama Calls For Raising Debt Ceiling

On Monday, President Obama repeated his call to Congress to raise the U.S. Treasury's borrowing limit.
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Denver Mayor Must Dance Like Ray Lewis

The mayors of Denver and Baltimore made a friendly wager when their teams met in the NFL playoffs. When Baltimore won in overtime Saturday, it was disaster for Denver Mayor Michael Hancock. The mayor must now dance like Ray Lewis. The soon-to-retire Baltimore star does an awkward but enthusiastic sideline dance before games.
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Couple With Same Name Files For Divorce

Kelly Hildebrandt became famous in 2009 for marrying a man with the identical name. But the Hildebrandts have separated and filed for divorce. Miami's WTVJ quotes Mr. Hildebrandt saying, "She's a Florida girl, and I'm a Texas guy." He says they're from different worlds.

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