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The (Un)Life of Pig: Shanghai River Filled with Pig Bodies

SHANGHAI– Thousands of pig carcasses, nearly 16,000 as of last count, have been found in Huangpu River, one of the many that supply Shanghai, the bustling, rising megacity and center of commerce for China. The body count, still rising, came from the upriver Jiaxing city, which supplies much of the »

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We Have a Potato: Francis I, the First South American Pope

VATICAN CITY– With the sudden departure of Pope Benedict XVI from the papacy, the Catholic Church found itself without a leader.  Benedict was the first Pope to resign in six centuries, and he cited old age as the reason.  The Economist called it an “ecclesiastical earthquake“, while The Times cited the possibility that he resigned »