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Noah’s Ark Coming to Kentucky While One Is Already Underway in Europe

Noah had his ark. Heck, even Kentucky will have its ark. But right now, the big ark news is centering around the Netherlands where Johan Huibers is building an ark. And he's doing it according to biblical specifications. The idea was sparked by a dream Huibers had about the

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Earth Granted 5-Month Extension

So you really didn't think you'd heard the last of Pastor Harold Camping, did you? As May 21, 2011 came and went without sounding trumpets or horsemen in the sky, the old bird must have been bewitched, bothered, and bewildered that his apocalyptic pronouncement died on the vine. Not to worry; the old guy isn't letting any grass grow under HIS feet.

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Well, I Guess We’re All Still Here

Is it safe to come out? I figured if the world was going to come to an end, it would be apocalyptic. But I guess I can unload my bunker, now. Everybody's still here. Of course, now I've got to figure out what to do with all these cans of Spam, jars of peanut butter, bottles of water, and all this Sterno.

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Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images (EDITORS NOTE: Please be advised that a classified document visible in this photo was obscured by The White House)
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The Situation Room Goes Quiet

For me, this picture speaks volumes--people whom we only ever see standing stoically in front of a microphone sitting in awe and stunned silence while some of the bravest human beings on the planet create one of the most important stories in a decade.

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Newspapers from Around the World Announce Osama's Death
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Newspaper Front Pages Around the US Cover Bin Laden’s Death

Newspapers across the country reacted to the demise of Osama bin Laden on Monday morning, with front page headlines from the triumphant (Newark's "Star-Ledger" quotes Obama's speech with "'Justice Has Been Done'") to the minimal ("Dead," the "Boston Herald" and many others plainly state) to the profane ("

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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Americans React to Osama bin Laden’s Death

The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.

Americans quickly gathere

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Freedom Rings (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Osama Bin Laden Killed

 

For the last ten years, country radio stations have been playing the heck out of Darryl Worley's song Have You Forgotten? As a matter of fact, at our most recent WBKR Night at the Grand Old Opry, Darryl sang that song to a raucous standing ovation.  The reason that particular song still resonates so profoundly is that no one in the U.S. has forgotten the morning of September 11th, 2001, when, according to Toby Keith's Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue, "a mighty sucker punch came flying in from somewhere in the back!"   It was that day that "The Statue of Liberty started shaking her fist" and now, ten years later, "Mother Freedom" is "ringing her bell."  A major chapter in the War Against Terror is closed.  Osama Bin Laden is dead.

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Kiss Me Once and Kiss Me Twice

Apparently, the second time's the charm.

After a wedding ceremony fit for a Duke and a Duchess, Prince William and Kate Middleton made their official debut to the public today on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where they kissed not once, but twice.

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Royal Wedding Prayer Will Be Read In Many An Upcoming Nuptial

Got a wedding coming up. Kate and William's prayer could be perfect for you. Here is the text.

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The Once and Future King and His Bride – William and Kate are Wed

Prince William got a spouse and the UK got a new princess in Kate Middleton, the not-so-common commoner who wed Wills today after a ten-year courtship. Here's everything you need to know about the lavish ceremony and the hysteria surrounding it:

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tornado Footage

Tuscaloosa Alabama Tornado

If you have not seen this yet you will not believe your eyes. With the last week of consistent severe weather and flooding that is still affecting portions of the tri-state, this is the kind of footage that reminds us just how much we are at the mercy of mother nature.

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