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[Content note: Racism, homophobia, Christian supremacy, natural disaster]

New News This Week:

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition.

The Equality House, the rainbow-colored house across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday. Awesome. Totally awesome.

This story makes me giggle and I don't know why.

Half of Americans say they would personally vote for a law that establishes government funding of federal campaigns.

The Food Network will not renew Paula Deen's contract when it expires at the end of the month.

Surprise! Joe Klein is a lying douch. (You were not surprised.)

Research suggests that religious individuals and political conservatives think about moral issues in a fundamentally different way than liberals. Huh.

Flash floods and landslides in northern India have killed at least 1,000 people in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in the past week.

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