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Pope pick another sign of South America’s worldly rise – USA TODAY

The fact that newly elected Pope Francis is from Argentina gives a boost to the morale and image of a continent that is coming into its own and overcoming many negative stereotypes. A worshiper holds up the front page of a magazine showing a photograph of new Pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio during Wednesday celebrations of […]

The new pope will be one of America’s biggest employers – Washington Post (blog)

The new pope will be one of America’s biggest employers – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> The big news out of the Vatican is that the Roman cardinals have selected a new pope: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, who took the name Francis I. And that got us thinking, naturally, about the economics of the Catholic Church. As it turns out, the church […]

Catholic Latin America eyes conclave – CNN

Catholic Latin America eyes conclave – CNN

(CNN) — With its approximately 480 million adherents, Latin America is home to an overwhelming plurality of the world’s Catholics. But no one from this region (or hemisphere, for that matter) has been ever been chosen to lead the church as pope. As the church’s cardinals gather in the Sistine Chapel to select a new […]

Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

Cardinals elect first pope from Latin America – CNN

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Newly elected Pope Francis I speaks to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on Wednesday, March 13. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the first pontiff from Latin America […]

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Google Ordered To Teach America How To Put Passwords On Wi-Fi Networks – Forbes

Wi-Spy Google Engineer Outed As ‘Hacker’ ‘God’ Marius Milner Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff 10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy Kashmir Hill Forbes Staff Google will teach America about the beauty of encrypted Wi-Fi networks.   Google is still dealing with the fall-out from its “Wi-Spy” debacle (in which the […]

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

North Korean propaganda video ‘explains’ what life is really like in America – Washington Post (blog)

<!– Text Size Print Reprints –> Just when you thought North Korean propaganda videos had hit their batty peak, they drop this one on us. “How Americans Live Today” is a Korean-language video that purports to show what life is really like in the bleak, impoverished United States, where there are no […]

Corporate America Has The Fuel To Keep Stocks Flying – Forbes

Corporate America Has The Fuel To Keep Stocks Flying – Forbes

Dow Hits Record As Rally Keeps Rolling Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Easy Money Is Made, Dig Deeper For Housing Bets Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff With All Eyes On Apple’s Cash Hoard, Others Share The Wealth Steve Schaefer Forbes Staff Corporate America is usually sluggish coming out of a recession. Not this time though, and a […]

America, You Must Not Look Away (How to Finish Off the NRA) – Huffington Post

The year was 1955. Emmett Till was a young African-American boy from Chicago visiting relatives in Mississippi. One day Emmett was seen “flirting” with a white woman in town, and for that he was mutilated and murdered at the age of fourteen. He was found with part of a cotton gin tied around his neck […]

Indianapolis Airport Named Best In North America – NPR

The Indianapolis International Airport was named the “Best Airport in North America” by the Airports Council International. The annual Airport Service Quality awards are determined by year-round passenger satisfaction surveys. Other winners include Cape Town International Airport – deemed Best in Africa. In the Middle East, Abu Dhabi won the top honor. Indianapolis Airport Named […]

Anlaysis: Mexico telecoms reform pits America Movil vs. Televisa – Fox Business

MEXICO CITY –  Mexico’s ambitious bid to overhaul its phone and television markets threatens to eat into revenue of the major players, telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim and TV mogul Emilio Azcarraga, and may force the two to seek new business on each other’s turf. A new bill aims to stir up competition in the telecoms […]