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Here are the top ten articles for the Current Events Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Whale meat becomes lunch and pet food in Japan
Despite worldwide ban on whaling, Japan has a glut of whale meat on the market
2. Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.
3. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.
4. Woman Dies From Fall At Endymion Extravaganza
A woman from Texas dies as the result of a freak accident at a New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration in the Superdome.
5. Writers Guild Strike Threatens Many TV Shows
Several network shows have already begun reruns while others are forced to delay premiers until Writers Guild strike ends.
6. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
7. Casey Anthony Verdict
Update on the case of the disappearance and death of Caylee Marie Anthony.
8. Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages
A look at same-sex marriages and how they are recognized in the United States.
9. History of Flu Epidemics
Over the decades, the flu has become easier and easier to deal with. In the past, the flu has claimed millions of lives due to poor sanitary conditions and medical resources.
10. WikiLeaks and the US Espionage and Sedition Acts
Julian Assange has been apprehended and denied bail. In the midst of this, the continued release of sensitive documents identifying locations vital to the U.S. national security has again compromised its safety. Should he be prosecuted under these U.S. Acts?
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