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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. Teenage Girl Dies From Hockey Puck Blow
This article is about 14-year-old Brittanie Cecil who died from being hit by a flying hockey puck at an NHL game last Saturday.
3. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
4. 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?
5. Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.
6. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.
7. 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.
8. Barilla CEO's Anti-Gay Remarks Stir Controversy
The CEO of Barilla pasta has given his company a PR nightmare to deal with after making homophobic comments on an Italian radio program.
9. Maine Man Investigated Over Facebook Post
A man in Maine got a visit from the Secret Service after making racist and violent comments toward President Obama on Facebook.
10. Will Father Francis X. Seelos Be Canonized?
This news brief is about the possible canonization of Father Francis X. Seelos.
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