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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. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
3. The Mystery of Flight 370
Malaysian Flight 370 vanished while on its way to Beijing, China with 239 people aboard, and no one has answers as to why-or where it is.
4. Has Queen Nefertiti's Mummy Been Found?
This article is about the recent discovery of a mummy, who may very well be the remains of the famous Queen Nefertiti, an Egyptian ruler who vanished long ago without even a trace.
5. Birth Control Approved in Maine Middle School
School board approves the distribution of birth control pills to sixth-graders without parental consent.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. The Flu Vaccine - History and Information
A vaccine for the flu virus was discovered in 1944, due to the work of Dr. Salk and Dr. Francis. Each year, the CDC guesses which strain will be most common and puts out a vaccine for that strain.
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. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.
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