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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. Government Shutdowns-What to Expect
With Congress bickering over funding, the government faces the very real possibility of running out of money and shutting down. Even if they manage to pass the bill it would only be good for a few months. Here's what to expect if a government shutdown happens.
2. Thanksgiving Store Openings Prompt Outrage
The decision by several major retailers to open on Thanksgiving has prompted disbelief and outrage. Are they going too far in their quest for profits?
3. Miley Cyrus Performance Sparks Outrage
Miley Cyrus's performance on the MTV music awards this past weekend has generated a lot of buzz, most of it negative. Did she go too far?
4. 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.
5. New York Times Hacked Again
The New York Times has been hacked for the second time in a month, and the Wall Street Journal is taking full advantage.
6. Whale meat becomes lunch and pet food in Japan
Despite worldwide ban on whaling, Japan has a glut of whale meat on the market
7. Dolphins Scandal Sheds New Light on Bullying
When NFL offensive tackle Jonathan Martin left his team, unable to take any more of the bullying he’d been subjected to, it’s unlikely he knew he’d be shedding a whole new light on bullying and indirectly helping many of his fellow victims.
8. Strange but True Headlines
News events from around the country to make you smile
9. Maryland Driver Texting Ends Up In Lake
A Maryland woman who decided texting was more important than driving lost control of her car and drove right into a lake, submerging the vehicle in 5 feet of water. She was not harmed.
10. 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.
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