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article imageTopFinds: Clinton's Benghazi testimony, riverbed found on Mars

By David Silverberg     Jan 25, 2013 in Internet
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton argues with Republicans during her Benghazi hearing. Find out how a riverbed was discovered on Mars. A dog still turns up each day at church two months after his owner died. These are the top stories on Digital Journal.
As we do every week, we've collected the top news stories and compiled them on one page. Digital Journalists reported on important news from Mali, fascinating space discoveries, viral vids worth watching and much more.
We also highlight some of the major topics Digital Journalists have been covering recently. Note you can see the trending topics at the top of any page on our news network, in the black bar. They are changing constantly to react to what people are reading on the site. We wanted to include this feature to let you know the topics people want to read about on Digital Journal.

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Top Digital Journal Reports

Chief Adam: Water is at risk with Bill C-45 and FIPA (Part 2) (Includes interview) by Grace C. Visconti
This Interview (Part 2) features a candid discussion with Chief Allan Adam of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation. He discusses how FIPA and Bill C-45 will affect rights to quality water, First Nations Treaty rights, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
Dylan McDermott is back home at 'American Horror Story: Asylum' (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Earl Dittman
Impressing his fans and Hollywood contemporaries with his stunning, unforgettable performance in Season 1 of 'American Horror Story,' the actor is making an 11th-hour appearance on the 2nd installment of the terror anthology & loving every minute of it.
McDermott and Taissa Farmiga in  American Horror Story: Murder House
McDermott and Taissa Farmiga in 'American Horror Story: Murder House'
Sydney experiences its hottest day on record (Includes first-hand account) by Richard Milnes
Sydney recorded a record high of 45.8 degrees Celsius (114.44 degrees Fahrenheit) in the city, at 2:55pm, beating the previous high of 45.3 degrees set on 14 January 1939.
Are passwords on the way out? EyeVerify uses 'eyeprint' security (Includes interview) by Leigh Goessl
Today people rely on passwords to protect digital information. For years, these strings of code have been the "keys" to access digital property. As 2013 arrives, will passwords be enough to protect valuable personal information?
San Francisco has Patxi's Pizza pay the bill for health-care law (Includes interview and first-hand account) by Jonathan Farrell
Health-care for workers is a sensitive issue, especially for the City of San Francisco and the City Attorney's Office. Ever since the legal challenge to the City's Health Care Security Ordinance by the Golden Gate Restaurant Association in 2006, the City Attorney's Office has been aggressive in upholding the ordinance with businesses in San Francisco.

Top Images

Streams  creeks and rivers abound between Burgess Falls and Center Hill Lake.
Streams, creeks and rivers abound between Burgess Falls and Center Hill Lake.
Sardis Secondary Drumline from Chilliwack performance at Vancouver Art Gallery  Vancouver  Canada.
Sardis Secondary Drumline from Chilliwack performance at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
A 5-a-side football match on the floating football pitch during the Big Issue Street Football Festiv...
A 5-a-side football match on the floating football pitch during the Big Issue Street Football Festival.
Kids having fun on colorfully painted concrete blocks on the sea wall  Fuengirola  Spain.
Kids having fun on colorfully painted concrete blocks on the sea wall, Fuengirola, Spain.

In the Media

Catholic hospital says 'a fetus is not a person' by Greta McClain
A Catholic hospital embroiled in a lawsuit involving the death of twin fetuses is arguing that they should not be held responsible for the death of the unborn children because "a fetus is not a person".
Viral Video: 7-month-old baby revives Gangnam Style by JohnThomas Didymus
An adorable 7-month-old has become an Internet celebrity after a video of the baby dancing the South Korean rapper Psy's Gangnam Style went viral on YouTube. While the baby's mates are learning to walk he has mastered a dance move.
Video: Russian baby thrown from car crash almost run over by JohnThomas Didymus
A Russian baby narrowly escaped being run over after she was thrown out of a car in which she was riding. She was ejected out of the car into the path of a truck after the car skidded out of control on icy road and crashed into another oncoming truck.
Teacher in trouble over Facebook posting of duct-taped students by Leigh Goessl
An Ohio teacher is currently facing termination after an image of her students with duct-taped mouths was posted on Facebook. She has until Jan. 26 to respond to these allegations.
County Kerry, Ireland to issue drunk driving permits by Brett Wilkins
A county council in southwestern Ireland has approved a motion that will allow people living in isolated rural areas to drink and drive.
Study suggests Gamma-ray burst may have hit Earth in 8th century by Andrew Moran
A new study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that Earth may have been hit by a gamma-ray burst, the strongest explosion in the universe, in the eighth century.
Artist s rendition of a gamma ray burst
Artist's rendition of a gamma ray burst
Hillary Clinton faces Congress on Benghazi consulate attack by Karl Gotthardt
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared in front of Senate and House Committees for her long awaited testimony on the Benhazi consulate attack on September 11, 2012. She denied her involvement in key controversies.
CNN video of police charge at Sandy Hook is not Sandy Hook by Ralph Lopez
At the words "they arrived to carnage," the CNN Anderson Cooper report cuts to helicopter footage of seven police officers charging across a parking lot and toward a school. It is breaking news coverage of the Sandy Hook shooting just hours earlier.
Photos: ESA scientists discover ancient riverbed on Mars by JohnThomas Didymus
European Space Agency (ESA) planetary geologists say they have discovered evidence of an ancient river bed on Mars supporting the theory that water once flowed on the Martian surface.
NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' Bobak Ferdowsi to march at Obama inauguration by JohnThomas Didymus
NASA's celebrity flight director Bobak Ferdowsi, the "Mohawk Guy," will march in the Presidential Inaugural Parade on Monday alongside a life-size replica of the space agency's Mars Curiosity rover and the Orion space capsule.
Bulgarian opposition leader survives assassination attempt by Brett Wilkins
The leader of a Bulgarian opposition party survived an assassination attempt in Sofia on Saturday when the would-be assassin's gun misfired.
Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan survived an assassination attempt in Sofia on Saturday.
Bulgarian politician Ahmed Dogan survived an assassination attempt in Sofia on Saturday.
Bishop Larry Trotter in bath with granddaughter sparks outrage by JohnThomas Didymus
Chicago preacher Bishop Larry Trotter, posted a photo of himself in bath with his granddaughter to Instagram. It sparked off a storm of rage and debate about the appropriateness of his action, with some calling for child protection services to intervene.
The madness of Facebook: Boy earns sex with girl within 24 hours by Paul Bradbury
A schoolboy Facebook post in northern Norway goes viral, as a million people answer the call for him to win some sex with a friend. The girl would have sex with him if he received a million Likes on a Facebook post.
Ciccio the German shepherd attends church since owner died by JohnThomas Didymus
Ciccio, a 12-year-old German shepherd, still turns up each day at church two months after his owner Maria Margherita Lochi, 57, died. He waits in front of the altar at the Santa Maria Assunta church in the village of San Donaci, for his owner to appear.

Top Blogs

Should Congress cut its own pay if spending increases? by Andrew Moran
Economic Collapse News | Congressman reintroduces legislation to cut Members’ salaries if spending goes up...
New book! The art of being a somebody, released on Kindle tomorrow. by Paul Wallis
Had to happen- The art of being a Somebody is a 50 page kick at a culture that really helps the case for euthanasia....
A year of fishcakes - anyone? by skeptikool
With one of these adult fish you could enjoy a year of fishcakes. You might want to switch that ten pound test for some...

Power Users

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  2. Leigh Goessl
  3. JohnThomas Didymus
  4. Anne Sewell
  5. Brett Wilkins
  6. Can Tran
  7. Eileen Kersey
  8. Katerina Nikolas
  9. Ken Hanly
  10. Tim Sandle
  11. Andrew Moran
  12. Robert Myles
  13. Igor I. Solar
  14. Alexander Baron
  15. Richard Milnes
  16. Angela Norwood
  17. Layne Weiss
  18. Arthur Weinreb
  19. Yukio Strachan
  20. Paul Wallis
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