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Pope Benedict places the blame for sex scandals and reports of clerical abuse in Europe on the church and promises to take action. -- Washington Post
David Cameron is the UK's new Prime Minister after Gordon Brown resigned, ending a gripping election saga. -- The Huffington Post
Sarah Palin's new book America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag should hit bookstores on November 23. -- Mediaite
A jet carrying 104 people crashed on arrival at Tripoli's airport. The Libyan plane crash killed all but one of the passengers, a young Dutch boy. -- Christian Science Monitor
Senators expect to question Elena Kagan, Obama's Supreme Court pick, but don't expect to get many answers. -- Houston Chronicle