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This Super Bowl Sunday, church may be as jarring as a quarterback sack for some worshippers who, after settling into their pews, discover that the subject of the morning's sermon is pornography.

More than 300 churches are expected to celebrate National Porn Sunday on Feb. 6. The members will watch a video sermon featuring current and former NFL players talking about their struggles with pornography.

"No one knew my problem was this bad," former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Boles says in the video.

This Super Bowl Sunday, church may be as jarring as a quarterback sack for some worshippers who, after settling into their pews, discover that the subject of the morning's sermon is pornography.

More than 300 churches are expected to celebrate National Porn Sunday on Feb. 6. The members will watch a video sermon featuring current and former NFL players talking about their struggles with pornography.

"No one knew my problem was this bad," former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Boles says in the video.

This Super Bowl Sunday, church may be as jarring as a quarterback sack for some worshippers who, after settling into their pews, discover that the subject of the morning's sermon is pornography.

More than 300 churches are expected to celebrate National Porn Sunday on Feb. 6. The members will watch a video sermon featuring current and former NFL players talking about their struggles with pornography.

"No one knew my problem was this bad," former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Boles says in the video.

This Super Bowl Sunday, church may be as jarring as a quarterback sack for some worshippers who, after settling into their pews, discover that the subject of the morning's sermon is pornography.

More than 300 churches are expected to celebrate National Porn Sunday on Feb. 6. The members will watch a video sermon featuring current and former NFL players talking about their struggles with pornography.

"No one knew my problem was this bad," former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Boles says in the video.

This Super Bowl Sunday, church may be as jarring as a quarterback sack for some worshippers who, after settling into their pews, discover that the subject of the morning's sermon is pornography.

More than 300 churches are expected to celebrate National Porn Sunday on Feb. 6. The members will watch a video sermon featuring current and former NFL players talking about their struggles with pornography.

"No one knew my problem was this bad," former New York Jets wide receiver Eric Boles says in the video.

Gates Calls For More Money To Stamp Out Polio

Jan 31, 2011

What's Bill Gates up to these day? The software mogul turned philanthropist wants to wipe polio off the face of the earth.

In the latest annual letter summing up the work of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he writes, the world is "on the threshold of ending polio once and for all."

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

(8 a.m. ET, Jan. 7: We've added quite a bit to this post, as you'll see below. The additions include comments from Ellen Weiss, the NPR news executive who has resigned, NPR CEO Vivian Schiller and Juan Williams -- the news analyst who was dismissed last October, setting in motion the events that led to today's announcements. Read through to see how the story developed. We're rearranging things so that it's all in chronological order, starting with our original post.)

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

Is it legal to sell an electronic cigarette? The case is looking stronger.

An federal appeals court shot down the Food and Drug Administration's efforts to block the importation of these cigarettes, which deliver a blast of nicotine vapor instead of smoke. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, upholds a lower court's decision.

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