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Posted at 7:56 AM ET, 01/24/2011

Brazil's most faithful dog, Palestinian compromises and Super Bowl fervor

By Melissa Bell
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A dog sits for the second consecutive day next to the grave of its owner, Cristina Maria Cesario Santana, according to a municipal employee at the cemetery in Teresopolis, Brazil. Santana died in the week's catastrophic landslides. More than 800 people have died so far. (Vanderlei Almeida /AFP/Getty Images)

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International news: Palestine and Israel

Secret negotiations between Palestinian authorities and the Israeli government were leaked to Al-Jazeera network, putting the often-tense relationship under the microscope. In it, the Palestinian negotiators offered compromises that opposed earlier demands, such as only insisting Israel accepts 100,000 refugees rather than several million and ceding land in east Jerusalem. The Palestinians deny the reports are true.

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National news: Super Bowl bound

After two hard fought battles, the final lineup for the Super Bowl is clear: the Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Green Bay Packers. As the fans of the Jets and the Bears mourn, we are reminded that in the words of the prophet Bart Scott, anyone can be beat:

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Sad news: Lotto winner missing

On Jan. 4, a single mother won the Mega Millions jackpot of $190 million in Idaho. Weeks later, Holly Lahti has gone missing and her estranged husband has now come forward to claim part of her fortune.

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Random news: The fish ritual

If you think your grocery store is crowded:

(Thanks, Justin!)

By Melissa Bell  | January 24, 2011; 7:56 AM ET
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Comments

What a poignant picture. Dogs always seem to express such pure emotions.

Posted by: RD_Padouk | January 24, 2011 9:27 AM | Report abuse

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