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For Veterans Day, some newspapers tell love stories

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Most of the country's newspapers led the day with images of flags, or veterans, young and old, together and alone, remembering and trying to forget. But a few newspapers told love stories.

The Gainesville Sun fronts a story from the Salisbury (N.C.) Post that's woven through letters during World War II. (more...)
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‘Global Stuporstar’: How Canadian newspapers played Rob Ford crack admission

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford told reporters Tuesday that he had smoked crack, "Probably in one of my drunken stupors.” One PR professional told the CBC Ford's admission, which followed months of denial and a recent PR counteroffensive, seemed like "one of the most unconventional and mind-boggling communications strategies that I've ever seen in my life." Here's how the news played on some Canadian newspapers:
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Newspapers show clouds over D.C. as shutdown looms

The U.S. government will shut down Tuesday morning if Congress doesn't make progress on a funding dispute. But real clouds, too, have loomed over Washington, D.C., at times over the past few days, and the combination of weather and whether-or-not proved irresistible for some front-page designers.
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Front pages from the Navy Yard shooting

A gunman killed 12 people Monday and wounded 14 at a mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. Police killed Aaron Alexis, the man the FBI identified as the gunman. Some of the victims' names had been released by Tuesday morning.

Here are some front pages from Tuesday.

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Long Beach Register, New Orleans Advocate debut

The Long Beach (Calif.) Register debuted Monday. “We’re not going to let a competitor come into our city and take it,” Los Angeles News Group's Michael A. Anastasi told the Associated Press. His company produces the (Long Beach) Press-Telegram. In other newspaper war news, The (Baton Rouge) Advocate launched its redesigned New Orleans edition Sunday. It will compete with The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune, which does not publish a traditional home-delivered edition on Monday but does produce a "street" edition. To the front pages!
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Front pages from around the world celebrate birth of royal baby boy

Newspapers around the world featured the birth of the 8 lb 6 oz royal baby boy, who was born Monday afternoon. Some papers showed the "golden easel" outside Buckingham Palace; some showed earlier images of Kate Middleton and Prince William looking happy; others captured public reaction to the birth.

Below are front pages from Northern Ireland, Scotland, London, New York, Washington, D.C., and more.

The Sun in London changed its name to "The Son" in recognition of the birth. Front page courtesy of Kiosko.net.
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New York newspapers prepare for Eliot Spitzer’s return

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer confirmed Sunday he will run for comptroller of New York City. Spitzer's term as governor ended in disgrace, as some of the region's newspapers found time to point out on their Monday front pages. (more...)
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‘The monster returned’: Front pages from Oklahoma

At least 24 people were killed Monday when a massive tornado struck Moore, Okla., and south Oklahoma City. Berry Tramel's front page story in The Oklahoman compared the tragedy to a tornado that struck Moore on May 3, 1999: "The monster returned," his piece begins. All images courtesy the Newseum. (more...)
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World welcomes Pope Francis on front pages

White smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel a little after 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, giving newspapers on the other side of the Atlantic plenty of time to prepare front pages trumpeting the election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope. The 76-year-old from Buenos Aires is the first pontiff from South America, the first Jesuit, and the first to take the name Francis. || Previous front pages: Pope Benedict XVI elected | Pope John Paul II dies
An issue of Time with this commemorative cover will be on newsstands Friday.
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Sad faces of the sequester

Absent a miracle, the "obscure process known as sequestration" will begin Friday, as automatic federal budget cuts to which Congress agreed in August 2011 will kick in. Many U.S. newspapers Friday looked at how the cuts will affect their readership. Others illustrated the sequester with images of sad national leaders who failed to make a deal to avoid them.
U.S. Rep. John Boehner, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and White House spokesperson Jay Carney grimace on this excellent Richmond Times-Dispatch front. (Courtesy the Newseum)
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