Friday, March 15 2013 4:06 PM EDT2013-03-15 20:06:49 GMT
(RNN) - Thousands gathered at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican this week to witness the introduction of the new pope. Cardinals from around the world elected Jorge Bergoglio as the next leader of CatholicsMore >>
A newly-elected pope, continuing cruise ship problems, and partisan politics headlined this week's news.More >>
Friday, February 22 2013 6:28 PM EST2013-02-22 23:28:29 GMT
(RNN) - Despite dodging most of the tax hikes associated with the fiscal cliff less than two months ago, politicians in Washington find themselves back at the bargaining table to avoid across-the-boardMore >>
Massive budget cuts, miserable weather and a medalist accused of murder captured our attention in this week's headlines.More >>
At least one person has died and more than 70 were injured in the explosion.
George Zimmerman was in court for the selection of the jury in his trial. Once the jury is picked, they will be sequestered for the duration of the trial. Zimmerman is accused of killing teenager Trayvon Martin during an altercation at a gated community. Zimmerman says he shot and killed Martin in self-defense.
President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels, according to U.S. officials. The move comes after officials confirmed the Syrian government used chemical weapons on the rebels.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden is thought to be hiding in Hong Kong, according to investigators. Snowden is accused of leaking information about the NSA's operations, including collecting phone records and allegedly hacking networks across the globe.
Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom week in review.
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