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Word Nerd: The Pope Blesses and also curses
Word Nerd: The Pope Blesses and also curses

Happy First Anniversary as Pontiff, Pope Francis.  Now watch your language!  Emily Brewster from Merriam Webster on the subtle nuances of Italian swearing.

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Mumford & Sons announce third album

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"Wilder Mind" is due out May 4.

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New music now comes out on Fridays

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For decades, new music releases came out on Tuesdays, but not anymore.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dakota Johnson joins ISIS

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The "Fifty Shades of Grey" star hosted "SNL" this weekend and a sketch featuring her joining the terrorist group has sparked controversy.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.