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Romney Gets Endorsement From... Meat Loaf

Singer jumps into the 2012 fray

(Newser) - Well, Meat Loaf really is gonna love someone for ever , but it's not Ellen Foley, it's MItt Romney. The 1970s rock icon gave an ... interesting endorsement for the candidate in Defiance, Ohio, last night, reports the Washington Post . “There has storm clouds come over the United States,... More »

China Launches Space Lab to America the Beautiful

Broadcaster blunders at Tiangong-1 launch

(Newser) - Weird. China took its first step toward building a space station last night and while the launch of the unmanned Tiangong-1 space lab went smoothly, there was a major slip-up in the propaganda department. State broadcaster CCTV's launch coverage included an animation of the module docking with a crew... More »

Maybe It's Time for a New National Anthem

This one's just too hard...

(Newser) - If nothing else, Christina Aguilera's national anthem mess has renewed that age-old debate, writes Alan Wirzbicki at the Boston Globe : Considering that this one is so tough to sing , shouldn't we just pick a new anthem? "Flubs like Aguilera's might be easier to overlook if the difficult-to-sing song was... More »

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