Catholic School Alumni Fight for Gay Administrator

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_96e994ef8b.jpgGloda/Thinkstock (SEATTLE) -- Alumni, students and parents from a Seattle Catholic school are fighting to have a revered vice principal reinstated, after school officials discovered his marriage to another man. Supporters of Mark Zmuda vowed to pull funds from Eastside Catholic High School, after the school sent out a letter announcing he had resigned and calling his marriage a violation of his contract, which requires a strict adherence to a Catholic code.

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George Zimmerman Sells Painting for $100K

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_640a2905a9.jpgABC News (NEW YORK) -- He's no Picasso or Warhol, but George Zimmerman still managed to get six figures for a piece of his original artwork. Zimmerman's painting of a blue American flag adorned with words from the Pledge of Allegiance fetched $100,099.99 on eBay.  The former Florida neighborhood watch captain will presumably use the money to help pay off some of the $2 million in legal fees he incurred when he was on trial.

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Snow, Ice Slow Travel Around US, Record High Temperatures on East Coast

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_9e4c95f9f0.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  While snow and ice bring travel headaches to states in the Midwest and the northeast, some cities on the East Coast could see record high temperatures on Sunday. In Vermont and Maine, over 25,000 people woke up without electricity on Sunday after power lines were downed by heavy ice. Heavy snows were reported as far west as Kansas and as far south as Texas.

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Girl Wounded in Colorado High School Shooting Dies

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_99fef1858f.jpgPhoto By Karl Gehring/The Denver Post via Getty Images (CENTENNIAL, Colo.) --  Claire Davis, the 17-year-old Colorado girl who was shot in the head in a shooting at her high school, has died, hospital officials said Saturday night. "It is with heavy hearts that we share that at 4:29 p.m. this afternoon, Claire Davis passed away, with her family at her side," a statement from Littleton Adventist Hospital Facebook said.

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Edgar Bronfman, Jewish Philanthropist, Dead at 84

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_96086d0251.jpgPhoto by Christinne Muschi/Toronto Star via Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  Edgar Bronfman, a prominent Jewish philanthropist and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, died Saturday at his home in New York, according to a family spokesman. He was 84. Bronfman, the son of Canadian liquor magnate Sam Bronfman, chaired the Seagram alcohol company and led a foundation that aimed to promote Jewish learning and community across the world.

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