WYSO http://wyso.org en Pope OKs Communion For The Divorced? Not So Fast, Vatican Says http://wyso.org/post/pope-oks-communion-divorced-not-so-fast-vatican-says The Vatican on Thursday sought to tamp down speculation that Pope Francis wants to reverse church teachings and allow divorced and remarried Catholics and their spouses to take communion.<p><a href="http://davidgibson.religionnews.com/2014/04/23/pope-francis-really-tell-divorced-woman-take-communion/" target="_blank">Religion News Service walks through</a> what happened after word surfaced earlier this week that the pope reportedly called a woman in Argentina and told her it is OK for at least some divorced Catholics or their spouses to receive that <a href="http://www.americancatholic.org/fea Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48997 at http://wyso.org Pope OKs Communion For The Divorced? Not So Fast, Vatican Says A Measles Outbreak In The Philippines Travels To The U.S. http://wyso.org/post/measles-outbreak-philippines-travels-us Measles cases in the United States have spiked in the past four months, driven mostly by people traveling from the Philippines, which is in the midst of an explosive outbreak of the highly contagious virus. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:48:00 +0000 Nancy Shute 48998 at http://wyso.org A Measles Outbreak In The Philippines Travels To The U.S. American Journalist Freed By Kidnappers In Eastern Ukraine http://wyso.org/post/american-journalist-freed-kidnappers-eastern-ukraine Simon Ostrovsky, the Vice News journalist who was reportedly seized by pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine earlier this week, has been released, <a href="https://news.vice.com/articles/simon-ostrovsky-has-been-released?trk_source=homepage-in-the-news">according to his employer</a>.<p>"VICE News is delighted to confirm that our colleague and friend Simon Ostrovsky has been safely released and is in good health," the website reports on Thursday.<p>"We would like to thank everyone for their support during this difficult time. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:14:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48995 at http://wyso.org American Journalist Freed By Kidnappers In Eastern Ukraine Bracing For A Battle, Vermont Passes GMO Labeling Bill http://wyso.org/post/bracing-battle-vermont-passes-gmo-labeling-bill The Green Mountain State is poised to become the first to require food companies to label products containing genetically modified ingredients.<p>Vermont Gov. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:07:00 +0000 Eliza Barclay and Jeremy Bernfeld 48996 at http://wyso.org Bracing For A Battle, Vermont Passes GMO Labeling Bill Long-Lost Wreck Off San Francisco Recalls Anti-Chinese History http://wyso.org/post/long-lost-wreck-san-francisco-recalls-anti-chinese-history Rewind to the year 1888: The 202-foot SS City of Chester, departing San Francisco harbor in thick fog, is nearly cut in two by the much larger liner Oceanic, arriving from Hong Kong. Within six minutes, the smaller ship disappears under the turbulent current near the site of the present-day Golden Gate Bridge, claiming 16 lives.<p>Now, fast-forward to Wednesday: <a href="http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2014/20140423_cityofchester_shipwreck.html">NOAA says</a> it's found the wreck of the City of Chester, which still ranks among San Francisco's worst maritime disasters. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:35:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48994 at http://wyso.org Long-Lost Wreck Off San Francisco Recalls Anti-Chinese History