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Pro-abortion backlash against Super Bowl ad

Teasing the young foetus with a Dorito chips, the child who can be seen on the ultrasound monitor, begins to reach out for the triangular snack food. (Credit: Doritos via Youtube)A Doritos advertisement made the Top Five Super Bowl ads in USA Today's poll. It depicts a pregnant mother getting an ultrasound. The father holds a bag of Doritos chips. Each time he eats one, the baby in its mother's womb reacts. I thought it was the best Super Bowl ad this year.

Not everyone agrees. NARAL Pro-Choice America immediately tweeted their complaint about the ad's "antichoice tactic of humanizing fetuses." Their strategy is logical: when people realize that a fetus is human, they are less likely to support abortion.

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Broncos win Super Bowl 50: what you may not know

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning (18) holds up the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)Last night the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50. Here are some facts about the teams and the game that you might not know:

Peyton Manning became the oldest quarterback ever to win a Super Bowl.

He is also the first quarterback to win the game with two different teams.

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'The Blind Side' player's surprising road to the Super Bowl

Carolina Panthers tackle Michael Oher (73) during the Carolina Panthers press conference held at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose California. (Credit: Icon Sportswire/Rich Graessle)Most of us remember Michael Oher as the subject of The Blind Side. The inspirational movie told the story of his childhood poverty, adoption by Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy, and eventual career as an offensive tackle in the NFL. Now Michael Oher is playing in the Super Bowl for the Carolina Panthers, protecting quarterback Cam Newton from Denver's defense, the best in the NFL.

But only because Newton asked him to. Here's their remarkable story.

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Joel Osteen on Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show'

Joel Osteen stops by The Late Show to urge everyone to treat themselves a little bit better. (Credit: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert via Youtube)It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke: "A televangelist and a Catholic Sunday school teacher were talking one day . . ." But Tuesday night it really happened: Pastor Joel Osteen appeared on Stephen Colbert's The Late Show to discuss Osteen's latest book, The Power of I Am.

Colbert, one of the most biblically literate Hollywood celebrities, noted God's description of himself as the "I Am" (Exodus 3:14). It turned out, the book is about something else entirely.

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Will we have six more weeks of winter?

Groundhog Club co-handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, February 2, 2016 (Credit: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)"Is this current warm weather more than a trend? Perchance this winter has come to an end? There is no shadow to be cast. An early spring is my forecast!" So announced Punxsutawney Phil, the world's most famous groundhog, yesterday morning.

Actually, Jeff Lundy, vice president of the Inner Circle of The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, read Phil's pronouncement to a crowd of about 10,000. In truth, the Inner Circle decides on a forecast ahead of time and announces it. They've been doing this since at least 1887, during which Phil has predicted more winter 102 times and forecasted an early spring only eighteen times.

Lest you get excited about Phil's prognostication, note that handlers of Michigan's Woody the Woodchuck said she predicted six more weeks of winter. The same for Ohio's Buckeye Chuck. Nova Scotia's Shubenacadie Sam called for an early spring, while Ontario's Wiarton Willie forecast six more weeks of winter. It seems we have a split decision.

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