SBM-LogoHere are the top news headlines that may interest you for Thursday, March 14, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.

NY Mother Jumped from Her Window with Baby in Arms “A distraught mother strapped her baby boy to her chest and plunged eight stories out of an apartment window to her death in an apparent suicide on Wednesday – but the child miraculously survived, New York City police said.”

google_readerGoogle Plans to Turn Off the Lights on Google Reader “On Wednesday evening, Google announced the imminent passing of Google Reader, age 7. Scheduled demise: July 1…Though the service was never wildly popular, for a smattering of dedicated users it was essential.”

The Catholic Church Elects First Latin Pope “Pope Francis is a conservative who is anti-gay marriage and anti-gay adoption. He has described same-sex marriage as the work of the devil and a “destructive attack on God’s plan.” He has also said that gay adoption is a form of discrimination against children.”

Asst. Principal Facing Charges for Having Sex with Student During HS Prom “A Texas assistant high school principal has resigned after he was arrested Monday for allegedly having sex with an underage student in his office during the school’s prom last spring.”

Death of 16-year-old Kimani Grey sparks Protest and Arrests in New York “Nearly four dozen people were arrested as scores of demonstrators gathered in Brooklyn for a third consecutive day to protest the NYPD department following the police-involved shooting of a 16-year-old boy over the weekend, authorities said.”