Pope Francis, you’re the top

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The Web has gotten an “f” this year, according to the Global Language Monitor, which tracks English words used online. In 2013, the “words” that popped up most often were 404 (the error code that announces the URL can’t be found) and “fail.” The most common phrases? “Toxic politics” and “federal shutdown.” Top names are Pope Francis and ObamaCare.

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When Jimmy comes marching home

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Were you there?

In 1945 when Army Air Corps Col. James Stewart returned to Indiana from combat missions in Europe, the recipient of an Oscar, Distinguished Flying Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal was welcomed by his family, hometown and Life magazine.

To see more of Peter Stackpole’s photos for Life’s Sept. 24, 1945, cover story, go here.

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