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Pope Francis is setting new limits on financing the process of sainthood. Now the rich won't be the only ones to lay claim to holiness.

Plus, a 17,000-word New Yorker profile on the president reveals Obama's opinion about the dangers of marijuana—namely, that the drug isn't any more dangerous than alcohol.

And in this week's intelligence news: Obama is relying on Congress to pass reforms to the National Security Agency's expansive surveillance programs. Jon Stewart is, at best, supremely skeptical.

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