Teen 'delivers' message to her dead father

by Andrea Shea King -- A floating wish from a teenage daughter to her dad found its way into the hearts of some folks hundreds of miles away. When 16-year-old Ashlynn Marracino of more…

'Pillars of Creation' evaporating

by Andrea Shea King -- First photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope and observed in 1995, the so-called "Pillars of Creation" now appear to be ablating or evaporating away. The spectacular three giant more…

Year's best blogs named to 'Fab 50'

by Andrea Shea King -- While other columns are writing end of the year reviews, we're devoting this week's Surfin' Safari to the best blogs of the Internet's conservative blogosphere. Why? Because the more…

Gals with guns rustle up customers

by Andrea Shea King -- Will that be a burger and fries with your Second Amendment? If you think any Michael Brown types will be helping themselves to this cash register, think again. more…

Not even Ferguson can spoil Christmas

by Andrea Shea King -- A heartwarming "free hugs" photo went viral when more than 150,000 Facebook users shared the image hours after the Oregonian newspaper posted this on its website. Learn more more…

How well do you know your Thanksgiving?

by Andrea Shea King -- Happy Thanksgiving! Like many of you, I'll be giving thanks this Thursday with my family, which includes a dozen school-age little ones. While the turkey is roasting, we'll more…