Senate run tackles
'dumbed-down' education

by Art Moore -- Sounding the alarm on America's "dumbed-down" educational system is the thrust of an unusual campaign for U.S. Senate in California in 2004. Gail Lightfoot, a Libertarian who has more…

High-living celebs tie
SUV owners to terror

by Art Moore -- A Hollywood celebrity-backed television ad campaign that claims SUV owners are aiding terrorists has prompted the question, "What do the stars drive?" Syndicated columnist Arianna Huffington has the more…

Chavez forming 'axis'
with Cuba, Brazil?

by Art Moore -- A Venezuelan military defector who claims President Hugo Chavez is developing ties to terrorist groups such as al-Qaida said he plans to meet this week with U.S. officials more…

Defector: Chavez gave
$1 million to al-Qaida

by Art Moore -- Recent high-level Venezuelan military defectors say President Hugo Chavez gave $1 million to al-Qaida shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States. Air Force more…

Journalist suspended
for 'anti-Muslim' remarks

by Art Moore -- A Florida newspaper suspended its political columnist because of a private e-mail that offended a Muslim reader. In a letter of apology to the Council on American-Islamic Relations, more…

U.S. clerics in Iraq press
for negotiation

by Art Moore -- The leader of an American church "humanitarian mission" to Baghdad urged the Bush administration to negotiate with Iraq to avert a war that would harm innocent people and more…

Fox News threatens to sue
ex-'gay' minister

by Art Moore -- Fox News is threatening to sue a prominent evangelical minister in the ex-homosexual movement who engaged in a volatile exchange over biblical morality on the top-rated television program more…

Anti-war U.S. church leaders
in Baghdad

by Art Moore -- A delegation of U.S. religious leaders who oppose war with Iraq is in Baghdad on a "humanitarian mission of peace" organized by the National Council of Churches. NCC more…

Protest to flood Murray
with express mail

by Art Moore -- More than 12,000 people have sent an e-mail to Sen. Patty Murray through a website called ConservativeAlerts.com, demanding that she resign because of a recent session with high more…

Father of 9-11 victim
blasts Murray

by Art Moore -- SEATTLE – A man who says his son was murdered on Sept. 11, 2001, wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Post describing Sen. Patty more…