Paper claims photo
shows wing cracks

by Art Moore -- One of Israel's leading newspapers published a photograph it claims as evidence of two cracks in the left wing of the Columbia more than a week before the more…

Iraq accuses Israel
of hiding nukes

by Art Moore -- Iraq accused Israel yesterday of harboring weapons of mass destruction during a speech at a meeting of the U.N. arms control body that Baghdad is scheduled to chair more…

Pro-life shirt equated
with swastika

by Art Moore -- On a school day this spring, thousands of pro-life students across the country plan to wear a T-shirt that recently was banned by a principal who equated it more…

City council bars
prayers to Jesus

by Art Moore -- Several Southern California cities are in a quandary over the invocation of God's name at city council meetings, setting up a battle over First Amendment rights. The city more…

Same-sex union case dropped

by Art Moore -- A court case that sought to make Connecticut only the second state to establish civil unions of same-sex couples was dismissed because of the death of the plaintiff. more…

Seattle rebukes Bush

by Art Moore -- In a slap at the Bush administration, the Seattle City Council has passed a "don't ask" policy that bars police and other city workers from inquiring about the more…

Iraq to chair Conference on Disarmament

by Art Moore -- Later this year, the U.N.-established Conference on Disarmament will seat a new president: Iraq. The nation under scrutiny by the world body for weapons of mass destruction will more…

Planned Parenthood probe
gets hearing

by Art Moore -- A nationwide investigation by a pro-life group that found Planned Parenthood violating state laws protecting minors from sexual abuse is now being applied to a case in Alaska. more…

Baghdad pressuring Ritter?

by Art Moore -- The significance of former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter's arrest, allegedly in a police sex-sting operation a year and a half ago, was underscored today when Deputy Defense more…

Democrat hopefuls
vow to codify Roe

by Art Moore -- Citing an unprecedented "assault" on abortion rights, two likely candidates for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination vowed to protect the Roe v. Wade decision through legislation. Rep. Richard more…