Gasoline prices start 2012 with 6-cent rise

by Felicia Dionisio -- Gasoline prices aren’t starting off on the right foot in 2012. The average price of gasoline in Houston rose to $3.12, up 6 cents from the week before, more…

Bachmann: ''No regrets, none whatsoever''

by Felicia Dionisio -- On Tuesday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) finished a disappointing sixth in the Iowa caucuses. It was a steep fall after her Ames Straw Poll victory back in August. more…

Murdoch praises Santorum on Twitter

by Felicia Dionisio -- The media mogul Rupert Murdoch signaled his support for Rick Santorum on Monday evening, calling him the “only candidate with genuine big vision” for the United States. His more…

China clashes with villagers over mosque

by Felicia Dionisio -- REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- Muslim villagers exploded in anger as Chinese authorities demolished a refurbished mosque scheduled for an opening ceremony Jan. 1, villagers and a human rights more…

Will abortion-seekersneed 'death warrants'?

by Felicia Dionisio -- Georgia legislators will introduce a bill early next month that refers to abortion as an ''execution'' and will require any mother seeking an abortion to go to court more…

Pennsylvania House
OKs 'gay' rights

by Felicia Dionisio -- Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed legislation that gives homosexuals specific, statewide legal protection for the first time, prompting some to predict that pastors in the state will now be more…