Obamas have 'sweet tooth for luxury travel'

by Michael Carl -- The Obamas are vacationing, again, on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard this summer. They're staying in a 5,000-square-foot, $7 million home rented from Chicago friend David Schulte. more…

Reports: Passport links Benghazi to Egypt

by Michael Carl -- A passport belonging to the alleged killer of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens has been recovered at the home of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood deputy leader Khairat Al-Shater, according to more…

Most victimized
in Syria?
Young Christian women

by Michael Carl -- Syria's young Christian women are bearing the biggest brunt of the two-year-old civil war, according to a human rights group. The report by Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, more…

Kidnapping ring thrives under Egyptian chaos

by Michael Carl -- An Eritrean kidnapping ring that snatches refugees and tortures them while trying to collect ransom is thriving under the political chaos in Egypt, according to American analysts. Recent more…

Egyptian Christian to U.S.: Quit helping Muslims

by Michael Carl -- An Egyptian Christian human rights activist is so fed up with the American government assisting the Muslim Brotherhood that he believes the U.S. ambassador should be recalled. As more…

Pro-Rubio radio star turns on 'Amnesty Man'

by Michael Carl -- A South Florida talk-radio host who "enthusiastically" supported Marco Rubio in his successful run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 and touted his candidacy on her more…

Obama gun-runners 'got away with it'

by Michael Carl -- A congressional committee chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., may have moved on to other Obama administration scandals, but Arizonans still want answers to unanswered questions about the more…