After 70 years, honoring 'righteous Gentiles'

by Marisa Martin -- Poland commemorates Yom Ha'Shoah (or Jewish Holocaust) at a variety of memorials on April 16. Some of these are in construction, new this year or under fierce debate. more…

Middle age now lasts until 74

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Collecting the state pension and bus pass at 65 has traditionally been seen as a watershed moment where middle age ends and the twilight years begin. more…

Veterans' memorial under fire for rifle depiction

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1911305" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The battlefield cross has been around since Civil War days to honor the fallen.[/caption] A Milford, Michigan, veterans' group is up in arms after more…

Now living: 1st person to reach 1,000?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News.com.au) It is likely the first person who will live to be 1,000 years old is already alive today. This is according to a growing regiment of researchers more…

Dance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

How Americans will lose their freedoms

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1903195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alexis de Tocqueville[/caption] On April 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote "Democracy more…

Why some restaurants are ending tipping

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — On a busy Friday night in New York’s East Village, the friendly and efficient servers at Dirt Candy took home zero dollars in tips, but they more…

Mom 'hosts teen party with sex, pot, naked Twister'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="51cGZrdDrDyBUMojcx_aNV_5ixReY8TT" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION) — EVANS, Ga. — An Augusta-area mother of five is accused of hosting a party that included drugs, alcohol, sex and “naked Twister” more…