Pope: Internet a 'gift from God' for dialogue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) The Internet is a "gift from God" that facilitates communication, Pope Francis said in a statement released Thursday, but he warns that the obsessive desire to stay more…

1,500-year-old mosaics found in Israeli church

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor with colorful images of animals, botanical and geometrical designs has been brought to light during the excavation of a Byzantine-era Christian church more…

Solved: Elephant mystery at ancient war battle

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIVESCIENCE) The mystery of an ancient battle between two warring troops of elephants has been solved, thanks to a modern genetic analysis of the lumbering beasts. Researchers have more…

Pet jerky treats back in stores

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Two of the top-selling brands of jerky treats for pets will soon return to U.S. store shelves, a year after a nationwide recall and with government more…

AP severs ties with Pulitzer-winning photog

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Associated Press has ended its relationship with a freelance photographer after he alerted editors that he manipulated a photograph taken for the wire service. The photographer, Narciso more…

Freshmen discover shared sperm-donor father

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Orleans Advocate) Mikayla Stern-Ellis was looking for a roommate with a compatible personality, not shared genetics. But last spring, when she logged onto a Tulane University website more…

Pooping at Winter Olympics could be very awkward

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Mashable) On top of environmental degradation, suspect infrastructure and anti-homosexual legislation, we can add a new entry to the list of concerns about how ready Sochi is to more…

Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that. With the cost of the average American wedding reaching about $26,000, insurers have more…

Love won't keep them together!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Their most famous hit is Love Will Keep Us Together but Seventies singing duo Captain & Tennille's marriage has ended. 73-year-old Toni Tennille, whose real more…