Chinese plot to strip Americans of firearms

by Jeff Knox -- On May 25, the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published a report titled "The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2011" more…

Egypt's parliament dissolved by court

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — Judges appointed by Hosni Mubarak dissolved the Islamist-dominated parliament Thursday and ruled his former prime minister eligible for the presidential runoff election this weekend – setting more…

Jesus' birthplace nominated for World Heritage List

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY REVIEW) — The Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, built above the cave that traditionally marks Jesus’ Birthplace, was recently nominated to become part of the UNESCO more…

China tech company brags: We hacked U.S. telecoms

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By F. Michael Maloof WASHINGTON – A major Chinese telecommunications company has been boasting how it was able to hack into U.S. and international telecommunications networks and intercept more…

Family lives large in 168-square-foot house

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YAHOO!FINANCE) — Imagine living in a space that measures a mere 168 square feet, more than 14 times smaller than the average American home. That’s the reality for more…

Rock avalanches threaten visitors at Yosemite

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system. Now swaths of some more…

Warning for American travelers in Mexico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) — American travelers to Mexico should beware of possible violent retaliation for this week's arrest of alleged Zetas drug cartel associates and family members inside the more…

Iran arrests scientist killers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — Iran on Thursday said it arrested a number of chief suspects in the assassinations of two of its nuclear scientists in the past two years, more…

IOC: Athletes must compete against Israelis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — Refusing to compete against a fellow athlete at the London Games because of nationality or religion would be a "serious breach" of the Olympic code of more…