What a 100-mph pitch can do to a bat

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!Sports) Justin Verlander attributed his poor All-Star game performance to his desire to entertain fans with triple-digit readings on the radar gun. However, on Friday night in Detroit, more…

'Occupy Batman' storms Gotham City

by Drew Zahn -- If we were to judge only by the script, wading through the thick socialist mantras espoused by various characters in "The Dark Knight Rises," we might conclude the more…

Stick in the mud

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Plays war games. 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 more…

Israel plans to revive ailing Jordan river

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The River Jordan is neither deep nor wide these days. The Biblical river, which has inspired countless spirituals and folk songs, is just a narrow stream in more…

'Jack attack' hits the airwaves

by Kathy Shaidle -- High-powered Washington lobbyist, convicted felon, bestselling author – now Jack Abramoff can add "talk radio host" to his biography. "The Jack Abramoff Show" airs on Sirius/XM every Sunday more…

Chuck Norris takes bite out of summer crime

by Chuck Norris -- In this column the past two weeks, I've begun to answer a reader's question about summer health concerns. So far, I've talked about infections and diseases that are more…

Dolphin carrying dead calf stirs emotions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON DAILY MAIL) It is a poignant mourning ritual that is rarely seen –  and even more rarely captured on camera. Struggling against the rough seas, a dolphin more…