Highest ratings ever for Olympics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DEADLINE) — The first night of competition in the Olympics in London (8:30-11:28 p.m. ET/PT) was the most-watched-ever Summer Games opening night on record, with 28.7 million average more…

Twitter suspends account of Olympics critic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SPORTS.YAHOO) — Guy Adams works as a writer for The Independent, a national newspaper in Great Britain. He lives in Los Angeles. Throughout the Olympics, he's taken to more…

Obama press secretary marries ABC reporter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — A deputy press secretary for Barack Obama's reelection campaign married an ABC reporter over the weekend. The ABC reporter, Matthew Jaffe, "covering the 2012 presidential campaign," more…

2 birds, 1 stone: Internet and gun control

by Andrea Shea King -- Our "august" body of U.S. senators began work on the controversial Cybersecurity Act last week with an overwhelming vote of 84 to 11 to debate it before leaving more…

Flying turtle

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…

Smut like this is the church's fault

by Drew Zahn -- How does a discerning, Christian moviegoer analyze the worldview of a truly awful, juvenile and raunchy film like "The Watch"? The buddy flick about four suburban guys forming more…

Phallic cell tower gets a makeover

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (San Francisco Chronicle) A cell phone company, acting on the orders of Alameda County, went to work this week to make a 60-foot-tall transmission tower in Castro Valley more…

Going postal, pre-pistol

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Slate) The shooting spree that killed 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater on Friday has sparked a public debate about the availability of automatic weapons. Gun more…