How Bible's King Manasseh collected taxes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Biblical Archaeology Review) When April 15 rolls around this year, taxpayers may take some small comfort in the fact that taxes are by no means a modern invention. more…

Alarm over Syria archaeological treasures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Beirut Daily Star) BEIRUT: Syria's yearlong revolt has exposed to looting and destruction the country's archaeological treasures, experts warn, including the ancient city of Palmyra and the Greco-Roman 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…

'Wake up, governor!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) Chris Christie may not be into Bruce Springsteen's new album. The New Jersey governor, a die-hard Springsteen fan, was caught nodding off at a concert more…

Israel museum in Google art project

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — Until Tuesday, if history buffs wanted a glimpse of the Israel Museum's vast collection — including a 9,000-year-old carved human face found in the Judean Desert more…

40 states

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Loses count. 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 more…

America laying out welcome mat for jihad

by Jim Fletcher -- In his foreword to Peter Feaman's new book, "The Next Nightmare: How Political Correctness Will Destroy America," Allen West displays his own succinct understanding of Islam: "In service more…

Titanic passengers' graves documented

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILADELPHIA.CBSLOCAL) — Joseph Edgette didn’t know much about the Titanic when he began teaching at Widener University, even though the school is named for a stunningly wealthy Philadelphia more…