Student loan facts they wish they had known

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) The problem with a lot of the advice that teenagers and their families get about higher education debt is that it’s totally, utterly bloodless. The more…

DNA editing takes serious step forward

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — It's a scenario that has haunted biologists since the dawn of the DNA age: the evil scientist custom-crafting a human being with test tubes and Petri more…

A man appreciated for 'goodness, purity of soul'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1966765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James McHenry[/caption] The Star-Spangled Banner was written while the British bombed Fort McHenry, named after Secretary of War James McHenry. Dr. James McHenry served more…

Beck urges readers to get 'Disinformation,' other classics

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_572369" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, behind the right shoulder of Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu[/caption] "On May Day," proclaims the pompous, multi-volume "Great Soviet Encyclopedia," more…

'If there is no God, everything is permitted'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1965945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Niccolò Machiavelli[/caption] The director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, died May 2, 1972. For 48 years, under eight presidents, J. Edgar Hoover oversaw more…