Colonists didn't come to America for the pretty views

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3282064" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Early Jamestown[/caption] When Muslim Turks conquered the land trade routes from Europe to Asia, Europeans attempted to find sea routes. These attempts were financed more…

School holds 'all-girl prom' for Muslims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MICHIGAN LIVE) A Detroit-area high school is holding an all-girls prom to create a comfortable and safe environment for girls who cannot attend the traditional co-ed prom for more…

Teacher kills herself amid student sex probe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) A longtime middle school teacher allegedly took her own life during an investigation into a physical relationship between her and a student. Gretchen Krohnfeldt, 47, took more…

For such a bumbling explorer, he sure made an impact

by Bill Federer -- Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople on May 29, 1453. William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to "Voyages and Explorations" more…