HGTV: 'We don't discriminate' against LGBTs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) After the furor over HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines' membership in a church whose pastor who says that anyone who defines marriage as something other more…

Muhammad can wait as popular U.S. baby name

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – With news this week that the name Muhammad, with one spelling or another, ranks as 2016’s second most popular boy’s name in Britain after Oliver, what's more…

Hernan Cortés and the brutal conquest of Mexico

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2689345" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hernando Cortés[/caption] Muslim pirate Barbarossa wrecked havoc in the Mediterranean in the early 1500s, raiding the coasts of France, Italy and Spain, carrying away more…

Mosques report receiving 'hate-filled' letters

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several more mosques nationwide have reported receiving a hate-filled letter from California that warns Muslims to leave the country or face genocide. The identical more…