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…

Israel: 1st the fires, now the floods

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Following a parched summer and fall, Israel was ravaged by wildfires a week ago, some of them deliberately set by terrorists. Now the Jewish state has a new more…

Dollywood Bible-find sparks goosebumps, tears

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BizPacReview) A Tennessee man made a startling – and rather holy – discovery while cleaning up after wildfires scorched areas of Gatlinburg. The Dollywood employee, Isaac McCord, claims more…