80-below in Alaska, thermometer breaks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WATTSUPWITHTHAT) — Jim River, AK closed in on the all time record coldest temperature of -80°F set in 1971, which is not only the Alaska all-time record, but more…

China buying record amounts of gold

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — This month, the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department reported that China imported 102,779 kilograms of gold from Hong Kong in November, an increase from October’s more…

Investors face 70% loss in Greek deal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BRUSSELS (AP) - Investors participating in a deal to slash Greece's massive debt would face an overall loss on their bond holdings of more than 70 percent, a more…

Santorum promises high road

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Cottleville, Missouri (CNN) – Rick Santorum attracted a full auditorium of more than 300 people at St. Charles Community College here this afternoon, with an overflow crowd of more…

Is Ferris Bueller coming back?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HERALDNEWS.SUNTIMES) — All of 10 seconds in length, it was the perfect teaser. Seemingly in character as Ferris Bueller, the now middle-aged Matthew Broderick is wearing a robe more…

Database snares academic plagiarists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — The student's admissions essay for Boston University's MBA program was about persevering in the business world. "I have worked for organizations in which the culture has more…

Catholics hear anti-Obama letter in church

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — During church services on Sunday, Catholics around the country were read a blistering letter assailing the Obama administration for an "assault on religious liberty" in the more…

Christian therapist backed on 'gay' conversion

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Leading church figures including the former Archbishop of Canterbury have sparked controversy by championing a psychotherapist who believes gay men can be 'cured' of their homosexuality. more…