Ted Cruz: 'Alcoholic' dad gave life to Jesus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Friday opened up about his troubled early childhood, telling a group of social conservatives that his parents were alcoholics and that more…

'Umbrella revolution' escalates in Hong Kong

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The “Umbrella Revolution” is not going anywhere. If anything, it is spreading. Pro-democracy protesters again defied Chinese officials and took to Hong Kong’s streets Monday. They more…

Valerie Jarrett makes cameo on CBS hit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) Senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett hates politics — or at least she does in the fictional universe of the CBS drama “The Good Wife.” In more…

Obama faults spies for ISIS failures

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY BEAST) Nearly eight months ago, some of President Obama’s senior intelligence officials were already warning that ISIS was on the move. In the beginning of 2014, ISIS more…

Communist 'recipe' for U.S. revealed

by Gina Loudon -- Trevor Loudon used to get up at 2 a.m. each morning to bake dozens of loaves of bread. But today, the former baker from Christchurch, New Zealand, is more…

Bachmann clarifies surprising 'gay' marriage remark

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_344975" align="aligncenter" width="596"] U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.[/caption] U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., long a champion of Christian and conservative values, raised some eyebrows with comments reportedly more…

Khorosan Group 'does not exist'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL REVIEW) — We’re being had. Again. For six years, President Obama has endeavored to will the country into accepting two pillars of his alternative national-security reality. First, more…

Climate-change deniers having very bad year

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The last few months have not exactly been kind to climate change deniers. In May, a U.S. television show with one of the fastest growing audiences more…

Republican star rises in heartland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MCCLATCHYDC) — Republican Joni Ernst has opened up a 6 percentage point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, according to a new more…

Out of the synagogue comes the church

by Focus on Israel -- The Jewish Church? That might seem to some an unusual combination of words, because when we think of a Jewish house of worship, we think of a synagogue, more…