'Noah' director dismisses 'controversy' over film

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Variety) "There isn’t really a controversy," "Noah" director Darren Aronofsky said just seven days after Paramount Pictures decided to add a disclaimer to moviegoers that the film is more…

Lost man survives on flies in Australian outback

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Discovery) Stranded by floods and lost, a German backpacker survived for around two weeks in Australia's inhospitable Outback on a diet of insects, police said Friday. Daniel Dudzisz, more…

Heroin: New England's unlikely epidemic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) In quaint New England towns, where white-spired churches dot a landscape of rolling farmland and leafy forests, local residents and government officials are alarmed over a deadly more…

21st century idolatry

by Greg Laurie -- I read about a couple in New York who had a radio broadcast called "The Pursuit of Happiness." On the show, they would dispense their advice to callers more…

Who tops CPAC independent presidential poll?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. –An independent straw poll of conservatives conducted by veteran activist Richard A. Viguerie found Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as the favorite presidential candidate for 2016, more…

Obama group: 'What should minimum wage be?'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsbusters) As a proud member of the email list of Organizing For America, the successor organization to the Obama campaign, I just received a message, next to a more…

Florida mayor fights backyard shooting ranges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Every Wednesday afternoon, Doug Varrieur steps into his backyard in the Florida Keys, aims his .380 caliber Smith & Wesson pistol and fires shots that ricochet through more…

Violence against women 'pandemic' in Mexico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) So many teenage girls turned up dead in a vacant field on the outskirts of Mexico City that people nicknamed it the "women's dumping ground." They began more…