Abramoff: My heart goes out to Blagojevich

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff believes that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was convicted of extortion and trying to sell President Obama's old Senate seat, received too harsh a more…

Live blog: GOP presidential Iowa debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- GOP Debate: ABC News, Yahoo! News, WOI-TV, The Des Moines Register and the Iowa Republican Party are sponsoring a debate of Republican presidential candidates at Drake University in more…

The real cost of becoming an oenophile

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Becoming an oenophile – a connoisseur of wines – can be a lifelong journey. Francois Odouard, a Frenchman living in the U.S., is experiencing the process. "Coming from more…

Newt Gingrich 'ignorant,' 'racist' say Palestinians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has been slammed by Palestinians for telling a Jewish television channel that they are an "invented" people. "These are extremely trivial, demeaning and more…

Is the Lion Man a woman?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Using a hand hoe and working in dim light, geologist Otto Völzing burrowed into the earth deep inside the Stadel cave in the Schwäbische Alb mountains of southwestern more…

Obama sets off White House metal detector

by -NO AUTHOR- -- President Obama did something at the White House today he has never done, but which thousands of others have: Walk through a metal detector – which he set more…

Study: Atheists distrusted as much as rapists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A new study finds that atheists are among society's most distrusted group, comparable even to rapists in certain circumstances. Psychologists at the University of British Columbia and the more…