Plan promotes protection for pedophiles

by Jack Minor -- A California congresswoman wants to federalize a state law to prohibit counseling to change a person's sexual orientation, including that of pedophiles. Rep. Jackie Speier has introduced a more…

'Apocalyptic winds' blowing in Mideast

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer cCGNtsPj] Headlines have been flying out the Middle East in recent weeks – from the Israel-Hamas fighting and cease-fire, Mohammed Morsi's attempted power grab in Egypt and special more…

Bad dad? A story of reconciliation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Michael Thompson "I hated my father – really, really hated him. I hated working for him and hated being around him. I hated it when he walked more…

U.N. vote recognizes state of Palestine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) United Nations voted overwhelmingly Thursday to recognize a Palestinian state, a long-sought victory for the Palestinians but an embarrassing diplomatic defeat for the United States. The more…

Newt to House GOP: Stop negotiating with Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that House Republicans should stop negotiating with President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats on the fiscal cliff, saying that more…

Senator blasts 'secret' fiscal-cliff negotiations

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) In remarks on the Senate floor today, Alabama senator Jeff Sessions blasted President Barack Obama and congressional leadership for holding "secret" fiscal cliff negotiations. "I rise today more…

Germany backtracks on Palestinian bid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said it would abstain in a vote on Thursday at the U.N. General Assembly that is seen as an indirect recognition of Palestinian statehood, citing its special responsibility to Israel and fears more…

Lindsay Lohan arrested on assault charge in NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) NEW YORK — Actress Lindsay Lohan was arrested Thursday after police said she hit a woman during an argument at a New York City nightclub. The "Mean Girls" and "Freaky more…

NYPD cop warms hearts with act of kindness

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) On a cold November night in Times Square, Officer Lawrence DePrimo was working a counterterrorism post when he encountered an older, barefooted homeless man. The more…