Michigan mom killed while fighting in Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - A 33-year-old Michigan woman and convert to Islam has been killed in Syria while fighting with opposition forces against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in the country's more…

Record unemployment in Europe

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Unemployment has reached a new high in the euro zone and inflation remains well below the European Central Bank's target, stepping up pressure on EU leaders and the more…

Ex-Mexico president praises U.S. pot businessmen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Washington state businessmen who say they're trying to create the first national brand of marijuana received some heartfelt support Thursday from the former president of Mexico, more…

FBI terrorism task force targets prolifers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LifeSiteNews) The FBI office charged with investigating terrorism has said it intends to question the national director of a chain of crisis pregnancy centers. The development is the more…

IRS may have targeted conservatives more broadly

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (McClatchy News Service) A group of anti-abortion activists in Iowa had to promise the Internal Revenue Service it wouldn't picket in front of Planned Parenthood. Catherine Engelbrecht's family more…

Will Saudis allow U.S. oil boom?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) Technology, technology, and more technology—this is what has driven the American oil and gas boom starting in the Bakken and now being played out in the Gulf more…

Al-Qaida bosses give performance reviews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) Even terrorists get performance reviews. Acting like typical managers, al Qaeda sent one of its operatives a scathing appraisal letter, rapping him for everything from more…

Religious fundamentalism a 'mental illness'?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Raw Story) A leading neurologist at the University of Oxford said this week that recent developments meant that science may one day be able to identify religious fundamentalism more…

$350 million: Every Israeli to receive gas mask

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Times of Israel) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking Thursday at a meeting concluding this week's Home Front drill, instructed government ministries to equip all of Israel's residents with more…