It's East vs. West in Central Asia

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Court: Museum must be converted to mosque

by Bob Unruh -- Art history experts are expressing alarm at a court ruling in Turkey that the 13th century Church of Hagia Sophia – which has been a museum and contains more…

Gun owner stops home invaders dead

by Colin Flaherty -- (Editor's note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence and abuse. WND more…

Rock guitarist loses gig over 'gay marriage'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The campaign for "gay marriage" is splitting a lot of groups these days – dividing those who advocate "equality" by applying the term "married" to same-sex duos from more…

Beware the ghosts of Zheng He

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_407533" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Southeast Asian waters (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series in which journalist Anthony C. LoBaido documents more…

Obama pays just 18% tax rate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid $112,214 in federal income taxes for 2012 on adjusted gross income of $608,611, an effective rate of more…

Sandy Hook mom fills in for Obama on radio

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="EyN3B5YToYqirzJ-8WfXs3phl7KFwboP"] (NPR) — In a rare departure from tradition, Saturday's weekly presidential address was delivered not by President Obama but instead by Francine Wheeler, whose son Ben, more…

Some evangelicals shift on immigration

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — ORLANDO, Fla. — In the pews of the First Baptist Church of Orlando, where thousands of evangelical Christians gather on Sundays to worship and sing, a more…

Rubio: Immigration plan is not amnesty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24737761&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=320&width=425" height=320 width=425 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (FOXNEWS) — Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed arguments Sunday that the Senate immigration bill offers amnesty for illegal more…