Pope's resignation 'surprise' even to insiders

by Taylor Rose -- [ooyala code="BuaDFhOTrFk7gCW1cGXDscJ_JJrnLvTe"] WASHINGTON - The announcement by Pope Benedict XVI today that he will resign over health issues – the first time a pope has resigned in 600 more…

$400,000 fight over Obama yard sign

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — The feud that consumed Fairfax County’s Olde Belhaven would span four years and cost the community as much as $400,000, and it was ignited by more…

Gun owners refuse to be intimidated

by Andrea Shea King -- We will not be intimidated The "I Am a Gun Owner" series caught on last week with more than 100 gun owners posting photos of themselves at The more…

5 shot at Delaware courthouse

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WILMINGTON, Del. (KYW-TV) – According to the Delaware State Police, three people were killed, including the suspected gunman, after a gunfight erupted inside the lobby of the New Castle more…

Germany's Merkel: Respect pope's decision

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she had the "very highest respect" for German-born Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down - a move that more…

'Heavy heart but complete understanding'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI’s abdication announcement at a small event in Rome Monday came as such a surprise that the cardinals in the room were astonished, a more…

Text of Pope Benedict's announcement

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance more…

Asteroid not expected to touch Earth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Scientists say they are sure there is no chance of the 150ft (45.7m) wide space rock hitting the planet. But there is a remote possibility that more…

Pope Benedict XVI to resign

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET: ROME -- Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he will step aside as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics on Feb. more…

Shoes thrown at ex-diplomat Paul Bremer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET) — Former U.S. diplomat Paul Bremer, notable for his role civil governor of Iraq following the 2003 invasion, had shoes thrown at him last week during a more…