The tragedy of Japanese 'water babies'

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2004255" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jizō statues, Zojoii Temple, Tokyo[/caption] Japan: Land of manga, gold-plated Buddhas, robotic romance ... and Rachel weeping for her children? I could have sworn more…

White mercenaries have Boko Haram on run

by -NO AUTHOR- -- They're Nigeria's unlikely saviors – most being white, in their 50s and 60s and combat veterans of the former South African apartheid regime. But, tainted resumes notwithstanding, they've more…

'A wise Negro can never be an anti-Semite'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1999945" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Diplomat Ralph Bunche[/caption] On midnight, May 14, 1948, the state of Israel came into being and was immediately recognized by the United States and more…

DHS caught busing in illegal Somalis from Mexican border

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_2008115" align="aligncenter" width="598"] DHS buses carry immigrants from the border to detention centers where they are processed, given a court date and released.[/caption] The U.S. is bringing more…

Congress warned 'catastrophic danger' looming

by F. Michael Maloof -- A lack of will among politicians in Washington is the reason why there is no plan to secure America's national grid system from an electromagnetic pulse that would more…

Man monitored for Ebola in Connecticut

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="BkNTUydTr386nmo9-dlc5ItjBBFnUjMv" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (NBCCONNECTICUT) — A patient admitted to John Dempsey Hospital at the UConn Health Center in Farmington with a fever on Tuesday night is in isolation more…

Vatican recognizes 'state of Palestine'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="FkMDQydTqvYko_rQQT9ecBOOdeHm0GN1" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that more…

TV show plays 'sick prank' on girl, 13

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2005315" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Autumn Allen[/caption] A television show in Cambodia has sent out a mea culpa for a cruel joke it played on a 13-year-old girl, bringing more…