Iran picks ex-hostage-taker for U.N.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC NEWS) The Obama administration says Iran's nomination of a former hostage-taker as its ambassador to the United Nations is "extremely troubling". US senators have also balked at more…

Nigella Lawson barred from U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Nigella Lawson has been prevented from boarding a flight to the United States over her court confession that she took drugs, it has emerged. The celebrity more…

6 things to know about latest Ebola outbreak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Time) Doctors Without Borders is calling the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa, an "epidemic of a magnitude never before seen," prompting a panic, and even a government more…

Ebola spreads panic in West Africa

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) The rising death toll in West Africa's Ebola outbreak has sparked fear across the region with at least 80 already having died from the nearly always more…

Visions of God even communists won't erase

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_699053" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="from Rembrandt's "Haman Recognizes His Fate""][/caption] Anya Roz learned some of her first Bible stories in the Soviet museums of her childhood in spite more…