Report: Papal frontrunner tied to Mafia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON GUARDIAN) Roman Catholic cardinals have been urged to overcome divisions at a special mass ahead of the papal conclave, just hours after anti-mafia investigators carried out a string more…

Photo ID required to vote for pope?

by Joe Kovacs -- PALM BEACH, Fla. – As the election of the next pope takes place in Vatican City this week, U.S. radio giant Rush Limbaugh is joking about the voting more…

Iran to sue Hollywood over 'Argo'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning "Argo" because of the movie's allegedly "unrealistic portrayal" of the country, Iranian media reported Tuesday. Several more…

No pope: Black smoke rises at Sistine Chapel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Update: Black smoke rose above the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday afternoon, signaling that 115 Roman Catholic cardinals failed to agree on a new pope during the first day more…

Cardinals: 'Reformers' vs. old guard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) As the papal conclave begins in Rome, wrapped in mystery and secrecy, there is no indication that the 115 cardinals will be deciding between just a more…

Prince whines he's not ranked high enough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYDAILYNEWS) — Talk about fuzzy math. Crotchety Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a Saudi Arabian worth an estimated $20 billion by Forbes, has cut ties with the financial magazine more…

U.S. ships threatened by secret China EMPs

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…

'Human chain' saves boy from drowning

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TVNZ) — The father of a boy who was rescued after passersbys joined police to form a human chain to pull him from heavy surf in Napier yesterday more…

Tensions high on Korean peninsula

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) -- Saber-rattling rose Monday to new levels on the Korean peninsula, as Pyongyang officials "scrapped" the armistice credited for nearly 60 years of uneasy peace and then failed more…