Hot mic captures Merkel confronting Zuckerberg

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) German Chancellor Angela Merkel was overheard on a hot mic confronting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over anti-immigrant posts, amid complaints from her government that the social more…

Russia launches airstrikes against Syrian rebels

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2480505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Putin and President Obama[/caption] Russia kicked off airstrikes against Syria's rebel fighters Wednesday, in support of President Bashar Assad. The attacks near Homs, more…

Edward Snowden tweets: 'Can you hear me now?'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2481005" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Edward Snowden makes a Twitter debut.[/caption] Edward Snowden of NSA whistleblowing fame – who brought to light shocking details of the U.S. government's surveillance more…

Obama faulted for letting Americans join ISIS

by Cheryl Chumley -- A new study commissioned by Democrats and Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee finds the White House has failed to keep Americans from traveling overseas to join more…

Pope Francis, Kim Davis held private meeting

by Douglas Ernst -- Pundits wondered on Monday if Pope Francis' support for "conscientious objection" was a sign of support for Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk Kim Davis and her refusal to issue more…

Obama offers 'ideas' to fight ISIS, Putin sends guns

by Curtis Ellis -- [caption id="attachment_2480505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: White House)[/caption] UNITED NATIONS – President Obama proposed a war of words to combat Islamic State more…

Now 'male' and 'female' on chopping block

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_2480415" align="alignright" width="300"] Julia Sweeney played the androgenous character "Pat" on "Saturday Night Live"[/caption] The issue of gender has dominated public discourse, with schools allowing boys to more…