Pope: No Middle East without Christians

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) Pope Francis on Thursday said the Catholic Church will not accept a Middle East without Christians, who often find themselves forced to flee areas of conflict and more…

Dad hid Jews, and we all pitched in

by The editors of Leben -- [caption id="attachment_571311" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Henry and Grace Hulstein, holding their torn-up mortgage, which had been paid off as a gift from a grateful Jewish community for their rescue more…

Castro: 'Oswald could not have killed JFK'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Atlantic) Fidel Castro shares at least one belief with the majority of Americans: He is convinced that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was not the more…

Cops free 3 women held captive for 30 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Post) Three "highly traumatized" women have been rescued from a London house after being held as slaves for as long as 30 years, police say. Police more…

NYT, WaPo, TIME: America must pay for causing typhoon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsbusters) Developing nations demanded payment from climate “polluting” countries following the typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines. The liberal news media, which blame climate change for weather more…

Volcanic blast births new island in Japan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LiveScience) Ash and lava fragments blasting out of the ocean announced the birth of a new volcanic island about 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) south of Tokyo in the more…

American veteran, 85, detained in N. Korea

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS) An 85-year-old Korean War veteran and experienced globetrotter from Palo Alto is being detained in North Korea, where he was removed from a plane more…

$1 million in gold found in airplane toilet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Agence France-Presse) Speaking for finding treasure in unexpected places, an airplane cleaning crew in India found 24 gold bars worth more than a million dollars while cleaning out more…