Syrian rebels recruit children for war

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A compilation of videos reveals the Syrian opposition, particularly the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army, is recruiting children to fight against the government of Syrian President Bashar more…

U.S. Speedskating gambles on new suit, loses big

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) When U.S. Speedskating hooked up with Under Armour to develop a new high-tech skinsuit that would revolutionize the sport at the Winter Olympics, the vision was more…

China January lending soars to 4-year high

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) China's banks disbursed the most loans in any month in four years in January, a surge that suggests the world's second-biggest economy may not be cooling as more…

Taliban: U.S. will meet same fate as Soviets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The Taliban called on Afghans to expel the United States from Afghanistan on Saturday just as they said Afghan mujahideen fighters had done to Soviet forces 25 more…

Scientists tricked into believing this lie

by Greg Corombos -- The climate-change movement is ultimately designed to thin the earth's population, and the science behind the movement is deeply and deliberately flawed to further a political end, according more…

Homeschool family's fate up for discussion by Supremes

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_378871" align="aligncenter" width="656" caption="Romeike family members"][/caption] A conference is scheduled among U.S. Supreme Court justices on Feb. 21 where the fate of a German family now living more…

Australia's 'Marijuana Queen'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Her piercing blue eyes filled with tears as she repeatedly smacked her forehead with her palm while the verdict was read in a language she didn't understand. more…

'Knockout Game' comes to Australia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Jazeera) Sydney, Australia - Random violence on the streets of Australia is in the spotlight after recent deaths in "one punch" assaults, leading to growing calls for tougher more…