Death-row inmates memorize Quran, get freed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (VOCATIV) — If ever there were a time to find your way off death row in Iran, it’s right now. Judicial executions have sped up dramatically under President more…

Obama finds brand-new way to spy on you

by Bob Unruh -- Plaintiffs in a case challenging the U.S. government's programs that spy on innocent Americans have submitted a special supplement to the court, pointing out that the Obama administration more…

Ex-congressman arrested in porn rap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds — an ex-con from Chicago convicted of bank fraud and having sex with a 16-year-old girl when he was more…

Mexican Catholics: Leaving 'Dios' for 'Allah'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MEXICO CITY (GLOBAL POST) — For almost five centuries Catholicism has been the dominant religion in Mexico. In 1970, Catholics comprised 96.7 percent of Mexico’s population. By 2010, that more…

Identified! 'Major cause of climate change'

by Greg Corombos -- Powerful forces at the United Nations, in national governments and inside the scientific community make life very difficult for scientists disputing the conventional wisdom on climate change, both more…

Obama's 'big breakthrough' coming by end of year

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_639973" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry"][/caption] TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority received a pledge from the U.S. that by the end of 2014, more…

Antarctic sea ice 25% above normal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SUNSHINE HOURS) — A quick update for sea ice extent: Global Sea Ice is 93,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is 0.5% below “normal”. Antarctic Sea more…

Worshippers attacked at famous Bible site

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Israel Today Think the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is winding down? Think again. In 2013 alone, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel, more…