7.5 magnitude quake rocks Afghanistan, Pakistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) KABUL — A magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 83 people there and in neighboring Pakistan and flattening hundreds of buildings. "More more…

WHO: Bacon, hot dogs as bad as cigarettes

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2569985" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Beware the bacon, the World Health Organization says.[/caption] The World Health Organization, a U.N. agency tasked with coordinating health-related policies for the global body, more…

'Astonishing' crime stats for illegal aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Despite "astonishing" statistics on violent crimes committed by illegal immigrants, this week the U.S. Senate blocked a bill aimed at cracking down on America's nearly 300 sanctuary cities. more…

Russian subs stalk undersea cables

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — Russian submarines and spy ships are aggressively operating near the vital undersea cables that carry almost all global Internet communications, raising concerns among some more…

Pope lectures Catholic elders at family summit

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — VATICAN CITY —Pope Francis on Sunday appeared to lecture church elders at the closing of a landmark summit on the family here, suggesting they should more…