Radiation alerts hit U.S. cities

by Bob Unruh -- A private organization that monitors radiation data from network points across the United States issued email alerts today for two Western U.S. cities, Reno, Nev., and St. George, more…

Elian Gonzalez makes 1st overseas trip

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) HAVANA - Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking and became a political football during the 2000 U.S. presidential campaign as the more…

Obama interpreter had visions of angels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_588345" align="aligncenter" width="606" caption="Obama and Jantjie (Photo credit AFP/Getty)"][/caption] The sign-language interpreter who stood alongside President Barack Obama during his speech at the South African memorial for more…

State TV airs Christmas carol about burning Jews

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JTA) A Romanian public broadcaster distanced itself from a Christmas carol celebrating the Holocaust that aired on the new channel. TVR3 Verde, a television channel for rural communities, more…

Desmond Tutu robbed while at Mandela memorial

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News.com.au) Burglars broke into the Cape Town home of South African peace icon Desmond Tutu when he was away speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial. "I can confirm that more…

India's supreme court upholds 'gay'-sex ban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years more…