Israel picking up tab for abortions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Ryan Jones, Israel Today Israel's newly-passed health budget for 2014 includes a significant increase in government funding for legal abortions, a move that Sandy Shoshani, national director more…

18 killed in stampede at Muslim funeral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (APNEWS.MYWAY) — A pre-dawn stampede killed 18 people Saturday as tens of thousands of people gathered to mourn the death of a Muslim spiritual leader in India's financial more…

Mexico government: Vigilantes could copy cartel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Armed vigilantes who have taken control of territory in lawless Michoacan could turn into the very sort of organized crime forces they're fighting, a Mexican official more…

Is a mini ice age on the way?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) The Sun's activity is at its lowest for 100 years, scientists have warned. They say the conditions are eerily similar to those before the Maunder more…

Fruit and vegetables, fresh from the skyscraper

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) Urban warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you'd expect to find the seeds of a green revolution. But from Singapore to Scranton, Pennsylvania, more…

Tea-party favorite in on rescue of 2 journalists

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_616433" align="aligncenter" width="604" caption="Niclas Hammarstrom and Magnus Falkehed"][/caption] It was like a scene from an action movie, but this case was real. In the midst of the more…