Kaboom! State Dept. finally gives explosive answer

by Steve Peacock -- The State Department bureau tasked with secretly sending to embassies plastic and liquid explosives operates under the guidance of Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F. Kennedy, more…

Pregnant woman stoned to death by family

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for more…

Pope: 'Door open' to celibacy debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) Pope Francis has opened the door for a debate on priestly celibacy. Fresh off the back of his historic trip to the Middle East, the pontiff delved more…

Obama to order training for Syria rebels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WALL STREET JOURNAL) WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is close to authorizing a mission led by the U.S. military to train moderate Syrian rebels to fight the regime of Bashar al-Assad and more…

Fire at Bethlehem's Church of Nativity

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A fire broke out Tuesday at Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity, causing slight damage near the place where Jesus was thought to have more…

Look who's bashing U.S. over spying

by Bob Unruh -- Revelations of U.S. operations to monitor phone conversations, text messages and Internet data around the globe already have shocked Americans and Europeans. Now the Chinese are voicing their more…

Source: Pope takes action on secret archives

by Aaron Klein -- JERUSALEM – Pope Francis nixed a plan to open secret Vatican archive files relevant to the Holocaust following pressure from Germany and France, an informed Western diplomat based more…

Iran demands U.S. 'disarmament'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A prominent Iranian official is demanding future discussions over international security and stability that would involve his nation also should address the disarmament of the United States and more…

Pope calls Muslims 'brothers' in Jerusalem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday urged his "brother" Muslims to never abuse God's name through violence as he opened the third and final day of his more…