New storm threatens Philippines after typhoon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHILIPPINE STAR) — MANILA - A tropical depression yesterday entered the Philippine area of responsibility near Mindanao as the country is still reeling from Super Typhoon Yolanda. The more…

TV star jokes about pope's sex life

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_564759" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Chelsea Handler"][/caption] Television host Chelsea Handler is coming under fire from Catholics after a making a sexually charged joke about Pope Francis. On the more…

George Clooney: Global-warming skeptics 'stupid'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="9vdzc0aDplJ-dVHUeoWq9ySWFSc67o-9" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CLIMATEDEPOT) — Actor George Clooney declared the arguments of global warming skeptics to be “stupid” and “ridiculous.” Clooney made the remarks to reporters on the more…

Record number of foreign students in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students are flocking to U.S. colleges and universities, helping to drive the number of international students studying in America to record levels. more…

Out-of-fuel satellite plunges to Earth

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="1sYmczaDqiaDhUdTczSvp5kweC4WTExD" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (BBC) — The European Space Agency's (Esa) Goce satellite has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, burning up in the process. Early estimates suggested any surviving debris more…

Kimmel slammed for 'kill everyone in China' joke

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="R1NGMzaDrZw5LE6nvbqTT1HMuB165xzR" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (LATIMES) — More than 1,000 people picketed ABC’s headquarters in Burbank on Saturday to protest a Jimmy Kimmel segment that joked that the United States more…

Corpses hang from trees after typhoon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) - Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings - some of the 10,000 people believed killed in one Philippine more…

Atheist megachurches sprout across U.S., world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HOSTED.AP.ORG/DYNAMIC/STORIES/U/US_ATHEIST_MEGACHURCH?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-11-10-17-03-15) — LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an more…

Mainline Christianity declares war on Israel

by Focus on Israel -- Focus on Israel reveals that Christian anti-Semitism labels Israel an "occupying power." "Many people believe the Christian church replaces Israel. I don't' believe it's Bible-based; it's misguided and more…

'60 Minutes' bungles Benghazi even worse

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_564155" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Dylan Davies on "60 Minutes""][/caption] Now discredited Benghazi whistleblower Dylan Davies scored a book deal and interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," even though evidence more…