Did McCain pose with kidnappers in Syria?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Sen. John McCain is denying Lebanese media reports that he posed with known kidnappers during his recent visit to Syria. Two men pictured next to Mr. more…

Asteroid fly-by sparks readiness debate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) The passage close to Earth of a mountain-sized asteroid expected Friday has reignited discussions among scientists about how to deal with the improbable — but definitely more…

'Flushed' baby released from hospital

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A Chinese newborn who was trapped in a sewer pipe moments after his birth has been released from hospital into the care of his grandparents. Local more…

Scout leader charged for assaults on boys

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News) Police say that more alleged victims may come forward after a Sydney scout leader was charged over child sex offences. Police arrested the 52-year-old bus driver more…

Cheap Chinese solar panels prove very expensive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OilPrice) The photovoltaic industry is in a perverse situation. To make power generation from solar competitive, prices of solar panels had to come down. Tens of billions in more…

Spain set to raise sex age from 13 to 16

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Local) Spain's Health Department is looking to raise the age of consensual sex from 13 — the lowest in Europe after the Vatican's 12 — to 16. more…

Feds torpedo July 4th over 'sequestration'

by Steve Peacock -- Independence Day celebrations such as the annual public fireworks display at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey have been canceled due to sequestration-related cuts. But somehow the federal more…

Congressman: Christianity 'will restore our nation'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="x4NjcwYzoBeb65fXJoRodfZhNfUuol0v"] Shortly before he moved into the Oval Office, Barack Obama declared that if America was once a Christian nation, that no longer is the case. "Whatever more…

Record Lego train track reaches nearly 3 miles

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JibWExYzo_w9701CJmFwMi80tbGNjn-8"] Officials say it took 80 Lego plastic toy enthusiasts nearly six hours to assemble what now has proven to be the longest recognized plastic toy train more…