100 U.S. cities beg Obama for more Muslim refugees

by Leo Hohmann --   [caption id="attachment_2410525" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake[/caption] Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor of Baltimore, almost gets teary eyed when she talks about the need to rebuild her city more…

World's richest man: Only socialism can save planet

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_536517" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Bill Gates[/caption] The world's richest man thinks only socialism – and skyrocketing gas prices – can save the world from climate change. Bill Gates, more…

U.S. blew $43 million on Afghan gas station

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) WASHINGTON — U.S. taxpayers footed the bill for a $42 million natural-gas filling station in Afghanistan, a boondoggle that should have cost $500,000 and has virtually more…

Christian festival curbed as concession to Muslims

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2595635" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Children in West Germany carry paper lanterns in the St. Martin's procession in 1949. (Credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Several schools in Germany have canceled an annual more…

Vatican arrests priest, laywoman

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1939815" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Vatican[/caption] The Vatican on Monday reported the arrest of a priest and a laywoman, two members of a commission set up by Pope more…

'The plane was in excellent condition'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) MOSCOW— The Russian airliner that broke apart in mid-flight over the Sinai peninsula was not caused by any malfunction or pilot error, the airline said Monday, more…