Report: Saudi ID'd as bombing suspect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="YyMzgwYjrxPRPQQwAwQUlJCSs7EidiNS"] Two explosions were heard near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, and a federal law-enforcement source confirmed to The New York Post there more…

Vatican confirms miracle in boy's healing

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DENVER POST) —The wheels of canonization grind slowly, but a German nun who lived 100 years ago could be named a saint because the Vatican believes a Colorado more…

Investors exit gold: 'Panic is everywhere'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on concern that Cyprus will have to sell excess reserves of the precious metal to raise about $522 million to help more…

Gold tumbles to 2-year low

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FINANCIAL TIMES) The slide in gold prices became a rout on Monday as the precious metal tumbled a further 5 per cent to its lowest level in two years. Bullion more…

Socialist wins Venezuela election

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll. Mr Maduro, who was chosen by the late Hugo Chavez, won 50.7% of more…

North Korean EMP attack 'unstoppable'

by F. Michael Maloof -- If North Korea were to launch a preemptive nuclear attack on the United States, it could use a long-range missile to orbit a satellite over the South Pole, more…

It's East vs. West in Central Asia

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Court: Museum must be converted to mosque

by Bob Unruh -- Art history experts are expressing alarm at a court ruling in Turkey that the 13th century Church of Hagia Sophia – which has been a museum and contains more…

Beware the ghosts of Zheng He

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_407533" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Southeast Asian waters (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)"][/caption] (Editor's note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series in which journalist Anthony C. LoBaido documents more…