Beauty triumphs over tragedy

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_633599" align="alignright" width="223" caption=""Peace & Safety" – art by Karyne Wee/Kogata Yatsura"][/caption] Why is anyone in their right mind dancing, painting or writing a tone poem? Considering more…

Ancient earthquake behind Shroud of Turin?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIVE SCIENCE) The authenticity of the Shroud of Turin has been in question for centuries and scientific investigations over the last few decades have only seemed to muddle more…

Rare phenomenon to shake Planet Earth

by Joe Kovacs -- Is the end of the world as we know it and the return of Jesus Christ really knocking on our door? A rare cycle of solar and lunar more…

Asylum-seeker gropes 7 teenage girls

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY DAILY TELEGRAPH) — AN asylum seeker who “traumatised” seven teenage girls by indecently groping them in the Sydney Olympic Park pool had only been in Australia for more…

Thousands flock to 'weeping' Mary in Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people have flocked to a small town in northern Israel to view a statue of the Virgin Mary that residents say "weeps" oil. more…

U.S. press freedom declines

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Paris (AFP) - Conflicts continued to weigh heavily on the media last year but press freedom was also under increasing threat from abuses by democracies like the United more…

Annual mammograms don't save lives

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) One of the largest and most meticulous studies of mammography ever done, involving 90,000 women and lasting a quarter-century, has added powerful new doubts about more…

Iran threatens to unleash Hezbollah on Israel

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_339311" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Hezbollah forces"][/caption] WASHINGTON – One of the most senior Iranian military officers has issued the latest in a series of threats over what Iran more…

Poll: 'Hunger Games,' 'Harry Potter' are biblical

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_565571" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games.""][/caption] A new poll conducted by the Bible Society reveals that more than half of the more…