China: 1-child policy is here to stay

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) China has quelled speculation its controversial "one-child" policy is to be scrapped, instead announcing Wednesday that family planning laws to curb the birth rate will remain. more…

Terrorists amputate, whip victims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="x3NDZpODqC7LpiZoz0nW-ugf6ZK28fuU"] Events in the African nation of Mali are very rarely on the front burner for most Americans or even the American government, but the rise of more…

Bull's-eye on Bachmann over Islamist threat

by Dave Tombers -- Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has been a successful businesswoman, a foster mom to dozens, a favorite of the tea party and a no-holds-barred conservative who supports traditional marriage, more…

Chuck Norris throws weight behind this candidate

by Chelsea Schilling -- [iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NXzTZelbz2E?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen] Just days before Israel's Jan. 22 parliamentary elections, U.S. action star Chuck Norris is urging Israeli voters to re-elect "tough guy" Prime more…

All new hunt for real 'Red October'

by Steve Elwart -- A new revelation from a prominent Russian cyber research lab has set the cybersecurity world abuzz and has triggered a search worthy of a Tom Clancy novel. After more…

Hagel funded group pushing talks with al-Qaida

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel sits on the small board of a peace fund that finances an international “crisis management” group that long has more…

Algeria ends desert siege, but dozens killed

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (News24) Algerian forces stormed a desert gas complex to free hundreds of hostages but 30, including several Westerners, were killed in the assault along with at least 11 more…

Judge dismisses terror charges against cleric

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTVJ-TV) A federal judge has dismissed terrorism support and conspiracy charges against a Muslim cleric in South Florida accused along with his father of funneling cash to the Pakistani more…

2 Americans escape Islamist terrorists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) DEVELOPING: ALGIERS, Algeria -- Algeria's state news agency says that special forces have completed their operation to free hostages from a remote desert natural gas complex. The report more…

Corleone apologizes for decades of Mafia murders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Corleone, the Sicilian hill town that is synonymous with the Mafia through books and films, has asked forgiveness for the murders, shootings and intimidation committed by more…