Europe deeply split over U.N. Palestinian status

by Taylor Rose -- WASHINGTON – As the dust settles from the recent Hamas-Israeli conflict in Gaza, the question of whether or not to "upgrade" the Palestinian Authority's observer status at the more…

U.S. planned to blow up moon?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — It may sound like a plot straight out of a science fiction novel, but a U.S. mission to blow up the moon with a nuke was more…

Cairo courts halt work to protest Morsi decrees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS NEWS) Egypt's two highest appeals courts suspended their work Wednesday to protest presidential decrees that gave the country's Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi nearly absolute powers, state television more…

'Gay'-friendly mosque to open in Paris

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABCNEWS.GO) — Ludovic Mohammed Zahed is braced for controversy, maybe even worse. A gay Muslim and an expert on the Koran, Zahed plans to open Europe's first gay-friendly more…

Secrets of 5,500-year-old mummy murder mystery

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — A 5,500-year-old mystery murder could be one step closer to being solved after forensic experts found Ginger, the Egyptian mummy housed at the British Museum, was more…

Egypt sentences 8 to death over prophet film

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOXNEWS) — An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam more…

In communist Cuba, the tax man cometh

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Most Cubans have not paid taxes for half a century, but that will change under a new code starting January 1. The landmark regulations will change the more…

AP: Diagram suggests Iran working on bomb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) Iranian scientists have run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the explosive force of the World War II bomb that destroyed more…

Is this scandal really just Fox News hype?

by Aaron Klein -- TEL AVIV – New information provided to WND by knowledgeable Middle Eastern security sources indicates the U.S. mission and CIA annex in Benghazi were the central headquarters for more…

Women sue to be grunts in foxholes

by Bob Unruh -- A federal lawsuit brought against the Department of Defense over its exclusion of women from some ground combat positions has nothing to do with discrimination or the protection more…