Elian Gonzalez wants to come to U.S.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="dxdmE2dTqWRghAjc7dx-cKg9ku1WEoDS" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban who at the age of 6 was found floating in waters of Florida's coastline, after the boat he was sailing with more…

'Gays' oppose same-sex marriage before Irish vote

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="93bXE1dTp8vMR70TyPWTSFvLaYDrsEq9" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] WASHINGTON – Two of the most prominent opponents of same-sex marriage in Ireland are homosexual men, and they seem to have caused quite a stir more…

Army chief: '2-fingered virginity test' is key

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDEPENDENT) — The commander of Indonesia’s armed forces has defended the use of invasive virginity tests for women who want to join the military. On Thursday, a human more…

White House ratchets terrorist alarm in U.S.

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1989005" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ISIS on U.S. soil? Even top executive officials in the United States now think it's possible.[/caption] The Obama administration has spent years downplaying the more…

AP misquotes pope on 'angel of peace'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_2020055" align="alignright" width="600"] Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Pope Francis[/caption] WASHINGTON – Pope Francis evoked shock when it was widely reported he called the Holocaust-denying Palestinian President more…

Bishop: Christian persecution at 'unprecedented' levels

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2023465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Christians are the most persecuted of all religious believers, a bishop said.[/caption] An estimated 100,000 Christians are killed each year around the world solely more…