China presses for Internet 'kill switch'

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2276915" align="aligncenter" width="601"] China seeks control of the Internet.[/caption] China is pressing forward with a plan to control the Internet, even striding toward development of an online more…

Wash your cilantro!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) The US has banned imports of cilantro from several farms in the Mexican state of Puebla after an investigation found growing fields littered with human feces more…

Major U.S. companies go nuts for 'gay' rights

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_2274565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] New York's Empire State Building lit up in the rainbow to celebrate last month's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.[/caption] The "Wall Street wing" more…

Judge threatens IRS, Justice Dept. with contempt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2275605" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Judge Emmet Sullivan[/caption] Attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice in Judicial Watch's FOIA lawsuit seeking documents about the targeting more…

Media earthquake: Now your book can get published

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Complementing its 14-year-old, industry-leading WND Books arm, which has set the standard in publishing throughout the world with its record-breaking performance of achieving New York Times more…

Stocks higher after Fed keeps rates unchanged

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged in its July statement and the continued recovery in oil prices encouraged investor more…

Congressman indicted on racketeering charges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted Wednesday on racketeering charges tied to a host of public corruption schemes, the Department of Justice said. The Philadelphia Democrat, who was more…

Epic drought reveals Lake Mead's hidden sites

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBSNEWS) — Like reservoirs throughout the drought-stricken West, Nevada's Lake Mead is far below capacity, down more than 60 percent. But even as the drought deepens, tourists are more…