5 elephants slain in Kenya as world mourned Cecil

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) NAIROBI — While the world mourned Cecil, the 13-year-old lion that was allegedly shot by an American hunter in Zimbabwe, an even more devastating poaching incident more…

Medicare turns 50 amid scolding of failures

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2277305" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare bill at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Missouri.[/caption] Medicare turned 50 Thursday – it was more…

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…