'We don't need your contraception'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Catholic.org) This letter,offered below, was written by Obianuju Ekeocha, a 32-year-old Nigerian woman. For the past six years she has been living and working as a biomedical scientist more…

Controversial plane policy comes to light

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Yahoo!News) Are all male airline passengers predators? That seems to be the inferred opinion behind a policy held by two Australian airlines. Last week two incidents were widely more…

'Americans-only' shopping hours at Costco?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) Costco shoppers in Washington state are ready to start a border war with Canadians, who they say swarm the big-box store like locusts, leaving empty shelves, more…

Egypt to seek more than $5 billion from IMF, U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) Egypt will discuss the possibility of a bigger-than-expected $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund when a delegation from the Washington-based body visits Cairo this month, more…

Water shortages hit U.S. power supply

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New Scientist) As the United States' extended heat wave and drought threaten to raise global food prices, energy production is also feeling the pressure. Across the nation, power more…