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Report: NSA Phone Spying Didn’t Deter Terror

A new study has concluded that the massive collection of phone data by the clandestine U.S. National Security Agency "has had no discernible impact"...

Is New York City Ready for a Dirty Bomb? – An Open Letter to All Utility Companies

As Americans, we have learned to place a tremendous emphasis on our security, especially in the days subsequent to the September 11th attacks. Many...

A Retrospective on the Life and Legacy of Ariel Sharon

After spending eight years suspended in a comatose state at a Tel Aviv hospital, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon succumbed to the deterioration...

Experts Predict that American Babies Will Have Biblical Names

"Who wouldn’t like to go back to old traditions at some point?” asks Babynames.net. The experts at the site are doing more than asking...

NSA Warned of Snowden-Style Leakers in 1996

Internal communications warned of ‘rogue systems administrators’ A 1996 article in an internal National Security Agency publication warned of the dangers posed to sensitive...

Obama ‘Lost Faith’ in His Afghanistan Policy – Gates Memoir

A new book by former U.S. defense secretary Robert Gates harshly criticizes President Obama’s Afghanistan war policy, saying the president “eventually lost faith in...

US Senate Confirms Yellen as Fed Reserve Chief

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as the new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, making her the first woman to head the...

Kerry to Head to Middle East for Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry will return to Israel and the Palestinian territories for peace talks next week, the State Department said on Saturday,...

Delta Travelers Receive Gift of Discount Ticket Glitch

It was the holiday gift that bordered on miraculous, especially for the morning following Christmas. According to numerous reports, a computer glitch resulted in...

Krauthammer: Obama Siding with Mullahs Over Congress on Sanctions

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said President Obama is effectively siding with the Iranian mullahs over Congress by opposing new sanctions on Friday, December 27,...

Spurs’ All-Star Parker Apologizes For Nazi Hand Gesture

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker apologized on Monday, December 30, 2013 after he was criticized for a photograph that circulated which depicted him...

Divisive Election Year Ahead in U.S. Politics

2013 was a contentious year in U.S. politics, and public approval ratings for President Obama as well as Democrats and Republicans in Congress were...

Houston Boy Battles Brain Tumor; Needs Community Support

Refael Elisha Cohen is a 6 yr. old boy battling a highly malignant brain tumor known as medullablastoma. Devorah Teicher Cohen, Refael Elisha’s mother...

Rozen: ‘Jewish Senators’ Hold Sway on Iran Debate

Al Monitor reporter has history of controversial statements about Jewish politicians Foreign policy experts criticized reporter Laura Rozen for tweeting, and then deleting, controversial...

Media: American Who Disappeared in Iran Worked for CIA

Three media outlets are reporting that an American man who mysteriously disappeared nearly seven years ago in Iran was conducting a rogue operation for...

Revealed: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters an Anti-Semite!

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which once defended former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters from accusations of anti-semitism, announced on Thursday, December 12 , that...

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