Repairing the American soul

by Jim Fletcher -- It can't be a coincidence that I finished reading a wonderful new book, "What So Proudly We Hail: The American Soul in Story, Speech, and Song" just as more…

Texas teen spared forced abortion – for 2 weeks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, January 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Texas court has extended a temporary restraining order to prevent a 14-year-old girl from undergoing a forced abortion for more…

Outgoing Miss. Gov. Barbour pardons 8 killers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Outgoing Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is leaving office trailed by controversy about pardons -- issued over the course of his two terms in office -- to eight convicted killers more…

N.J. Democrats pledge push for 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- New Jersey Democratic lawmakers Monday said they will fast-track bills to legalize gay marriage, echoing promises made by state officials in Maryland and Washington state. “I made a more…

U.S. runs in red for 39th straight month

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The federal government ran a deficit in December, marking the 39th straight month in the red, according to preliminary estimates Monday by the Congressional Budget Office, continuing a more…

Supreme Court weighs TV curse-word policy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering whether government regulators still may police the airwaves for curse words and other coarse content at a time when so many more…

Kristy McNichol comes out as lesbian

by -NO AUTHOR- -- LOS ANGELES — Former child star Kristy McNichol, star of 1970s TV shows "Family" and "Empty Nest", came out as a lesbian on Monday, in a public gesture to more…