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Personal assistant to Mississippi Senator arrested for trafficking meth and date rape drugs

Personal assistant to Mississippi Senator arrested for trafficking meth and date rape drugs Watch

U.S.

A Mississippi Senator's personal assistant has been charged with trafficking drugs from China to use as payment for sexual favors. An ...

THE SELLOUT OF AMERICA: Rich agenda-driven networks gain heavy influence in American politics

THE SELLOUT OF AMERICA: Rich agenda-driven networks gain heavy influence in American politics Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hillary Clinton's top Democratic money man, Jon Cooper, has halted all fundraising activities for her presidential campaign after he decided he could ...

Real life Rapunzel: Indian girl dreams of holding world record for longest hair - it's seven feet long!

Real life Rapunzel: Indian girl dreams of holding world record for longest hair - it's seven feet long! Watch

Asia Pacific

Hailed by some as "the Indian Rapunzel," Smita Srivastava, of Allahabad holds several awards for the extreme length of her hair. At ...

Long-lost tomb of Teotihuacan's first king may be closer with exciting new discovery

Long-lost tomb of Teotihuacan's first king may be closer with exciting new discovery Watch

Americas

A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a long lost royal tomb in the bowels of Teotihuacan has made an exciting discovery. Sergio Gomez has found ...

Oregon bakers who refused to make lesbian wedding cake get $100K from online fundraiser

Oregon bakers who refused to make lesbian wedding cake get $100K from online fundraiser Watch

U.S.

The bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa, in the Portland suburb of Gresham, made international headlines when they refused to make a wedding cake for a ...

Covered California IN TROUBLE with massive deficit and low enrollment

Covered California IN TROUBLE with massive deficit and low enrollment Watch

Politics & Policy

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The fate of California's newest health insurance exchange, Covered California, may be short after they face high budget deficits and low enrollment ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 11:19-26, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 87:1-7, Gospel: John 10:22-30

St. Peter Chanel: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

St. Peter Chanel: Saint of the Day for Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Watch

Saints

In St. Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr (Feast day - April 28) The protomartyr of the South Seas, St. Peter Chanel was born in 1803 at Clet in the ...

Birthday Prayers #1: Prayer of the Day for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Prayers

For the Birthday of a family member Heavenly Father, We praise You for all Your gifts to us. In a special way, We thank You for (name). Bless ...

Extremely rare 'adorable' Pocket Shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Extremely rare 'adorable' Pocket Shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico Watch

Green

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Thirty-six years ago, a pocket shark was discovered off the Peru coast, and just recently, another pocket shark, reported to be only the second one ...

Invisibility achieved with innovative 3D virtual reality headset

Invisibility achieved with innovative 3D virtual reality headset Watch

Technology

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be invisible? At the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, the neuroscientists came up with an ...

Middle Eastern high school student suspended for using fake bomb during prom proposal

Middle Eastern high school student suspended for using fake bomb during prom proposal Watch

Marriage & Family

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Senior student Ibrahim Ahmad, 18, from LA Center High School, was been suspended last week for a stunt he did in school for the upcoming prom. In ...

 NASA steps up in discovering extraterrestrial life

NASA steps up in discovering extraterrestrial life Watch

Green

By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

NASA's chief scientist Ellen Stofan, stated at a Washington panel discussion, that in a decade or so, there will be strong indications of life ...

Infant Exposure: Newborn Baby Rescued from a Dumpster Reunited with Hero Who Saved Him

Infant Exposure: Newborn Baby Rescued from a Dumpster Reunited with Hero Who Saved Him

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

Michael Buelna is a Police Officer in Santa Ana, California. In 1989 he heard a sound coming from a trash bin. When he looked closely, he ...

The Obama Administration to bring waves of immigrants to refugee settlements in the United States

The Obama Administration to bring waves of immigrants to refugee settlements in the United States Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Obama administration is no less than discreet. From the "Strengthening Communities by Welcoming All Residents: A Federal Strategic Action Plan on ...

Apr 27 - Homily: Our Lady of Good Counsel

Apr 27 - Homily: Our Lady of Good Counsel Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Alan on the importance of the gift of counsel and why Our Lady is Mother of Good Counsel and how this relates to the Franciscans of the ...

Apr 26 - Homily: True and Good Shepherd

Apr 26 - Homily: True and Good Shepherd Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Fr. Alan on what makes a good shepherd and a good sheep. Jesus the Good Shepherd knows his sheep and his sheep know Him. Father compares this to ...

HIV cases in Indiana spike to unprecedented levels causing a public health emergency

HIV cases in Indiana spike to unprecedented levels causing a public health emergency Watch

Health

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There has been an outbreak of HIV infection in Indiana, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With a small population in ...

Lifting the Christian flag on Georgian government grounds raises concerns

Lifting the Christian flag on Georgian government grounds raises concerns Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After seeking legal recommendations, Cochran, Georgia was advised not to raise the traditional Christian flag outside City Hall. However, the city ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger's surprising response to why he accepts never becoming President of the United States

Arnold Schwarzenegger's surprising response to why he accepts never becoming President of the United States Watch

Celebrity

By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Hollywood actor and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger declared his gratitude for the United States of America. Despite being born ...

California's extreme drought causes rodents to raid homes

California's extreme drought causes rodents to raid homes Watch

U.S.

By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Rodents are being forced to forage into houses and residences for water to survive during the high temperature in California causing an extreme ...

'Peace be with You'

'Peace be with You'

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

"On the evening of that first day of the week," according to the Gospel of John, "when the doors were locked, where the disciples were... Jesus came ...

It just might be the largest eruption ever! Fire in the belly - much more magma underneath Yellowstone volcano than thought

It just might be the largest eruption ever! Fire in the belly - much more magma underneath Yellowstone volcano than thought Watch

U.S.

A research group, using seismic technology to scan Yellowstone National Park's depths has made a literally earth-shaking discovery. ...

Daily Readings for Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 11:19-26, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 87:1-7, Gospel: John 10:22-30

St. Zita: Saint of the Day for Monday, April 27, 2015

St. Zita: Saint of the Day for Monday, April 27, 2015

Saints

St. Zita was born into a poor but holy Christian family. Her older sister became a Cistercian nun and her uncle Graziano was a hermit whom the local ...

Prayer for the Dead # 2: Prayer of the Day for Monday, April 27, 2015

Prayers

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

Six years of snooping: U.S. unveils six-year-old report on NSA activity

Six years of snooping: U.S. unveils six-year-old report on NSA activity Watch

Politics & Policy

If no legislation rules otherwise, the Patriot Act surveillance law will expire this coming June 1. This would not only affect National Security ...

HELP ON THE WAY? Malaria vaccine found to cut cases in half - lives of children could be spared

HELP ON THE WAY? Malaria vaccine found to cut cases in half - lives of children could be spared Watch

Health

A new "jab" - or vaccination against malaria could prevent millions of cases and save the lives of millions of children in developing nations, ...

Thousands dead in Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years

Thousands dead in Nepal's worst earthquake in 81 years Watch

Asia Pacific

Thousands are reported dead, and many more people remain unaccounted for after a devastating earthquake in Nepal. In the capital city of ...

House of Representatives may subpoena Hillary Clinton's personal e-mail server

House of Representatives may subpoena Hillary Clinton's personal e-mail server Watch

Politics & Policy

The House of Representatives may subpoena Hillary Clinton's personal e-mail server if she does not voluntarily surrender it for examination by an ...

HUNG OVER? Try the ancient Egyptian cure - of a garland of laurel leaves

HUNG OVER? Try the ancient Egyptian cure - of a garland of laurel leaves Watch

Health

There may be a reason behind all those surviving artworks of drunken, ancient Roman revelers wearing garlands about their heads. In a stash of ...

ALTERING EMBRYOS: China becoming 'Wild West' in genetic research

ALTERING EMBRYOS: China becoming 'Wild West' in genetic research Watch

Health

Critics warn that China is swiftly becoming the "Wild West" of genetic research. Researchers at the Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou have ...