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How far will it spread? A New York doctor has tested positive for Ebola

How far will it spread? A New York doctor has tested positive for Ebola Watch

U.S.

A New York doctor who had recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola, the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United ...

Dinosaur with freakishly big arms even more amazing than believed

Dinosaur with freakishly big arms even more amazing than believed Watch

Green

Paleontologists had long been mystified by the dinosaur known as "deinocheirus mirificus." Since the 1960s, only the huge arms of the prehistoric ...

Same-sex couples line up to be wed in Wyoming

Same-sex couples line up to be wed in Wyoming Watch

U.S.

Same-sex couples began lining up around the block in Wyoming for marriage licenses this week. U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl, appointed by ...

Into the wrong hands: ISIS fighters seize weapons from U.S. airdrop

Into the wrong hands: ISIS fighters seize weapons from U.S. airdrop Watch

Middle East

Islamic State fighters are believed to have seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by the U.S. The payload reportedly missed besieged ...

Will they riot after this? Autopsy, analysis shows officer Wilson was telling the truth

Will they riot after this? Autopsy, analysis shows officer Wilson was telling the truth Watch

U.S.

New evidence from Ferguson Missouri seems to vindicate the testimony of officer Darren Wilson, showing that the fatal shooting of Michael Brown ...

'War does not begin in the battlefield. Wars begin in the heart,' Pope Francis says

'War does not begin in the battlefield. Wars begin in the heart,' Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

Speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis addressed the topic of war. With the majority of the world engaged in ...

At least ten people injured in Cairo explosion

At least ten people injured in Cairo explosion Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

At least ten people, including six policemen were injured at an explosion in front of Egypt's Cairo University this week. Unrest continue to roil ...

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State Watch

Americas

Details are beginning to emerge in a terrorist attack in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Corporal Nathan Cirillo was "murdered in cold blood" as ...

Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

Making a Difference - Newly beatified pope championed justice and peace

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

With numerous armed conflicts raging in various parts of the world, and the Vietnam War worsening, Pope Paul VI on Oct. 4, 1965 proclaimed before the ...

Is this a sign of things to come? 2014 midterm most expensive on record

Is this a sign of things to come? 2014 midterm most expensive on record Watch

U.S.

Well underway, the 2014 midterms are set to be the most expensive midterms ever, according to projections that the Center for Responsive Politics ...

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy

Thursday, October 23 - Homily: How to Die in Peace and Joy Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Ignatius explains that we must be ready for death at any moment by living a life of virtue, in imitation of the saints who looked forward to ...

So this is how they win? Democrats caught red handed in Illinois voter fraud!

So this is how they win? Democrats caught red handed in Illinois voter fraud! Watch

Politics & Policy

The city well known for its leftist-leaning voter corruption is at it again, after a Republican candidate found that all his votes were being ...

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions

Have we passed the tipping point? Drug resistant tuberculosis could kill millions Watch

Health

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that multidrug resistant tuberculosis (TB) is reaching a tipping point, with about 480,000 new ...

From the infected could come life! Blood from recovered Ebola patients could hold key to stopping outbreak

From the infected could come life! Blood from recovered Ebola patients could hold key to stopping outbreak Watch

Africa

A new tool in the fight against Ebola could come from those who have been infected with the disease and lived.

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart

Couple married 73 years die 28 hours apart Watch

Marriage & Family

Helen and Joe Auer had been married in 1941. Joe was a proud World War II veteran. Helen bore her husband 10 children. After it was all said and ...

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father

HORRIFIC video shows Islamic State stoning Yazidi woman - by group of men, including HER father Watch

Middle East

A sickening video of a young woman being stoned to death by a group of men, which includes her own father. Has been released by Islamic State. ...

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!'

Yazidi woman 'I've been raped 30 times and it's not even lunchtime!' Watch

Middle East

A young Yazidi woman held captive by the Islamic State for repeated sexual abuse says that she was raped 30 times in just a few hours. Kept ...

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED

Six times as many people are executed in China as the rest of the world COMBINED Watch

Asia Pacific

The Dui Hua Foundation, a San Francisco-based human rights group, said that China executed 2,400 prisoners last year.

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result

Americans thinking healthy, and Coca-Cola and McDonald's suffer as a result Watch

Home & Food

It's fast and inexpensive and not good for you - and since Americans are becoming more health conscious, or desire higher quality fare, such ...

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial Watch

Americas

By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There have been multiple gunmen and gunshots in Canada's capital of Ottawa, and at least one Canadian service man was shot in what may be-but is ...

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location

Catholic school forbids Hollywood lesbian drama from shooting on location Watch

U.S.

While actresses Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are big names in filmland, their largesse didn't get them past the authorities at Salesian High ...

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy

MASSIVE FAILURE - Good money after bad in Obama opium strategy Watch

Asia Pacific

Despite American and Coalition expenditures in Afghanistan, that country has produced a record crop of opium. The crop is important because it is ...

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries

New documentary reveals King Tut had a club foot and other startling discoveries Watch

Africa

King Tutankhamun, or as he is more commonly know, "King Tut" was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ruled over much of the civilized world until his ...

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response

On the Feast of St. John Paul II, His Prophetic Warning to the U.S. Requires a Response Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

In an address given during that 1976 Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia for the bicentennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of ...

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent

Wednesday, October 22 - Homily: St. Peter of Alcantara, Penitent Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter of Alcantara, a Franciscan, who lived a life of extraordinary penance.  He contrasts this spirit ...

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety?

ACTIVE SHOOTER - Kids, teachers, community terrorized by admin, police at Thompson Jr. HS in Bakersfield in the name of safety? Watch

News

The latest school shooting did not make the national news yesterday because allegedly it was an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated against kids ...

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market

Is it a sign of impending collapse? Financial savant Warren Buffett loses two billion in stock market Watch

Business & Economics

Warren Buffett, the man known for focusing on long-term investment performance as apposed to making the quick buck, has lost $2 million in ...

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option

How would you like to handle acid with your bare hands? For many in Bangladesh, this is their only option Watch

Asia Pacific

There is a dark side in the growing labor sector of Bangladesh, one that makes workers look decades older than they are.