Real economic stimulus: Cheap American oil

Gas prices may drop to just over $1 per gallon in 2015.

Copper held as collateral in China

As copper prices tumble, questions remain how Chinese companies will repay their corporate debt.

Mining and energy companies reconsider investments in West Africa

Liberian president changes mind about the severity of the outbreak -- writes letter to the world begging for help.

Islamic State recruits Muslims in The Philippines

The founder of an international peace movement is concerned that ISIS terrorists are recruiting Filipino Muslims to their cause.

In reversal, Liberian president says ebola has brought country to standstill

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pens letter to the world: This disease respects no borders.

Israel: archaeologists' find confirms presence of Roman occupation army

A 2,000 year old commemorative inscription dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian was uncovered in Jerusalem that according to archaeologist Dr. Rina Avner 'is an extraordinary find of enormous historical importance'.

What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.

Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

A 'revolutionary' document has emerged midway in the Vatican synod on the family that has left prominent Catholic commentators stunned and confused.

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Israel: archaeologists' find confirms presence of Roman occupation army

A 2,000 year old commemorative inscription dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian was uncovered in Jerusalem that according to archaeologist Dr. Rina Avner 'is an extraordinary find of enormous historical importance'.

Mining and energy companies reconsider investments in West Africa

Liberian president changes mind about the severity of the outbreak -- writes letter to the world begging for help.

Islamic State recruits Muslims in The Philippines

The founder of an international peace movement is concerned that ISIS terrorists are recruiting Filipino Muslims to their cause.

In reversal, Liberian president says ebola has brought country to standstill

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pens letter to the world: This disease respects no borders.

What the Vatican synod says and doesn't say about the human family

A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.

Vatican synod on the family: a stream of consciousness

A 'revolutionary' document has emerged midway in the Vatican synod on the family that has left prominent Catholic commentators stunned and confused.

The Vatican's turn from tradition at the Synod on the Family

The document released by the Catholic synod on the family is 'revolutionary', according to accounts. Focusing on supposed 'gifts' of the homosexual lifestyle, it recalls the treatment of homosexual priests who were allowed to molest children.

Evidence emerges that ISIS used chemical weapons on Kurds

WARNING: Graphic images appear to show Kurds in northern Iraq were killed in a chemical weapons attack.

Five Syrian Christians still held by Muslim terrorists

Father Hanna Jallouf and five Christians are being charged with collaboration with Syrian dictator Bashr al-Assad by an Islamic court.

Liberia: Ebola keeps Christians away from church

US health officials contradict President Obama's assurances that Ebola cannot be contracted by sitting adjacent to another person on a bus.

Liberia: Ebola keeps Christians away from church

US health officials contradict President Obama's assurances that Ebola cannot be contracted by sitting adjacent to another person on a bus.

U.S. military can't stop Ebola contagion from Latin America

Marine Corp Gen. John Kelly expressed fears that human traffickers bringing illegal immigrants to the U.S. will also bring Ebola.

Obama has 'given up' on the United States

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, doing the rounds to tout his new memoir, suggested that President Obama approaches problems like a law professor.

Evidence of Asian carp found in Michigan river

Invasive Asian carp species threaten to ruin the sport and commercial fisheries of the Great Lakes. Federal government action is slow.