The worst drought in decades now covers two thirds of the United States. And forecasters think the dry conditions will linger well into the fall. Karen Brown is traveling across the nation, investigating the impact. Starting in the parched farmland of northern Texas, she discovered one happy crop that’s thriving in the heat.
Spain’s conservative government has provoked a storm among women’s groups with plans to tighten abortion laws to make the procedure illegal in cases where the foetus is deformed. About 100 people took part in a rally in Madrid’s central Tirso de Molina square on Sunday to protest against the proposed reform which they argue will take Spain back to the… Read more →
The month of August brings us not one, but two full moons. The first will kick off the month on Wednesday (Aug.1), and will be followed by a second on Aug. 31. Some almanacs and calendars assert that when two full moons occur within a calendar month, the second full moon is called a “blue moon.” The full moon that… Read more →
Oregon man is sentenced to 30 days in jail for collecting rain water on his personal property. All due to a law created in 1925 that gives the water commission rites to the water, including water running through your property. Is the law over reaching?
MYFOXNY.COM -The NYPD says it will launch an all-seeing “Domain Awareness System” that combines several streams of information to track both criminals and potential terrorists. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says the city developed the software with Microsoft. The program combines city-wide video surveillance with law enforcement databases, according to Kelly. The Domain Awareness System will include technology deployed in public… Read more →
CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – It doesn’t happen very often, but Colorado had a rare mountain tornado touchdown near Mount Evans. Saturday afternoon at 2:51 pm. Thunderstorms strengthening over the mountains west of Denver were strong enough to produce a weak, short-lived twister. The National Weather Service has analyzed pictures from the area and confirms that it was a bona… Read more →
(multimedia) Joining the discussion regarding the attacks being made on Chick-fil-a’s stance on same sex marriage includes Johnnie Moore of Liberty University and Bishop Rev. Harry R. Jackson.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinians accused U.S.Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday of undermining peace prospects by calling Jerusalem ”the capital of Israel”, ignoring their own claims to the city and most world opinion. Romney used the term on Sunday to sustained applause from his Israeli audience in the Holy City, during a trip to present himself asIsrael’s closest ally ahead of the… Read more →
Some 200,000 people have fled intense fighting in Syria’s second city Aleppo in the past two days, the UN has said. UN humanitarian chief Baroness Valerie Amos said others were trapped in the city and needed urgent help. Government forces launched a ground assault on Saturday after a week of sporadic shelling and sorties by fighter jets. The BBC’s Ian… Read more →
(multimedia) Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday the Second Amendment leaves open the possibility of gun-control legislation, adding to what has become a slow-boiling debate on the issue since the Colorado movie theater massacre earlier this month. Scalia, one of the high court’s most conservative justices, said on “Fox News Sunday” that the majority opinion in the landmark 2008… Read more →