Religious Freedoms are worse in China and Afghanistan
US: Religious persecution up in Afghanistan, China
Officials Evacuate Residents as Typhoon Approaches
Thousands of residents in the country's northeast are evacuated
Fierce Storms Claim Lives in Midwest
At least 13 people are dead after fierce storms that tore through the Midwest overnight.
Taliban Claims Responsibility to Bombing
The Taliban says the blast was to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden
Category: General News
Gun Debate In Senate Today
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate launches an emotionally charged debate today on new gun restrictions. But, the first scheduled vote is on an effort by conservatives to scuttle a Democratic bill. Two leading conservative senators, Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania are proposing compromise legislation that would extend required federal background checks to gun shows and online transactions. It would exempt only noncommercial, personal transactions from the checks.