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
New Session of Congress
The new session of congress convenes today. There will be dozens of first time representatives, but once they get down to business, the same divisive issues remain, including reducing the deficit and what to do about the borrowing limit. The outgoing speaker of the house took a lot of criticism yesterday for not voting on government help for the victims of Superstorm Sandy, so he changed his mind and the new congress will vote on that tomorrow.