10 Biggest News Stories of 2015

10 Biggest News Stories of 2015

This year was a big one in terms of impactful news stories. Some stories were great, others were sad, tragic, or even bizarre. Here are the top 10 biggest news stories of 2015, not in order of importance.   Same-sex … More »

Hostage Situation in Northern France Near Belgium Border

Hostage Situation in Northern France Near Belgium Border

UPDATE: Reportedly all the hostages are now safe. Situation seems to be winding down as police vehicles leave #Roubaix pic.twitter.com/EjbAinNz6K — Dan Rivers (@danieljerivers) November 24, 2015 #Roubaix: all hostages are safe now. (Regional authorities via @francetvinfo) — Stefan de … More »

Teacher in France Attacked by ISIS Sympathizers

Teacher in France Attacked by ISIS Sympathizers

Tensions have been high in France and across Europe ever since last week’s ISIS-sponsored attack on Paris killed 129 civilians and wounded several hundred more. On Wednesday, a group of three alleged ISIS supporters violently attacked a teacher at a … More »

How to Tame Religious Terrorists

How to Tame Religious Terrorists

Defeating an enemy such as politicized Islam is a multi-front battle — police, military, diplomatic, cultural and philosophical. Any fight is triggered by short-term, local disagreements. But long-term, generalized conflicts are always about abstract principles in collision. As with neo-Nazis, … More »