| Dec 9, 2013
MIDDLETOWN — Graveyards are sacred, but for many Native Americans their journey into the spirit world was interrupted when their ancient burial grounds were dug up in the name of science. For example, in 1948, the University of California Berkeley boasted to Life magazine that the university held in storage "more than 10,000 Indian skeletons, many of them complete."
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
What's so wrong with palm oil, from the palm trees that bear fruit, not coconuts?
Well, if you listen to environmentalists and animal-rights advocates along with nutrition and health experts, they'll tell you it's something close to poison.
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues.
East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:13 PM
With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller – but at least they believed their money would be safe.
By the 1950s, though, banks were eager for a friendlier image...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
By Caroline Stauffer
SAO PAULO, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government's plan
to resolve widespread land disputes between farmers and Indians
is meeting opposition from both sides, increasing tensions in
South America's bread basket.
Farmers say the...