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  • It Is Well with My Soul

    It Is Well with My Soul

    Ella Mae Johnson shares the wisdom garnered in more than a century of courageous and generous living.

  • Hutaree: Why is the Midwest a hotbed of militia activity?

    Hutaree: Why is the Midwest a hotbed of militia activity?

    Michigan is second only to Texas in the number of 'patriot' groups, including militias like the Hutaree. It has a long tradition of spawning antigovernment groups.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/29

    A zookeeper holds the beak of a Caribbean flamingo at Chester Zoo in northern England on March 29. The zoo's 87 flamingos are being measured, weighed, and microchipped for the first time in a decade as part of a check-up.

  • Hutaree militia arrests point to tripling of militias since 2008

    Hutaree militia arrests point to tripling of militias since 2008

    Federal authorities arrested nine members of the Hutaree militia, a fringe Christian group in Michigan, this weekend. The indictment alleges that the group was planning to kill law-enforcement officers as part of a plan to 'levy war' on the United States.

  • ESOP: Employee ownership of companies on the rise

    ESOP: Employee ownership of companies on the rise

    The ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Plan – is, slowly, on the rise. These worker-owned businesses are more productive and could benefit the American economy.

  • In Pictures Sarah Palin and John McCain

    2008 Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain of Arizona and his running mate Sarah Palin take the stage at a campaign event in Lancaster, Penn. on September 9, 2008.

  • Pentagon wants $33 billion more for war in Afghanistan

    Pentagon wants $33 billion more for war in Afghanistan

    The Pentagon's request for a $33 billion war supplemental for Afghanistan has Congress concerned about long-term costs. Training Afghan security forces, for instance, could take years.

  • US 'report card' on reading: 8th-graders gain, 4th-graders don't

    US 'report card' on reading: 8th-graders gain, 4th-graders don't

    Reading among 4th-graders did not improve for the first time since 2003, the latest NAEP scores show. The report, known as the 'nation's report card,' shows a slight gain among 8th-graders.

  • In Pictures Somali pirates

    British Royal Marines and sailors from the Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose intercept a pirate gang in the Somali basin on Oct. 14, 2010. Cyber attacks, terrorism, inter-state conflict and natural hazards are the top threats to British security, officials said, a day before a major military review due to include deep spending cuts.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/23

    On March 23, volunteer Cara Bround holds a ten-day-old Sykes Monkey being cared for at the Colobus Trust Rescue Center near Mombasa after its mother was electrocuted. According to the Trust, the population of Sykes Monkeys have gone down from 800 three years ago to 600.