For average, everyday lonely Americans like Fred, flipping through television channels on a Saturday night has become a ritual.
Still waiting for replies to women he queried on a dating site, Fred finishes off his second pint of ice cream as he comes across a peculiar sight on network TV.
"I was just looking for a good action flick to watch, when I saw Hillary Clinton awkwardly standing around with a couple other guys," explains the man who lives in his parents' basement. more >>
Outspoken evangelist the Reverend Franklin Graham has stated that the attacks in Paris and Beirut have shown that "Islam has declared war on the world."
In a statement posted on his Facebook page Monday evening, the head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association also mentioned other brutal attacks by Islamic terrorists.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin who was also the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee says she is willing to run for office again if God opens the door.
"I would [consider a run for office] because ... we know that we're equipped with passions, with interests, we're given those by our creator," said Palin while promoting her latest book, Sweet Freedom, a devotional, on Fox News Radio with host Brian Kilmeade.
"And they're put in us not to frustrate us or tease us, or to just sit on those interests or those gifts of talent — but they're to put us on a road toward fulfillment, toward productivity, ultimately helping other people. And I know that built within me is certainly passion for this country," she said. more >>
As concerns mount in the U.S. and Europe about the background of Syrian refugees, police in Turkey arrested eight suspects Wednesday who are believed to be Islamic State militants.
The alleged terrorists posing as refugees were arrested in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. According to the Daily Express, one of the eight men had a hand-drawn picture of a route that would have them traveling through several European countries and eventually into Germany.
Turkish media claimed the alleged imposters arrived from Casablanca, Morocco, on Tuesday. Turkey has an estimated million and a half refugees who have fled IS and is a main transition point for some refugees, many whom are trying to make their way to Western Europe. more >>
Pro-lifers criticized Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's comment that the Congressional intervention during the Terri Schiavo case was "much ado about nothing."
The Washington Post reported Friday that a reporter asked the retired neuro-surgeon his thoughts about the infamous legal dispute between Schiavo's husband and her family over whether to continue her feeding tube.
"We face those kinds of issues all the time and while I don't believe in euthanasia, you have to recognize that people that are in that condition do have a series of medical problems that occur that will take them out," declared Carson. more >>
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has vowed that church outreach programs to refugees will continue operating despite politicians, mainly Republicans, calling for America's borders to be closed off.
"We at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and Catholic Charities, we are always open to helping families who come into the United States in need of help," said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, who is president of the USCCB, according to Catholic News Service.
"We have that tradition of doing it and we're going to contribute." more >>