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August 8, 2008, 7:30 PM EDT
   Washington, D.C. ( - The Pray at the Pump Movement wants more than just lower gas prices – they are now asking that “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno join them at the pump to pray.  
August 6, 2008, 7:16 PM EDT
A new poll shows that neither major party presidential candidate has won the hearts and votes of the majority of women voters, but one in five women who voted for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primaries plans to vote for Sen. John McCain in November.
August 6, 2008, 11:08 AM EDT
Americans should question Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-Ill.) commitment to Christianity based on his “disregard” for unborn life, well-known black conservative author and activist Star Parker said.
July 30, 2008, 6:41 AM EDT
( - Immigration reform advocates, including Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, are calling for an end to Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids at businesses that knowingly hire large numbers of illegal aliens.   Meanwhile, a report published Tuesday by a Washington think tank shows that raids, along with other enforcement measures, are doing exactly what they are supposed to do: reducing the number of foreigners illegally working and residing in the United States.   
July 28, 2008, 6:27 PM EDT
( - Christian groups are calling on the University of Minnesota at Morris to discipline a professor who has apparently carried out his threat to desecrate both the Eucharist and the Koran. At the same time, the president of an agnostic and atheist group has called on people to speak out against the “barbaric ritual” of Catholics partaking of the Eucharist.   A Muslim group in the United States, meanwhile, is dismissing the episode as the behavior of a “bigot.”  
July 7, 2008, 8:33 PM EDT
( - A Minnesota pastor may be getting his wish: an IRS audit and probe. Americans United for Separation of Church and State, a liberal group, this week called on the Internal Revenue Service to investigate whether Pastor Gus Booth violated his church's tax-exempt status by delivering a politically charged sermon to his congregation in May.Speaking from his pulpit, Pastor Booth had told the congregation of Warroad Community Church last weekend: "If you are a Christian, you cannot support a candidate like Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton."
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
( - Amnesty International USA brought a life-sized replica of a Guantanamo Bay prison cell to Washington on Wednesday. But amenities provided to prisoners -- bedding, toiletries, a copy of the Koran and three meals a day -- were nowhere mentioned.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
Washington ( - Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) unveiled a proposal Wednesday that they say could help curb rising oil and food costs. They said the increases are largely attributable to the influence of big investors such as pension funds and other institutional entities in the financial markets.At a news conference on Capitol Hill, the senators said they hope to use government regulations and oversight to prevent market manipulation and ease the burden of what they said are "artificially high prices."
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
On the Spot ( - With the Supreme Court's decision over the District of Columbia's handgun ban looming, residents and visitors in the nation's capital, in speaking with Cybercast News Service, expressed concern over the direction the Court may take. The decision, which is expected this week, will determine the future of Washington's 32-year-old ban on individuals owning handguns. Cybercast News Service sampled opinions of D.C. residents and visitors on the ban and on whether they support individual gun ownership.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
Washington ( - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan refused to allow Cybercast News Service and other reporters to ask questions at a meeting they held Thursday as part of the U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue.
July 7, 2008, 8:24 PM EDT
( - As the price of oil continues to rise, some are turning to God and prayer for an answer to their financial troubles.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
( - What started as a simple case of parent-child disagreement has turned into what some fear is a precedent-setting ruling. In Quebec, a 12-year-old girl repeatedly ignored her father's rules and posted a profile of herself at an online dating site. Her father then grounded her from attending her sixth grade field trip. The punishment lasted as long as it took the girl to notify her court-appointed lawyer, have the judge "fast-track" the case, and ultimately get her punishment overturned by a Quebec Superior Court.
July 7, 2008, 8:06 PM EDT
( - Americans from across the nation tuned in to hear the "un-told" stories behind the war on terror at last Thursday's "From the Frontlines" Web-based telethon. The program, which ran for eight hours, was presented to raise money to deliver thousands of care packages to U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan - and it succeeded, pulling in more than $1 million, $500,000 above its goal.