Jacob Melancon

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Crypt Believed to Be Jesus’ Tomb Opened for First Time in Centuries

JERUSALEM — The only mystical power visible was the burning light from seven tapered candles. And yet for ages, the tomb that sits at the center of history has captured the imaginations of millions around the world.<p>For centuries, no one looked inside — until last week, when a crew of specialists …

State Fair of Texas taste test: This year's winning foods are a letdown

If you go to the State Fair of Texas with the ambition to taste-test all eight Big Tex Choice Awards finalists, take this unusual suggestion this …

The Best Coffee Roasters in All 50 States

Americans have an intimate relationship with their coffee. It’s the drink that gets them going, the first hit of flavor in their day. It’s the …

8 Phrases to Learn Before Traveling Abroad

These tips (and a bit of charm) go a lot farther than a pocket dictionary.<p>It's hard to overstate the merits of traveling internationally. Aside from the joys of getting your passport stamped and some killer Instagram shots out of it, the bigger picture is that it helps expand your worldview, …

Homicides in Mexico have reached a grisly milestone

Violence in Mexico has been on the rise in recent months as fragmented criminal organizations clash around the country, competing with Mexican authorities and one another for control of illegal enterprises.<p>Data released by the Mexican government reveals that homicides, perhaps the most visible …

This Just Out: Ten People Taken from a Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta​

At least ten members of a Mexican criminal gang are said to have been abducted.

ISIS Orders Its Franchises to Kill Christians

The coup that replaced Boko Haram's leader puts the ISIS subsidiary's focus on killing Christians in hopes it can unite, expand, and endure.<p>WARRI, …

Sacramento pastor, amid backlash, defends sermon praising Orlando killings

A YouTube video in which a Sacramento Baptist church pastor praised the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida and called the victims pedophiles and predators was removed Tuesday for violating the website's policy on hate speech.<p>The pastor, however, defended his comments Tuesday in …

Teriyaki and Pineapple Chicken Recipe

"This is a real yummy recipe. Serve it over a bed of rice. The leftovers go nicely in a whole wheat pita the next day for a warm delicious lunch. …