Pat Flaherty

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Francis Chan Meets Some Jehovah's Witnesses

North Korea Detains Another Christian Missionary

Australian missionary John Short was scheduled to return to China this Friday from a group tour to North Korea. But a day after landing in the …

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The Intelligent-Design Theory That Inspired Darwin

Creationism and evolution may be bitter rivals today. But they share a common ancestor.<p>Earlier this week, young-earth creationist Ken Ham and “Science Guy” Bill Nye engaged in a well-publicized debate at the Creation Museum in Kentucky. It was generally been framed as a contest between science and …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

N. Korea urges foreigners in S. Korea to evacuate

BEIJING – North Korea threatened "thermo-nuclear war" on Tuesday as it warned foreigners to leave South Korea to avoid harm in the event of war.<p>The threat came on a day when the North also closed a joint industrial zone that had remained the only functioning example of cross-border cooperation with …

US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in …

Israel offers muted response to Gaza rockets

Rockets from the Gaza Strip were again fired at southern Israel this week, but Israelis responded in a remarkably restrained manner.<p>After three rockets were launched Tuesday in the general direction of the town of Sderot, Israeli forces replied with two missiles in early hours Wednesday morning …

North Korea could inflict significant damage in attack

WASHINGTON – North Korea's massive but poorly trained and equipped military could cause significant damage in the early stages of an attack on its southern neighbor.<p>But any attack would ultimately be repulsed by superior U.S. and South Korean forces, military analysts say.<p>It's unclear how serious …