ISIS takes aim at Iraq’s ancient past

By Ramsen Shamon The Islamic State, or ISIS, is using everything from sledgehammers to bulldozers to rewrite Iraq’s cultural history, a priceless legacy of art and archaeology that they consider inappropriate according to their interpretation of the Quran. A recent video released by ISIS showcases their destruction of historical objects in Mosul’s museum, some dating back […]

Facing the supernatural – fact or fable?

By Ramsen Shamon When Minnie Wilson, 64, was a child growing up in Bassfield, Miss., she grew accustomed to seeing things she considered supernatural. The retired factory worker who now lives in LaGrange usually kept quiet about her otherworldly experiences, fearful that no one would believe her.