By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
There's an immeasurably deep cleavage between left and right in America, illustrated vividly in the way Americans regard the Benghazi scandal and outrage. It's in the DNA.
Amanda Berry gave birth to a daughter, Jocelyn, during her hidden years. More than a few people have speculated that having a daughter may have given Amanda Berry the strength and courage to attempt to escape. We may never really know. But Amanda's love for, and pride in, her daughter are moving.
It was the end of an era at Manchester United on Sunday as Ferguson coached his final home match for a club he has led for nearly 27 years. And he had a 38th piece of major silverware to celebrate.
What a blockhead. The man behind the voice of Charlie Brown in the special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," was sentenced Wednesday in a San Diego courtroom on charges of stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon.
The number of names in a secret U.S. database of suspected terrorists has swollen to 875,000 from 540,000 only five years ago, in part because of rule changes introduced after al Qaeda's failed underwear bomb plot in 2009.
Michael Jackson's words and music rang through a courtroom once again on Monday — this time at the start of wrongful death trial — as a lawyer tried to show jurors the pop singer's loving relationship with his mother and children.
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On Oct. 23, 2002, members of the battalion, along with two other Chechen groups seized more than 800 hostages at Moscow's Dubrovka Theater in a dramatic debut for the previously unknown group.
As the agency teeters on the brink of insolvency, leaders of the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday once again took their pleas for help to Capitol Hill.
The deadly bombs that struck the Boston Marathon on Monday were fashioned from large pressure cookers packed with nails and ball bearings and hidden in black bags on the ground, said FBI investigators and a U.S. official briefed on the investigation.
Monday's bomb attack on the Boston Marathon showed a "level of sophistication or training" in the construction and placement of the weapons that could complicate the identification of the culprits, said a former FBI agent who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
A prominent gun-rights advocate claims his group's staff was in the room during the drafting of the recently unveiled proposal to expand gun-purchase background checks and said that "we snookered the other side — they haven't figured it out yet."
The once-brilliant American workforce is permanently scarring itself out of work. Recent headlines suggest 90 million Americans are either out of a job or have given up looking for work altogether. This dismal figure is approximately 28.7 percent of the current U.S. population of 313,900,000.
It's an ill wind that blows nobody good, and a pipeline leaking on somebody else's front yard can be a godsend, too. The environmentalists who were waging a losing war against the proposed Keystone pipeline woke up to the news of a small pipeline leak in Arkansas and thought it was Christmas morning.
An Alabama school district has lifted a ban it had previously on any religious references, including the words "Easter" and "Christmas."