Boy Scouts resisted background checks on leaders
After reports of widespread sexual abuse of children in the late 1980s, several leading youth organizations began conducting criminal background checks of volunteers and staff members.
West Point chapel hosts its first same-sex wedding
Cadet Chapel, the landmark Gothic church that is a center for spiritual life at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.
Our Time: Depression more serious as we age
Depression is sometimes mistaken for lack of rest, medications
What's going on in the brain of a cheater?
America does love a good sex scandal, almost as much as the British do, and the Petraeus, um, affair has been an especially juicy one.
Female service members sue over combat exclusion policy
Four female service members filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to overturn the Pentagon's exclusion of women from many combat roles
Use of undercover stings is subject of debate
Undercover sting operations, in which authorities seek individuals they think would be willing and able to carry out terrorist attacks in the United States, have generated controversy.
Larry Hagman as J.R.: A TV villain for all ages
Actor who also starred in 'I Dream of Jeannie," died Friday at age 81.
Slate: What not to buy on Black Friday
For several years, I've cautioned readers to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving doing something much more productive with their time-like, say, writing emails to your favorite four-star general.
Internal emails offer details on bin Laden burial
Emails released in Freedom of Information request from the Associated Press. Traditional Islamic burial procedures followed
Documentary: Inmate may be involved in OJ case
The Investigation Discovery show, “My Brother the Serial Killer,” will air Wednesday.
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