Shooting Rocks Hofstra
Hofstra University students gather on Friday near the house where another student and an intruder were killed during an early-morning break-in. A 21-year-old Hofstra University student and a robbery suspect were killed early Friday during a …
Friendly fire led to officer’s shooting during Boston manhunt
Watertown, Massachusetts (CNN)– In the days after last month’s Boston marathon bombings, the city was on edge. Residents were holed up in their homes, under strict orders not to leave. Investigators sifted through countless hours of …
Afghanistan to ask India for military aid
In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013, photo, Afghan Army soldiers gather at a military training facility in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. / AP Photo KABUL, Afghanistan An aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he will seek military aid from …
Police: 2nd suspect arrested in New Orleans Mother’s Day parade shooting
This May 16, 2013 booking photo released by the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriffs Office shows Akein Scott after being charged with 20 counts of attempted second degree murder in relation to the Mothers Day parade shooting in New Orleans last Sunday.
EMILY’s List Highlights Military Sexual Assault Fight By Women In Congress
WASHINGTON — EMILY’s List, the progressive women’s advocacy group focused on electing Democratic women to public office, is spotlighting legislation women have proposed in the House and the Senate to change the culture of military sexual assault.
Thurston shooting: Terrible day still intrudes, but former students have found different ways to deal with fear, grief
Vivid images of the day Kipland P. Kinkel walked into Thurston High School … grabbing breakfast or talking to friends in the cafeteria when a hail of bullets changed their lives and outlook on life. In some cases, it ended up shaping their futures.
Sexual assaults in military: ‘Little monsters’ now in charge
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin.
Police: Fatal NYC shooting an anti-gay hate crime
Kelly said police were looking into possible links between the incidents. The shooting was shocking in a city where in many neighborhoods same-sex couples walk freely holding hands. It also comes at a time when the gay marriage movement is …