In the first month home from war, one Marine routinely searched his darkened bedroom for the rifle he’d left in Iraq, while another Marine shunned his favorite nightspot for fear that someone in the club might carry a gun.
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The Statue of Liberty no longer towers over huddled masses these days. Instead, at her feet sit Dumpsters filled with debris, piles of dirt and bricks ripped from the walkway that once led tourists around Liberty Island.
On the stand, Jodi Arias describes her sexual relationship with Travis Alexander on a weekend getaway in Ehrenberg, AZ.
The day after the Brazil nightclub fire, Mattheus Bortolotto described what he experienced to a local television station: “The emergency exits did not work, and then I lost my friend in the confusion. Then a girl died in my arms. I felt her heart stop beating.”
Jennifer Tyrrell cried when she got the news Monday that the Boy Scouts of America may be changing its policy to admit gays and lesbians as Scouts and leaders.
First Read: A bipartisan group of senators formally unveiled an immigration reform framework that they hope the Senate could pass “in overwhelming and bipartisan fashion” by late spring or early summer.
The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions.
Residents of Newtown, Conn., the scene of a school massacre in which 20 children and six adults were killed last month, were expected to participate in a Washington march for gun control on Saturday alongside activists, politicians and actors.
It could soon cost you more to shop with a credit card at some stores. Starting Sunday, merchants who accept credit cards issued by Visa and MasterCard will be allowed to add a 4 percent service charge to the purchase price.
Wilhelm Thiem may be 72 but he celebrated his first real birthday in November. Abducted in Poland by Nazi troops aged two, Thiem spent most of his life looking for his true identity.
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