Marissa Alexander, the battered mother whose 20-year prison sentence for firing a “warning shot” at her abusive husband attracted nationwide attention, now faces 60 years in prison if she’s reconvicted.
Has polio returned to the United States? Probably not, but news reports in the past couple of days out of California sure have folks at the Centers for Disease Control and several medical groups concerned.
The U.S. Navy will deploy a new “drone-killing laser” this summer on a ship bound for the Middle East, giving it the ability to warn and, if necessary, destroy any fast moving attacks that threaten its vessels.
A new study based on surveys and demographic data compiled over 14 years has found that gay people living in high-prejudice areas are at greater risk of dying prematurely than those living in more accepting communities.