Last month, Ebony Wilkerson, a pregnant mother of three, drove her minivan into the ocean off the coast of Daytona Beach, Fla. The South Carolina woman and her three children—ages 3, 9 and 11—were all in the van. Their lives were saved by a couple of good Samaritans and fast-acting police.Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
During the violence-laden years between 1984 and 1996, policymakers scrambled to find a way to throttle crime. In 1991, the national murder rate was 9.8 per 100,000 people. By 2012, the rate fell to 4.7, according to FBI data.
Motive is the most important element of any action.I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
The Rev. Fred Phelps, provocateur-in-chief of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., recently died at 84. The death of a pastor from a tiny Kansas church normally wouldn’t be national news, but Phelps and his flock gained infamy for turning...
The U.S. Army announced it was dropping sexual-assault charges against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair in exchange for his plea to less-serious charges of misconduct. The plea bargain would end the trial of the highest-ranking officer ever to face such...
Earlier this month President Barack Obama set a record that if I become commander in chief will never be broached. He spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than 90 minutes about the invasion of the Crimean region of the Ukraine.
I’m re-thinking my poppy seed bagel habit.I’m also concerned about the gin and tonics I like to drink on my deck during hot weather.
When President Barack Obama was running for office in 2008 he used “change” as a part of his campaign slogan. Obviously, it struck a chord with the American public. He is now in year five of his change agenda.
It’s not the kind of shift you can feel beneath your feet, but make no mistake, America is undergoing some seismic changes.Recent studies present us with a glimpse of a future America we couldn’t have envisioned even 25 years ago.
And in this corner … .A fight is brewing, and the control of the Republican Party is at stake. That fight would headline any pay-per-view event but with a wide-open 2016 presidential election on the horizon, the stakes are a lot higher.
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