There are hundreds of service members who have been convicted of sex offenses but never appear on any public registry once they leave the military, disappearing into neighborhoods across the country and, in some cases, preying on new victims. Special correspondent Mark Greenblatt of the Scripps News Service reports. Continue reading
Two climbers successfully scaled the near-vertical slab of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park, using their fingers and feet without additional aids. After 19 days, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are the first to free climb the entire granite face. Gwen Ifill talks to Chris Weidner of the Boulder Daily Camera about their pinnacle achievement. Continue reading
California’s Department of Public Health confirmed Monday seven more cases of measles tied to outbreaks from Disney theme parks in California, bringing the total number of infected to 26.
Facebook and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have teamed up to post Amber Alerts on Facebook News Feeds beginning this week. While the alerts, which notify people if a child has gone missing in their area, are currently broadcast through cellphones, television and radio, this marks the first time a social media site will post them.
What should we know about Adnan Syed’s appeal ahead of a decision? Continue reading
The White House’s plans to reduce methane emissions from new natural gas wells could cut potent greenhouse gas emissions roughly in half. Continue reading
Couples spend $30,000 on average planning their big day–but new research shows: the more you spend, the shorter your marriage will be. Continue reading