Was Orlando gunman sexually conflicted? And did it matter?

Jun 15, 2016

Was Orlando gunman sexually conflicted? And did it matter?

Was the Orlando nightclub gunman part of the local gay dating scene? As investigators ask that question, activists and academics reflect on a phenomenon that has been documented: Some men who profess to disdain homosexuality have covertly engaged in sex with other men. Over ...

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

Jun 15, 2016

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

The pattern seems clear: A mass shooting is followed by loud calls to tighten America’s gun laws, yet there is no change before the next massacre. That is not exactly accurate, however. Change often does happen — but toward looser gun laws, according to ...

U.S. gun control debate deadlocks after Florida carnage

| Jun 14, 2016

U.S. gun control debate deadlocks after Florida carnage

The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history has once again unleashed gun control advocates clamoring for curbs on weapons sales. But the Florida carnage also shows the scale of their challenge in a country where a 29-year-old once flagged on an FBI watch list ...

Osaka woman, father fatally stabbed; boyfriend suspected

Jun 13, 2016

Osaka woman, father fatally stabbed; boyfriend suspected

A 42-year-old woman and her father were fatally stabbed at their home in Osaka Prefecture on Monday, with police saying the victim’s boyfriend who later committed suicide was likely responsible. The police said the boyfriend was found dead in a hospital parking lot two ...

Jun 11, 2016

Ex-cop sues after being fired over Confederate flag underwear

A former South Carolina police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against his former employer, claiming he was unjustifiably fired over a photo of himself posing in Confederate flag underwear during last summer’s swirling debate over the flag and other Confederate symbols. In his ...