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It’s a shift for the church, which used to consider the death penalty an “acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good” in response to certain crimes.
Philip Wilson was convicted in May for failing to report child sex abuse by a priest in the 1970s. He had stepped aside from his role but hadn’t formally resigned, saying he was planning to appeal.
The country has a high rate of domestic violence, and it’s one of the first places to pass a law granting paid leave to survivors.
Soak up some holiday vibes with this video of a bear having an afternoon in Altadena, Calif.
Antarctica’s ice is melting faster than was thought, say scientists who recently completed the most exhaustive assessment of the ice sheet to date.
The labels use the letters BE, for bioengineered, not GMO, which critics say could baffle consumers. One design features a smiling sun that a skeptic calls “essentially propaganda for the industry.”
Winter is over, and the game is going to look slightly different than last year. The league is trying to speed up the pace of play with rule changes.
Understanding the molecular basis of major disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could help in developing better treatments.
The technology provides them with an unprecedented view into how the ancient civilization worked and lived, revealing almost industrial agricultural infrastructure and new insights into warfare.
Bergdahl, who walked off his military post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held by the Taliban for five years, was dishonorably discharged and will lose his rank and forfeit his pay.