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Going Up? Elevator Scenes on ‘Mad Men’

In ‘Mad Men,’ dozens of key scenes on the ’60s-era ad-agency series have played out on elevators. For series creator Matthew Weiner, elevators are where time, physical space and tension get neatly compressed.<p>The first time Peggy Olson, a pivotal character in “Mad Men,” appears in the 2007 series …

Mad Men

Ex-U.S. war prisoner Bergdahl charged with desertion, misbehavior | Reuters

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army said.<p>Bergdahl’s …

Bowe Bergdahl

Kentucky's New Heroin Law Marks A 'Culture Shift'

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, Kentucky lawmakers passed wide-ranging legislation to combat the state’s heroin epidemic. The bipartisan measure represents a significant policy shift away from more punitive measures toward a focus on treating addicts, not jailing them.<p>The state will now allow local …

California attorney general to ask judge to halt 'shoot the gays' initiative

California’s attorney general will go to court to stop a controversial proposed ballot initiative that calls for the legalized execution of gay people, the Guardian has learned.<p>California lawyer seeks to put 'shoot the gays' proposal on 2016 ballot<p>Read more<p>Kamala Harris, who recently announced her …

University of California

Terror convict: My mother and the FBI violated my rights

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Muslim convert Zachary Chesser of Virginia was very much on law enforcement's radar after posting threats against the creators of …