Lauren McDonagh

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Dad of boy accused of killing sister wants evidence

Leila Fowler died of multiple stab wounds April 27 while others were at a Little League game.<p>VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. — Investigators worked more than 2,000 hours to solve the stabbing of an 8-year-old girl in her home here last month.<p>Now that officials have zeroed in on Leila Fowler's 12-year-old …

The Highest-Paid Public University Presidents

According to a report released today by the Chronicle of Higher Education, which was covered in <i>The New York Times</i>, the nation’s highest-earning public university president in the 2011-12 fiscal year was Graham B. Spanier, the ousted head of Penn State University. While his base pay was $351,000 and …

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Parents Get Crib Sheets For Talking With Kids About Drinking

Parents often dread talking to tweens and teens about alcohol. So the government is here to help. Really.<p>The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration launched a campaign today that aims to get parents talking with their children about alcohol as early as age 9.<p>Age 9? Eek!<p>That early …

New Orleans police offer $10,000 reward in hunt for Mother's Day gunman

New Orleans police hope a $10,000 reward and blurry surveillance camera images will lead to arrests in a Mother's Day shooting that wounded 19 people …

China's anti-prostitution policies 'lead to increase in abuse of sex workers'

China's high-profile crackdowns on prostitution have made sex workers more vulnerable to abuse by police and clients while failing to curb the trade, …

Forced prostitution of women for use by Japanese soldiers during World War II was 'necessary' claims mayor of Osaka

An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military's forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to "maintain discipline" in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle.<p>The comments are already raising ire in neighbouring …

How to Have (Better) Sex As You Get Older

In the early days, you didn't need help. You probably had (or at least could have had) pretty good sex under pretty poor circumstances (nightclub …

Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell convicted of first-degree murder

Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell was convicted Monday of three counts of first-degree murder for the death of three babies that prosecutors said were delivered alive and subsequently killed.<p>Gosnell, 72, could face the death penalty when the jury reconvenes for the sentencing phase next …