September 25, 2019

Chanel Miller, survivor in Brock Turner sex assault case, shares her story of trauma and recovery

(Credit: Mariah Tiffany) Chanel Miller's rape case became U.S. news in 2016 when she read a statement at the sentencing of Brock Turner. Turner, a Stanford student, was convicted in the assault but given just six months in jail.(NEW YORK) -- For years, Emily Doe suffered behind the scenes after..
September 25, 2019

Journalist released after identity mix-up in deadly 1985 plane hijacking case

Lightguard/iStock(MYKONOS, Greece) -- A 65-year-old Lebanese man, who was arrested last week in connection with a deadly hijacking, was released by authorities after it was determined that he had been wrongfully accused. The man was arrested last Thursday in connection with the 1985 hijacking of a Trans World Airlines flight, an attack that left a U.S. Navy diver dead. Hijackers held 153 passengers and crew members aboard the plane prior to takeoff before releasing them in stages over the course..
September 25, 2019

California man who set sleeping homeless man on fire and took pictures held for $1 million bail

(Glendale Police Department) Richard Smallets in a police booking photo.(GLENDALE, Calif.) -- A California man who purposefully set a homeless man on fire and took pictures of the incident while it was happening has been charged with attempted murder and had his bail set at $1 million. Glendale poli..
September 25, 2019

What are Javelin missiles and why did Trump discuss them in call with Ukraine’s president?

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(NEW YORK) -- Included in the released transcript of President Donald Trump’s phone call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy was the Ukrainian president's comment that his country was ready "to buy more Javelins from the United States for defense purposes." What exactly is a Javelin? And why does Ukraine want more of them? The FGM-148 Javelin is a shoulder-fired precision missile system designed to destroy tanks and other armored vehicles, as well as hove..