Mom Jailed for Refusing to Circumcise 4-Year-Old Son Agrees to Surgery

A Florida woman arrested for a resisting a court order to have her 4-year-old son circumcised has reluctantly agreed to the procedure after spending a week behind bars, ABC News reports. » 5/23/15 5:15pm Yesterday 5:15pm

Tell Your Duggar Tales: Did Michelle Duggar Get a Gay Crew Member Fired?

Josh Duggar, the eldest child of the 19 Kids and Counting celebrity-evangelical clan, admitted Thursday that when he was a teenager he molested several underage girls, including some of his sisters. His admission was shocking to many—but not to all: Plenty of people have known about Josh’s abuse for years, including… » 5/23/15 12:12pm Yesterday 12:12pm

Cleveland Cop Who Fired 49 Rounds Into Car Acquitted of Manslaughter

On Saturday, an Ohio judge acquitted Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo of manslaughter, the New York Times reports. During a November 2012 car chase, Brelo, who is white, and other police officers, fired 137 rounds at Timothy Russell and his passenger, Malissa Williams, who were black and unarmed. » 5/23/15 11:50am Yesterday 11:50am

The Duggar Homeschool Program's Terrifying Advice on Sexual Assault

Why were evangelical reality star and conservative political activist Josh Duggar’s parents Jim Bob and Michelle so slow to act on the revelation that their eldest son had molested his younger sisters—and, ultimately, so lenient? Documents about sexual abuse from the cult-like homeschooling program the family… » 5/22/15 6:36pm Friday 6:36pm