Fueled by a fringe brand of Islam, the Boston bombers may have been motivated by the same desire that drove bombers in Indonesia a decade ago to go down in history as vigilantes.
The Boston bombing week over, a mom who lives near last week's manhunt for a marathon bomber sent her son back to school today. Her hope: That he discovers the chaos inside can spark a lifetime of questions that matter.
Rocketing school suspensions may feed the school-to-prison pipeline – and even violate civil rights.
Gabrielle Giffords made a compelling plea at the Senate hearings on gun control today, but the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre is also partly right: Banning guns won’t address a pervasive culture of violence that doesn't distinguish between real and virtual violence.