Jaycee's abductor was a parolee, Phillip Garrido. His story is now framing the debate about how the state should relieve overcrowded prisons, and who should be watched most closely.
Lawmakers stripped out crucial reforms such as a proposal for an independent panel to review tough sentencing guidelines.
Yukio Hatoyama comes from four generations of politicians from the ruling LDP, which his DPJ party just ousted from power.
Peace Corps and others see ’60s-style interest from recent grads.
Tightening belts this way costs businesses and government less than layoffs. But it’s tough on families.
The indictment of more than 100 Iranians being tried en masse for opposing the regime opens a window onto the world view of those who fear change most.
The national games offer more than 800 summer-sports events. The competition is keen – but the broader focus remains on healthy lifestyles.
A Stanford linguist's research suggests that language shapes thought, rather than the other way around.