Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

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Lots of detail, few answers in school shooting report

Crime
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/30/13, 10:45 am

This week officials released an investigative report on the Dec. 14, 2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, marking the troubling end to a case with no arrests or criminal prosecutions. The 48-page report, which details evidence, interviews, and a minute-by-minute timeline, was released after a yearlong investigation into the shootings.

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Efforts to stamp out child labor have opposite effect

Child Welfare
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/27/13, 08:00 am

Banning child labor in developing countries may increase the number of child laborers, especially in poor families, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) paper published last month. Three economists from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Toronto, and Michigan State University contributed to the report. 

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Marijuana hits mainstream in polls

Culture
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/08/13, 09:00 am

Support for marijuana legalization is on the rise, even among Independents, the elderly, and Christians, according to recent surveys.  

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