Kiley Crossland

Kiley is a WORLD Digital assistant editor and reports on marriage, family, and sexuality.

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New York subway bomber convicted

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/06/18, 04:26 pm

A federal jury in New York City Tuesday found a Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb late last year in New York City’s busiest subway station during rush hour guilty of terrorism charges. The defense for Akayed Ullah, 28, claimed he only intended to kill himself on Dec.

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A questionable veneration

Sexuality | Ashes of gay student murdered in 1998 interred at the Washington National Cathedral last week
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/02/18, 05:30 pm

The ashes of brutally murdered gay college student Matthew Shepard were interred in a ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral in the nation’s capital last week.

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Pittsburgh shooting suspect indicted

by Kiley Crossland & Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/31/18, 05:06 pm

UPDATE: Robert Bowers, the 46-year-old truck driver suspected in the Saturday shooting rampage at a Pittsburgh synagogue, was charged in a 44-count indictment with murder, hate crimes, and other offenses that could bring the death penalty. U.S. Attorney Scott Brady announced the grand jury’s findings Tuesday. “Today begins the process of seeking justice for the victims of these hateful acts and healing for the victims’ families, the Jewish community, and our city,” he said.

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