Kiley Crossland

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

Associated Press/Photo by Timothy D. Easley

Kentucky shooting investigated as a hate crime

by Leigh Jones & Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/29/18, 10:25 am

The FBI is investigating last week’s supermarket shooting in Kentucky as a possible hate crime, a U.S. official announced on Friday. Prosecutors have charged 51-year-old Gregory Bush with murder in the deaths of Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vicki Lee Jones, 67, at a Kroger in Jeffersontown on Wednesday. Both victims were African-American.

Read more


Old-fashioned wisdom

Sexuality | Survey finds marital bliss belongs to the sexually exclusive
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/26/18, 03:15 pm

Americans reporting only one lifetime sexual partner have the happiest marriages, according to analysis published this week by the Institute for Family Studies.

Nicholas Wolfinger, sociologist at the University of Utah, looked at results from almost 30 years of the General Social Survey, a nationwide survey funded by the National Science Foundation. It asks, among many things, detailed questions about sexual biographies and marital happiness.

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Jacquelyn Martin (file)

Museum of the Bible finds fragments were forged

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 10/23/18, 11:57 am

The Museum of the Bible on Monday said it was removing five Dead Sea Scroll fragments from display after tests found they were forgeries. Third-party analysis performed by a German-based company found five of the museum’s 16 fragments showed “characteristics inconsistent with ancient origin,” according to a statement by the museum. Earlier studies raised questions about the fragments’ authenticity.

Read more