Marines landing -- in North Carolina

by David M. Bresnahan -- Next Monday through Friday in Swansboro, N.C., the U.S. Marines will replace police officers in conducting random checkpoint searches and patrolling residential neighborhoods. The Marines meet with town more…

Mormons hold historic conference

by David M. Bresnahan -- Addressing the nearly 11 million members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Gordon B. Hinckley said church members have made errors, exhibited a "holier-than-thou" more…

'Wave' of protest over violence plan

by David M. Bresnahan -- Adding an ominous, "art-imitates-life" measure of credence to their concerns that a new school violence prevention program resembles the Hitler Youth movement, critics of the "WAVE America" program more…

'Anonymous tip' program under fire

by David M. Bresnahan -- A new public school non-violence program that trains students to call an anonymous tip line to report potentially violent classmates is ominously reminiscent of the Hitler Youth program, more…

Spying 101

by David M. Bresnahan -- A new anti-violence program in America's public school system is teaching children how to spy on other students and to turn them in, using an anonymous toll-free line more…

Disbarment chief speaks out

by David M. Bresnahan -- The chairman of the Arkansas judicial review committee that will decide if Bill Clinton will be disbarred says the president has the option to voluntarily surrender his license. more…

Disbarment delay denied

by David M. Bresnahan -- President Clinton has been denied his request to put off the day of reckoning when judicial authorities will decide if he should lose his license to practice law. more…

Clinton seeks disbarment delay

by David M. Bresnahan -- President Bill Clinton has formally requested that he be granted an extreme extension of time -- almost a year -- before being required to respond to charges that more…

Hatch a 'Western Ted Kennedy'?

by David M. Bresnahan -- Is Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah -- extolled by the National Rifle Association as one of the premier congressional guardians of gun-owners' rights -- actually a pro-gun control "western more…

Clinton renews law license

by David M. Bresnahan -- Less than two weeks after notification that he faces disbarment as a lawyer, President Bill Clinton paid $100 to renew his license to practice law -- an indication more…