Some call it neurological diversity, others see it as autism's fight back. People diagnosed as "on the spectrum" are suddenly in demand by employers seeking a competitive advantage from autistic workers more used to being considered disabled than special.
A suggestion by Sen. Saxby Chambliss during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing that "hormones" may be behind the growing problem of sexual assault in the military immediately triggered criticism from both sides of the aisle Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday defended officials' use of private email accounts to conduct government business and denied that they were in any way "secret" -- though the public faces hurdles in gaining access to that information.
A judge accepted James Holmes' long-awaited plea of not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday and ordered him to undergo a mental evaluation -- an examination that could be a decisive factor in whether the Colorado theater shooting suspect is convicted and sentenced to die.