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Kevin Trudeau Chose The Wrong Career
The judge sent huckster Kevin Trudeau to prison, but his assessment of Trudeau's personality makes him perfectly qualified to run as a Republican. Read more...
Tar Sands Protesters Charged With Felony For Releasing Glitter
Two of the protesters have been arrested and charged with "Terrorism Hoax," a state felony which can carry a ten year prison sentence. Read more...
Report: NYC Inmate Costs Exceed 4 Years At Harvard
Average cost per inmate — $167,731 a year — is more than four years of Ivy League tuition Read more...
Matthew Gant spent almost 20 years in prison, after being convicted in the murder of a man that Gant said killed his brother. Now Gant works on the street in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, mediating conflicts. Read more...

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Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig. Read more...
Colbert: Every Time I Watch Eric Bolling, I Want To Kill Myself
Stephen Colbert gave Eric Bolling the treatment he deserved this Thursday evening, after Bolling suggested saving taxpayer money by sending a suicide manual to violent inmates earlier this week. Read more...
Bank Chairman Pleads Guilty To Using TARP Funds To Buy Luxury Condo
The bank chairman could be sentenced up to a year in prison, may also have to pay a $100,000 fine, and is barred from future work in the financial services industry. Read more...
White House Closes Afghan Massacre Inquiry, Will Release No Details
Soon after taking office, President Obama pledged to open a new inquiry into the deaths of perhaps thousands of Taliban prisoners of war at the hands of U.S.-allied Afghan fighters in late 2001. Now it says it has concluded its investigation – but won’t make it public. Read more...
In a statement, the White House now says it is "concerned and disappointed" by Shaye’s release. "We should let that statement set in: The White House is saying that they are disappointed and concerned that a Yemeni journalist has been released from a Yemeni prison," says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation, who covers Shaye’s case in "Dirty Wars," his new book and film by the same name. " Read more...