A controversial private prison corporation that has been accused of creating poor conditions for inmates while raking in over $150 million in profits annually is donating prison labor to a Christian organization that provides prosthetic limbs to amputees in developing countries as part of a voluntary, faith-based program.
In what could be a reflection of the current economic climate and the desperation it is causing, several churches have been robbed in the past few months, also indicating a rise in crime against the church community in the United States.Tags Economic Crisis
Cyber Monday deals at Amazon have been rivaling Best Buy and Target, with several deals on cameras and laptops currently available.Tags Technology
A Nigerian-based church with international reach has been accused of telling church members with HIV to stop taking medicine and put their faith solely in prayer and "anointing water," allegedly leading to at least six premature deaths in London.
A Florida judge who proclaims herself "Tim Tebow" of the courtroom for her unorthodox methods of punishment has been credited with helping one man lose 25 pounds in only 20 days as part of her "lose-a-pound, gain-a-day" program for criminal offenders.
A baby weighing 13 pounds was born at the Charité hospital in Berlin on Friday and his name is "Jihad."
The use of pepper spray appears to be on the rise this year with several videos of police officers using the aerosol deterrent on "Occupy Wall Street" protesters going viral online. This Black Friday, however, pepper spray incidents have been reported at shopping centers, including one in which Walmart security guards used the spray on customers who appeared unruly.
The Mexican archaeological institute has admitted that there is a second "reference" to a 2012 end of the world date often associated with the ancient Mayan calendar, but insists that the finding is seen as apocalyptic evidence only because of Western misinterpretations of what the Mayan calendar actually means.Tags End of the World
As the Black Friday crowds die down throughout the day, stragglers will likely be a little more relaxed and able to spend more time finding the best deal now that the "doorbusters" have most likely been snapped up already. In order to help the shoppers who chose to sleep in, here are some apps that can help make finding the best deals a little easier.Tags Technology
The average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner in the United States will be about 10 percent higher than last year, according to statistics from the American Farm Bureau Association (AFBA). However, if government subsidies to the food industry are not included, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner this year is still lower than it has been in past decades – or is it?
Justin Bieber has already submitted his DNA for testing. But the pop star's alleged “baby mama,” Mariah Yeater, is avoiding giving her baby's DNA for comparison because it might get her sued, leading the few people who believed the “baby rumors” to believe they were all a lie and Bieber is not the father. However, the sex allegations have led some to no longer believe Bieber's claims to be a virgin.
José Benítez, the mayor of Huarmey, a town on the coast of central Peru, reportedly claims that the high levels of strontium in the local tap water is reducing male hormones and causing an increase in the homosexual population.3 comments
Ten years after stabbing a man to death, an inmate held in a supermax prison facility in Illinois was disciplined by prison authorities for creating a "pro-life" drawing of a newborn baby in an incubator that was used in a fundraiser by a nonprofit, pro-life pregnancy center in the state.
Rebecca Black, the teen girl whose "Friday" song irritated American to the point that they could not help but listen to it repeatedly, will star in a new Kohl's commercial, appropriately promoting the retail chain's Black Friday sale.
A 79-year-old man who went to the hospital complaining of breathing and stomach problems died soon after a nurse accidentally gave him an injection of a drug used to execute death row prisoners. Now his family is suing the hospital to make sure that the same mistake will never happen again.