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From A Life Term To Life On The Outside: When Aging Felons Are Freed

When Karriem Saleem El-Amin went to prison in 1971 for the murder of Baltimore grocer David Lermer during a robbery, he was an 18-year-old killer named William Collins.<p>In 2013, El-Amin left prison after serving 42 years, 3 months and 3 days. Today, he is 60 years old, back in the city of his youth, …

Crime

Marvel Family Vol 1 84

Appearing in "The Sinister Sivana Scheme"<p><b>Featured Characters:</b><p><b>Supporting Characters:</b><p><b>Villains:</b><p><b>Other Characters:</b><p><b>Locations:</b><p><b>Items:</b><p><b>Vehicles:</b><p>Synopsis for …

Inspiration Or Appropriation? Behind Music Copyright Lawsuits

Where do you draw the line between inspiration and appropriation when it comes to musical compositions? That question is at the heart of several high-profile court cases, including the recent "Blurred Lines" trial and a current copyright-infringement lawsuit involving "Stairway to Heaven." But it …

Guitar

Introducing Google's brand new logo

It should come as no surprise that the search giant, now owned by holding company Alphabet, takes its letters very seriously.<p>Those iconic, …

Banksy to Launch "Bemusement Park" With Run the Jewels, Savages, Massive Attack, Pussy Riot, More

<i>Photo via Banksy Dismaland's Facebook</i><p>Banksy will mark the launch of his very own "bemusement park" in Weston-super-Mare, England, with a series of live performances, NME reports. Dismaland's musical entertainment begins on August 28, with DJ Yoda and Peanut Butter Wolf performing alongside …

How can we improve access to credit for SMEs?

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a major role in most economies, particularly in developing countries. However, more than 50 percent of …

New Jimi Hendrix Documentary Focuses on Historic Atlanta Pop Concert

'Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church' film will be preceded by 'Freedom: Atlanta Pop Festival' live album<p>The Jimi Hendrix Experience's July 4th, 1970 …

Guitar

How cool is Rihanna’s Desi femme fatale sidekick?

Rihanna’s blockbuster video for <i>Bitch Better Have My Money</i> was notable for many reasons – the cult film references, the violence and its allusion to Rhi’s IRL dispute with her accountant. But there was another thing on everybody’s mind – <i>how fucking cool are Rihanna’s femme fatale sidekicks</i>? One of …

Time I

NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper plays GM in his latest mock

In his most recent mock draft, Kiper expands his picks to the first three rounds for all 32 teams.<p>ESPN's NFL draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. puts a different spin on his latest pre-draft analysis with his "Grade: A" mock draft on Thursday. Instead of simply projecting the picks like an analyst, he acts as …

NFL

Man ‘sold’ Facebook IPO shares, gets 46 months in the federal slammer

A New Jersey man was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison today for bilking would-be Facebook IPO investors out of millions of dollars.<p>Fred Todd, a 61-year-old attorney, was sentenced in federal court in Trenton, N.J. for having teamed up with two co-conspirators in a 2012 plot to bilk two …

New Jersey

V. Stiviano recovering after being attacked in New York

V. Stiviano, in New York for a scheduled TV appearance with CNN's Anderson Cooper, was attacked by two men outside a restaurant near her hotel, a business manager for Stiviano's attorney told USA TODAY Sports.<p>Stiviano was leaving the restaurant near the Gansevoort Hotel at about 7 p.m. Sunday night …

Baseball season’s in full bloom.

A Eulogy for Twitter

The beloved social publishing platform enters its twilight.<p>We've been trying to figure out the moment Twitter turned, retracing tweets to see whether there was something specific that soured the platform.<p><i>Something is wrong on Twitter.</i> And people are noticing.<p>Or, at least, the kind of people we hang …