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United States: Force Against Prisoners With Mental Illness

• Tweet Widget<br>• Facebook Like <br>• Email<br>Jail and prison staff throughout the United States have used unnecessary, excessive, and even malicious force against …

The Mass Incarceration Problem in America | VICE News

<i>This article originally appeared on VICE.</i><p>The United States has an enormous prison problem. A more-than-2.4-million-prisoner-sized problem, to be precise, locked up in the archipelago of federal penitentiaries, state corrections facilities, and local jailhouses that form the nation's thriving …

American Flag Flies at Embassy in Cuba for First Time Since 1961

The American flag was hoisted Friday over the U.S. Embassy in Cuba for the first time in more than half a century, marking the end of a Cold War-era diplomatic freeze between two countries 90 miles apart.<p>“We are gathered here because our leaders made a courageous decision to stop being prisoners of …

Albert Fish's Murders | Twisted Minds - a website about serial killers

In 1910, Fish committed his first murder in which he mutilated and tortured his victim. From that point on, he set his sights on children as he saw …

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Convicted Serial Killer Tommy Lynn Sells Executed in Texas

Convicted serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells, who was sent to prison in 1999 and claimed responsibility for dozens of murders across the country, was …

John Wayne Gacy

John Wayne Gacy was a U.S. serial killer who was found guilty of killing 33 boys and young men.<p>Who Was John Wayne Gacy?<p>John Wayne Gacy (March 17, …

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Ted Bundy

American serial killer and rapist Ted Bundy was one of the most notorious criminals of the late 20th century.<p>Who Was Ted Bundy?<p>Theodore "Ted" Bundy …

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Edmund Kemper

Serial killer Edmund Kemper killed six young women in the Santa Cruz, California, area and several members of his family.<p>Synopsis<p>Born on December 18, …

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