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Louisiana prisoner released after 41 years in solitary

A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released from prison late on Tuesday, his lawyers said.<p>Late on Tuesday, US district chief judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge denied the state's motion seeking to block his earlier order …

One-quarter of deaths from heart disease, stroke avoidable, CDC says

At least 200,000 deaths due to heart disease and stroke can be prevented each year by quitting smoking, controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, and taking aspirin when recommended by a physician, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>In a study published Tuesday in …

‘Revenge porn’ law in California could pave way for rest of nation

A bill that would criminalize "revenge porn" — nude or sexual photos, generally of former wives or girlfriends, posted online by an angry ex — could pave the way for other states to adopt similar laws, putting perpetrators in jail for six months if convicted a first time, and up to a year for …

14 Reasons We All Irrationally Hate Alabama Football

The Crimson Tide are the most annoyingly good team we've ever seen.