Speaking to a delegation from the International Association of Penal Law Thursday, Pope Francis condemned not only the death penalty, but life imprisonment, calling it a "hidden death sentence."
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Stacey Jackson, former executive director of the New Orleans Affordable Homeownership agency, has been sentenced to five years in prison for her role in a massive kickback scheme stretching back at least to 2005.
A Brooklyn fish dealer was sentenced to four months in prison Wednesday for his part in a conspiracy to steal nearly 250,000 pounds of fluke from the federal government, the Justice Department announced.
An atheist group plans to distribute pamphlets whose covers depict a Bible sexually assaulting a woman to high schoolers, CNS News reports.
A new government report found that the State Department's Iran strategy failed to develop a plan to prevent terrorists from entering the United States from the Canadian or Mexican borders, despite Congress's explicit request that it do so.
According to a newly released Government Accountability Office report, one department stands head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to taking paid time off, racking up millions of days --- and dollars --- in paid administrative leave between fiscal years 2011 and 2013: the Department of Defense.
Two Connecticut men pleaded guilty to bribing a FBI special agent as part of a scheme to threaten and possibly murder a Bangladeshi politician, the Justice Department announced Friday.
A former manager of a bank that received millions in Troubled Asset Relief Program funds has been found guilty of bank fraud, TARP's Special Inspector General announced Friday.
A man from Staten Island has been charged for duping investors into paying into his fake hedge fund, as well as for a variety of other securities frauds and using the money to fund a Caribbean vacation, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday.
The U.S. Forest Service recently finished putting up miles of barbed wire fencing in New Mexico -- to protect the newly-endangered meadow jumping mouse.
Soon-to-be-retired Attorney General Eric Holder gave the Department of Justice gay marriage implementation team the department's top award at the Annual Attorney General's Awards Ceremony, a Wednesday press release announced.
The Department of Labor announced Tuesday it plans to spend nearly $1.4 million "to support anti-discrimination labor laws in Mexico."
An unidentified male passerby took it upon himself to defend women at a pro-life press conference Tuesday--by interrupting the woman who was speaking.
A recent study conducted by Estately found that the state with the most immature men in the United States is . . . Rhode Island.
The West Australia Opera decided to cancel its performance of Bizet's much-beloved opera Carmen over concerns that it glamorizes cigarettes and smoking, WA Today reports.
Nebraska Watchdog has uncovered training documents given to middle school teachers in Lincoln, Neb., telling them not to use "gendered expressions" and to call out "binary models of gender" when they see them.
An administrative law judge has ruled that a Kentucky printer's refusal to print gay pride T-shirts "constitutes unlawful discrimination," and, by extension, that printers cannot refuse to print materials promoting ideas they disagree with.
A recent government investigation has revealed millions wasted and fraudulent leadership rampant in a Texas public housing authority.
Mohammed Hamzah Khan, a 19-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested Saturday for attempting to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Department of Justice announced Monday.