People who are too poor to pay fines are still being threatened with incarceration today, but with an all too familiar twist: private companies are making money off people who can't pay.
The entire book turns upon Cara's successes and losses in the world of business and romance. And it is all told with the charm and beauty we have come to expect from Andrews.
These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.
A recently retired interim police chief in Seattle replied, "I'm not there yet" when asked by a local reporter whether he could support an end to drug prohibition. As these leaders continue to dither, we will continue to experience a steady stream of exasperating, heartbreaking incidents.
How is it that two states with such important primary campaigns in which large amounts of money were spent failed to attract more voters? How much are campaigns spending to get voters to the polls these days?
A doctoral student at Columbia University complains that political scientists have been ignoring the 25 million residents of Appalachia. He is correct.
This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! We all know that conservatives are obsessed with two things: Sex and the wi...
Often I am surprised with something right as the nominations come out, but, upon reflection, my surprise changes to understanding. This year that wasn't so. My opinions haven't changed since the announcements.
No matter the outcome -- whether Republicans gain control or Democrats narrowly retain it -- it is worth taking a look at the underlying dynamics of the Senate field for the next two election cycles.
From Palm Springs to D.C., we've rounded up six convenient Memorial Day escapes from coast to coast to ensure that you spend more time enjoying your blues festival (or pool party) than you do deciding where to go.
For years southern states have been treated as the step-children of the LGBT movement. Few national organizations invested any real money, compared to other parts of the country where wins were more predictable. Even gay folks said "we won't get equality til the whole country has equality."
We all fight for our bit of colored ribbon, for what we want, however small or grand. How strange is it then that people who work with their hands, fight with their fists.
I sat down with the Swan House's Brandi Wigley and Jessica Rast to get the scoop on the house's history and its role in the blockbuster film.
These perverse results from our nation's gun rights experiment should be all the information we need to reevaluate our approach to gun laws.
Ukraine's 23 years of independence is such a short time, it is not surprising that a future Ukraine will look much different than the present. What we are seeing is a new country in evolution. It is likely that over time the Georgian template will be imposed on the Ukraine.
The bill would have allowed these private probation companies to shield details of their practices from public eyes, while still raking in millions from those they're meant to supervise.