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Captive Customers: Outsourcing Prison Services Is Ruining Lives and Bilking Taxpayers

Donald Cohen | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Donald Cohen

Introducing for-profit companies into America's criminal justice system has been a bad deal for governments across the country.

Ohio Prisoners Complain Of Maggots In Food

Posted 08.08.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of foods are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the...

REVEALED: Creepy-Crawlies' Amazing Healing Power

| Posted 12.07.2012 | Science

Yes, maggots are creepy, crawly, and slimy. But that slime is a remarkable healing balm, used by battlefield surgeons for centuries to close wounds. N...

Leeches, Maggots And Masturbation And Other Weird Medical Treatments | Posted 02.27.2012 | Weird News

Sure, that fancy doctor can be helpful when you break a leg, but don't discount cheaper, low-tech remedies like leeches, maggots or masturbation. I...

Maggots: US Airways Flight Rotting Meat Forces Plane Back To Gate In Atlanta

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kate Brumback for the Associated Press: ATLANTA — Maggots falling from an overhead bin from a spoiled container of meat forced a US Airways flight t...