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Diane Dimond | Posted 04.30.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Americans were once riveted by the horrific news of the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. Today, I believe there is another atrocity taking place inside our own American prison system.

Chris Kirkham

Anonymous Hackers Strike 'Sinister Conniving Alliance' | Chris Kirkham | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

After high-profile takeovers of recording industry and Justice Department websites last month, hackers affiliated with the Anonymous movement had a ne...

David Lohr

EXCLUSIVE: Retired Correctional Officer Not Surprised By Death Of Bedsore-Riddled Prisoner | David Lohr | Posted 02.17.2012 | Crime

ALBION, Pa. -- A former correctional officer from the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution in Albion said he is not surprised by the recent dea...

David Lohr

Bedsore-Riddled Rapist's Prison Death Should Be Probed As 'Criminal Wrong,' Lawyer Says | David Lohr | Posted 02.15.2012 | Crime

ERIE, Pa. -- A former federal prosecutor has asked for a criminal investigation into the death of Dennis Austin, a Pennsylvania prison inmate with gro...

David Kiley

Jon Hunstman Joins Ford Board | David Kiley | Posted 02.09.2012 | Detroit

Ford Motor Co. today made several big-name executive and boardroom announcements, including the appointment of a recent Republican presidential candid...

Simone Landon

Detroit Shuts 9 Schools, Converts 4 To Charters, To Trim Deficit | Simone Landon | Posted 02.09.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announced a big shake-up in the district Wednesday, closing nine schools next year and converting...

David Sands

Parents Upset Over Bilingual School's Closure | David Sands | Posted 02.04.2012 | Detroit

This story has been corrected and updated. Several days before Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts is set to officially announce d...

Marathon Petroleum Home Buyouts Mixed Blessing For Residents Of Polluted Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.02.2012 | Detroit

It seems that residents in Detroit's Oakwood Heights neighborhood are overwhelmingly taking up Marathon Petroleum Company on the offer to purchase, an...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Eviction Defense For Couple Foreclosed On After 22 Years In Home | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.31.2012 | Detroit

After more than 20 years living in the northwest Detroit home where they raised six children, William and Bertha Garrett are facing eviction after the...

'Without The Arab Spring There Would Be No Occupy Movement': Occupy Detroit Marches For Egyptian Revolution

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.26.2012 | Detroit

On the anniversary of 2011's Egyptian revolution, community groups will join members of Occupy Detroit to stand in solidarity with the Egyptian people...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Code For America: Using Technology For City Good | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.19.2012 | Detroit

In February, Detroit will welcome three visitors who will spend an entire year developing web-based solutions to confront city issues head on -- not f...

David Sands

Opposition To Emergency Managers Builds, Repeal Petition Nearing Signature Goal | David Sands | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

About 30 citizens ventured out Thursday evening in the drizzling rain to Detroit's Grand Circus Park to march in protest of Michigan's emergency manag...

Simone Landon

Dan Gilbert's Detroit Real Estate Deals Mark Ambitious Development Plan | Simone Landon | Posted 01.06.2012 | Detroit

Quicken Loans founder and chairman Dan Gilbert spent 2011 buying up Detroit skyscrapers, brownstones and parking lots to add to his portfolio of downt...

Arab Women, Rihanna And Male-Chauvinistic Religions

Myisha Cherry | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Myisha Cherry

If women and their bodies are not seen as subjects that are worthy of respect and protection validated by God, then abuse and violence of women can be considered justified. The Hebrew Bible suggests that God at one time ordained them.

Traveling Magazine Sets Anchor In Detroit

Posted 11.29.2011 | Detroit

The nomadic creative publication Boat magazine recently released its second issue -- with Detroit as theme and temporary home base. The magazine is...

Anne Hathaway Is Engaged!

Posted 01.28.2012 | Celebrity

Anne Hathaway is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend, Adam Shulman. The pair, who have been dating for three years, confirmed the news through ...

John Celock

Governors Focus Past Super Committee Failure | John Celock | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

The group representing the nation's governors is recalibrating its priorities after the super committee failed to reach a deficit reduction deal. ...

Fiat 500 By Gucci: Jennifer Lopez Stars In Automaker's New Campaign (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | Detroit

Jennifer Lopez is taking yet another spin in a Fiat 500, but this time she's doing it with even more style. The new J.Lo commercial for the Italian...

WATCH: Jon Stewart: 'What The F*ck Happened In Oakland?'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

On Wednesday night, famed comedian and political satirist Jon Stewart dedicated a segment of The Daily Show to the Tuesday night protests in Oakland, ...

Cuomo's Occupy Wall Street Problem

Posted 12.27.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo's refusal to extend New York's "Millionaire Tax", set to expire at the end of this year, has galvanized Occupy Wall Street into opposing ...

WATCH: High School Star Gets Serious Air While Scoring A Touchdown

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.25.2011 | Sports

That's one way to earn a scholarship. During a high school football game in Florida between Apopka High and West Orange High, Apopka safety/runnin...

'Just The Tip Of The Iceberg'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.23.2011 | San Francisco

On Friday, at a makeshift Chinatown voting area set up by an independent expenditure committee supporting Mayor Ed Lee, witnesses reported seeing evid...

Hayley Miller

No Child Left Behind Revision Moves One Step Closer To Law | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.21.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- The Senate education committee completed a bipartisan markup revising the No Child Left Behind Act on Thursday evening. After 13 hours o...

Elise Foley

Arizona Gov.: Alabama Will Survive Immigration Law | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who put in place the first in a string of state crackdowns on unauthorized immigration, defended on Tuesday a si...

Ben Affleck Inspires Real Life Crime Spree

Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment

Here's the thing about movies: They aren't real. And while some may inspire audiences to do great things, the ones about crime probably aren't the fil...