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Kate McKinnon's Bad-To-The-Bone 'Lori Loughlin' Schools Convicts On 'SNL'
Michael Keaton's "Julian Assange" boasts that he's the "scourge of the cleaning staff at the Ecuadorian embassy."
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Inmates Help Break Into Parents' Locked Car To Rescue Trapped Toddler
“Only when the deputies are around, we give permission," the local sheriff said of the unusual scene.
'Harrowing' Video Shows Brooklyn Inmates In Freezing Jail Cells Begging For Help
Haunting videos of the Metropolitan Detention Center record sound of inmates banging on the walls and windows for help.
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America Can't Incarcerate Away Our Mental Health Crisis
, Guest Writer
We have 10 times as many seriously mentally ill people in our jails and prisons as in our state hospitals.
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2020 Census Will Continue To Count Prisoners Where They Are Incarcerated
The decision could affect how future legislative districts are drawn.
Inmates Fighting California Fires
Exploitation or rehabilitation? As the California wildfires continue to burn, non-violent prisoners have volunteered to fight the blaze for one dollar an hour. But it’s a controversial program.
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Trump's FCC Chair Backed Off Obama-Era Rule On Inmate Calls That Hurt An Ex-Client
An inmate advocacy group publicized Ajit Pai's prior work this week.
Jailbreak Caught On Camera
Video from a contraband cell phone shows a meticulous escape from jail.
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How A Non-Traditional Practice Helps Prison Guards Cope With High-Stress Work
Oregon's Dept. of Corrections uses mindfulness to help combat high rates of PTSD, depression and suicide among officers.
How Mindfulness Can Change Prisons
The 430,000 Correctional Officers responsible for America's 2.3 million prison inmates face high rates of stress, health problems, PTSD, depression, and suicide. The Oregon Department of Corrections is using mindfulness to change that.
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Inmates Who Trained Troubled Dogs Reunite With Pups They Saved
“[The handlers] love to see that the dogs they trained are being successful in their families.”
Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving
Co Founder of The Pollination Project
Adebimpe Mbang Femi-Oyewo, Kinnect: Connecting for Good, Lagos, Nigeria. People come together to address social challenges
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A Haunting Look At The Inmates Who Grow Old In Prison
By Jessica Earnshaw, National Geographic
Spending time among aging prisoners and listening to their stories, a photographer seeks to break down barriers to seeing their humanity.
Watch Shackled Inmates Break Out Of Their Cell To Save Unconscious Jailer
"It never crossed my mind not to help, whether he's got a gun or a badge."
Food Truck Drives Social Change By Giving Jobs To Former Inmates
Giving them the green light.
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Inmates Get Free Tattoo Removal In Exchange For Committing To Positive Change
"I have never seen a group of people so grateful to have a procedure that's considered so painful."
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Human Rights Watch Chastises Louisiana For Endangering HIV-Positive Inmates
The group denounces the lack of HIV testing and treatment inside parish jails.
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1 Of 3 Orange County Fugitives Captured As Manhunt Continues
Authorities had offered $200,000 in rewards for information leading to their recapture. Tieu had been held on a $1 million
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