Nearly half of the 219,000 inmates in federal prisons are there on drug-related convictions, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is hoping to put a dent in that number. Today at the meeting of the American Bar Association in San Francisco, Holder is pitching the idea that low-level, non-violent drug offenders shouldn’t receive minimum mandatory sentences, which typically keep people in prison for a disproportionate length of time in relation to the crimes they’ve committed.
Last Thursday market traders noticed cattle prices rise sharply. It was in response to news that Tyson Foods - a major meatpacker - quietly had sent letters to cattle feedlots indicating Tyson would no longer buy cows fed Zilmax.
The University of Iowa is ranked the number one party school in the country as part of the latest Princeton Review rankings. Last year, Princeton Review ranked West Virginia University number one, but this year WVU dropped to fourth place.
The iconic LEGO brick was built in 1958, and since has captivated fans everywhere becoming the world's most valuable toy company. But just 10 years ago the company faced bankruptcy, failing in profits.