Israel and Syria continue to fight,
Mark Ciavarella, a former common pleas judge in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was sentenced early last week for his role as a cog in the prison-industrial complex. Ciavarella and another judge, Michael Conahan, received kickback money from private jail operators to fill their beds with children as young as 10 without due process, often on first-time offenses. By the time Ciavarella gets out, those kids will be well into middle age: He received orders to pay back $1.2 million and serve 28 years in prison for his part in the crimes.
Meanwhile, across the
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"Iron Man 3" surpassed everything except "The Avengers." The third Tony Stark movie from Disney’s Marvel Studios enjoyed the second-best opening in box-office history, grossing an estimated $175.3 million in its debut weekend, Disney said Sunday.
[The Baltimore Sun]