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Dissident artist's Lego portraits of injustice do time on Alcatraz

Ai Weiwei creates an elaborate series of installations for display on Alcatraz, even though he's forbidden from traveling outside China and has never been to the notorious prison site.

By November 18, 2014

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Drone crashes trying to deliver drugs to jail

They do things differently in South Carolina. Sometimes, though, the technology can't stay high.

By August 2, 2014

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Want to avoid America's scariest state? Don't live here

Real estate search site Estately.com has arranged our great states from most to least scary based on things like bears, dentists, and yes, clowns.

By July 15, 2014

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Inmate sues over the 'right' to read Facebook from prison

Federal appeals court rejects inmate's claim of a First Amendment right to receive printouts of Facebook pages through the U.S. mail.

By October 15, 2012

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Hey, want to online date an inmate?

Meet-An-Inmate.com is adorned with often alluring pictures of those in jail who would really like to meet someone nice. Some might find this faintly chilling.

By May 6, 2012

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Facebook to delete prison inmates' active accounts

Social-networking giant is working with prison officials to prevent inmates from using their user accounts to deliver threats or unwanted sexual advances.

By August 9, 2011

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FCC puts cap on prison phone rates

The Federal Communications Commission passes an order that will limit how much phone companies can charge inmates for making calls, reining in what activists say are excessively high rates.

By August 9, 2013

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Juror's bad-coffee tweets get death row inmate new trial

Several tweets--including "the coffee sucks here"--by a juror lead an Arkansas judge to order a new trial for a death row inmate convicted of murder.

By December 8, 2011

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Snowden: Feds can't plug leaks by 'murdering me'

Ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden explains his decisions to readers of the U.K.-based Guardian. He also says that Hong Kong was a better safe haven than Iceland.

By June 17, 2013

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Guantanamo Wi-Fi shuttered after Anonymous hacking threat

In unity with the prison's inmates, the hacking group pledges to disrupt online activities at Guantanamo -- prompting the U.S. military to shut down the base's Wi-Fi.

By May 20, 2013