Saturday Nov 30
The Town Talk
Namibia police: 33 dead in Mozambican plane crash
A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 33 people crashed in a remote border area, killing all on board, Namibian media reported Saturday.
Thanksgiving rules: James Varney
What exactly does Thanksgiving mean? Of course, we can give thanks for being alive.
More than 3,200 serving life without parole for nonviolent offenses
In an in-depth study of people serving life without parole for nonviolent offenses in the United States, the ACLU found that at least 3,278 prisoners fit this category in federal and state prisons combined.
Pam's House Blend
Angola Reportedly Bans Islam, Dismantles Mosques
The nation of Angola has reportedly banned the religion of Islam from the country and begun a demolition program of mosques and other Islamic sites.
La. Death Row strip searches being challenged in federal court lawsuit
A hearing is underway today in a civil lawsuit by former Angola inmate Robert King Wilkerson alleging that keeping Death Row prisoners under lockdown for 23 hours a day for decades, and a recent return to strip-searching Death Row inmates every time they leave their cells, amounts to unconstitutionally cruel and unusual punishment.
Last remaining Angola 3 inmate behind bars seeks to block strip, cavity searches
Albert Woodfox, the last remaining member of the Angola Three behind bars, will be present in court on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2013 to argue for a restraining order against the state.
Death penalty opponents put 'Jesus on Trial': Jarvis DeBerry
Damon Thibodeaux is embraced by Derrick James, himself a former death row inmate, following a press conference at Resurrection After Exoneration headquarters on St. Bernard Avenue.