At what is likely to be his last news conference of the year before leaving for a family Christmas vacation, President Obama on Friday vowed to destroy ISIS, reports NBC News.

CLEVELAND – Two women who were held captive in a Cleveland home for more than a decade have responded to Joan Rivers’ joke about their plight. Rivers compared living in her daughter’s guest room to being trapped in Ariel Castro’s home. “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space,” she said on the TODAY show. […]

  Alabama legislator Steve Hurst (pictured) is reintroducing a bill to legalize the castration of convicted sex child sex offenders whose victims were under the age of 12, according to the Florence TimesDaily. The castration bill, which Hurst is pushing for the 2014 legislative season, did not get committee backers when he previously rallied for […]

  Three men from the York County Prison in Pennsylvania are facing charges for their actions.   Guards at a Pennsylvania prison are accused of organizing inmate fights and challenges, which they allegedly referred to as “Retard Olympics.” According to state police, three corrections officers at York County Prison are facing charges in connection with […]

Thousands of California state prisoners, angry about what they call harsh treatment, have been on a hunger strike that enters its ninth day Tuesday. There could be as many as 12,000 inmates skipping meals in at least eight California prisons, a prison advocacy group said. Many inmates are angry about a practice of keeping them […]