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LGBT rights around the world vary, some countries such as Australia and Greenland recognize same-sex relationships. Many countries in Africa and the Middle East criminalize being gay, some go so far as to put a person to death. Learn how LGBT rights have changed over the years and what daily life is like around the world for the LGBT community.
Colorado and Washington both legalized recreational use of marijuana in 2012. Since legalization Denver’s violent crime has dropped by 10.6% and homicide is down to less than half of its 2013 level. In July 2014 Washington made $2.4 million in pot sales. There’s a lot to consider with the legalization of marijuana. Learn more about the influence it has had on these two states.
The world lost both a comedic legend and a great human being with the death of Robin Williams recently.
We look back on his life and his accomplishments in The Life and Times of Robin Williams infographic.
In 2005, over 81,000 inmates were held in restricted housing. Solitary confinement is the practice of keeping prisoners in individual cells for most, if not all, hours of the day. Learn about the history of this practice, as well as its cost and the affect it has on the prisoners.