German Finance Minister Hans Eichel says fat people should be taxed more to cover the growing costs of government-funded healthcare. The German Chamber of Doctors agrees that obesity-related illnesses are driving up healthcare spending. But they say Eichel's proposal would be impossible to implement. Instead of taxing people based on their weight, they propose a special tax on foods that contain sugar, animal fats, salt and alcohol.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
A court ruled that officers did not have enough information to know whether or not stealing violates the Constitution.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Appeals Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Claim by Dallas Transit Cop Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Pictures
Officer Stephanie Branch arrested Avi Adelman for criminal trespass even though he was not doing anything illegal.
This vote is "a hopeful sign that the harmful policies of marijuana prohibition will soon be a relic of the past."