Rock of Ages is a movie adaptation of a Broadway jukebox musical dedicated largely to hair-band hits of the 1980s. Whitesnake? Twisted Sister? Bon Jovi? What sort of Hell-brew might we have here? Yet somehow, against all disinclination, writes Kurt Loder, it begins to stir your interest. Tom Cruise in particular, with his chest full of tattoos, his pet baboon (who doubles as a bartender), and his odd jeweled codpiece, is very entertaining.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?