U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 11: End of Debt Prison Dec 11, 2016 12:01AM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

END OF DEBT PRISON

Profile America — Sunday, December 11th. Throughout history, debt had been a criminal offense, with penalties ranging from enslavement to mutilation. In Colonial America, some debtors were branded or whipped in public, but most were thrown in jail--debt being the only crime for which long-term imprisonment was... (continue reading...)


PISA Study and Results Show American Success Stories Amidst Disappointing Trends in U.S. Average Student Performance Dec 10, 2016 11:19PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American students rank 20th in reading, 19th in science and 31st in math compared to students in 35 OECD countries, according to the results from the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) released today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). PISA is an international survey that evaluates the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds around the world. The assessment has been... (continue reading...)


GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for Most Couples Kissing Under the Mistletoe (Multiple Locations) Set by Seven Six Flags Parks Dec 10, 2016 10:52PM

839 Couples Lock Lips to Break the Record During Holiday in the Park®

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world’s largest regional theme park company, now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the Most couples kissing under the mistletoe. The record was broken by 1,678 people at seven Six Flags locations during Holiday in the Park®, the company’s... (continue reading...)


Family Research Council Action's Tony Perkins Congratulates Clay Higgins Dec 10, 2016 10:33PM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins tonight congratulated Clay Higgins on his election to Congress to represent Louisiana's 3rd congressional district:

"I congratulate Clay Higgins for winning the race to represent Louisiana's 3rd district.  I'm confident that he will be an advocate in Congress for faith, family, and freedom.  He is dedicated to preserving the integrity of the Constitution,... (continue reading...)


Family Research Council Action's Tony Perkins Congratulates John Kennedy, Mike Johnson on Election Victories Dec 10, 2016 10:30PM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins, a former Louisiana legislator, released the following statement congratulating John Kennedy on his election to become Louisiana's next U.S. Senator and also State Representative Mike Johnson on his election to Congress to represent Louisiana's 4th congressional district:

"I am grateful that Louisianans voted overwhelmingly to send Mike Johnson and John Kennedy... (continue reading...)


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