It's a growing issue for America's huge prison system, as more inmates than ever are aging and dying behind bars.
Here in New York, hundreds of sick and dying inmates navigate the compassionate release system every year, but very few actually make it out of prison.
And for those inmates who die behind bars, prison officials offer them hospice care. As Natasha Haverty reports, those men and women are supported and comforted in their final days by fellow inmates. Go to full article
Nov 08, 2013 — A coalition of women's groups is relaunching the Women's Equality Act, which failed in the legislature earlier this year, with a new strategy that they say could help them win passage in 2014. Go to full article