African-Americans are victims of nearly half the murders committed in the United States despite making up only 13 percent of the population, a report published Thursday showed.
You forgot to add "usually by other blacks". A sad reality. (I find the term african-American offensive and don't use it)
Very sad story indeed and I hope the murderers will pay for their heinous crime. Someone mentioned "long prison sentences" - this definitely qualifies for the death penalty.
The 12,753 people who U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported from Oct. 1, 2007 to Sept. 30 included convicted felons, fugitives, and immigration violators...
... I can see daylight at the end of the tunnel
Ok, so by some very conservative estimates there's now ONLY at least 11 million 987 thousand and 247 to go? That "day light in the tunnel" is not very luminescent. ;)