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Gloria Steinem Tells Bill Maher: Girls Support Bernie Sanders to Get Boys
February 6, 2016 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Gloria Steinem Tells Bill Maher: Girls Support Bernie Sanders to Get Boys

During an appearance on Real Time With Bill Maher, feminist icon Gloria Steinem made a controversial statement about Bernie Sanders‘ support among young women. The statement has caused a sharp backlash among liberals and provided …

Manhattan Crane Collapse Kills 1, Injures Several
February 6, 2016 – 12:46 pm | No Comment
Manhattan Crane Collapse Kills 1, Injures Several

The collapse of a massive construction crane in the downtown Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca killed one person and injured several more on Friday morning.
David Wichs, 38, was a trader on his way to work. The …

Drunk Man Accidentally Shoots Woman at Showing of 13 Hours
January 23, 2016 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Drunk Man Accidentally Shoots Woman at Showing of <i>13 Hours</i>

A woman was shot in the shoulder while watching the Michael Bay film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi in Renton, Washington. The 40-year-old is in serious condition, but is said to be improving. The …

Sean Penn Secretly Met Escaped Drug Lord “El Chapo,” May Have Led Authorities There
January 10, 2016 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Sean Penn Secretly Met Escaped Drug Lord “El Chapo,” May Have Led Authorities There

On Saturday night, Rolling Stone magazine published an interview with Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, conducted by Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn. A Mexican official said Penn’s meeting helped lead authorities to …

Powerball Jackpot Tops $900 Million, Could Hit $1 Billion By Tonight
January 9, 2016 – 11:23 am | No Comment
Powerball Jackpot Tops $900 Million, Could Hit $1 Billion By Tonight

With the jackpot topping $900 million, heading towards $1 billion, and eager gamblers racing for a ticket, both the Powerball payout and sales are making new records. The next drawing is tonight at 10:59pm EST.
No …

Armed Men Occupy Federal Facility, Protest Rancher Conviction
January 3, 2016 – 11:13 am | No Comment
Armed Men Occupy Federal Facility, Protest Rancher Conviction

A group of armed men has occupied a federal building on a Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Oregon. The men had just come from a demonstration in support of Dwight Hammond Jr. and Steven Hammond, …

Extreme Weather Kills 15 in Southeast
December 26, 2015 – 10:22 am | No Comment
Extreme Weather Kills 15 in Southeast

Unusually warm weather in much of the country contributed to unseasonal severe thunderstorms and flash flooding in the southeast. As of Saturday morning, the death toll had reached 15 in three states: eight in Mississippi, …

Teen Football Star Zaevion Dobson Dies Protecting Friends From Shooting
December 19, 2015 – 4:16 pm | No Comment
Teen Football Star Zaevion Dobson Dies Protecting Friends From Shooting

A 15-year-old Knoxville student was killed on Thursday as he protected friends from a gang-related shooting. Zaevion William Dobson is being remembered as a “success story” and “contagious” personality.
The violence seems to have begun earlier in …

Will There Be a Third-Party Trump-Carson Ticket?
December 12, 2015 – 11:10 am | No Comment
Will There Be a Third-Party Trump-Carson Ticket?

Hold on to your hats: The prospect of a third-party ticket with Donald Trump running for president and Dr. Ben Carson running for vice president just got real. And it would be popular.
On Thursday, the …

Liberty University President Tells Students To Carry Guns And “End Those Muslims”
December 6, 2015 – 12:31 pm | No Comment
Liberty University President Tells Students To Carry Guns And “End Those Muslims”

Jerry Falwell, Jr., the president of evangelical Liberty University, encouraged an estimated 10,000 students and faculty at a convocation on Friday to get permits to carry concealed weapons. Falwell said that legally arming those on …

Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter Said “No More Baby Parts”
November 29, 2015 – 10:39 am | No Comment
Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooter Said “No More Baby Parts”

The man arrested for killing three and wounding several others at the Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, CO reportedly made comments about “no more baby parts,” according to a law enforcement official and witnesses. …

Man Arrested After Waving Samurai Sword at Apple Store in Manhattan
November 21, 2015 – 2:29 pm | No Comment
Man Arrested After Waving Samurai Sword at Apple Store in Manhattan

It looks like Black Friday madness is starting early this year. The NYPD detained a man on Friday after he entered the flagship Apple store on Fifth Ave around 4pm and began threatening customers and …

Ben Carson’s Life Story Comes Under Scrutiny
November 8, 2015 – 10:04 am | No Comment
Ben Carson’s Life Story Comes Under Scrutiny

Elements of Dr. Ben Carson‘s published autobiography, and the general narrative of Christian redemption on which he has built his reputation, are coming under scrutiny following several investigations by journalists. Carson has fired back, accusing …

US Senator, Actor Fred Thompson Dies at Age 73
November 1, 2015 – 6:58 pm | No Comment
US Senator, Actor Fred Thompson Dies at Age 73

Fred Thompson, a former US Senator from Tennessee, one-time candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, and recognizable face as an accomplished character actor, died at age 73 on Sunday. According to a statement from his …

4 Dead After “Calm” Mass Shooting in Colorado
November 1, 2015 – 4:52 pm | No Comment
4 Dead After “Calm” Mass Shooting in Colorado

Four people are dead including the gunman after a daytime, seemingly motive-less shooting in downtown Colorado Springs. A witness described the gunman as walking “calmly… like he was walking his dog.”
“[It] kind of spooked me …

Even Chris Christie Silenced By Amtrak “Quiet Car”
October 25, 2015 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Even Chris Christie Silenced By Amtrak “Quiet Car”

New Jersey Governor (and flagging 2016 presidential candidate) Chris Christie was caught speaking loudly in one of Amtrak’s “Quiet Cars” on Sunday. The designated talk-free zones have been known to ban even loud laptop typing, and the …

NY Times Magazine Asks, “Would You Kill Baby Hitler?”
October 24, 2015 – 11:36 am | No Comment
NY Times Magazine Asks, “Would You Kill Baby Hitler?”

If you were confused to see “Baby Hitler” trending on Twitter yesterday, you weren’t alone. The New York Times Magazine set social media ablaze with a poll asking if readers would kill the future genocidal …

“El Chapo” Evades Mexican Security Forces
October 17, 2015 – 4:48 pm | No Comment
“El Chapo” Evades Mexican Security Forces

Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as “El Chapo,”  evaded capture by Mexican security forces who were closing in on his location, sustaining injuries to his leg and face, said Mexican officials this week. Guzmán escaped …

Australia Blocks Chris Brown’s Visa Application
September 27, 2015 – 9:17 pm | No Comment
Australia Blocks Chris Brown’s Visa Application

Singer Chris Brown may be forced to cancel Australian tour dates planned for December after the Australian government issued an official challenge to his visa application. Brown now has 28 days to provide evidence as …

Mormon Church to Followers: Blood Moon Isn’t Apocalypse
September 26, 2015 – 5:38 pm | No Comment
Mormon Church to Followers: Blood Moon Isn’t Apocalypse

In response to a small but growing belief in its ranks that tomorrow night’s “blood moon” heralds a catastrophe or even the end of the world, the Mormon Church made the rare move of issuing …

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