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Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding
April 30, 2016 – 4:27 pm | No Comment
Woman, 4 Grandchildren Killed in Historic East Texas Flooding

Lenda Asberry, 62, and her four grandchildren were killed this week as they tried to escape a flash flood in the rural town of Palestine, TX. The region has been hit by downpours that overwhelm …

World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death
April 23, 2016 – 10:07 am | No Comment
World Celebrates William Shakespeare on 400th Anniversary of His Death

William Shakespeare died 400 years ago today, and this anniversary is kicking off worldwide celebrations of the man many consider to be the greatest writer in the English language.
#Shakespeare400 is trending on Twitter, along with …

Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law
April 9, 2016 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
Bruce Springsteen Cancels NC Concert Over Discriminatory Law

The Boss has joined a list of artists protesting a new discriminatory law in North Carolina. Bruce Springsteen announced this week he was cancelling an upcoming show in Greensboro. The 15,000 ticketholders will receive a …

Gail Collins Calls Out Trump, Cruz, Kasich on Reproductive Rights
March 26, 2016 – 10:30 am | No Comment
Gail Collins Calls Out Trump, Cruz, Kasich on Reproductive Rights

In a week that saw Donald Trump make baseless accusations against Ted Cruz of extramarital affairs and to openly mock the physical appearance of Cruz’s wife, New York times columnist Gail Collins took all of …

Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker
March 19, 2016 – 8:18 pm | No Comment
Hulk Hogan Awarded $115 Million In Sex Tape Lawsuit Against Gawker

Terry Bollea, better known as pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, was awarded $115 million by a Florida jury on Friday in his lawsuit against the gossip site Gawker. The massive sum is $15 million more than …

Knife Possibly Found Buried at O.J. Simpson’s Home Investigated by LAPD
March 5, 2016 – 11:56 am | No Comment
Knife Possibly Found Buried at O.J. Simpson’s Home Investigated by LAPD

The LAPD has confirmed that it is investigating a knife reportedly found buried at the Brentwood home occupied by O.J. Simpson at the time of the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson.
A retired LAPD …

Melissa Harris-Perry Leaves MSNBC
February 28, 2016 – 12:24 pm | No Comment
Melissa Harris-Perry Leaves MSNBC

Popular liberal host Melissa Harris-Perry is leaving MSNBC following a pubic spat with the network. Harris-Perry says the grievances were just the most visible examples of the network taking away her editorial control and sidelining …

Trump Refuses to Reject White Supremacist Support, Retweets Mussolini Quote
February 28, 2016 – 11:16 am | No Comment
Trump Refuses to Reject White Supremacist Support, Retweets Mussolini Quote

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump this morning refused to reject the support of prominent white nationalist David Duke and the Klu Klux Klan, until he had learned more about the people and organizations in question. Around …

Amber Rose Educates Tyrese Gibson, Reverend Run on Consent
February 21, 2016 – 1:05 pm | No Comment
Amber Rose Educates Tyrese Gibson, Reverend Run on Consent

Model and entrepreneur Amber Rose had strong words for Tyrese Gibson and Reverend Run, hosts of the show “It’s Not You, It’s Men,” during an appearance that aired on Saturday. After the duo told Rose …

Random Shooting Kills 6 in Kalamazoo
February 21, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Random Shooting Kills 6 in Kalamazoo

Jason Dalton, 45 of Kalamazoo, is suspected of killing six people and injuring more during a series of shootings spread out over several hours around the Michigan on Saturday night. Police have been unable to …

Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clouson Unveiled As Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Models
February 14, 2016 – 9:37 am | No Comment
Ronda Rousey, Ashley Graham, and Hailey Clouson Unveiled As Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Models

In a year of firsts, MMA superstar Ronda Rousey and models Ashley Graham and Hailey Clouson were unveiled as the cover models for the 2016 edition of the famous Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. For the …

Record Cold Sweeps New York
February 14, 2016 – 8:33 am | No Comment
Record Cold Sweeps New York

A bitter cold front is sweeping New York, as Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to stay inside as much as possible.
Temperatures had already matched century-old lows as they hit 0°F on Sunday morning as …

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 …

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