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Report: David Sweat, Escaped Inmate, Shot In Upstate New York
June 28, 2015 – 4:57 pm | No Comment
Report: David Sweat, Escaped Inmate, Shot In Upstate New York

The New York Times reports that David Sweat, the final escapee still on the loose following a daring prison escape in Upstate New York, has been shot by a state trooper.
His condition was unknown and …

Woman Arrested Trying to Remove Confederate Flag From South Carolina State House
June 27, 2015 – 1:53 pm | No Comment
Woman Arrested Trying to Remove Confederate Flag From South Carolina State House

A woman scaled the flagpole in front of the South Carolina state house and removed the controversial flag there. Bree Newsome, 30, was arrested when she reached the ground, and charged with defacing a monument, …

Caitlyn Jenner Celebrates Father’s Day By Posting Family Picture!!
June 23, 2015 – 8:43 am | No Comment
Caitlyn Jenner Celebrates Father’s Day By Posting Family Picture!!

Sunday was Bruce Jenner‘s first Father’s Day as Caitlyn Jenner, and the patriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan celebrated the occasion by off-roading with some of her family members, including Kendall Jenner, Khloe and Kim Kardashian …

Rachel Dolezal Sued Howard University For Racial Discrimination
June 15, 2015 – 9:09 pm | No Comment
Rachel Dolezal Sued Howard University For Racial Discrimination

Oh man, this story keeps getting weirder. Rachel Dolezal, who resigned this week as head of the NAACP in Spokane after it was revealed she had been masquerading as a black woman for years, reportedly …

Parents Say NAACP Leader Lied About Being Black
June 12, 2015 – 11:43 am | No Comment
Parents Say NAACP Leader Lied About Being Black

Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, is coming under scrutiny this week after her biological parents publicly came forward to state she has falsely been representing herself as black for …

#NotMyAmerica Responds To Anti-Muslim Protests
May 30, 2015 – 3:32 pm | No Comment
#NotMyAmerica Responds To Anti-Muslim Protests

The hashtag “NotMyAmerica” has taken off on social media in response to anti-Muslim protests taking place outside a mosque in Phoenix, AZ. The protests featured a contest to draw the prophet Mohammed, similar to the …

Police Detonate Suspicious Pressure Cooker Near US Capitol
May 25, 2015 – 4:39 pm | No Comment
Police Detonate Suspicious Pressure Cooker Near US Capitol

US Capitol Police have disposed of a pressure cooker found in a van parked on the National Mall.
The van was spotted during a routine patrol. Police say it smelled of gasoline, and appeared to contain …

John And Alicia Nash, Of A Beautiful Mind Fame, Dead In Car Accident
May 24, 2015 – 8:46 pm | No Comment
John And Alicia Nash, Of <i>A Beautiful Mind</i> Fame, Dead In Car Accident

John and Alicia Nash, whose lives and marriage were depicted in the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, died in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike on Saturday. He was 86, and she was …

Ireland To Become First Nation To Approve Gay Marriage By Popular Vote
May 23, 2015 – 9:36 am | No Comment
Ireland To Become First Nation To Approve Gay Marriage By Popular Vote

With voting still underway, early results show a landslide victory for supporters of same-sex marriage in a referendum in Ireland. Not only is this a result that would have been unthinkable just a few years …

Daron Dylon Wint, DC “Mansion Fire” Murder Suspect, Arrested in Washington
May 22, 2015 – 8:57 am | No Comment
Daron Dylon Wint, DC “Mansion Fire” Murder Suspect, Arrested in Washington

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, was apprehended late on Thursday night in Washington, DC. Wint is the primary suspect in the May 14 quadruple murder of a wealthy DC family and their housekeeper, which ended in …

Are Jay Z and Beyonce Silent Activists?
May 19, 2015 – 4:46 pm | No Comment
Are Jay Z and Beyonce Silent Activists?

Much has been made about Jay Z and Beyonce when it comes to being social activists. Some say that they aren’t willing to risk their status by being involved in polarizing efforts, while others simply …

FBI Joins Amtrak Crash Investigation, Looks At Window Strike
May 16, 2015 – 8:16 pm | No Comment
FBI Joins Amtrak Crash Investigation, Looks At Window Strike

The FBI has joined the investigation into a lethal Amtrak crash after NTSB investigators found evidence that an object may have struck the windshield of the train before the derailment. The cause of the crash, …

Take Your Pick: Today Is Derby Day, Free Comic Book Day, Independent Bookstore Day, and Fight Night
May 2, 2015 – 12:46 pm | No Comment
Take Your Pick: Today Is Derby Day, Free Comic Book Day, Independent Bookstore Day, and Fight Night

Are you bored today, Saturday, May 2, 2015? Sorry, but you really don’t have an excuse. Today offers a plethora of nationwide (even global) events. So log on, tune in, or find a participating location …

Obama (And Luther!) Killed It At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner
April 27, 2015 – 10:13 am | No Comment
Obama (And Luther!) Killed It At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

This weekend saw the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where the biggest names in Washington get together to pat each other on the back while tearing each other down with cutting humor. And once again, …

Ben Affleck Asked PBS Not Air Slave-Owning Relative
April 19, 2015 – 11:43 am | No Comment
Ben Affleck Asked PBS Not Air Slave-Owning Relative

The latest chapter of the Sony email hack has revealed an embarrassing anecdote about Batman v. Superman star Ben Affleck. Documents posted on Wikileaks this week show that Affleck asked that a slave-owning ancestor be …

Mother Leaves Paralyzed Son In Woods With Only Blanket, Bible
April 12, 2015 – 5:56 pm | No Comment
Mother Leaves Paralyzed Son In Woods With Only Blanket, Bible

A quadriplegic, non-verbal man with cerebral palsy was discovered in the woods off a highway in Philadelphia this week, five days after his mother abandoned him with only a blanket and a bible. Niya Parler, …

George Zimmerman Has No Regrets For Trayvon Martin; Blames Obama In New Video
March 24, 2015 – 8:53 pm | No Comment
George Zimmerman Has No Regrets For Trayvon Martin; Blames Obama In New Video

Why doesn’t this guy shut up? As a matter of fact, who exactly is allowing George Zimmerman to speak?
Yes, George Zimmerman is at it again and has decided that it is best to speak on …

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing #RaceTogether On Cups
March 22, 2015 – 6:07 pm | No Comment
Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing #RaceTogether On Cups

After just a week, Starbucks has instructed its baristas to stop writing “#RaceTogether” on coffee cups as an attempt to engage customers in a conversation about race in America. Despite how soundly the concept was …

Liberal Columnist Says “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Was “Built On A Lie”
March 21, 2015 – 6:29 pm | No Comment
Liberal Columnist Says “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Was “Built On A Lie”

Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capeheart wrote this week that he was mistaken when he supported the belief that shooting victim Michael Brown was shot by police while surrendering with his hands up. Capeheart wrote that …

Millionaire Pastor Creflo Dollar Asks Congregation For $65M Private Jet
March 15, 2015 – 11:12 am | No Comment
Millionaire Pastor Creflo Dollar Asks Congregation For $65M Private Jet

A megachurch pastor in Atlanta has asked his congregation for “love gifts” to purchase a Gulfstream jet valued at over $65 million. After receiving criticism for making the request of his largely impoverished congregation, Creflo …

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