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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 …

Phoenix Shooting Suspect Arrested; Claims Innocence
September 19, 2015 – 5:23 pm | No Comment
Phoenix Shooting Suspect Arrested; Claims Innocence

After Phoenix residents were terrorized for weeks by a series of shootings along downtown Interstate 10, a suspect has been arrested and arraigned in court. Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., 21, said in court that he …

James Blake Says Cop Should Be Arrested
September 13, 2015 – 11:50 am | No Comment
James Blake Says Cop Should Be Arrested

Former tennis pro James Blake says the plainclothes NYPD officer who forcefully took him down should be fired. This week, video of the incident was released that showed Blake casually waiting outside a high-end Midtown …

Rick Perry Suspends Presidential Campaign
September 12, 2015 – 11:08 am | No Comment
Rick Perry Suspends Presidential Campaign

The overcrowded Republican presidential field has just gotten slightly smaller. Former Texas governor Rick Perry has ended his campaign for the 2016, following low poll numbers and a financially bankrupt campaign.
“We have a tremendous field …

Study: Only Way To Stop A Hangover Is To Drink Less
August 30, 2015 – 5:21 pm | No Comment
Study: Only Way To Stop A Hangover Is To Drink Less

A new study from Dutch and Canadian researchers could leave millions of hard partiers giving up on their late night snacks and water chugging: According to the results, there is no way to prevent a …

“Deez Nuts” Endorses Bernie Sanders For Democratic Primary
August 23, 2015 – 9:09 pm | No Comment
“Deez Nuts” Endorses Bernie Sanders For Democratic Primary

A 15-year-old Iowa boy who registered as a presidential candidate under the name “Deez Nuts” has endorsed Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic Primary. The teen, who recently placed above major candidates in primary …

Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond Dead at 75
August 16, 2015 – 4:04 pm | No Comment
Civil Rights Leader Julian Bond Dead at 75

Civil rights leader Julian Bond died on Saturday following a brief illness at the age of 75. His passing was announced by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which Bond co-founded and led for several years …

Maine Man Killed After Setting Off Firework On Head
July 5, 2015 – 2:26 pm | No Comment
Maine Man Killed After Setting Off Firework On Head

A man in Maine was killed yesterday after setting off a fireworks mortar tube he had placed on his head. Devon Staples, 22 of Calais, reportedly died instantly due to the head injury. It is …

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 …

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