WHITE HOUSE SPEECHWRITER APPEARED ON PANEL WITH AUTHOR WHO COMPARED BLACK SOUTH AFRICANS TO CANNIBALS

The White House fired a speechwriter named Darren Beattie last week after CNN's investigative “KFile” unit discovered he'd spoken at...

ELON MUSK, IN 2:32 A.M. TWEET, ADDRESSES PEOPLE WHO THINK HE NEEDS TO GET MORE SLEEP

On Friday, media mogul Arianna Huffington sent an open letter to tech mogul Elon Musk urging him to get more sleep. Her note followed...

 
 
 

LIVING BEHIND THE WHEEL

Each night at 6 p.m., San Diego's New Life Assembly church opens its parking lot to dozens of people who will spend the night in their...

POPE APOLOGIZES FOR CHURCH SEX ABUSE, ADMITS “WE ABANDONED” THE CHILDREN

Pope Francis released a letter to Catholics worldwide on Monday apologizing for the church's inaction in the face of its global and...

 
 
 

THE OUTSPOKEN JOHN BRENNAN AND WHAT HE LEFT BEHIND

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NYU IS MAKING ITS MEDICAL SCHOOL FREE. WHAT A WASTE

When New York University announced last week that it would provide all of its medical students full-tuition scholarships from now on,...

 
 
 

JOHN OLIVER COMPARES TRADE TO SEX, BECAUSE BOTH ARE WORSE WITH TRUMP INVOLVED

If you don't know much about trade and talk of tariffs makes your head spin, fear not, because you still might know more than the president...

SHOULD YOU GET AN AMBER COLLAR FOR YOUR PET? PROBABLY NOT

Amber-the fossilized tree resin prized for its beauty, fabled healing properties, and ancient plant and animal inclusions-has long...

 
 
 

THE SUPREME COURT ISN'T EQUIPPED TO JUDGE HARVARD'S DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT

In a French courtroom in 2014, a Labrador named Tango was called to the stand to serve as a witness to the murder of his owner. Tango's...

THE 4 BEST PORTABLE COFFEE MAKERS I'VE TRIED

I wouldn't say I'm a coffee snob , but if I'm going to take the time to make my own cup of coffee, I want it to be as good as possible....

 
 
 

DO NOT DECORATE YOUR KID'S FRESHMAN DORM

Put down that faux-fur pillow. Drop the party lights. Disassemble that modular storage, too. Parents of incoming freshmen: Dorm rooms...

HARVEY WEINSTEIN ACCUSER ASIA ARGENTO AGREED TO PAY $380,0000 TO AN ACTOR WHO ACCUSED HER OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

The New York Times reported Sunday that actress and director Asia Argento, who became one of the leading faces of the MeToo movement...

 
 
 

BATTLE OF ACHELOUS

The Bulgarian Empire won a decisive victory in the Battle of Achelous on this day in 917. You may use the comment thread on this page...

CRAZY RICH ASIANS GETS $34 MILLION RICHER, WINS THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

Crazy Rich Asians , director John M. Chu's adaptation of Kevin Kwan's novel , won the box office race with a five-day total of $34...

 
 
 

DON MCGAHN HAS NOT TURNED ON TRUMP

Has Don McGahn turned on Donald Trump? On Saturday, the New York Times published a lengthy story suggesting as much, hinting that the...

TERENCE NASH INTRODUCES AN EXCITING NEW REPARATIONS APP TO A VERY UNHAPPY AUDIENCE OF TECHNOLOGY JOURNALISTS IN THIS RANDOM ACTS OF FLYNESS SK

If you're the sort of person who finds applause-laden technology press conferences vaguely embarrassing for everyone involved, this...

 
 
 

TRUMP TO RELAX RULES FOR COAL-FIRED PLANTS, LIKELY LEADING TO SURGE IN CO2 EMISSIONS

President Donald Trump is set to continue his administration's methodical effort to dismantle the Obama administration's signature...

THE WALK-OFF BALK IS ACTUALLY A GREAT WAY TO LOSE A BASEBALL GAME

A walk-off hit in baseball is a coiled spring kind of play. There's tension, stillness, and then a sudden crack that releases a burst...

 
 
 

BRENNAN CONSIDERS LEGAL ACTION AGAINST TRUMP AFTER SECURITY CLEARANCE WAS REVOKED

Former CIA director John Brennan suggested Sunday that he won't take the nixing of his security clearance sitting down. In an interview...

“TRUTH ISN'T TRUTH!”: RUDY GIULIANI PUTS TRUMP'S PROBLEMS WITH FACTS INTO WORDS

Every once in a while, Trump's allies give us the gift of phrases that seem to succinctly illustrate the problem that the commander...

 
 
 



REPORT: Missing 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts found dead

REPORT: Missing 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts found dead

Mollie Tibbetts was last seen July 18. Read more ...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Political Groups As Midterms Loom

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Political Groups As Midterms Loom

Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and... Read more ...

13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

A 13-year-old boy in Virginia has been arrested after an argument with a 14-year-old during a cookout led to the 13-year-old setting the other on fire. Read more ...

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Charges have officially been filed in the case involving the murders of a pregnant Colorado woman and her two daughters. Read more ...

Slack just raised a whopping $427 million to become a $7.1 billion company...

Slack just raised a whopping $427 million to become a $7.1 billion company. Now, it has to defeat Microsoft

Slack, the very popular work chat app, has raised $427 million in venture capital, at a valuation of "more than $7.1 billion." All told, Slack has raised about $1.27 billion in... Read more ...

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

Alleged Nazi Labor Camp Guard Deported To Germany

The White House says Jakiw Palij was a guard at a Nazi labor camp in occupied Poland during World War II, and lied about his past when he immigrated to the U.S. For years, no... Read more ...

US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

US deports former Nazi camp guard, 95, to Germany

NEW YORK - The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, the White... Read more ...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Conservative Groups As...

Microsoft Says Russian Operation Targeted U.S. Conservative Groups As Midterms Loom

Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and... Read more ...

Police investigating a horrific family murder in Colorado found the bodies...

Police investigating a horrific family murder in Colorado found the bodies in a remote oil field with help from a drone

Christopher Watts has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters in Frederick, Colorado. A police affidavit released on Monday says police used a drone to... Read more ...

TJX jumps after beating the Street and raising its full-year guidance

TJX jumps after beating the Street and raising its full-year guidance

TJX beat on both the top and bottom lines. The retailer raised its full-year guidance for earnings and comparable sales. Shares of TJX jumped as much as 5% in the Tuesday... Read more ...