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A huge explosion rocked the East Village of Manhattan on Thursday afternoon. More than 25 units and 100 firefighters immediately were dispatched to fight the ensuing blaze at 125 2nd Avenue in New York City. Hundreds of photographs and videos from the scene appeared almost immediately on social media...
You can't beat Yelp.
A New York Times reporter tweeted yesterday she received a warning from a group of Hillary Clinton supporters about certain words that shouldn't be used in Clinton coverage because it's "coded sexism."
Tensions ran high over the weekend when anti-"amnesty" activists showed up to a Spanish-language town hall event featuring Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) and proceeded to shout him down.
The controversial letter that 47 Republican senators sent to the government of Iran earlier this month has landed them in hot water with critics who say they were trying to undermine President Barack Obama's foreign policy goals. Besides...Show More Summary
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel floated the idea of possibly naming an airport for President Obama, but a spokesperson later clarified he's not actually serious about doing that.
According to a new Department of Justice inspector general report, Drug Enforcement Agency officials held "sex parties" with prostitutes in Colombia who were hired by drug cartels.
According to three sources who spoke to the Wall Street Journal, presidential contender Scott Walker said that he backed a pathway to citizenship at a private dinner with New Hampshire Republicans earlier this month, which would be reversal of the reversal he made last month against so-called "amnesty."
A business school professor was arrested earlier this week after assaulting an Uber driver, and caught on tape yelling a not-so-nice racial slur at him.
In his role as founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, actor and director Ben Affleck joined Bill Gates on Thursday for a special Senate hearing on diplomacy and national security. But before he dove into the issues at hand, Affleck...Show More Summary
A United States National Guardsman has been arrested on charges he attempted to join ISIS and carry out an attack for the terrorist group on a U.S. military facility.
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell grilled former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday over President Barack Obama's claims that Yemen is an example of the success of his administration's counterterrorism policy.
Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) made his first public appearance in weeks today, formally saying goodbye to his colleagues during a speech on the House floor, and promising that one day, he would rise out of the ashes of his political career like a beautiful phoenix named Abraham Lincoln.
Like Stephen Colbert before him, Aasif Mandvi may have gotten a little too real last night at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner. His searing commentary on the state of the Washington media appeared to hit too close to home at times, and at least according to C-SPAN's feed was met with awkward silence more than a few times.
In an interview, Fox anchor Gregg Jarrett opened up about his struggle with alcoholism, which became public after his arrest in a Minnesota airport after leaving a rehab facility.
Back in January, a Fox News segment and an anonymously-sourced NBC report declared that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion nearly a year after he was released to the U.S. from Taliban captivity. Both claims were met with swift denials from the Pentagon...
Yesterday James O'Keefe's Project Veritas released a video in which the dean of Cornell appeared to tell a student he could bring a "freedom fighter" from ISIS to speak on campus. On Thursday Cornell President David Skorton responded, calling the video a "smear."
Call it the Fallonization of late night TV. Last night's Late Late Show with James Corden featured a celebrity game that would have felt right at home on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (and recalled a "Brainstorm" game that host did with Anderson Cooper several years back).
Oh goodness, this is just wonderful. Please go on to the Elite Eight, because we really want to see what happens when you guys discover even more of The Media.
Fortune's list of World's Greatest Leaders, published Thursday morning, included CEOs, popes, pop stars, and tech bros. But it also included two names from the streets of Ferguson: protest leaders Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson.