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No Justice: Darren Wilson Walks Free as Grand Jury Fails to Indict

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in August, was not indicted by a grand jury today. Read more...

Sony Goes Offline After Widespread Hack by Potential Blackmailers

Sony Pictures went offline Monday after a group calling themselves #GOP hacked into the company, leaving behind an ominous demand displayed on employees' computers in New York and L.A. Read more...

Missouri Gov. Asks for Peace Ahead of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon delivered a brief statement calling for peace ahead of the Ferguson grand jury decision, outlining the state's planned response to potential protests. Read more...

Tech Companies Stoke Fears of a Talent Shortage to Get Cheaper Labor

How is Silicon Valley supposed to stay exceptional when its belief system keeps getting debunked? First empirical evidence proved there's no such thing as a meritocracy. Then they had to add a disclaimer that "change the world" may not mean for the better. Show More Summary

Smiling Nurse Poses With "Annoying" Patient She's Accused of Killing

Accused "killer nurse" Daniela Poggiali is suspected of murdering as many as 38 of her patients because she found them or their families "annoying." It was initially reported she'd taken selfies next to the bodies of her alleged victims, but the suspicious photos were actually shot by a coworker. They leaked to the media over the weekend. Read more...

?Monday Night TV Fears Nothing But Taylor Swift and Sea Urchins

On tonight's television programs, there will be two hours of singing and/or dancing, the Gotham fall finale, and guest-stars aplenty on State of Affairs. Read more...

Some Respected Firms Are Backing America's Shadiest Payday Loans

It would be illegal to open a shady lending company charging poor people 700% interest on loans—unless you lived on certain Indian reservations. In that case, respectable investors would be knocking down your door. Read more...

This Is What Andrew Cuomo's "Weather Detection System" Will Look Like

While making boneheaded comments about forecasts leading up to Buffalo's seven feet of snow last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo mentioned that the state is developing a "weather detection system" that would have improved the city's snow forecasts. Here's why he's (mostly) wrong. Read more...

Halle Berry Takes Ex-BF to Court for Straightening Their Daughter's Hair

As Halle Berry and her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry try to work out how much child support she owes him for the care of their six-year-old daughter Nahla, another issue has bubbled up. According to TMZ, Berry took Aubry to court this week for trying to make Nahla look "white." Read more...

Airbnb Had Housing Activists Pushed Into a "Free Speech Zone"

This weekend Airbnb held its first-ever conference for hosts in San Francisco. Inside, executives restated the company's goal to with a Nobel Peace Prize. Outside, local cops allegedly shoved housing activists who were protesting Airbnb's role in the eviction crisis, confining demonstrators into a "free speech" pen. Read more...

Transgender Woman's Family Presents Her as a Man at Open Casket Funeral

Friends of a 32-year-old Idaho woman who died suddenly of a brain aneurysm last month said they were shocked to find that her family had cut her hair short and dressed her in a suit for her open-casket funeral, presenting her as a man. Jennifer Gable, a trans woman born with the name Geoffrey, had been presenting as a woman for the past few years. Read more...

Who Gives a Shit If This Hot Firefighter Is a Former Gay Porn Star

Yesterday, the New York Daily News ran a story that sounds salacious at first blush. "EXCLUSIVE: New FDNY firefighter starred in at least 10 gay porn flicks before joining Bravest" reads the headline. I admit it, I clicked! Read mor...

Police Are Killing More People Than Almost Anyone Else in Utah

Recently, the national conversation around police killings has largely focused on two places: New York and Ferguson. Perhaps it's time to add Utah to that list, where homicides by cop are outpacing nearly every single other class of killer. Read more...

New York City, Philadelphia, and Columbus, Ohio are the finalists to host the 2016 Democratic Conven

New York City, Philadelphia, and Columbus, Ohio are the finalists to host the 2016 Democratic Convention. The Republicans will hold theirs in Cleveland. So the Democrats will be in Columbus, or in NYC if they've given up on the election and just want good restaurants. Read more...

The Best Pranks and Elaborate Lies You Can Pull at Thanksgiving Dinner

As is the case with every annual holiday, Thanksgiving is a perfect day to take the piss out of your family as repayment for all the years they've been burning you. We are asked to be kind and patient with our kin all year long, so take advantage of the events where you're all gathered together to show them who is in charge now. Show More Summary

90 Day Fiance Is Only Catfish If You Don't Believe In Love

Those 90-Day memories keep accreting in Week Six of TLC's third-most popular show about making terrible life choices, now that a certain human thumb has been dragged offstage forever. This week: Incipient child neglect, imaginary music careers, a tank full of actual sharks, and more. Read more...

Report: Gyno Ditches Woman Giving Birth to Fuck Another Patient

The New Mexico Medical Board has suspended Dr. Christopher S. Driskill, calling the doctor "a clear and immediate danger to the public health and safety." The doctor is accused of frequently being drunk at work and having inappropriate relationships with patients, apparently once leaving a woman giving birth "unattended" while he had sex with another patient. Read more...

List of Salaries For Interns Who Can Code Will Burn Your Eyeballs

Earlier today Tiffany Zhong tweeted out a list of "top" offers for undergraduate internships at tech companies. Her use of a single paltry money bag emoji in the caption barely cover$$$$$$$ it. The hospital bill for internal organ corrosion after staring at directly this list will be smaller than what these kids cop in a month. Read more...

Darren Wilson Got Married Last Month

Mike Brown is dead. Darren Wilson is a husband for the second time. Read more...

Demi Lovato Says She Has Nothing In Common With Ex-BFF Miley Cyrus

Remember 2009, when a young Miley Cyrus brought a slightly younger Demi Lovato to the U.K. premiere of the Hannah Montana movie because they were best friends? Read more...

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