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11 People Arrested for Supplying Dead Unmarried Men With Dead Brides

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CM This religion worships an execution machine that was popular in Roman times. Maybe one day in the future there will be a religion that worships the electric chair or the drip. The story from China is that 11 men were recently arrested...Show More Summary

These May Be the Greatest Halloween Portraits of All Time

Canadian born photographer Joey L. has been shooting eye-catching portraits, campaigns and billboards of some of the most recognizable people of our time -- from Anne Hathaway to Jennifer Lawrence. He'll be the first to admit, however,...Show More Summary

"The Real Thing": Stoppard's Love Play With McGregor and Gyllenhaal

The course of true love never did run smooth, as one of Tom Stoppard's favorite writers once observed, but for the star-crossed adulterers in The Real Thing, his smart and funny play which opened last night in a curiously anemic andShow More Summary

Mentally Ill Son Who Beheaded Mom Was Off His Meds

The uncle of the mentally ill man who beheaded his mother earlier this week says that he was a "sick, sick kid" who had been off his meds for days. "He killed my sister because we couldn’t get the prescriptions he needed. For four days, he didn’t have his meds,” Rev. Show More Summary

Police: Ex-boyfriend sent nude photos of Pasadena teacher to students

An angry ex-boyfriend allegedly hacked into a John Muir High School teacher's work email account to send nude photos of the educator to more than 200 students and staff, Pasadena police said Thursday.

The War on Teacher Tenure

Time Magazine's recent cover on teacher tenure has set up a furious debate nationwide about teachers and even a petition from the American Federation of Teachers for an apology from Time. The article itself is reasonable and focuses on the recent California decision in Vergara vs. Show More Summary

Blake Griffin on Halloween: 'My mom never let us go trick-or-treating'

When Clippers superstar power forward Blake Griffin was young, he didn't have the typical childhood experience of putting on a costume and going door-to-door getting candy on Halloween.

Carriage horses clip-clop away while de Blasio stalls on ban

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio assured animal-rights activists during his run for City Hall that he would rid Central Park of horse-drawn carriages, which he called inhumane. "We are going to get rid... To view the full story, click the title link.

Minute Away video: Fish, flowers, fun in Seattle's Pike Place Market

Here’s a busy minute of video from Seattle’s Pike Place Market, which goes back to 1907.

Police: Ex-boyfriend sent nude photos of Pasadena teacher to students

An angry ex-boyfriend allegedly hacked into a John Muir High School teacher's work email account to send nude photos of the educator to more than 200 students and staff, Pasadena police said Thursday.

Burkina Faso president bows to protesters, says he is stepping down

After 27 years in power, the president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, bowed to popular anger and announced Friday that he was stepping down after a failed attempt to seek a fifth term in office.

Jimmy Carter Talks Voter ID

President Jimmy Carter made a quick visit to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to discuss the what he and the Carter Center have done to make free elections around the world. Carter made few political statements during the visit; however, he did slip in a few words on voter ID laws, as reported by the Tifton Grapevine. Show More Summary

Map: A DIY Brewery Bike Tour

  A 13-mile trip to five D.C. breweries. [ more › ]

13 of the Creepiest Haunted Bars and Restaurants in America

By: Kristin Hunt We've all outstayed our welcomes at bars and restaurants from time to time, but some places have pesky customers who have been there for ages. Literally. At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list. Show More Summary

Our Inefficient, Wasteful San Francisco Film Commission is Desperately Trying to Justify Itself – Potential Marketing Efforts

TweetThese aren’t real ads, not yet. But they show you how the SFFC is thinking: All film commissions are bad. How is the SFFC better than any of the rest? How is the SFFC better than SF’s recent hosting of the disastrous America’s ...

13 of the Creepiest Haunted Bars and Restaurants in America

By: Kristin Hunt We've all outstayed our welcomes at bars and restaurants from time to time, but some places have pesky customers who have been there for ages. Literally. At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list. Show More Summary

Morning Box Score: Blackhawks Win Shootout

Marian Hossa scored his 1,000th career goal in the shootout win. [ more › ]

Eye on Halloween

Water Street, Decatur GA (pic courtesy of Maxim Barbers)

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