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Meet the Guy Donald Trump Would Put in Charge of Protecting the Environment

If Donald Trump should win the White House in November, the man who would oversee his administration's leadership of the Environmental Protection Agency has made a career as a climate change denier. It's the clearest sign yet that when...Show More Summary

CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou Honored for Integrity

The U.S. government gives free passes to officials who commit war crimes but imprisons whistleblowers who tell the truth, a fate that befell CIA’s John Kiriakou for disclosing torture. But he was honored by some ex-intelligence officers, reports Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern…Read more ?

Cops: Quarrel Over Orgy Got All Stabby

Floridian, 19, jailed for knifing her live-in fiancé According to police, Kelci Perkins and her beau became intoxicated early Saturday morning and subsequently "had an argument over an orgy (group sex)." Orgy Stabbing read more

Donald Trump Had One Piece of Debate Advice for Mitt Romney, and Romney Ignored It

Donald Trump had some advice for Mitt Romney heading into the first 2012 presidential debate: It was time for the former Massachusetts governor to go birther. In debate, @MittRomney should ask Obama why autobiography states "born in Kenya, raised in Indonesia." — Donald J. Show More Summary

Here Are All the Sneaky Tricks Candidates Use to Dodge Debate Questions

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will finally face-off in their first presidential debate tonight, in an event that's expected to draw a record-breaking 100 million viewers. Presidential debates, unlike those held during the primaries,...Show More Summary

Cops: Quarrel Over Orgy Got All Stabby

Floridian, 19, jailed for knifing her live-in fiancé SEPTEMBER 26--An argument “over an orgy” turned bloody early Saturday morning when a 19-year-old Floridian repeatedly stabbed her fiancé in the arm, according to cops who arrested Orgy Stabbing read more

America’s Deceptive Model for Aggression

Since NATO’s 1999 war on Serbia, U.S. officials have followed a script demonizing targeted foreign leaders, calling ultimatums “diplomacy,” lying about “war as a last resort” and selling aggression as humanitarianism, says Nicholas J S Davies. By Nicolas J S Davies Across the political spectrum,…Read more ?

Police: Teen Filmed Boy, 3, Smoking Pot

Facebook video shows child puffing joint in relative's car Lamel Lamont Yancy, 17, is jailed on a felony charge of endangering the welfare of a minor. A video shows Yancy’s diaper-clad nephew smoking a joint. Pot Toddler read more

Why One Scientist Went Public With Her Sexual Harassment Story

In the past few years, sexual harassment in the sciences has become an increasingly visible problem. Disturbing allegations about the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Park Service, and the former head of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have all made headlines. Show More Summary

Democrats Are Freaking Out. But They've Been Here Before.

The polls are tightening and the freak-out is beginning. With hours to go before the first presidential debate, FiveThirtyEight's polls-plus forecast gives former secretary of state Hillary Clinton just a 53.4 percent chance of winning the election. Show More Summary

What the Candidates Might Say Tonight About the World’s Most Important Issue

People pause near a bus adorned with large photos of candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump before the first presidential debate. Mary Altaffer/AP This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the...Show More Summary

What Happened to Netflix? The Film Buff's Dream Library Is Adam Sandler's House Now

Click here for reuse options! The streaming giant is banking on originals like "The Ridiculous 6" while cutting down on licensed films. Netflix wants to get exclusive.   According to CFO David Wells, the platform plans to go all-in on...Show More Summary

5 Ways Hillary Clinton Can Mock Thin-Skinned Trump to Make Him Go Bonkers at Tonight's Debate

Click here for reuse options! The size of various things seems to be a sore spot for Trump. Tonight, after 18 months of campaigning in the weirdest and most terrifying presidential election in recent American history, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will finally face off in the first presidential debate. Show More Summary

Keith Olbermann Roasts Trump Pre-Debate by Pointing Out About 100 Terrible Things He's Said Just This Month

Click here for reuse options! GQ special correspondent Keith Olbermann admits he's having trouble keeping track of Donald Trump's outrageous behavior just since September 9, 2016. Before an estimated 100 million Americans watch tonight's...Show More Summary

Walmart Workers Refuse to Make 'Blue Lives Matter' Cake

Click here for reuse options! Three Walmart workers in McDonough, Ga. refused to make the controversial cake for a cop's retirement party. Last week, three Walmart workers in McDonough, Ga. decided "blue lives" didn't matter enough to write on a cake, when they openly refused to make a cake for a cop's retirement party. Show More Summary

Suspect Dead, Nine Injured in Houston Shopping Mall Shooting as Nationwide Murder Rate Surges 10.8%

Click here for reuse options! Hmmm, could the ubiquity of guns have anything to do with the scary news about murder? A man on a shooting rampage that injured 9 people in Houston has been killed by police after a wild shootout. "He was...Show More Summary

Here Are the Contents of Governor Paul LePage's Infamous Binder of Accused Drug Traffickers

Last month, Maine Gov. Paul LePage came under fire for claiming 90 percent of the state's out-of-state drug dealers are either black or Latino—an assertion the Republican governor said he could support with a 148-page binder he kept that cataloged mugshots and police reports for the alleged drug dealers. Show More Summary

Special UN Security Council meeting on Syria

The President: I wish to warmly welcome the Heads of State and Government, the Secretary- General, Ministers and other representatives present in the Security Council Chamber. Their presence today underscores the importance of the subject matter under discussion. Show More Summary

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