On this week’s Political Scene podcast, Jill Lepore calls Elizabeth Warren’s new book “part memoir, part manifesto.” Warren, she says, has inexctricably linked her life’s story to her mission to reduce income inequality. Evan Osnos,Show More Summary
Fox's I Wanna Marry 'Harry' represents everything that is truly terrible about "reality" TV. Or -- who knows? -- it might just be your new favorite show. From the people who brought you Joe Millionaire, the story of a working class actor who gets women to compete for his affection because they think he's super rich, comes a new, even more deceptive competition.
The much-bemoaned Instagram phenomenon deserves more credit. Plus: A best-of #aftersex
A Syrian helicopter carried out two air raids near the Beqaa town of Arsal in eastern Lebanon, in the area of Kherbet Daoud , National News Agency reported on Thursday. This development comes after Syrian warplanes staged two raids on Wednesday on the al-Maslaha area, also near the border town of Arsal. Show More Summary
Netherlands police have arrested a 35-year-old man who allegedly blackmailed a Canadian teenager over nude photos before she killed herself, reports the CBC. Amanda Todd's case drew international headlines because of a YouTube video the 15-year-old posted before her death in 2012 detailing her ordeal. A Netherlands report says the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
The actor-director talks about his sad, sweet New York love letter "Fading Gigolo," and his controversial costar
EL CAJON, California (AP) — A jury convicted an Iraqi immigrant Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that was initially considered a hate crime.
"Flash Boys" exposes the perils of high-frequency trading. The time is now for a financial transaction tax
Meet Kepler-186f: It is an exo-planet whose Earth-like size and orbit are the right conditions for life
Do you remember Michael Alig? If not you might know the story of the New York City party promoter turned murderer as he was portrayed in the 2003 film Party Monster. According to The Hollywood Reporter Michael Alig will be released from jail for his manslaughter charges. This is a feat for Alig’s team as
What’s the likelihood of someone named Edward Cocaine being busted on drug charges. In Florida (where else?), the chances are pretty “high.” When Edward Cocaine — his real name — was brought before the bench on Wednesday, Broward County Judge John “Jay” Hurley seemed stunned. But he, the friendly defendant himself, court staff, and other
Kimberley Davis is a 21-year-old Australian woman who hit a cyclist while texting and driving, causing serious spinal injuries to the victim. But instead of being remorseful the twenty-something is instead complaining about the damage to her car and losing her drivers license for a time. In a related report by The Inquisitr, when a
Every month since 1983, every single member of Congress has received the same thing in the mail: a copy of Hustler magazine in a manila envelope. National Journal highlighted this interesting D.C. tidbit today, and how said congresspersons, amusingly enough, have no way of legally stopping the mailings.
Deal ends unprecedented tensions between Qatar and other Gulf Cooperation Council nations over the Muslim Brotherhood.
The reports circulated like wildfire: fliers surfacing in the eastern Ukrainian town of Donetsk ordering Jews there to register with the local government or face deportation. U.S. officials quickly condemned the leaflets, with Secretary of State John Kerry mentioning it at the beginning of his...
A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.