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At Least 44,000 Cars Were Stolen Last Year Because Doofus Drivers Left the Keys in Them

28 minutes agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

Bloomberg reports that the number of car thefts in the United States has declined in recent years, perhaps because of security devices such as smart keys. But while keys may be getting smarter, it appears that Americans in general are...Show More Summary

Not Far Enough on Gay Marriage

31 minutes agoNews : The Daily Beast

Even if the Court rules as expected, it won’t do enough to protect LGBT people from discrimination.

The POW Tragedy Overshadowed by Lincoln

32 minutes agoNews : The Daily Beast

150 years ago, 1,800 passengers on the steamship Sultana—mainly Andersonville POWs—died. The deaths were overshadowed by Lincoln's, whose backdoor dealings may have played a part.

Sudan accuses U.N. peacekeepers of killing seven civilians in Darfur

33 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan has accused a peacekeeping force in Darfur of killing seven civilians in three separate incidents last week, threatening to exacerbate the government's strained relations with the international mission.

Baltimore Mayor: give protesters ‘space’ to destroy property

34 minutes agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

Baltimore – What no one expected is what Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (picture) admitted in a press conference on Sunday: that she asked the Baltimore Police Department to “give those who wished to destroy space to do that.”“We...Show More Summary

EU, Ukraine leaders meet as shelling worsens, one Ukrainian soldier killed

34 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

KIEV (Reuters) - Top European Union officials met the Ukrainian leadership on Monday for talks on deepening trade links and efforts to bring peace to Ukraine, but worsening violence in the separatist-minded east clouded the summit.

Issue of Ukraine's Joining EU Not on Agenda - European Commission President

Earlier Monday, Petro Poroshenko called on the European Union to grant Ukraine membership in the bloc.

Australian reporter fired after tweeting that soldiers raped and pillaged during storied Gallipoli campaign

35 minutes agoNews : BlogPost

This weekend marked the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, a doomed attempt by British forces to invade the Gallipoli Peninsula and capture the capital of the Ottoman Empire, Constantinople. The day has a special place in the history of Australia and New Zealand: About 10,000 fighters from the two countries died in the fighting, a […]

The picturesque village of Barpak was at the epicenter of Nepal’s earthquake. Now it’s flattened.

36 minutes agoNews : BlogPost

When the deadly earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, it destroyed parts of Kathmandu, the capital, bringing down historic temples and monuments that have been standing for more than 100 years. More than 3,800 people have been killed and more than 7,000 reported injured, while rescue efforts continue throughout the country.Read full article >>

Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general

Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, becoming the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.

Sharpton heads to Baltimore to arrange Freddie Gray march

37 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

The Rev. Al Sharpton is off to Baltimore, the scene of unrest after black man Freddie Gray died in police custody there this month.

A. Barton Hinkle on How the FBI Helped Prosecutors Railroad Criminal Defendants

39 minutes agoNews : Reason

The FBI has now admitted that nearly every forensic examiner in a unit dedicated to microscopic hair analysis provided flawed testimony in hundreds of cases. And 95 percent of the time, they did so in a manner helpful to the prosecution. Show More Summary

Demi Lovato Dedicates 'Warrior' To Bruce Jenner

40 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Actress and singer Demi Lovato took some time during her New Zealand concert on Saturday, April 25, to dedicate a song to Bruce Jenner following the athlete's 20/20 interview about his gender identity. Lovato joked during the introduction...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Adviser Says Governor Backs Defunding Planned Parenthood

40 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush supports efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, according to one of his senior advisers. Jordan Sekulow is a prominent Christian evangelical attorney and joined the former Florida governor's team last month as a senior adviser. Show More Summary

Indonesia to 9 Foreigners: State Your Last Wish

The execution of 10 convicted drug traffickers is imminent in Indonesia, with the country this weekend issuing a 72-hour notice for the nine foreigners and one local man; the Guardian reports that means they could be put in front of a firing squad as soon as midnight Tuesday, local time....

Sandra Bullock On The One Thing She Would Tell Her Younger Self

43 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Though she's an Oscar-winning actress with a red-hot career, there is one thing Sandra Bullock says she wishes she'd done differently many years ago. The actress opened up to PEOPLE Magazine in an interview, after being named the World's...Show More Summary

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