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Fundamentalist radio host presents indisputable evidence the U.S. is Christian: Bacon is served

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer puts a lot of stock in our tolerance of pork products

UK Tourists Killed in Thailand Identified, Suspects Under Investigation

The identities of two UK tourists killed in Thailand have been released, and authorities claim they have several suspects in custody. According to BBC News, British citizens David Miller, 24, from Jersey, and Hannah Witheridge, 23, from...Show More Summary

Henry Kravis spins a different kind of club deal

The buyout baron’s KKR is buying Pioneer’s DJ audio equipment business for $550 mln. It’s Abenomics meets Ibiza for the private equity firm’s latest trendy investment. Kravis is laying down a smooth groove in a funky M&A market, but could be late to the dance music party.

Mississippi coroner offers home security advice: ‘Shoot the idiots,’ then call me!

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Mississippi coroner urged residents to take law enforcement into their own hands and shoot burglars. Scott Gregory, a morning drive-time radio host who was elected Winston County coroner in 2003, promoted an upcoming NRA handgun training class in a post on his personal Facebook page. He warned...

Cops: Gunman in police ambush sought mass murder

Suspect killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass outside Penn. barracks: police.

Scientists given rare glimpse of 770-lbs colossal squid

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Scientists said Tuesday a female colossal squid weighing an estimated 350 kilograms (770 lbs) and thought to be only the second intact specimen ever found was carrying eggs when discovered in the Antarctic. The squid had been kept in optimum freezing conditions at the Te Papa museum in Wellington...

Arizona braces for possible repeat of powerful storms

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona residents braced for another wave of heavy rains and flooding on Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the desert state. With cloudy skies above, locals began filling...Show More Summary

Vid: Anal Probes Run Amok: Drug-Sniffing Dogs Must Be Stopped.

3 hours agoNews : Reason

The case of Timothy Young made national headlines in 2012 when New Mexico police anally probed him in search of drugs (no contraband was found). His ordeal was the result of a false positive alert by a drug-sniffing police dog. Incredibly,...Show More Summary

Kurds liberate Christian villages from Islamic State jihadists in Iraq

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Kurdish peshmerga forces on Tuesday recaptured seven Christian villages in northern Iraq in clashes with Islamic State (IS) jihadists, an officer and a cleric said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians, most of them Chaldeans, fled their homes when IS militants launched a renewed drive in the...

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick, Judge Not Amused

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

A legal filing tied to the company's Gulf oil spill case was supposed to have been capped at 35 pages. But lawyers for BP got a little creative with the spacing.

Does Bobby Jindal believe in evolution? He’d rather not say

The governor of Louisiana and likely 2016 candidate is trying to triangulate over the nature of existence

Watch a never-before-seen “SNL” sketch starring Nasim Pedrad as Aziz Ansari

Last time she played the comedian on "SNL," critics took note of her darkened skin

Suspect in court for three murder charges in Va.

3 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Charles Severance, 53, is accused of fatally shoot three people over a 10-year period in Alexandria, Va.

Nationalist Illusions

After thousands of years of bloody wars among contending tribes, regions, and nations, is it finally possible to dispense with the chauvinist ideas of the past? To judge by President Barack Obama's televised address on the evening of Sept. Show More Summary

Tropical storm Polo could become hurricane off Mexico Pacific Coast

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical storm Polo could become a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Thursday the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning Polo was about 275 miles (440km) south of Mexico's...Show More Summary

Pelosi Rebuts Cruz, Assures Seth Meyers No One from SNL Is Going to Jail

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Ted Cruz recently claimed that a proposed Democratic amendment to overturn Citizens United would effectively criminalize SNL. Nancy Pelosi told Seth Meyers last night that's not at all what's happening.

Satanic Temple Plans To Distribute Satanist-Themed Children’s Activity Book To Florida Students

The New York based Satanic Temple announced in a press release Monday that they plan to distribute “The Satanic Children’s Big Book of Activities” to Florida students. The Satanic Temple pamphlet is designed to be appealing to kids, featuring a colorful, cartoonish cover showing children wearing satanic symbols on jewelry and clothing. Show More Summary

California Destroys Winery Over Use of Volunteers

3 hours agoNews : Reason

Apparently your labor is the opposite of your sexuality in California: You can sell it, but you can't give it away for free. California has a state law that prohibits for-profit companies from using volunteer labor. Anybody who knows...Show More Summary

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