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Obama: US misjudged threat of Islamic State militants

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said in an interview airing Sunday that he agrees with intelligence leaders who believe the United States not only underestimated the threat of militants seeking to form the Islamic State group but...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton Reportedly Set To Resume Royal Duties, But Is She Ready?

Kate Middleton’s second pregnancy has been a big topic of discussion over the past couple weeks. Her severe morning sickness and thin figure has raised eyebrows and concern from several media outlets. Middleton has also cancelled a number of public engagements due to her illness. Show More Summary

Sarah Palin Has No Clue Where White House Is, Realizes She’s Been Addressing Christmas Cards Wrong

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin knows the White House is somewhere on Pennsylvania Avenue, but isn’t quite sure of the exact address. Palin, who was the Republican nominee for vice president back in 2008, spoke at the Value Voters Summit last week and once again fumbled a fact that most elementary school students know. Show More Summary

The Values Voter Summit Is No Fun

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The GOP is resurgent and set to win big in November. So why are attendees at the Values Voter Summit so down?

There goes the neighborhoods: 6 billionaires who ruined their surrounding environs

Mark Zuckerberg & Co. have constructed lavish estates with little regard for their neighbors' comfort or privacy

George & Amal: The Morning After

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Their marriage was announced on Saturday. Will there be another wedding on Monday?

‘Anti-Facebook’ social network Ello gets viral surge

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the “anti-Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB – news) ” for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet. Created last year as a “private” social network, Ello...

Photo of the day – Lough Neagh at Sunset

< 1 minute agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

An idyllic Photo of Lough Neagh by Charles Murray Lough Neagh is the largest lake in Northern Ireland, supplying forty percent of its water; the biggest on the island of Ireland, the biggest by area in the United Kingdom, and the biggest by area in the British Isles. With an area of 151 square miles (392 km2), it more...

Idaho Mormon polygamous sect member gets 90 days on child injury charges

< 1 minute agoNews : The Raw Story

A member of a breakaway Mormon polygamous group on Tuesday was sentenced by a judge to 90 days in jail on child injury charges for the mistreatment of teenage boys placed in his Idaho home as discipline by the sect, a prosecutor said. The case against Nathan Jessop stems from his role in the...

Royals slip past A's in epic 12-inning AL wild-card game

< 1 minute agoNews : The Newsroom

K.C. scores a crazy, come-from-behind, 12-inning, walk-off 9-8 victory over the Oakland A’s.

Iraqi pilots drop food instead of bombs on I.S. fighters

Members of Islamic State recently received an unexpected surprise from the Iraqi pilots. An investigation was underway Tuesday after Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior security official and a brigadier told NBC News. Show More Summary

Plea accepted in embassy bombings case

Judge accepts Egyptian lawyer's guilty plea in 1998 blasts of two U.S. embassies.

Two drivers hit 10-year-old girl in Seattle, speed away

11 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

Seattle police said on Tuesday they were searching for two drivers who gravely injured a 10-year-old girl in back-to-back collisions and then “sped away” with her “still on the ground”. Witnesses said the girl was struck in the early evening by a Chevrolet sport utility...

Mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens shot dead

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot to death by his wife on Tuesday in an apparent domestic dispute, and his spouse has been detained, the county sheriff's department said. The shooting...Show More Summary

Mayor of suburban L.A. city fatally shot; wife in custody

BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of a Los Angeles suburb was shot to death Tuesday during an argument with his wife, who was taken into custody, authorities said.

3 charged in Mexico army killing of 22

Three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam announced on Tuesday.

Satellite photos show world's fourth-largest lake disappearing

The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake in the world, is nearly gone, images released by NASA this week show.

Dillon Taylor Shooting Video: Taylor Backing Away When Officer Fires, But DA Says Killing ‘Justified’

27 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Dillon Taylor, the unarmed 20-year-old killed by police in Salt Lake City on August 11, was backing away from the police officer who shot him when the officer opened fire, video of the fatal shooting released Tuesday shows. But SaltShow More Summary

Kansas City Wins Exciting Wild Card Game Over Athletics

28 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

It took 12 innings, but the Kansas City Royals won the American League Wild Card game over the Oakland Athletics 9-8.

ISIS fight: US urges patience…’we are at the start of along fight’

The Pentagon on Tuesday criticized some media coverage for lacking patience at the start of a long fight against the Islamic State, cautioning that progress would take time and saying “we cannot bomb them into obscurity” in Syria and Iraq. Show More Summary

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