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Elton John's bold words about Pope Francis

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

Fox’s Kilmeade: Nurse Should ‘Show Us Same Compassion She People of Showed Africa’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Fox & Friends cohost Brian Kilmeade was pretty miffed that health care worker Kaci Hickox is fighting a second state's attempt to quarantine her, saying Thursday morning she should show the U.S. the same respect she showed while treating ebola patients in Africa.

FBI under fire for 'completely unacceptable' act

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

The FBI has come under fire from media organizations following disclosures that it created a fake news website to track down a suspect in a bomb threat case. Documents revealed the FBI created a fake Associated Press news article that appeared to be in the Seattle Times, to trick the suspect to install malware that would reveal his location. Show More Summary

Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party's headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

Purdue University accused killer found dead

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year has been found dead from an apparent suicide in his prison cell, state correction officials said Wednesday.

Apple's chief exec Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

(Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation. "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook said in the article. Show More Summary

Nation 'unprepared' for Ebola oubreak

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

An independent review gives dire warnings about the U.S. health care system's readiness.

She hasn’t changed her mind, but woman may delay decision to die: ‘I still have enough joy’

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

A terminally ill woman who went public with her plans to end her life Saturday says she may delay her decision – but she hasn’t changed her mind. Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with brain cancer and given six months to live last spring, and the 29-year-old moved to Oregon with her family to gain...

Storied Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee remembered

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, was remembered as a "journalistic warrior" Wednesday during his funeral at Washington National Cathedral.

Russia's $25 billion plan for North Korea

Russia is eyeing a 'mammoth' and lucrative project for the hermit state.

Five members of Utah family likely died from poisoning

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

Police believe two parents and three children found dead inside their Utah home weeks ago likely died of poisoning, local media reported on Wednesday. The five people, including children between the ages of 11 and 14, were found on Sept. 27 at their home in Springville, about 45 miles (72 km) south...

GOP gets desperate in Virginia: Ed Gillespie’s sad appeal to Redskins fans

The ex-lobbyist hasn't been able to gain any traction against Mark Warner. This new ad will (not) change everything

America’s catcalling madness: What Michael Che & co. keep on missing

"Oh, you are lovely" may sound like a nice compliment. But, as with affirmative consent, here's why context matters

I’m not “that creepy guy from the Internet”: How Gamergate gave the geek community a bad name

I've been that bitter, lonely gamer looking for someone to blame. And I'm devastated that it's come to this

Tunisia's Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

Did an FBI sting operation in Vegas cross the line?

1 hour agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Eight men accused of running illegal gambling operation in Las Vegas now challenging the federal agents who busted them

Andrew Napolitano on the Importance of the Presumption of Liberty

1 hour agoNews : Reason

James Madison noted that freedom came about in Europe when the people rose up and cast off or intimidated tyrants, who reluctantly granted the people the freedoms they sought. That was, in Madison's words, "power granting liberty." The American experience was the opposite, he argued. Show More Summary

Naomi Klein Talks Capitalism and Climate Change with Russell Brand

1 hour agoNews : Truthdig

The author of “This Changes Everything” stops by the “Trews” set to talk to Russell Brand about how the “brutal, dominance-based capitalist system” in place in the West is screwing us all.

France Says Conditions Not Right to Deliver Warships to Russia

Minister says decision surrounds Russia's involvement in Ukraine's civil war

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