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WATCH LIVE: Obama Delivers Remarks on Ebola Crisis from CDC

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama will travel to the Atlanta headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday to announce a new U.S. plan to help combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Wildfire rips through 150 homes in Northern California

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fire crews in California battled on Tuesday to halt the advance of a day-old wildfire that has already destroyed about 150 homes, lapped at rural schools and caused power outages that left an evacuation shelter without electricity, authorities said. Show More Summary

Minnesota Governor Calls on Vikings to Suspend Adrian Peterson

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

The Minnesota Vikings have cleared Adrian Peterson to play next weekend, in spite of his child abuse charges, but now Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has weighed in with a strong call on the Vikings to suspend him.

Stephen Colbert Stands Up for Scottish Independence

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

“Ich bin ein Edinburgher!” Colbert shouted, revealing his kilt and trying desperately to get some sort of noise to come out of his bagpipes.

Dog hit by van in police chase comes through surgery "like a rock star"

< 1 minute agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Veterinarians work to save leg of dog named Gordo who was run down by stolen vehicle during wild police chase

Uganda president sacks PM in power struggle

President Yoweri Museveni dismisses Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, who is widely expected to seek presidency in 2016.

Iranians Who Made Video of Pharrell's 'Happy' Sentenced

Six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes, says a defense lawyer. Farshid Rofugaran said today that the seven have been sentenced to six months in jail and 91 lashes each, though the...

Drag Queens Meet With Facebook To Discuss Naming policy

3 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

A common problem that plaques social media sites like Facebook is the anonymity of the users accounts. In many cases, some use false names to pay tribute to a favorite character in a movie, video game, or book. This is often seen in various fan pages and groups that populate the social media sites. Show More Summary

Hero Dog Named Jersey Dies After Saving A Michigan Family From House Fire

6 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

A couple from Brownstown Township in Michigan is calling their dog Jersey a hero after she saved them from a fire that destroyed their home. Sadly, the same fire ultimately took Jersey’s life after her heroic deed. According to ABC7, the fire happened around 1:45 a.m. Show More Summary

3 charged in El Paso mortuary scheme

8 minutes agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Investigators say Joseph Solis, owner of El Paso-based mortuary services, created and filed about three dozen death certificates for bodies he had no legal authority to take

Must-See Late Night Clip: Billy Crystal Swaps Dirty Robin Williams Stories with Fallon

10 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

When Billy Crystal paid tribute to his friend Robin Williams at this year’s Emmy Awards, his speech was beautiful, but appropriately somber and somewhat sanitized. So when he appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night, he took the opportunity to share some raunchier stories from his time spent with Williams.

White House enlists stars to help fight campus sex assault

11 minutes agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

President Obama is teaming up with Jon Hamm and other stars for a new campaign aimed at young men who may be afraid to come forward

TechCrunch takes its sexism to a whole new level with Men’s Rights-style editorial

The site seems to think sexism is only sexist when men bear the brunt of discrimination

A Call To the People of India!

14 minutes agoNews / Independent News : Signalfire

Shatter the shackles of imperialism and feudalism, Destroy this rotten system ! Build your future and that of the country with your own hands ! Dear people, Warmest greetings to you from the Communist Party of India (Maoist) on the occasion of its 10th founding anniversary. Ten years ago, we came [...]

Scottish nationalist leader quits

15 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Alex Salmond resigned as leader of his party Friday, will quit as First Minister after losing independence referendum.

The Gulf: ISIS In Return For Iran!

The Gulf-Gulf conversation about the challenges posed by the Islamic State (IS/ISIS) and the alliances that will be forged to destroy it indicates that a striking disparity exists between the positions of official leaderships and the sentiment of the grassroots. Show More Summary

“Quite stupid and wildly cynical”: Confused media convinced Dems secretly want GOP Senate

Pundits' idea that losing the Senate would be good for Democrats is ridiculous, short-sighted and dumb. Here's why

Feds Reportedly Find No Link Between Chris Christie and Bridgegate

24 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Federal investigators found no definitive link between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and the 2013 lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, according to The Hill.

Marijuana Money Is Still a Pot of Trouble for Banks

24 minutes agoNews : Reason

Last month the director of the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network claimed marijuana businesses are finally gaining access to banking services hanks to guidance from officials in Washington. As University of Alabama...Show More Summary

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