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Indiana Restaurant Owner Admits to Discriminating Against Gays on Radio

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

As Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) tries to push through a new law that would allow businesses in his state to discriminate against LGBT customers, one has to wonder how many Indiana business owners would actually take advantage of that ability to deny service to people solely based on their sexual orientation.

Chris Cuomo Pleads With Gov. Pence To Come On His Show And Explain 'Religious Freedom' Law

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

CNN's Chris Cuomo urged Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) on Monday to come on his show and give an explanation for the controversial "religious freedom" law the governor signed last week. The new piece of legislation would allow corporations...Show More Summary

Germanwings Co-Pilot Was Treated for Suicidal Tendencies in the Past, Say Investigators

yesterdayNews : Vice News

Prosecutors have revealed that Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot of Germanwings flight 4U9525, which crashed last week killing 150 people, had past treatment for suicidal tendencies.

Federal Agents Allegedly Stole Bitcoins While Investigating Silk Road Case

Former DEA agent Carl Mark Force IV and former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges are being charged with allegedly stealing Bitcoins while investigating the cryptocurrency for the case that brought down Silk Road, the Deep Web black market. According to the Times, Force deposited the Bitcoins found in the process... More »

Republicans see Obama as more imminent threat than Putin: Reuters/Ipsos poll

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A Reuters/Ipsos online poll this month asked 2,809 Americans to rate how much of a threat a list of...

Apple CEO Tim Cook pens editorial opposing states ‘very dangerous’ ‘Religious Freedom’ laws

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook penned an op-ed for the Washington Post where he asked corporations to oppose bills like the so-called religious freedom laws signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The measures essentially allow residents to discriminate against...

More Scientology shockers: 5 astonishing revelations from “Going Clear” left out of the HBO film

From the disappearance of David Miscavige's wife to the Church's smear campaign against journalist Paulette Cooper

LGBT Rights Advocates Joshua D. Driver, Justin Nelson Sound Off On Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Following in the footsteps of Apple CEO Tim Cook, a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates spoke out against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act on HuffPost Live this week. Among those to sound off was Open For Service founder Joshua D. Show More Summary

Hotel Worker Fired After Being Quoted in Story on Minimum Wage

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

A hotel employee in Arkansas told a Washington Post reporter she'd been fired after being quoted in his article on minimum wage workers.

Video shows missing Minn. sorority sister fall off bridge

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Frantic members of Pi Beta Phi and Minneapolis police set out to search for 22-year-old sorority sister Jennifer Houle after she disappeared from Blarney Pub & Grill in the city’s Dinkytown neighborhood sometime between 1 and 2 a.m. Friday.

Stigmatizing Depression and Suicide Won't Help Explain Germanwings Tragedy

Yes, co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was treated for suicidal thoughts. That doesn't mean we can make blanket statements about depression. Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who authorities claim intentionally downed a plane in the French Alps week, was treated for suicidal tendencies before receiving his pilot's license, the New York Timesreports. Show More Summary

California Firefighter Falls Through Burning Roof

A Fresno firefighter is in critical condition after falling through the roof of a burning house while battling a fire on Sunday.

Former Fed chairman starting ‘Ben Bernanke’s Blog’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title — blogger. The man who spent eight years as the head of the nation’s central bank carefully watching his every comment is writing “Ben Bernanke’s Blog,” where he’ll be free to air his opinions on matters of economics and finance. Bernanke [...]

Queen Elizabeth’s Windsor Castle staff threaten to strike over pay

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Staff at Queen Elizabeth II’s Windsor Castle are threatening to take industrial action over pay, a trade union said Monday. If it goes ahead following a ballot, the action would be the first ever by staff working for the royal family, according to the Public and Commercial Services Union...

NCAA Tournament stars Kaminsky, Okafor lead All-America team

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball.

Here's What Would Really Happen If You Stopped Bathing

You've probably gone a few days without showering -- maybe a week. But let's say you don't bathe for days on end -- as in you use no soap, no water, no nothing. What would happen? You're likely to get seriously stinky, for sure (though...Show More Summary

Tom Brady Jumps Off A Cliff And Wins At That, Too

Viral video of Patriots star Tom Brady jumping off a cliff has the Internet buzzing. The Super Bowl-winning quarterback posted his vacation stunt to Facebook Sunday with the comment, "Never doing that again!" In the video, a woman --...Show More Summary

Obama To Travel To Kenya For The First Time As President

President Barack Obama will travel in July to Kenya, the country where his father was born, for the first time since he entered the White House. According to a White House pool report, Obama will attend the Global Entrepreneur Summit while in Kenya. Show More Summary

Drunk Woman Passes Out, Stops Car In The Middle Of I-805 Freeway [Video]

There’s a harrowing video circulating online that shows Amber Dlaine McKinney Morgan, 25, passed out cold at the wheel of her car, which is dangerously stopped in the center lane on the I-805 freeway in San Diego. Cars whiz by at high...Show More Summary

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