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Sobredosis de TV: Home and Away

“Sobredosis de TV” is our occasional feature where we look at television shows regarding the Americas. VICE was founded in 1994 as a culture and arts magazine in Canada, which would eventually turn into a media conglomerate that includes a film production company and a record label. Show More Summary

Isaiah Washington: A Silicon Valley Hotel Racially Profiled Me 'For Being An Uppity Negro With A Cigar'

Isaiah Washington told HuffPost Live on Thursday that he was "racially profiled in Silicon Valley" on Saturday, April 18. Washington explained to HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill that he was at a "very nice hotel, just last Saturday, smoking a cigar," when a security guard approached and asked for his name. Show More Summary

Ice Cube Reflects On 'Friday' 20 Years Later, Reveals Details About Final 'Friday' Sequel

Twenty years ago this weekend, “Friday” was released in theaters. Directed by F. Gary Gray and starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister and John Witherspoon among others, the film follows Craig and Smokey (played...Show More Summary

It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman… It’s a Taco!

Remember the MexiCannon? Well, that is nothing compared to what American engineers have come up with now. Meet the Taco Cannon. According to a report on KETV7 Omaha (which apparently is a real city) the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks will soon introduce a taco cannon to ‘spice up’ their … Continue reading ?

A Day In The Life Of A 5-Month-Old, As Told By One Hilarious Dad

In the latest installment of his "New Father Chronicles," hilarious dad and video blogger La Guardia Cross presents "A Day in the Life of a 5-Month-Old." On an ordinary April day, the dad filmed his 5-month-old daughter Amalah as she went about her daily routine. Show More Summary

Va. Jail Bans Use of Tasers After Female Inmate Dies 

Virginia’s Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office now prohibits the use of Tasers at its jail after a mentally ill inmate died after being shocked four times while being prepared for medical transport, WUSA 9 reports.

Police Union Chief Defends Calling Baltimore Protesters A 'Lynch Mob'

As unrest continues to grow in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray, a local police union president on Wednesday stood by comments in which he referred to protesters as a "lynch mob." Though Gene Ryan, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. Show More Summary

Freddie Gray Protesters Aim To 'Shut Down' Baltimore Saturday With Biggest Rally Yet

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. Authorities made the announcement Friday at a news conference. Police also said that Gray should have been buckled in when he was in the van and he was not. Show More Summary

Let’s Put a Tortilla on a Record Player, Shall we?

What happens when you put a tortilla on a record player? It plays El jarabe tapatío, of course! You don’t believe me? JUST WATCH! Happy Friday.  

Yes, He Said It: ‘Mayweather Is Better Than Ali.’

The conversation started with an email from Associate Editor Stephen Crockett to his colleagues:

Desperate Fossil Fuel Interests Seek to Undermine Clean Energy Choices in Communities of Color

Too often, African American voices are excluded from discussions about the critical issues facing our country. Energy is no exception. That is why I was pleased to recently attend a conference of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE). Show More Summary

Jim Norton Defends Making Bill Cosby Jokes: 'He Had To Be Made Fun Of'

Comedian Jim Norton generally doesn't "attack other comedians," he told HuffPost Live in a Friday conversation, "But, you know, once there's 30 rape allegations, I tend to lose the comedic bond." For that reason, the "Louie" star feels...Show More Summary

The Anti-gay Right Can't Run Forever From Its History of Bigotry

As a gay man, I admit that I am enthused and encouraged by what I see as a more LGBT-inclusive American society. While we still have some kinks to work on and straighten out, I am happy with our progress. Just a decade ago, we wouldn't be talking about LGBT issues as openly as we are now. Show More Summary

New LED Lights Could Play Huge Role In Ending Malaria

Researchers have pinpointed a potentially impactful weapon in the fight against malaria: LED light. The deadly virus killed an estimated 584, 000 people in 2013, mostly in poor and developing regions of Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Show More Summary

Kalief Browder's Attorney Reacts To Horrific New Video: Abuse Is A 'Euphemism,' 'He Was 'Tortured'

One day after The New Yorker published horrific new video of teenage Rikers Island inmate Kalief Browder being beaten by a corrections officer and other inmates, Browder's lawyer spoke to HuffPost Live to react to the unsettling footage. Browder was only 16 when he was arrested on the way home from a party in 2010. Show More Summary

Eric Holder in Pictures

Called the “people’s attorney” by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder has made a lasting legacy in Washington, D.C., and not just by being the first African-American attorney general. As he prepares to step down, here’s a look back at some of his career highlights during his time as attorney general.

The GOP Will Still War on Lynch

Attorney General Loretta Lynch at long last won the first round of battle with the GOP with her confirmation. But it's only the first round. The 43 GOP senators who vote against her confirmation made clear by their vote against her that she will be on the same political hot seat as former Attorney General Eric Holder. Show More Summary

Chicago Mother Turns in Teen Son Accused of Beating, Robbing Woman on Train

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who allegedly beat, sexually assaulted and robbed a woman on a Chicago subway train, turned her son over to police after she recognized his face from surveillance photos captured on subway cameras.

The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Watching Derrick Rose Play Well

By accounts both emotional and statistical, Derrick Rose had his best game in years on Thursday night. Rose registered 34 points, the most he’s scored in over three years. He had five threes, the most he’s hit in a playoff game. He had eight assists. Show More Summary

'You Are Beautiful' Is A Global Campaign To Share Women's Portraits And Authentic Stories

Photographer Jade Beall wants to create a new kind of site for women -- one that features unaltered portraits taken by photographers around the world, accompanied by the subjects' stories. (Some images below may be considered NSFW.) Beall,...Show More Summary

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