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Former Virginia governor can stay out of jail pending appeal, Supreme Court says

Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell's bid to overturn his corruption conviction got a boost Friday from the Supreme Court, which granted his request to remain out of prison as his lawyers press an appeal. 

Papa John’s Once Again Faces Wage Theft Allegations

A complaint filed in New York accuses a franchise's owners of failing to pay minimum wage and overtime to approximately 300 workers. Image: Susan Montgomery / Shutterstock.com The post Papa John’s Once Again Faces Wage Theft Allegations appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Wes Craven was a master of genre and reinvention

Fittingly for someone so closely associated with two enduring, ongoing movies series, Wes Craven had a knack for reinvention. Known primarily as a master of horror filmmaking, as director, writer and producer, he upended the genre more than once, rewriting rules he himself had had a hand in creating.

Comic exclusive: 'Little Robot' shows friendship between a girl and a junkyard robot

Ben Hatke's "Little Robot" follows the friendship that develops between a lost robot and a young girl who is handy with tools.

Advocates: Domestic Violence Survivors Face Housing Instability Under Arizona Housing Ordinance

A lawsuit filed in federal court targets an ordinance that advocates claim leaves survivors of intimate partner violence forced to chose between calling the police for help or facing eviction. Image: Shutterstock The post Advocates: Domestic Violence Survivors Face Housing Instability Under Arizona Housing Ordinance appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Public housing: The myths, the facts, the HBO show

"Show Me a Hero" is over, but the stereotypes about public housing live on.

PETA Statement on President Barack Obama joining Running Wild With Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls’ shows are known as the bottom of the barrel in demeaning sexist, speciesist, and who knows what other “-ist” TV reality show–and that’s certainly saying something. This... The post PETA Statement on President Barack Obama joining Running Wild With Bear Grylls appeared first on PETA.

Nosey the Elephant Needs Your Help in Illinois!

Please send a message to the DuQuoin State Fair's organizers urging them to make the prudent and compassionate decision to cancel Nosey's appearances immediately and never host her again. The post Nosey the Elephant Needs Your Help in Illinois! appeared first on PETA.

12 Vegan Novelty Bags That You Need Right Now

With these little beauties slung over your shoulder, you'll be sure to make a statement. The post 12 Vegan Novelty Bags That You Need Right Now appeared first on PETA.

Comedian Jon Rudnitsky joins 'Saturday Night Live' cast

Jon Rudnitsky will join the cast of "Saturday Night Live," NBC announced Monday. 

Big Bank Says It’s Going To Cost A Lot To Do Nothing On Global Warming

Not acting on climate is going to cost us another $44 trillion, Citibank said. The post Big Bank Says It’s Going To Cost A Lot To Do Nothing On Global Warming appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Amazing Photos of 7 and 8-Week Old Miscarried Baby Show Unborn Children’s Humanity

At eight weeks and five days old baby Annabelle died after her mother, Mindy Raelynne Danison, suffered a miscarriage. However, Mindy was able to capture images of her daughter and she decided to share them on Facebook. As LifeNews previously reported, at just six-weeks-old a child’s eyes, eyelids, nose, mouth and tongue have formed and […]

Your Republican Party

[Content Note: Anti-immigrationism; racism.]Insert eleventy million articles here about how Donald Trump is destroying the Republican Party, despite the fact that his extremist views are totally in line with the other candidates' positions. Show More Summary

Obama will be focusing on climate change when he arrives in Alaska today

The Obama administration is renaming the tallest mountain in America, and the president has already made plans to tape an Alaska wilderness trek with a TV survivalist. And that's all before he's even set foot in the Last Frontier.

Report: Steve Ballmer turns down $60-million TV offer from Prime Ticket

Clippers owner Steve Ballmer reportedly turned down a $60-million offer from Fox Sports' Prime Ticket, according to the New York Post.

Hunger rises in Somalia as el Nino floods loom: U.N

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of Somalis in hunger has risen in the past six months, the United Nations said on Monday, predicting a further spike as the Horn of Africa nation braces itself for the worst flooding in decades.

Where to get free Fosselman's soft serve, plus drunken clams at E.P. & L.P.

If you like soft serve ice cream and hot dogs, pay attention. Dog Haus, the sausage-centric franchise known for its King's Hawaiian roll buns and chili cheese tots, is adding soft serve to the menu. But it's not just any soft serve; it's Fosselman's, from Fosselman's Ice Cream Company, the San...

Federal Court Says Obama Can’t Force March for Life to Obey Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate

The pro-life organization that puts on the March for Life on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade every year has won a legal victory in its case to stop the Obama administration from forcing it to obey the pro-abortion HHS mandate while its case against the mandate continues. The mandate compels religious groups to pay […]

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