After weeks of hearing dire reports about the spread of Ebola in West Africa, many Americans were understandably terrified when the first Ebola case was diagnosed in the U.S.
While the nation has been freaking out about a man with a knife running into the White House, there's been one silver lining for the Secret Service: at least nobody knew about the gun-toting man who stood next to the president just three days earlier.
In a recent 60 Minutes interview, President Obama said the U.S. intelliegence community underestimated ISIS, and that didn't sit well with expert apologizer Chris Christie.
Q3 TV ratings are in, and Fox News is now the "most-watched basic cable network for the quarter in primetime." But how many of those viewers are bloggers waiting for the most cringe-worthy, SMH moments to clip and send into the viral ether?
In the latest ill-advised ISIS comparison of the last few days, some Twitter activists have begun comparing Israel to the terrorist group using its alternate name, ISIL.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a patient in Dallas has the Ebola virus, Reuters reports, the first confirmed case in the U.S.
The ongoing student-led protests in Hong Kong, still tens of thousands strong and showing no signs of abetting, are obviously the work of the meddling West, according to the Kremlin.
Just weeks after two British tourists were found murdered on a Thai beach, the country's tourism minister wants to tag all future visitors with identification bracelets.According to Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, the information on said bracelet would make it much easier for locals to assist lost, drunk, or otherwise out of it ...
Steven Pinker — the Harvard cognitive scientist who also chairs the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary — is not a fan of many of the “rules” one finds in modern guides to grammar and usage, not to mention finger-wagging language columns.That's part of the reason he wrote The ...
New York's Health Department is looking across state lines for medical marijuana, as it seems like getting the state's brand-new pot program set up could take as long as until 2016.
Brooklyn Technical High School teacher Sean Shaynak, arrested last month for sending a nude photo to a 16-year-old, now faces an additional 36-count indictment that alleges years of sexual abuse against students ages 13 to 19.
Jared Leto and his illustrious mane have joined a $50 million investment in Reddit, the link sharing community/online support group for men who have been friend-zoned.
In an entertaining profile by Mark Leibovich, Mitt Romney explains the mistake he made in his infamous remarks at a fund-raiser denouncing the shiftless, hopeless 47 percent.
Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, is very sorry a man was able to jump the White House fence and make it deep into the first floor of the president's home with a knife earlier this month.
A woman from Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested early Sunday morning when police noticed she was swerving in and out of her lane on the highway.
Saturday, University of Michigan quarterback Shane Morris took a vicious hit in the head late in a loss to the University of Minnesota.
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was reportedly busted for a DUI early Monday morning in Maryland, according to TMZ.
Almost overlooked in all the U.N. hubbub over the last week was Iceland's radical plan for advancing gender equality: The announcement of a men-only "barbershop" conference, which the nation plans to co-host with South America's Suriname. "We want to bring men and boys to the table on gender equality in a ...
Louise Erdrich happens to be both an award-winning Native American novelist and an avid sports fan, so who better to weigh in on the ongoing "controversy" surrounding the Washington football team's continued use of a racially insensitive team name and logo?
The triumphant saga of the Long Island high school student who wanted his senior portrait to be an homage to internet laser cats of yore has officially come to an end: Draven Rodriguez got a majestic photo of him holding his cat in the yearbook, but with a little twist.Rodriguez ...