Dangerous Severe Weather Outbreaks Likely Today and Tomorrow

A large part of the eastern United States is on track to see two distinct and very dangerous severe weather events both today and tomorrow, with the worst outbreak expected to occur tomorrow over the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic regions. » 7/26/14 3:10pm 39 minutes ago

Aretha Franklin Was Pissed She Couldn't Eat Takeout In A Restaurant

Aretha Franklin, queen of all things good as well as my heart, got into an altercation with an employee at a Lewiston, N.Y. Johnny Rockets on Tuesday when she was told she had ordered her burger for takeout and couldn't, therefore, sit in the restaurant and eat it. Wack policy or valid complaint? » 7/26/14 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

US Embassy in Libya Evacuated As Militia Violence Intensifies

Speaking from Paris on Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the U.S. Embassy in Libya has temporarily been shuttered and evacuated as "free-wheeling militia violence" intensifies near Tripoli. All diplomats have been moved to neighboring Tunisia. » 7/26/14 10:50am Today 10:50am

The Game of Thrones Blooper Reel Is Light and Full of Errors

Fresh from Comic-Con, here's a peek at the bloopers from the just-completed season 4 of Game of Thrones. Highlights include a near miss with a torch, a rare incident of Tywin Lannister cracking up, and an extended cut of the Peter Dinklage dance that spawned a thousand GIFs. » 7/25/14 6:17pm Yesterday 6:17pm

There Are Officially Too Many Apps, And Nobody Is Making Money

The new American Dream was going so well: drop out, make an app for sending emojis that disappear after 5 seconds, and collect your check. But it turns out the app gold rush is broken for almost everyone. » 7/25/14 5:33pm Yesterday 5:33pm

Israel Rejects Kerry's Truce Proposal in Gaza

Israel's cabinet rejected Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal for a weeklong truce in Gaza today. Now, Kerry's leaving the Middle East for Paris, where he'll try to try "to enlist additional European diplomatic help for the peace process," according to The Washington Post. » 7/25/14 5:27pm Yesterday 5:27pm

Idiot GOP Rep. Mistakes Senior U.S. Officials for Indian Citizens

Freshman Congressman Curt Clawson is new on the job. So when he saw senior U.S. officials Nisha Biswal and Arun Kumar at a Foreign Affairs committee meeting yesterday, he did what any Tea Party Floridian would do — he assumed they were members of the Indian government. » 7/25/14 5:20pm Yesterday 5:20pm