The Former Basketball Player Who Brought Down Bill Cosby

Without Andrea Constand, none of this happens. Bill Cosby is still America's No. 1 dad, still beloved for giving us the Huxtables and Fat Albert, still embraced in too many corners of the country for telling young black men to pull up their pants, still selling out arena after arena. » 11/26/14 2:00pm 2 minutes ago

Teachers Want You to Know: We Don't Get Summers Off

A little over a week ago, we posted a story calling for submissions from teachers, administrators, and aides working in America's public schools. The post itself received over 1,000 comments and my inbox was backed up with hundreds of emails from teachers who wanted to share not just horror stories but successes, too.… » 11/26/14 1:30pm 33 minutes ago

The Fool-Proof Guide to Banging During Your Family Gathering

Here is a truth most universal: Nothing makes sex more appealing than a situation where it's totally inconvenient, making Thanksgiving the ideal time for furtive and risky sexcapades. But with family obligations and creaky beds, what's a person to do? Here's our guide to sneaking around on Turkey Day. » 11/26/14 1:20pm 43 minutes ago

Siberians Stuck on Frozen Plane Had to Get Out and Push

A flight from from Siberia's Igarka airport to Krasnoyarsk, the regional capital, was delayed due to temperatures of minus 52 Celsius. The plane was literally frozen on the runway. But the 70 passengers on board, who had already waited one day for their flight, refused to be grounded so easily: They got out and pushed. » 11/26/14 1:15pm 48 minutes ago

Ta-Nehisi Coates has a post-Ferguson Thanksgiving proclamation for you: "Barack Obama is the president of a congenitally racist country, erected upon the plunder of life, liberty, labor, and land....Black people are the chastener of their own country. Their experience says to America, 'You wear the mask.'" » 11/26/14 1:12pm 51 minutes ago

Opportunistic Duggar Cousin Chooses "Music Career" Over Breeding

What to do with Amy Duggar, the little Duggar that could? The whole hour of Tuesday's 19 Kids & Counting was lavished on Amy's pursuit of a music career, from her performance on board the Branson Belle showboat to singing to a room of Nashville music executives to her brand new music video (oh yes, there's footage… » 11/26/14 1:08pm 54 minutes ago

How to Win Fights With Your Family This Thanksgiving: Don't

Tomorrow you'll gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family—those precious few souls that walk this cold Earth draped in the same flesh and blood that coat your weary bones. Invariably, they will say something that makes you want to murder them or, at the very least, ruin dinner in the process of setting… » 11/26/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

Bill Cosby Mistress and Alleged Rape Victim Believes Her Daughter Is His

Shawn Brown is the only woman Bill Cosby has admitted to having extramarital sex with on record: in 1997, he told Dan Rather, "If you said, 'Did you make love to the woman?' the answer is yes." In a new interview with the Daily Mail, Thompson details an alleged rape at Cosby's hands and claims that he fathered her… » 11/26/14 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

What's the Worst Thing Your Sweet Grandma Will Make You Eat this Year?

Grandmothers truly are angels among us: cast out of heaven by God for unspecified crimes, forced to be on their best behavior at all times so that when He calls them back to Paradise to reevaluate the terms of their exile, they can be readmitted without issue, and forget all about their difficult lives on earth.… » 11/26/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Michael Brown Sr.'s Church Set on Fire One Day After His Baptism

The Ferguson church where Michael Brown Sr. was baptized this past weekend was set on fire during protests in the city Monday night. Rev. Carlton Lee told NBC News he suspects his church was targeted because of his vocal support of the Brown family and his repeated calling for Darren Wilson's arrest. » 11/26/14 11:50am Today 11:50am

How to Cope When a Loved One Commits Suicide

It's never an easy thing to lose a loved one. When someone takes their own life, however, it can present its own set of challenges. Here, we'll discuss how to cope with this particularly difficult type of loss. » 11/26/14 11:45am Today 11:45am

The Best Movies and TV Coming to Netflix This December

Baby, it's cold outside. Maybe you've got the post-Thanksgiving blues, maybe you're just snowed in by feet upon feet of climate change. But don't be afraid, don't you give it a second thought! You just settle in tight for a month of new shit on Netflix, forget the stuff we're leaving behind, and I guarantee it'll get… » 11/26/14 11:24am Today 11:24am

How to Battle the Necessary Evil That Is Holiday Travel

Until the day when virtual reality is able to successfully replicate an afternoon spent watching football with your family and a tryptophan hangover, you're going to have to travel around the holidays. And while it's nice to finally arrive at your destination, the journey? Not so much. But holiday travel isn't doomed… » 11/26/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

How to Win Fights With Your Family This Thanksgiving: Don't

Tomorrow you'll gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family—those precious few souls that walk this cold Earth draped in the same flesh and blood that coat your weary bones. Invariably, they will say something that makes you want to murder them or, at the very least, ruin dinner in the process of setting… » 11/26/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm