Iran Official Claims U.S. Republicans Asked to Delay Prisoner Release Until After Presidential Election

Ali Shamkhani, chief of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, claimed today that U.S. Republican officials reached out to Tehran asking that the recent release of four American prisoners be delayed until after the upcoming presidential election. There are very good reasons to be skeptical of Shamkhani’s claim. If…


Today's Best Deals: Sous Vide Circulator, Reebok Workout Gear, Apple TV, and More

The best Sous Vide cooker, Reebok workout gear, and the new Apple TV kick off Thursday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click…

Trump's Lawyers Argue That Univision Should Have Known He Was a Horrible Racist Xenophobe

Last summer, Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit against Univision for breach of contract and defamation after the network dumped the Miss Universe pageant (of which Trump was, at the time, a part owner) following the racist unveiling of his presidential campaign. Univision wants the suit dismissed, arguing that…


2 Sheriff's Deputies Dead After Fatal Shootout With Gunman at Maryland Shopping Center

On Wednesday, a gunman shot and killed two sheriff’s deputies—one inside a Panera restaurant in Abingdon, and the other in a shootout shortly thereafter. According to the Associated Press, the suspect, David Brian Evans, had a warrant out for his arrest in Florida, where he allegedly assaulted a police officer.