Hillary Clinton Again Invokes 9/11 to Explain Her Wall Street Fundraising

At a Democratic presidential debate in Iowa last month, Hillary Clinton was challenged to account for the fact that a large proportion of her campaign fundraising haul has come from the financial sector. She responded with a non sequitur about 9/11. Asked to elaborate, she seemed to argue that her popularity in the… »34 minutes ago12/01/15 1:57pm

Today's Best Deals: Easy 5.1 Surround, Dust Buster, Travel Router, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »Today 1:15pm12/01/15 1:15pm

Alaska Mayor Found Dead in His Home, Sparking "Flurry of Rumors" About What Killed Him

Stephen “Greg” Fisk, the newly-elected mayor of Juneau, was found dead in his home Monday afternoon. Cops haven’t said much about the 70-year-old politician’s cause of death, except to advise reporters that rumors he’d been assaulted are just “speculation” at this point. »Today 9:20am12/01/15 9:20am

Off-Duty Cops Really Want To Bring Their Guns Into NFL Stadiums

Earlier this month the National Fraternal Order of Police sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, urging him to allow off-duty law enforcement officers to bring their guns into NFL stadiums. The Fraternal Order of Police believes that if off-duty cops have their guns, they will be able to prevent an ISIS… »Yesterday 11:55pm11/30/15 11:55pm

The decline and fall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, at a Christmas tree lighting, in Madison, o

The decline and fall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, at a Christmas tree lighting, in Madison, on Sunday: “After the tree lit up, he suddenly fell. The crowd hushed. He’s been ‘nipping at the eggnog a little bit, feeling festive,’ Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett joked.” »Yesterday 11:31pm11/30/15 11:31pm

Pharmaceuticals Rapscallion Martin Shkreli Now Playing the Stock Market Like a Goddamn Pan Flute

Here’s a fun story a few weeks in the making, starring everyone’s favorite price-gouging pharmaceuticals asswipe, Martin Shkreli. This one involves another small and fading pharmaceutical company, the stink of market manipulation, and a lot of pissed off investor-types. »Yesterday 11:21pm11/30/15 11:21pm

Police Were at Burger King with Missing Security Footage on the Night of Laquan McDonald's Death

NBC 5 News has obtained screengrabs of interior video footage from the Burger King near where police shot and killed Laquan McDonald last year, appearing to show Chicago police at a computer terminal the night of the shooting. Over an hour of footage is missing from the store’s security video. »Yesterday 10:20pm11/30/15 10:20pm

Family of Still-Missing Kathleen McCormack, Robert Durst's First Wife, Sues Him for $100 Million

On Monday, Ann McCormack, mother of Kathleen McCormack, filed a $100 million lawsuit against her late daughter’s husband, Robert Durst, claiming that Durst deprived McCormack’s family of the right to possession of a body for burial. McCormack disappeared 33 years ago, after receiving a phone call from her estranged… »Yesterday 9:13pm11/30/15 9:13pm