Multiple Members of the U.S. Military Suspended Over Airstrike on Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Afghanistan

Several soldiers and airman have been removed from duty, the Associated Press reports, after making preventable errors and violating U.S. rules of engagement in the airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last month. »55 minutes ago11/25/15 7:00pm

The Best Black Friday Deals Available Right Now

You’ve reached our hub for all the best Black Friday deals! As you’ve probably already figured out, “Black Friday” is a bit of a misnomer; many of the best deals are available up to a week in advance. Luckily for you, we’ll be adding them all here as they go live, so you can focus on stuffing your face and trying not… »Today 5:45pm11/25/15 5:45pm

The Unlikely True International Story of the Man Called Orange Brother

Li Hongjun did not usually take selfies. But out in the orange grove, he was not in his usual state of mind. It was early February, and the lunar New Year was approaching. It’s considered good luck to set out a bowl of oranges during the Chinese holiday, so Li, figuring he could use some luck, decided to buy some for… »Today 1:03pm11/25/15 1:03pm

Confusion and Terror Reign Inside the Sheldon Silver Corruption Case Jury Room 

The Sheldon Silver corruption case finally went to the jury this week, and at least one of the jurors would very much like to send it back. The others are busy chatting up NBC reporters, but definitely not about the case! »Today 12:00pm11/25/15 12:00pm

Minneapolis Protest Shooting Suspect Has a Confederate Flag Facebook Cover Photo

Minneapolis police have named the three suspects in custody for an alleged shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest Monday night. They are Allen “Lance” Scarsella, 23, of Lakeville; Nathan Gustavsson, 21, of Hermantown; and Daniel Macey, 26, of Pine City. »Today 11:46am11/25/15 11:46am

Here's One Weird Trick to Make a Chicago Cop Feel Profoundly Uncomfortable

As hundreds of activists took to the streets of Chicago yesterday to protest the homicide of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, one protestor took an usual but phenomenally effective route: He had a staring contest with a cop. »Today 11:36am11/25/15 11:36am

In a Crazy Turn of Events, Viral Sensation "Phuc Dat Bich" Says It Was All a Hoax

Recently, the world was taken by the story of “Phuc Dat Bich,” an Australian man who claimed that nobody believed that his name was actually the vulgar phrase that he said it was. Phuc Dat Bich even provided a photo of a passport that showed his name to be “Phuc Dat Bich.” It had to be real!!! »Today 11:05am11/25/15 11:05am

Why 'Pinterest Paris' Doesn't Need Your Prayers 

I lived in four apartments in Paris, each with varying degrees of coolness. I lived in a chambre de bonne the size of a bathroom in the 16th, a tiny one-bedroom in the 7th shared between my boyfriend and his best friend, a charming studio in the shadow of Notre Dame, and a larger, more modern studio in the sleepy… »Today 9:32am11/25/15 9:32am