Virginia State Senator Richard Black, who is perhaps best known to Gawker readers as a guy who melted down at a teacher over fictional depictions of sex and violence, recently met and shook hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who is best known the world over for unrepentantly slaughtering thousands of his own…
Approximately 20 people were arrested following a Donald Trump campaign event in Costa Mesa, California, last night, according to police, after peaceful protests in conservative Orange County turned violent.
At a rally in South Bend, Indiana yesterday, Ted Cruz continued his “I am a human” tour with newfound running mate Carly Fiorina. And as he took to the stage with his companion and progeny, loving, human father Ted Cruz reached down to his daughter, Caroline, to show the cameras just how much he cares. As any rational…
Late Thursday night (or early Friday morning, depending on where she was), Cher tweeted. This should not surprise you, as Cher tweets all the time, but this particular tweet was different. It was in all caps (her trademark) and was a little hard to decipher (another trademark), but the journey her tweet took across…
Today, Tim Clark and Ron Nehring run Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s California presidential campaigns, respectively. But four years ago, the Guardian reports, the two men spent six weeks in Guatemala as paid advisors to Manuel Baldízon, a multimillionaire rightwing populist who promised to broadcast executions on…
At a campaign rally in California on Thursday, Donald Trump once again told a chilling, long-debunked story about shooting Muslims with bullets dipped in pig’s blood.
The complex battle between Apple and the FBI over the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone was tough for most people to fully grasp. But for Senator Barbara Boxer, who represents Apple’s home state of California, it’s as easy as swiping her finger across her phone.
A man in hedgehog pajamas and a bomb vest made of chocolate bars was shot by police on Thursday after threatening to “blow up” a Baltimore news station, WBFF-TV reports. Police say the suspect is in serious but stable condition and is expected to survive.
“Congratulations!” reads an email that the graduate admissions department at New York City’s School of Visual arts sent today. “I am pleased to inform you that you are among an elite group of applicants to earn graduate admission to the School of Visual Arts for the Summer 2016 semester.” But the recipients—some of…
The solution came to me while watching the evening news: guns. I’d heard of people doing fire walks, beating pillows with baseball bats—even taking hallucinogens in the Peruvian rainforest. But I needed something more potent than an Amazonian shaman could provide.
Devoted NPR listeners on the West Coast may have noticed a sudden minute-long drop-off of audio during this morning’s broadcast of Morning Edition. The reason: Today is Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and some rascal was messing around with the control board.
Representative Duncan Hunter, the vaping Republican from California, has already gotten in trouble this election season for his re-election campaign’s reckless spending. Now, a watchdog group has called for his finances to be audited, after discovering that the congressman may have used campaign funds to pay for a…
In modern America, the ability to move up the economic food chain is a long shot. One method for shaking up entrenched economic classes that has worked in the past: civil war.
This week, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert finally admitted to sexually abusing teenagers when he was a high school wrestling coach in the 1970s, and he was sentenced to 15 months in prison for steps he took to pay off one of his victims.
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