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ISIS Demolishes Second 2000-Year-Old Temple in Ancient Syrian City

One week after detonating the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin, ISIS has destroyed a second ancient temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra. Tuesday morning, the UN released satellite photos confirming the demolition of the Temple of Bel, which dates back to 32 B.C.
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Cops: Man Shot Outside WWE Performance Center Had Knife, Obsession With Female Wrestler

Police officers shot a man outside of the WWE Performance Center near Orlando, Fla., on Monday afternoon. According to police, the man was armed with a knife and was at the performance center, where police had previously encountered him three times, because of an obsession with a female wrestler. » 8/31/15 11:30pm Yesterday 11:30pm

Over 200 Of Hillary Clinton's Emails Contain Classified Information

Hillary Clinton has been dealing with a months-long migraine atop her many other migraines after it was revealed that she used a private email server to conduct official secretary of state business. Nothing classified was sent over the insecure server, she insisted, and the hype was partisan overreaction. It turns… » 8/31/15 9:40pm Yesterday 9:40pm

Bill O'Reilly Says He's Going to Put Black Lives Matter "Out of Business"

After entertaining two perspectives on whether the Black Lives Matter movement should be categorized as a “hate group,” Bill O’Reilly decided, “They’re a hate group.” Well! Glad that’s settled. Just kidding—there’s always more: “And I’m going to tell you right now, I’m going to put them out of business.”
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Suspect in Texas Cop's Shooting Death Has History of Mental Illness

Police said on Monday that Shannon Miles, 30, who is accused of shooting and killing Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth, has a history of mental illness, the Associated Press reports. After an arrest in 2012, he was sent to a state mental hospital for several months.http://gawker.com/sheriffs-deput... » 8/31/15 8:20pm Yesterday 8:20pm

Supremacist Gave Nazi Salute After Being Convicted of Killing 3 at Jewish Sites

On Monday, Frazier Glenn Miller was convicted of murder and other charges in last year’s shooting deaths of three people at two Jewish community centers outside Kansas City, the Associated Press reports. As the jurors filed out of the courtroom, Miller, 74, raised his arm in the Nazi salute. » 8/31/15 7:15pm Yesterday 7:15pm

Texts Show Teen Pushing Her Boyfriend To Suicide: "When Are You Gonna Do It?"

Last July, an 18-year-old Massachusetts man named Conrad Roy III killed himself by placing a gas-powered water pump in his pickup truck and letting the carbon monoxide consume him. Prosecutors say that Roy’s girlfriend, 17-year-old Michelle Carter, spent months convincing Roy to commit suicide, and text messages… » 8/31/15 6:47pm Yesterday 6:47pm

500 Days of Kristin, Day 218: Kristin Designs Another Staple

While promoting her line of shoes for Chinese Laundry last fall, Kristin Cavallari assured potential buyers of the timelessness of her designs. “Everything in my line, for the most part, is a staple,” she said. “They’re all classic shoes that you’ll wear forever.” Guess what Kristin’s got for you this season? » 8/31/15 5:46pm Yesterday 5:46pm

Summer's Revenge: September to Begin With a Blast of Heat and Humidity

Today is the last day of meteorological summer, and it’s been a long, boring three months. Save for a couple of tropical storms and a derecho or two, there weren’t many weather events that commanded attention. The big story has been the heat and humidity, and that’s what will continue through the first half of… » 8/31/15 5:20pm Yesterday 5:20pm

Come Enjoy Auschwitz’s Nice, Refreshing Showers, Says Auschwitz

Visitors to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp are in for a treat, is apparently what museum management was thinking with their most recent purchase: a brand new outdoor shower sprinkler (at Auschwitz). After all, who wouldn’t love a nice, refreshing shower (at Auschwitz)? The answer, of course, is everyone. » 8/31/15 4:36pm Yesterday 4:36pm

Bratton and de Blasio, Best Buddies, Aren't Going to End Broken Windows

A Bill Bratton profile in this week’s New Yorker reveals little that we didn’t already know about the NYPD commissioner. What we do hear about, over and over, is the ongoing commitment of Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio to “broken windows” policing—which Bratton pledges will be around for as long as he and de Blasio… » 8/31/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm