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Darren Rovell Says Racism Is Okay If The Market Approves; ESPNers Flee

Darren Rovell, a commemorative gift plate from the American Enterprise Institute that somehow talks and writes and uses social media, went there just now on Twitter, and it’s a sight to behold—a service to the nation, in its way. While a market fundamentalist with a neuron or two firing would probably avoid… » 8/30/15 8:00pm Today 8:00pm

Director And Parents at Elite Preschool Battle Via Yelp And Facebook 

Last week parents from a ritzy Los Angeles preschool, Camelot Kids, were shocked by an aggressive email sent by the school’s director, chastising them for inviting recently fired school employees to a cocktail party. Now parents are pulling their children from Camelot’s roster. » 8/30/15 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

Are Attractive Women Really More Likely to be Straight?

Chris Rock once joked that men are only as faithful as their options, and new research suggests that women may only be as heterosexual as their options—with more attractive women more likely to identify as 100 percent hetero, and less attractive women more open to other sexual identities. Of course, the implied… » 8/30/15 4:45pm Today 4:45pm

Three Children Hospitalized After Austrian Police Stop Van Full of Refugees

Less than a day after a truck containing 71 decomposing bodies was found outside Vienna, police stopped a small van carrying 26 refugees in northern Austria, including three small children who were hospitalized with severe dehydration, the New York Times reports.http://gawker.com/someone-left-a... » 8/30/15 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

The Case of the MH370 Wing Segment Keeps Getting Weirder

When a wing section of a Boeing 777 washed up on the Indian Ocean island of La Réunion last month, the Malaysian government quickly ascribed the part to missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. But an ongoing investigation has failed to verify this claim, and the story just keeps getting weirder. » 8/30/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Braves Fan Dies After Falling From Turner Field Upper Deck

On Saturday night, a man at Turner Field fell from the upper deck during the seventh inning of the Atlanta Braves 3-1 loss to the New York Yankees. He was transferred to the Grady Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead a little after 11 p.m. The man was later identified as Gregory Murrey of Alpharetta, Ga. by the… » 8/30/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Twitter Refuses James Woods' Request to Name User Who Called Him "Cocaine Addict"

Actor James Woods loves drama. Early last month, he filed a $10 million lawsuit against some guy on Twitter for calling him “a cocaine addict.” Subsequently, his attorneys subpoenaed Twitter to unmask the pseudonymous “Abe List,” a request that Twitter has refused, according to the Hollywood Reporter. » 8/30/15 11:00am Today 11:00am