Do The NFL's Anti-Domestic Violence Initiatives Actually Even Exist?

As long ago as it now seems, it was only this past July when Roger Goodell decided to suspend Ray Rice for two games after the Baltimore Ravens running back cold-cocked his future wife in an Atlantic City casino elevator. There was outrage, but not enough to change the NFL commissioner's mind. He needed to see the hit… » 2/01/15 3:12pm 8 minutes ago

Student Suspended for Alleged Possession of One Ring to Rule Them All

Fourth-grader Aiden Stewart was suspended Friday for bringing what he claimed was the One Ring, forged by Sauron in the fires of Mount Doom, to school, the Odessa American reports. Stewart told a classmate the ring could make him disappear, which, if it really were the One Ring, it could. » 2/01/15 1:05pm Today 1:05pm

Source: Bobbi Kristina Brown in Medically Induced Coma 

According to "a source close to the family," Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was placed in a medically induced coma on Saturday after being found unresponsive in a bathtub, CNN reports. » 2/01/15 9:51am Today 9:51am

NYC to Pay $3.9 Million to Family of Unarmed Teen Killed by Cop

The family of Ramarley Graham, the unarmed teenager shot and killed in his grandmother's bathroom by an NYPD officer in February 2012, has agreed to a $3.9 million settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against the city, the New York Daily News reports. » 1/31/15 11:50am Yesterday 11:50am

Unable to Score Lethal Injection Drugs, Ohio Postpones All Executions

After a botched execution left a condemned man writhing and gasping for air, Ohio announced this month that it would be returning to an earlier, sodium thiopental-based lethal injection formula. Now the state says it's delaying all executions until 2016 as it struggles to secure a supply of the drug. » 1/31/15 11:10am Yesterday 11:10am

The Gawker Review Weekend Reading List [1.31.15]

To summarize: Brooklyn continued its transformation into a refuge for the one percent. Rafael Nadal was upset and Novak Djokovic advanced to the Australian Open final. Marshawn Lynch Marshawn Lynched. A Detroit rapper partnered with a Toronto rapper and released a powerhouse of a song. Jared Leto FLAME CAAAAARR » 1/31/15 11:08am Yesterday 11:08am