Alt-Lit Icon Accused of Rape and Abuse as Hipster Scene Falls Apart

This past weekend, two young women came forward with personal stories of rape and abuse perpetrated by a magazine editor, Stephen Tully Dierks, prominent in the hip young "alt-lit" community. But it was only the start for the close-knit and famously gossipy scene. » 10/02/14 12:55pm 12 minutes ago

George Zimmerman Might Not Have to Shoot Any FBI Agents in the Face

The Department of Justice probably won't pursue any federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for his shooting of black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, according to a new report, so the off-kilter gun enthusiast's recent apocalyptic fantasies may go unfulfilled. » 10/02/14 12:27pm 40 minutes ago

America's Ugliest Accent: NYC vs. Charleston; Louisville vs. Providence

The long-awaited day of reckoning has finally arrived: Round One of America's Ugliest Accent comes to a triumphant close in. We are one step closer to democratically determining whom among us speaks with the most disgusting accent. » 10/02/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Emails: Vice Requires Writers to Get Approval to Write About Brands

At most media organizations, there's a "Chinese wall" between editorial and advertising operations—each department operating independently of one another. At Vice Media—marketing shop first, editorial brand second—that's not quite how it works, according to a series of emails published to Twitter by recently departed… » 10/02/14 11:50am Today 11:50am

Suspect in Missing UVA Student Case Accused Twice of Sexual Assault

Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr.'s history of sexual assault accusations continue to be pieced together as the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham extends into its third week. Matthew was accused of sexual assault during his time as a student and football player at Christopher Newport University in… » 10/02/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Report: Secret Service Agent Leaked Obama Info to Romney Campaign

The Secret Service might need a new name. According to the policy website InsideSources, an unnamed Secret Service agent shared several campaign itineraries, detailing the movements and whereabouts of President Obama, with campaign staff of Republican nominee Mitt Romney in late 2012. » 10/02/14 10:54am Today 10:54am

Air Canada Pilots Can't Stop Bringing Porn Into the Cockpit

According to an internal Air Canada memo leaked to CBC, officials at the airline had to implore its pilots—again—that they shouldn't be bringing their porn into the cockpit with them. "I am disappointed to have to raise this issue once again but unfortunately we have some people that have yet to understand the… » 10/02/14 10:17am Today 10:17am

Former Winner Charlie Sheen Accused of Pulling a Knife on His Dentist

Charlie Sheen, erratic Taco Bell enthusiast and former television Man, is being investigated for assault after allegedly threatening his dentist with a knife Thursday. A dental technician told police Sheen was high on cocaine and flipped out while she was trying to administer nitrous oxide. » 10/02/14 10:08am Today 10:08am

At Least 80 People Had Contact With Ebola Patient or His Family

According to Texas health officials, over 80 people have had direct or indirect contact with Thomas Duncan, the Texas patient recently diagnosed with Ebola, since he arrived in the United States on September 20. » 10/02/14 9:54am Today 9:54am

Police Officer Suspended After Tasering Unarmed 61-Year-Old Black Woman

Tallahassee police have placed officer Terry Mahan on paid administrative leave after video of him tasering unarmed 61-year-old Viola Young raised "enough concerns," Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo announced late Wednesday night. "They just tased a lady for nothing," the man heard in the video says. "They… » 10/02/14 8:46am Today 8:46am