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Why Won’t the Times Burn Their Sources for Botched Clinton Story?

On July 23, The New York Times reported that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was facing a “criminal inquiry” from the Department of Justice regarding the way she handled sensitive government correspondence with her private email account. The story, as you might have heard, has since imploded—Clinton was not… » 7/31/15 11:40am 40 minutes ago

Lawyer: Putin "Personally Ordered" Brutal Killing of Russian Dissident

During the final day of a public inquiry into Russian dissent Alexander Litvinenko’s death, a lawyer for Litvinenko’s widow said Vladimir Putin “personally ordered” the apparent assassination. Litvinenko, a former FSB and KGB spy, died in November 2006, three weeks after drinking tea laced with the radioactive element… » 7/31/15 11:29am 52 minutes ago

Debris Found in Indian Ocean Match Part Number of Missing MH370 Flight

The plane debris that washed up on an island shore this week match the part number of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, authorities announced Friday, rather loudly, one imagines, so as to be heard over the joyful sobbing of CNN producers.http://gawker.com/debris-found-i... » 7/31/15 9:19am Today 9:19am

Cooler Weather on Track for Eastern U.S. Beginning Next Week

Just in time for the beginning of August, the jet stream is undergoing a readjustment that will bring a noticeable change in the weather over the United States for the next couple of weeks. The shift should bring cooler weather to much of the eastern U.S., while the West Coast stays as hot and dry as ever.
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SoulCycle Is a Cult and This Is Its Dumbass Manifesto

The only thing crazier than paying $32 (plus water and shoes) to ride an exercise bike in the dark is the way SoulCycle is describing itself to potential investors, now that it’s going public. The word “SOULccolade” makes an appearance.http://gawker.com/5978735/we-cam... » 7/30/15 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

Does the Indictment of a Killer Cop Mean That Body Cams Work?

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing has been indicted for murder in the shooting of Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black man. According to prosecutor Joseph Deters, video captured by Tensing’s body camera was the critical piece of evidence in the decision to pursue charges. Does this mean that cameras work? » 7/30/15 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm