As Black Churches Burn, Feds Close In on Suspect in CVS Arson 

Right now, there’s a federal manhunt for the man who burned a Baltimore CVS. After two months of prolonged public investigation, the ATF has finally fingered the man responsible: one Raymon Carter, age 24, black, five-foot-eight, 180 pounds. He’s probably “fit the description” for a decade now—but now, the description… » 7/01/15 2:00pm 16 minutes ago

The Rock Loves Interviews, His Girlfriend, The Word Jabroni, Potatoes

Dwayne Johnson fka The Rock fka Twigs covers August’s Esquire magazine this month. In the interview, he delivers that signature excitement and general joie de vivre that we all know and love. What does The Rock want to shine some light on this time? Oh, everything you can imagine. Anything at all! » 7/01/15 1:24pm 51 minutes ago

Report: Non-Family Molestation Victim Planning to Sue Josh Duggar

According to a report from InTouch, the tabloid that broke the Josh Duggar molestation scandal, one of Josh’s victims is planning to sue him in civil court. The report, which relies entirely on anonymous sources, claims that the suit will be filed by the one victim who is not in the Duggar family.… » 7/01/15 11:50am Today 11:50am

The Prison Break's Lovelorn Tabloid Villain Is No Mere "Shaw-Skank"

Sometime on the night of June 5, two convicted murderers popped out of a sewer near Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York and started running. It took three weeks to stop them; the aftermath left one dead, and the other shot and recaptured. Two prison workers who aided that stunning escape might very well… » 7/01/15 11:48am Today 11:48am

Ask an Anonymous Cop: Do You Write More Tickets at the End of the Month?

You’re driving home from work on a stretch of road you’ve driven hundreds of times before, and without even thinking, you start to push the speed limit, just a little. You do it practically every evening without problems, so why should tonight be different? But as your rearview lights up with blue and red, you realize… » 7/01/15 11:45am Today 11:45am

How Luther Vandross Turned His "A House Is Not a Home" Into the Standard

Today, July 1, marks the 1o-year anniversary of the death of Luther Vandross, who passed away in 2005 after suffering a heart attack. An unparalleled singer, songwriter, and producer, Vandross released 13 albums, recorded hundreds of songs, and won eight Grammy Awards in his lifetime. He was the rare artist who had it… » 7/01/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Obama: U.S. Will Re-Establish Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

During a press conference this morning that was broadcast live on Cuban TV, President Obama announced that the U.S. has agreed to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba. “We don’t have to be imprisoned by the past,” the president said before calling for Congress to lift the 53-year-old embargo. Secretary… » 7/01/15 11:18am Today 11:18am

What Was "The Game"? A Question and Answer About Last Night

Last night, “the game” was a semifinal match between the United States and Germany in the Women’s World Cup. The Americans defeated the favored Germans 2-0, advancing to Sunday’s final, where they will face either England or Japan.http://screamer.deadspin.com/uswnt-reach-th... » 7/01/15 11:12am Today 11:12am

Gruesome Richard Matt Death Photo Released

WIVB has obtained a photograph showing the body of escaped prisoner Richard Matt. The graphic picture, apparently taken shortly after Matt was shot and killed by police Friday afternoon, shows multiple bullet holes in the top of his head, with blood and brains spattered around him on the ground. » 7/01/15 11:01am Today 11:01am

Teen Boys Teach Trans Kid How to Talk, Burp, and Ignore Women Like a Man

This is simultaneously heartwarming and harrowing. Alex is a trans teen boy who was featured in the sensitive and layered Frontline doc Growing Up Trans, which aired on PBS last night. Alex befriended a group of cis boys that he idolized. They accepted him, regardless of what other people thought. That’s nice! They… » 7/01/15 10:38am Today 10:38am

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Gonna Live Together After Divorce, Wheee

Cue the laugh track, because we’ve got a reckless sitcom on our hands: according to reports, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are still going to live together after their divorce. Page Six explains: “Ben, who has been staying in hotels in recent months, will live on the property of their Brentwood marital home, but… » 7/01/15 10:23am Today 10:23am

EMERGENCY ALERT: This Is How to Turn Off Your Phone's Emergency Alerts

Last night, around 4 a.m., a freight train carrying screaming sirens and old dial-up modem sounds crashed through my room. It was a government-issued FLASH FLOOD WARNING, sent express delivery from the darkest depths of Hell directly to my cellphone. Was it even raining when I received the urgent message? Who knows.… » 7/01/15 10:12am Today 10:12am