Police: "No Reason to Believe" D.C. Pizza-Murder Suspect Is in N.Y.C.

Authorities have abandoned the idea that alleged murderer and Dominos customer Daron Dylon Wint is in Brooklyn, CBS News reports. New York City police told ABC News that they have “no reason to believe” he is in the city. » 5/22/15 12:16am Today 12:16am

Ex-Football Player Pleads Guilty to Posting Revenge Porn On Instagram

Jermaine Cunningham, former linebacker for the New York Jets, pleaded guilty to spreading sexually-revealing photos of a former girlfriend through his social media. Cunningham admitted to posting suggestive photos of his ex on his Instagram, as well as tagging her in the pictures without her consent. The posts… » 5/21/15 11:55pm Yesterday 11:55pm

Pentagon Admits Airstrikes Probably Killed Two Children in Syria

In a statement, the Pentagon confirmed that coalition airstrikes against ISIS in Syria “likely resulted” in the deaths of two children, the Guardian reports. The airstrikes were carried out in early November of last year against facilities in Harem, near Aleppo, controlled by the Khorasan group, an al-Qaida affiliate. » 5/21/15 10:34pm Yesterday 10:34pm

Boy Scouts' President Calls for Lifting of Ban on Gay Troop Leaders

On Thursday, president of the Boy Scouts of America and former defense secretary Robert Gates called for the Scouts to reconsider its ban on gay adult leaders. “We must deal with the world as it is,” he said, “not as we might wish it to be.”http://gawker.com/boy-scouts-vot... » 5/21/15 7:52pm Yesterday 7:52pm

I Am Not a 'Pretty Little Liar'

At this point, I should be used to seeing backlash against Emma Sulkowicz, but I still wasn’t fully prepared for what came this week: endless tittering of people around me in real life and in my social feeds saying they “weren’t sure” about Emma’s choice to carry her mattress to Columbia’s graduation; the insistence… » 5/21/15 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

Josh Duggar Confirms Teen Molestation Reports

Josh Duggar of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting has confirmed to People that in 2006, as a teenager, he molested several underage girls—including some of his sisters. Duggar also announced that he will resign as executive director of the Family Research Council. » 5/21/15 6:47pm Yesterday 6:47pm

Couple Killed by Fumes After Having Sex in Running Car

A man and woman were found dead in Glencoe, Kentucky last Thursday after they left a parked car running so they could stay warm while they had sex, WCPO reports. It was 40 degrees out in Glencoe that night. Sheriffs say the two were killed by carbon monoxide that seeped in through a small hole in the sedan’s rusted… » 5/21/15 6:33pm Yesterday 6:33pm

Self-Described "Wizard" at U.S. Embassy Hacked "Hundreds" of Nudes

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a State Department employee working at the US Embassy in London was arrested at the Atlanta International Airport last week, after allegedly hacking into hundreds of young women’s computers, stealing explicit photos, and then attempting to use those private nudes as… » 5/21/15 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

America's Trains Suck Because Most Americans Don't Ride Them

Last week’s horrific Amtrak crash surfaced new concerns about the US’s neglect of its rail infrastructure, with blame falling on Congress for failing to allocate enough money to upgrade the system for safety. The truth is that trains would be the safest way to travel in this country—if more Americans embraced a future… » 5/21/15 5:41pm Yesterday 5:41pm

Grand Jury Indicts Six Police Officers in Freddie Gray’s Death

A Baltimore grand jury has indicted all six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced today during a press conference. The revised charges are similar to those announced by Mosby earlier this month.
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