The Second Amendment Is Not What Protects Gun Dealers After Massacres 

Following this past Thursday’s massacre at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, in which a lone gunman armed with five guns and an assault rifle slaughtered nine people, there will be much talk about gun control. »10/05/15 1:52pm29 minutes ago

FBI Warns Philly-Area Universities About "Beta Rebellion" Threat on 4chan

“Out of an abundance of caution” after the mass shooting that killed nine last week at an Oregon community college, the FBI’s Philadelphia field office has warned Philly-area universities about a threatening post made over the weekend on that crucible and/or cesspit of internet culture, 4chan. »10/05/15 1:45pm36 minutes ago

“You Are Truly Impossible to Deal With” and Other Highlights from Philippe Reines’ Email Exchanges with Reporters

Our report today about Philippe Reines’ use of a personal email account to conduct official business draws from 72 pages of emails between the Clinton acolyte and reporters in March and April of 2010. »10/05/15 1:17pmToday 1:17pm

Today's Best Deals: Eneloop Batteries, Smart Bathroom Scale, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/05/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

Former Clinton Aide Lied About Use of Personal Email Account for State Department Business

Former Hillary Clinton advisor Philippe Reines has emphatically maintained that—unlike his longtime boss—he never used a personal email account to conduct official State Department business. In fact, when Gawker reported earlier this year that Reines was known to use his private email account to communicate with… »10/05/15 12:50pmToday 12:50pm

"Yes, I Drank the Goat's Blood," Says Florida's Pagan, Libertarian, "Genius-Level" Senate Candidate

Augustus Sol Invictus, Floridian former lawyer and current Libertarian candidate for Senate, once described himself as “of genius intellect,” “God’s gift to humankind where the English language is concerned,” and “everything you ever wanted to be.” Critics describe him as “a self-proclaimed fascist” and “absolute… »10/05/15 12:00pmToday 12:00pm

Manhunt Underway for Suspected College Party Girl Thieves Who Stole Kid's Dumb Shoes

Some call them political radicals, some say they’re just petty criminals—but there’s no denying that the State College Bandits have captured our attention—and hearts—after a Lacoste shoe heist. Will they ever face justice? »10/05/15 10:32amToday 10:32am

John Oliver on America's Treatment of Mental Health: “Nothing, Not Anything, Very Few Things, Not Much, and Prison."

In the wake of yet another mass shooting at a U.S. school, it’s time for America to have one of its all-too-infrequent conversations about mental health. On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver looked into what we’re actually doing to help people with mental illness, and learned it’s pretty much nothing except prison.… »10/05/15 10:09amToday 10:09am

Reports: Jim Carrey's Scientologist Ex Committed Suicide Using Pills Prescribed to Him Under an Alias

Earlier this week, Irish make-up artist and Jim Carrey’s on-again, off-again girlfriend Cathriona White was found dead of apparent suicide. Now, TMZ reports, law enforcement say White was found with three empty pill bottles—all prescribed to Jim Carrey (under an alias). »10/04/15 4:20pmYesterday 4:20pm

Historic Flood Disaster Unfolding in South Carolina After Two Feet of Rain Reported

An intense and historic flood disaster—unrelated to Hurricane Joaquin, but influenced by it—continues to unfold across the Carolinas this afternoon, with South Carolina taking the brunt of the tropical deluge. Some communities near Charleston have recorded more than two feet of rain in the past three days. »10/04/15 3:30pmYesterday 3:30pm

A Strike May Park San Francisco's Tech Buses

San Francisco’s tech workers may be looking for a new ride to work if their shuttle bus drivers go on strike over contract negotiations. At a meeting yesterday in San Leandro, leaders of the Teamsters Local 853 advised members to be prepared for a strike if there’s no progress on the contract proposal that the union… »10/04/15 3:15pmYesterday 3:15pm