Nurse Quarantined in NJ Describes Ebola Panic at Newark Airport

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who arrived at Newark International Airport from Sierra Leone on Friday only to be placed under mandatory 21-day quarantine, has penned a story that describes her arrival, the poor management by airport staff, and the Ebola panic that ensued after Governor Christie instituted the new mandatory… » 10/25/14 4:35pm 42 minutes ago

Warrant: Cops Shared Explicit Photos of Women They Arrested in Sick Game

A California Highway Patrol officer who admitted that he'd stolen photos from a DUI suspect's phone during an arrest has now admitted that he and and other officers have been playing this "game" for years, wherein they traded explicit photos of women they'd arrested, new court documents reveal. » 10/25/14 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Old Drunk Dude Mistakes Mindy Kaling for Malala Yousafzai

At some point in their lives, most young women have to decide whether to become an internationally renowned women's rights activist or star in their own primetime sitcom. Unless they look sufficiently ethnic-y, that is, in which case they're free to take credit for both. That's the lesson Mindy Kaling learned earlier… » 10/25/14 2:35pm Today 2:35pm

Tinged Pink: When The Cancer Narrative Can't Compass Your Loss

Four years ago, a woman I love—a friend who felt sisterly and vibrant—died of breast cancer. She was 33. I feel like I must spell it out: thirty-three. I want to paint it on a brick wall in the middle of the night. I want to wear it like the scarlet letter A. I want every billboard to read two numbers: 3 and 3. » 10/25/14 2:19pm Today 2:19pm

Oklahoma Man Says He Pissed On, Destroyed Ten Commandments For Satan

While most devil worshipers express their allegiance to Old Scratch with Slayer tapes and questionable facial hair, one of Satan's little helpers took a more direct approach Thursday night, plowing his car through the Oklahoma statehouse's controversial Ten Commandments monument. » 10/25/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Benedict Cumberbatch Tried, and Failed, to Walk Like Beyoncé

Benedict Cumberbatch, our little Sherlock Holmes, beautiful object of the Internet's desire, appeared on The Graham Norton Show recently with comedian Miranda Hart. In her segment, Hart shows the audience how to do the "pop star walk," popularized by Beyoncé, and Benedict gives it a whirl. (A poor whirl, but a whirl… » 10/25/14 11:56am Today 11:56am

Iran Hangs Woman For Stabbing Her Alleged Rapist

Despite international calls for reprieve, Iran has hanged a woman for the murder of a man human rights groups say sexually assaulted her. According to Reuters, 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed Saturday morning for the the 2007 killing of a Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, concluding what Amnesty International… » 10/25/14 11:25am Today 11:25am

Man Captured After Killing Two California Officers in Shooting Spree

The Placer County sheriff's office reports a suspect accused of shooting four people on Friday morning, three of them Northern California sheriff's deputies, was found and forced to surrender after a manhunt. Two deputies were killed in his shooting spree, while the third deputy and a civilian were injured. » 10/25/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Tech Founder Sends Female Reporter Gift Basket Loaded With Sexism

Tech's armada of PR professionals can be their own worst enemy. But their protective shield occasionally hides the chauvinism of tech founders. Otherwise you get dudes like Blake Francis, founder of the question and answer app Need, who tried to buy favorable press from a female reporter with a wildly inappropriate… » 10/24/14 7:02pm Yesterday 7:02pm

Honey Boo Boo Mom's Boyfriend Reportedly Molested Her Daughter Anna

Just when you thought this story couldn't get shittier or more nauseating, TMZ drops the bomb that the relative of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June Shannon's that her reported boyfriend, convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, forced oral sex on 10 years ago, when she was 8 years old, is none other than June's… » 10/24/14 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Your Guide to TV This Weekend

Say there, are you ready to party this weekend or would you rather conserve your strength? If you haven't checked out this week's streaming guide, maybe give that a shot for all the hours in-between, but if you prefer to stay out of the past, let's talk about what's coming up: » 10/24/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

Here's What Russell Brand Actually Said About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Russell Brand's revolution hit a bit of a snag last night after his comments on the BBC's Newsnight got him painted as a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Judging by the headlines and the Twitter responses, you'd think Brand had said that burning jet fuel couldn't melt steel. » 10/24/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Tinged Pink: When The Cancer Narrative Can't Compass Your Loss

Four years ago, a woman I love—a friend who felt sisterly and vibrant—died of breast cancer. She was 33. I feel like I must spell it out: thirty-three. I want to paint it on a brick wall in the middle of the night. I want to wear it like the scarlet letter A. I want every billboard to read two numbers: 3 and 3. » 10/25/14 2:19pm Today 2:19pm