Texas Man Convicted of Murder for Second Time in Retrial of Stand Your Ground Case

A Texas man, Raul Rodriguez, received a life sentence on Tuesday, after being convicted of murder on Friday, for the second time, ABC 13 reports. Rodriguez was first convicted in the shooting death of elementary school teacher Kelly Danaher in 2012, but an appeals court ordered a retrial. »14 minutes ago11/24/15 9:07pm


Report: Austrian Teen Who Joined ISIS Beaten to Death When She Tried to Escape 

Two Austrian tabloids are claiming that a 17-year-old Viennese girl who ran away last year with a friend to join ISIS was beaten to death by members of the terrorist group. The report hasn’t been confirmed by any official government agency; it’s the latest of several conflicting stories about the girls’ fate over the… »Today 8:00pm11/24/15 8:00pm

Here Is The Footage of Laquan McDonald's Shooting Death Chicago Police Didn't Want You to See

Just hours after Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year, Chicago police released dash-cam footage of the incident. Here is the video, via DNAinfo Chicago.
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The Best Black Friday Deals Available Right Now

You’ve reached our hub for all the best Black Friday deals! As you’ve probably already figured out, “Black Friday” is a bit of a misnomer; many of the best deals are available up to a week in advance. Luckily for you, we’ll be adding them all here as they go live, so you can focus on stuffing your face and trying not… »Today 6:26pm11/24/15 6:26pm

What Happened To Fiat's New Charlie Sheen Commercial?

Sometime in early to mid-September, Fiat filmed an ad with Charlie Sheen for the new 2017 Fiat 124 roadster. About a month later, the automaker started showing the ad to groups of dealers and Fiat boosters. On November 17th, Charlie Sheen went on the Today show to admit he was HIV positive, and had paid more than $10… »Today 5:30pm11/24/15 5:30pm

What to Give Your One Black Friend: A Holiday Gift Guide

Congrats—you did it! In spite of some racially insensitive comments and “Can I touch your hair?” queries during February, you survived another tumultuous year as a Privileged American Man (I know, I know—I’m surprised, too). Sure, you lost a few friends and family members along the way, but such is life in a… »Today 5:30pm11/24/15 5:30pm

Burger King Manager Says Chicago Cops Deleted Surveillance Video of Officer Killing a Teenager

There was surveillance footage of the fatal encounter between Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke and a teenage suspect in the parking lot of a Burger King—until the cops came and a substantial portion of the video mysteriously vanished, a restaurant manager says. »Today 4:15pm11/24/15 4:15pm

Emails Show Politico’s Mike Allen Promised Positive Coverage of Chelsea Clinton

Few journalists are more thoroughly connected to Washington’s power elite than Politico’s Chief White House correspondent Mike Allen. But as newly released emails between the veteran reporter and a former State Department official show, Allen’s coveted access sometimes comes at the cost of his own credibility—as well… »Today 2:15pm11/24/15 2:15pm

Video Shows 4chan White Supremacists Bringing Gun to Minneapolis Protest Days Before Shooting

On Thursday night, four days before unnamed gunmen shot five people at a Black Lives Matter protest in Minneapolis, video surfaced of two men driving toward ongoing demonstrations around the police shooting of Jamar Clark, one of them carrying what appears to be a handgun. “We’re going to see what these fucking dindus… »Today 1:53pm11/24/15 1:53pm