8 Indicted in Fatal Word of Life Church Beating After Surviving Brother Testifies Against Family

On Wednesday, seven members of the Word of Life Christian Church plead not-guilty in the beating death of Lucas Leonard and the assault of his younger brother Christopher Leonard in New Hartford, New York last month. »59 minutes ago11/25/15 9:28pm

Trump Tweeted an Link and the Election Is Still 348 Days Away

The text of this tweet is the headline of an article, published on conspiracy-theory suppository, in which a New Jersey resident argues that Donald Trump’s claims about Muslim Americans celebrating the destruction of the World Trade Center are not fear-mongering, crypto-fascist lies. »Today 8:07pm11/25/15 8:07pm

Multiple Members of the U.S. Military Suspended Over Airstrike on Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Afghanistan

Several soldiers and airmen have been removed from duty, the Associated Press reports, after making preventable errors and violating U.S. rules of engagement in the airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan last month. »Today 7:00pm11/25/15 7:00pm

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 5:45pm11/25/15 5:45pm

The Unlikely True International Story of the Man Called Orange Brother

Li Hongjun did not usually take selfies. But out in the orange grove, he was not in his usual state of mind. It was early February, and the lunar New Year was approaching. It’s considered good luck to set out a bowl of oranges during the Chinese holiday, so Li, figuring he could use some luck, decided to buy some for… »Today 1:03pm11/25/15 1:03pm

Confusion and Terror Reign Inside the Sheldon Silver Corruption Case Jury Room 

The Sheldon Silver corruption case finally went to the jury this week, and at least one of the jurors would very much like to send it back. The others are busy chatting up NBC reporters, but definitely not about the case! »Today 12:00pm11/25/15 12:00pm

Minneapolis Protest Shooting Suspect Has a Confederate Flag Facebook Cover Photo

Minneapolis police have named the three suspects in custody for an alleged shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest Monday night. They are Allen “Lance” Scarsella, 23, of Lakeville; Nathan Gustavsson, 21, of Hermantown; and Daniel Macey, 26, of Pine City. »Today 11:46am11/25/15 11:46am