At Least 16 Palestinians Killed in Israeli Airstrike on School Shelter

At least 16 Palestinians were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a school being used as a shelter today. The U.N., which has been operating the shelter, says this is the third time a school shelter has been hit in the 16-day conflict. The AP has published photos of children injured in the attack (like the one above). » 7/24/14 11:25am 5 minutes ago

Stephen Colbert Asks Tim Draper Why He Wants to Destroy California

The only thing that could make grinning villain venture capitalist Tim Draper look more sinister and insane than campaigning to divide California into six poorly named states is laughing maniacally on the Colbert Report. Now, we can cross that off the list. » 7/24/14 11:15am 14 minutes ago

Fired Editor Sues for His Religious Freedom to Write About "Gaystapo"

Back in May, the Newton Daily News of Iowa fired its editor-in-chief for comments he'd made on his personal blog. This week, the editor filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming he was fired for his sincere religious beliefs, which compel him to fight "the LGBTQXYZ crowd and the Gaystapo" to the last. » 7/24/14 10:58am 32 minutes ago

Teen Flying Around the World Dies in Plane Crash

Haris Suleman, 17, died after his single-engine plane crashed near American Samoa early Wednesday. His father, Babar, was also on the plane with his son, and remains missing at sea. The two were attempting to fly around the world in 30 days to break a record and to raise money for a nonprofit that builds schools in… » 7/23/14 11:44pm Yesterday 11:44pm