Gas Siphoning Coverup May Have Caused East Village Explosion

Mom Apologizes on Facebook for Shitty Kids' Rude Behavior

Of the few checks on the unrelenting sociopathy of teens, one of the most effective is the tattling little brother. The power of the squealer was recently demonstrated in Birmingham, Alabama, where it allowed a woman to publicly apologize to the people her noxious spawn had wronged. » 4/01/15 1:46am Today 1:46am

Teen Finds Parents Dead in Home With Injuries From Chainsaw

Walmart CEO Condemns Arkansas "Religious Freedom" Bill, Calls for Veto

On Tuesday, the Arkansas legislature passed a near-copy of Indiana's widely criticized "religious freedom" bill—believed by many to allow discrimination against gays and lesbians—drawing staunch criticism from an unexpected source: Walmart. » 3/31/15 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

Indianapolis Star Fights Lunatic Anti-Gay Bill in Blunt Front-Page Stand

In the days since Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, an encouraging multitude has stepped forward to denounce the law, which may allow business owners to refuse LGBT customers. That includes unlikely allies like a Republican mayor, several blue state governments, and… » 3/31/15 3:00am Yesterday 3:00am

New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Offers Six Great Reasons to Never Tweet

If you're a comedian, some, maybe most, of your jokes are going to miss their mark the first time. Luckily, in the real world no one will remember your regrettable Hurricane Katrina pun. Twitter, unfortunately, has a much sharper memory. » 3/31/15 1:30am Yesterday 1:30am

Guy Injured by Pizza Hut Croutons Awarded Fair-Sounding 2,000 Bucks

For obvious reasons, tort reform advocates tend to focus on high-profile cases with punitive damages in the millions of dollars, but what about civil law as experienced by your average schlimazel*? Take, for instance, the case of Everett Chattman, awarded $2,400 after his mouth was fucked up by "excessively hard… » 3/31/15 12:00am Yesterday 12:00am

GOP Mayor of Indianapolis Issues Executive Order Defending Gay Rights

In response to Indiana's new, widely criticized "religious freedom" law that may permit discrimination against gays and lesbians, the Republican mayor of the state's largest city signed an executive order reaffirming that businesses receiving city funds could not refuse LGBT customers. » 3/30/15 10:30pm Monday 10:30pm

Do-Gooder Bus Driver, Nosy Strangers Thwart Toddler's 3 AM Slushie Run

"All I want is a slushie." Like a pint-sized Mike Muir, that's what 4-year-old Annabelle Ridgeway told a Philadelphia city bus driver early Friday morning. Unfortunately, thanks to the selfless actions of him and other annoyingly helpful strangers, Annabelle never fulfilled her icy desire. » 3/29/15 4:05pm Sunday 4:05pm

Two Bodies Found in Rubble of East Village Building Explosion

UPDATE 8:30 p.m.: One of the deceased has been identified as 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa. According to reports, Figueroa was on a first date and reportedly got caught in the worst of the blast when he walked to the back of the restaurant, apparently to pay the check. His date, who was apparently waiting at the… » 3/29/15 3:25pm Sunday 3:25pm

Rutgers Student Allegedly Took LSD, Got Naked, Stabbed Friend

A Rutgers student was arrested for attempted murder on Saturday after police say the man removed his clothing and stabbed a classmate in the neck under the influence of LSD, the Associated Press reports. » 3/29/15 2:10pm Sunday 2:10pm

Indiana Governor Refuses to Clarify Anti-Gay Bill He Vowed to Clarify

Facing widespread criticism over a new "religious freedom" law that may allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, Indiana Governor Mike Pence said this weekend that he was "determined to clarify" the bill distorted by "irresponsible headlines." Then, given an opportunity to do so on Sunday, the governor » 3/29/15 12:45pm Sunday 12:45pm

Report: Germanwings Co-Pilot Had Serious Psychosomatic Illness

7 Shot at Spring Break Party in Florida

Two More Cosby Accusers Come Forward with Disturbing Assault Stories

Report: Germanwings Co-Pilot Concealed Possible Eye Problems

Clinton Lawyer: Hillary Erased All Emails from Private Server

Asked to turn over emails hosted on Hillary Clinton's private server for independent review, lawyer David Kendall told the House Benghazi committee the task was impossible because the relevant data had been permanently deleted, The New York Times reports. » 3/28/15 10:45am Saturday 10:45am

Jimmy Kimmel Says It Took Two Surgeries to Fix His Messed Up Dick

Dicks: Many of us have them, and sometimes they get messed up. In such cases, we can only hope that any necessary procedure is quick, painless and—most importantly—singular. According to Jimmy Kimmel, his messed up dick surgery was none of those things. » 3/17/15 11:45pm 3/17/15 11:45pm