Former cellmates of murdered American photojournalist James Foley say he and other ISIS beheading victims were tortured by their captors. According to a report published by the New York Times Sunday, the hostages were "routinely beaten and subjected to waterboarding." "It was when there was no blood, that we knew he… » 10/26/14 3:30pm Sunday 3:30pm

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 10/25/14 2:35pm

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 10/25/14 1:00pm

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 10/25/14 11:25am

Tweaker on Bad Trip Ends Alleged 7-Day Crime Spree with McDonald's Run

A Washington man faces 14 charges, ranging from kidnapping to burglary to theft of a firearm, after allegedly going on a weeklong, acid-inspired crime spree. According to court documents obtained by Vocativ, 23-year-old George Jacobson terrorized residents of Roy, Wa. from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, breaking into houses,… » 10/12/14 5:54pm 10/12/14 5:54pm

Mysterious Terror-Clown Haunts Small California Town

Since the beginning of October, residents of Wasco, Calif. have been calling police to report sightings of a strange (undoubtedly murderous) circus clown, Bakersfield's KGET-TV reports. Appearing only at night, the clown has been spotted carrying a variety of fun props, including mallets, balloons and—that most… » 10/12/14 3:50pm 10/12/14 3:50pm

Possible Ninja Turtle Smoke Bombs West Village Restaurant

At about 6 p.m. Friday night, a mysterious figure emerged—Whac-A-Mole-style—from sidewalk grate on Sixth Avenue and threw two road flares into chic Village eatery Da Silvano. The burning flares immediately filled the restaurant's outdoor seating area with smoke, surprising diners that included Rose McGowan. » 10/11/14 4:16pm 10/11/14 4:16pm