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Hundreds of Pages of PA Prosecutor's Pornographic Emails Released

On Monday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was instructed to stand trial for charges of perjury and obstruction of justice after authorities claim she used personal emails to conduct official business and leaked confidential emails to embarrass her critics. In an impressive move of deflection, she also… » 8/27/15 6:20pm 18 minutes ago

When Airplanes Were Like a 'Luxurious, High-Speed Bus'

Many people will be flying over the next two weekends, in hopes of squeezing the last goodness out of summer. That will require trudging through airports and cramming into winged tin cans. As you settle into an uncomfortable chair with a $6 bagel to wait for a plane that’s three hours late, think of this British… » 8/27/15 6:00pm 38 minutes ago

Author Elena Ferrante: 'I Am A Passionate Reader of Feminist Thought'

The Story of the Lost Child, the fourth and final book of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan series, will be released next week. (SPOILER: It’s wonderful.) Vanity Fair was lucky enough to nab an interview (conducted over email) with the elusive chanteuse écrivaine, and the first part was published today. In it, Ferrante… » 8/27/15 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

Watch This 5-Year-Old British Lad Learn He's 'Going to Be a New Big Bruvva!'

How do you keep your pregnancy reveal video from being cloying and obnoxious? Hire this little boy to act as your shocked and thrilled son. Or at least hire someone (preferably a child) who can deliver a line like “Are you really having a bay-bay? Is it in your belly now?” with a similarly adorable inflection. » 8/27/15 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

The Carol Burnett Show's Lost Episodes Are Finally Available On DVD

If you grew up loving the sketches on Carol Burnett’s variety show, Time Life has some good news for you: 45 of the show’s best episodes are finally on DVD. Previously only available as truncated collections you had to order via infomercial, this new set consists of over 20 DVDs of ear-tugging hilarity with two discs… » 8/27/15 4:24pm Today 4:24pm

It Starts in 6th Grade: Girls Get Punished by Peers For Having Sex, Boys Get Rewarded

The tiresome sexual double standard—celebrating escapades in men that are judged in women—pervades politics and pop culture, taking its toll on adults of both genders. According to a new study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), its impact may start as early as the middle… » 8/27/15 4:10pm Today 4:10pm

Huh! Anti-Abortion Activists Dig in Clinic Trash to Find 'Privacy Violations'

Operation Rescue and other anti-abortion groups have taken to dumpster-diving behind abortion clinics, ProPublica reports, trying to find patient records in order to prove that the clinics are violating their privacy. This has been going on since at least 2008, with anti-abortion groups claiming that the clinics are… » 8/27/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

The Duggar Sex Scandal Just Keeps Getting Sadder

The barrage of indictments against Josh Duggar—and, by extension, the rest of the Duggar clan—has been unrelenting. After news of Josh’s numerous online dating accounts surfaced (including a membership with Ashley Madison) and a porn actress came forward to allege that she had sex with the disgraced reality star, his… » 8/27/15 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Would Your Husband Be Able to Handle the Household If You Died?

In a recent chat with some lady friends, I was surprised to learn that the married 20 and 30-somethings all felt that if they died first, their husbands would be left completely incapable of handling bills, kids, even changing the sheets. The seemingly retro commercial trope of that oafish, inept husband seemed,… » 8/27/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

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