Parents of Cancer-Stricken Boy Refuse Extradition, Denied Bail

Yesterday, the parents of a 5-year-old boy who is suffering from a brain tumor were discovered and arrested in Spain after taking their child out of a hospital in England and leaving the country to seek better treatment options. Today, in a Madrid court, they refused extradition and will remain in custody. This… » 9/01/14 1:45pm 57 minutes ago

Charlie Crist Calls On Rick Scott Not to Defend FL Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Scott points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban. » 9/01/14 1:01pm Today 1:01pm

Watch ​Frozen's Elsa Spread the Icy Love in This Once Upon a Time Teaser

Frozen's conquest of every aspect of pop culture is showing no signs of slowing down. In this teaser for the fourth season of the ABC show, we see the snow queen walk the streets of Storybrooke, freezing nearly everything in sight. » 9/01/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Look At This Awful 1969 New York Daily News Stonewall Riots Report

When I came across the original coverage of the Stonewall Riots, I expected it all to be absolutely terrible. Utterly horrendous. And it pretty much is. The New York Daily News piece isn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be, and surprisingly, isn't terribly worse than many pieces I report on now in 2014. That says… » 8/31/14 11:28pm Yesterday 11:28pm

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cast Really Loves Saying Goddamn It

In the vast pantheon of beautiful curse words, there are some that stand out like beautifully adorned queens on the day of their coronation. "Motherfucker." "Asshole." "Fuckclown." Some others tend to get lost in the mix. But thanks to the cast of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," one particular expression is… » 8/31/14 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

​Islamic State Is Selling Yazidi Women as "Brides" to Fighters

Earlier this month, fighters of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped around 300 women as part of their siege on the Yazidi community. Now the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is claiming to have confirmed that at least 27 Yazidi women have been sold to the jihadist fighters for around $1000 each. Everything continues… » 8/31/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

​Russian Bank Will Send a Cat To Your House if You Sign a Mortgage

One of Russia's largest banks has caught onto the global phenomenon (soon to be dictatorship) that is cats. In a new marketing scheme, Moscow-based Sberbank promises to send a cat over to your house for a couple hours if you sign a mortgage with them. That's right. They'll lend you some money, and then they'll lend… » 8/31/14 3:36pm Yesterday 3:36pm