Aide to Michigan Congressman Arrested for Beating Boyfriend With a Shovel

The “online communications director” for Michigan Democratic Congressman Sander M. Levin was arrested last week and charged with a brutal assault on his boyfriend, Roll Call reports. A police report obtained by the publication states that Timothy Foster, 32, beat and tried to stab the man, until Foster’s wife… »56 minutes ago

When Should Women Start Getting Mammograms, and Why Is It So Controversial to Ask?

There’s an active debate in the medical community about the age at which women should start regularly going in for mammograms. In 2009, the US Preventative Services Task Force raised the starting age of its recommendation, suggesting that women receive a mammogram every other year starting at age 50 and stopping at… »Today 2:30pm

The NFL Will Exploit Your Dead Mom But Not Let You Celebrate Her

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams has an incredibly personal connection to the cause of breast cancer awareness. Four of his aunts died of breast cancer, and last year, so did his mother, Sandra Hill. Williams has dyed his hair pink, painted his toenails, and written about his family’s history of… »Today 1:43pm

A Field Guide to the Non-Hillary Clintons At Tonight's Democratic Debate

Around 8:30 tonight, a group of concerned white senior citizens will alight delicately on an overlarge stage in Las Vegas and make a case for why they should be allowed to roost in the White House. The following is a field guide to help the amateur naturalist politics-watcher identify the non-Hillary Clintons you… »Today 12:30pm

Bro, Condé Nast Bought Pitchfork! This Is Fucked News For Us Men


Being a male millennial is totally fucked, because they keep taking away our rights. Today was the male millennial apocalypse because Pitchfork Media, the male millennial bible where I can find out about all my favorite rappers and bands, totally SOLD OUT to a major media conglomerate called Condé Nast, which is… »Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: Brother Laser Printer, Gutter Robot, Kitchen Gear, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »Today 10:05am

Planned Parenthood Says It Will No Longer Receive Reimbursement for Fetal Tissue 

In a letter to the National Institutes of Health, Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards says the non-profit will no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue donations. Richards writes that her goal is to remove the “smokescreen” being used to attack both PP and legal abortion services. »Today 12:55pm

The Rise and Fall of Trading Spaces, the Home Design Show That Ruled the World

Sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon scrolling through television channels in the year 2015, it hardly seems as though home design shows could ever have been groundbreaking stuff; they’ve become so plentiful that they have a network devoted to them. But in the early 2000s, there was one home design show that… »Today 11:30am

Woman Sues 12-Year-Old Nephew For $127K Because His Aggressive Hug Led to a Broken Wrist 

The incident happened in 2011, but Jennifer Connell remembers the horror like it was yesterday: She was on her way into her 8-year-old nephew’s birthday party when the child saw her, dropped the new bike he’d just gotten, and jumped into her arms, screaming the most frightening words Connell has ever heard—“Auntie… »Today 11:15am