Exposing Rape & Abuse of Children in India

"I sleep in the park because I have nowhere to go," explained thirteen-year-old Bala* as we waited for chai that would never arrive. Bala described how she was raped by strangers on a nightly basis while trying to survive on the streets of India, "At night, the men come by drunk. There is nothing to protect me." » 4/24/14 9:16pm Today 9:16pm

Customs Officials Detain Justin Bieber at LAX, Won't Let Him into USA

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Justin Bieber was stopped and questioned today by US customs officials at LAX as he tried to enter the country after a trip to Japan. (At the time of this writing he was still being detained.) Officials wouldn't comment on the cause or nature of their suspicions, but the elfin song-angel was similarly detained in New… » 4/24/14 8:00pm Today 8:00pm

Nuns Are So Hot Right Now They're Getting Their Own Reality Show

Lifetime has green-lit a reality show about five young women living in a Catholic convent, who are trying to decide whether or not to become nuns 4 life. Titled The Sisterhood, the show is the brainchild of Hot Snakes Productions, who are also behind the painfully fake and boring Breaking Amish. Hopefully the nuns will … » 4/24/14 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

Yet Another School Bans Annoying Mid-Commencement Selfies

Take your selfies while you can, because the great selfie crackdown of '14 continues! Yet another university has ruled mid-commencement selfies verboten. No matter your pride at earning a diploma, administrators would prefer you not hold up the proceedings. » 4/24/14 5:50pm Today 5:50pm

Time to Accept Reality and Stop Flushing Tampons Down the Toilet

I know, we thought we had it so good for so long, but as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Or in this case, all that stuff you thought was OK to dump in the toilet, AKA the Get Rid of It Bowl, was, in fact, not OK after all. You know who you are. » 4/24/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

Shed a Tear as Stephen Colbert Visits The Daily Show to Say Goodbye

Stephen Colbert doesn't move to The Late Show until 2015, but that doesn't mean that his Colbert Report character hasn't started saying his goodbyes. For one of the first stops on his farewell tour, Stephen returned to The Daily Show — the series that helped him grow for correspondent to host — to let Jon Stewart know… » 4/24/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

23 Students File Complaint Against Columbia for Mishandling Rape

After several truly infuriating accounts of the Columbia administration mishandling and neglecting sexual assault reports became public, the University pledged to clean up its act. But, as is so often and so alarmingly the case, this seems to have just been a PR smokescreen: the administration's first concern was… » 4/24/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm