The school district of Mercer County, West Virginia—population 61,984—has been thrust into the national spotlight now that a lawsuit, filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, challenges the constitutional legality of the county’s voluntary weekly Bible study class for elementary and middle public schoolers.
Canada’s saga of syrup stolen from its maple syrup reserve has concluded with stiff penalties for an accused perpetrator who pled guilty: Avik Caron has been sentenced five years in the slammer and to pay $1.2 million for his part in the caper. Let that be a lesson to anyone considering meddling with our Northern…
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As is the case with several recent high-profile films, the hype surrounding Donald Trump’s First 100 Days has eclipsed the actual production. At this point, it’s almost impossible to separate the two—and why should we? When a network or studio goes around town comparing their new release to Casablanca or Citizen Kane,…
Some books are just impossible to adapt. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is one of them. Author Rebecca Skloot’s breathtaking saga of a black woman in 1950s Baltimore is a tour de force that details the way Henrietta Lacks’s cells, removed from her without permission while she was treated for cancer, have…
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whom Donald Trump invited to the White House during a friendly chat back in December, has bragged that no matter what terrible things terrorists might do to people, he can absolutely one-up them, brutality-wise.
Rumors that actress Amber Heard and eccentric billionaire Elon Musk are a couple have been swirling around the internet for almost a year, but it wasn’t until Sunday that the two of them confirmed their romance via a one-two punch of photos documenting their day together down under.
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Well shit, what do you know! Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame star, vandalized once in October 2016, has been tampered with anew. Somebody must not like him—whoever could that solitary person be?
The name brand Bebe summons memories of unchaperoned high school shopping excursions. My mother was disinclined to clothe me in its bandage minidresses, or to invest in one of their famous shrunken black tees, with “bebe”—spelled out in cheap gems—twinkling across the chest. Thus, the best time to try on clothes at…
Attorney General Jeff Sessions—an elf with the distinct honor of being Rumpelstiltskin’s most racist descendent—doesn’t understand the fuss over his reference to Hawaii as “an island in the Pacific.” After all, he’s just a good ol’ boy who likes to make jokes about people of color.
The AP has released the transcript of its Friday interview with our Yam-in-Chief, and much of it is utterly unintelligible.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Holocaust comparisons are almost never appropriate—or, at least, it should be. And yet, presumably in an effort to emphasize dire circumstances, Pope Francis recently referred to European refugee camps as “concentration camps.”
Fitness guru Richard Simmons wants his fans and many curious onlookers to know that he’s back from the hospital, where he was treated for severe indigestion, and that there is certainly nothing unusual going on in his life.
Far-right extremist Marine Le Pen will challenge centrist Emmanuel Macron for the presidency of France, with the outcome expected to dictate whether the country will break from the European Union. The final showdown will take place on May 7.
Four days after Bill O’Reilly was fired from Fox News for sexual harassment, former Fox News reporter and weekend anchor Alisyn Camerota said in an interview on Sunday with CNN’S Brian Stelter that former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes sexually harassed her. Camerota said she was inspired by the O’Reilly…
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