California Enacts Law to Protect Child Stars from Creeps

You might be under the impression that we already have laws to protect children from predators—they're called LAWS—but apparently those weren't enough to stop convicted sex offenders from representing kids in showbiz. The vetting system (or lack thereof) in Hollywood came under heavy scrutiny after news broke that… » 9/28/12 5:00pm 9/28/12 5:00pm

Should Parents Be Allowed to Murder Child Molesters? Is This a Trick…

Texan news reached almost Floridian proportions of horribleness this week, when a father walked in on an acquaintance sexually assaulting his four-year-old daughter. The father then punched the molester in the head repeatedly until he died. The incident has inspired mountains of media speculation (and applause from… » 6/12/12 3:00pm 6/12/12 3:00pm

Oprah Makes Oz A Star; Girl Gangs In Central America; Why Men Are Idiots

Ed Note: We hear about and see so many stories that we can't find the time to comment on that we're gonna try something new: "Leftovers", a daily "accounting" of the stuff we had to leave behind. Let us know if you like it, and, obviously, feel free to click through on the stories and flesh them out for everybody. » 4/10/08 4:40pm 4/10/08 4:40pm

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