Surprise! The Supreme Court Just Saved the Affordable Care Act

The Supreme Court has smacked down a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act, one that could have caused millions of Americans to lose health insurance coverage. In a 6-3 decision, they ruled against the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, who argued that the federal government couldn’t provide subsidies for health… » 6/25/15 10:50am 6/25/15 10:50am

Satanic Temple Will File Federal Lawsuit Against Missouri Abortion Laws

The Satanic Temple, God bless and keep them, is filing a federal lawsuit today against Missouri’s abortion restrictions, where one of their members, known as “Mary Doe,” recently terminated a pregnancy. The Satanic Temple is arguing that Missouri’s abortion laws, specifically its 72-hour waiting period and an… » 6/23/15 10:10am 6/23/15 10:10am

Supreme Court: Texas Can Refuse to Issue Confederate License Plates

In one of several giant rulings expected this month, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state of Texas isn’t obligated to issue specialty license plates for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board refused to issue a special SCV plate bearing a Confederate flag. That… » 6/18/15 1:50pm 6/18/15 1:50pm

Lawyers Move for Mistrial in Vanderbilt Rape Case, Say Juror Was Raped

In January of this year, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, both football players at Vanderbilt University, were convicted of raping a fellow student in 2013. Now, as the sentencing phase begins, Vandenburg’s attorney is moving for a mistrial, arguing that the jury foreman failed to disclose that he was a victim of… » 6/16/15 9:30am 6/16/15 9:30am

Charges Dropped Against Martese Johnson, UVA Student Beaten by Officers

All charges have been dismissed against Martese Johnson, the black 20-year-old University of Virginia student who was beaten and violently arrested in March by special agents from the state Alcoholic and Beverage Control agency, who wrongly suspected him of having a fake ID. Johnson was charged with public… » 6/12/15 12:30pm 6/12/15 12:30pm

Lawsuit: Nasty Gal's #GIRLBOSS Fired Employees For Getting Pregnant

A new lawsuit claims that hip, woman-led clothing company Nasty Gal is “a horrible place to work for professional women who become pregnant,” accusing the company of illegally firing four pregnant women. The suit, filed by ex-employee Aimee Concepcion, says Nasty Gal terminated her and three other women, as well as… » 6/09/15 10:15am 6/09/15 10:15am

Judge Declares Mistrial, Dismisses Juror for Flirting with Defendant  

A judge in Sydney, Australia reportedly declared a mistrial after a sheriff in the courtroom said he saw the female jury foreperson flirting with the defendant. Sydney’s Daily Telegraph says the woman was accused of “flicking her hair, smiling, raising an eyebrow and nodding in a potentially suggestive manner at the… » 6/08/15 7:00pm 6/08/15 7:00pm

Murderers Who Escaped from Prison May Have Been Aided by Female Worker

An unnamed source is claiming to the New York Post that Richard Matt and David Sweat, the two convicted murderers who escaped Saturday from an upstate New York prison, had help from a female employee at the facility. The men cut through several layers of steel, brick, and mortar with ill-gotten power tools, which they… » 6/08/15 2:15pm 6/08/15 2:15pm

Eight Men Jailed in Malala Yousafzai Attack 'Secretly Acquitted'

In April, ten men were sentenced to life in prison by a Pakistani court for the assassination attempt on Malala Yosafzai, the schoolgirl and education activist shot in 2012. “Life,” we now learn, apparently means “a couple months.” The BBC now reports that eight of the men were secretly acquitted. Immediately after… » 6/05/15 9:30am 6/05/15 9:30am

Casey Anthony Reportedly in Talks with NBC for TV Deal

Four years after she was acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee, Page Six is reporting that Casey Anthony is in talks with NBC for a potential interview. Someone once jokingly offered Anthony $10,000 not to write or say anything about her case. It’s safe to say that any news network who does manage to… » 6/03/15 11:50am 6/03/15 11:50am

Virginia Pol Finally Admits He Fathered Child with Teenage Secretary

At long last, former Virginia delegate Joe Morrissey has acknowledged the extremely, extremely obvious: that he had a baby with his former secretary, 19-year-old Myrna Pride. This follows a bizarre incident last week where Morrissey handed a reporter a photo of himself, Pride and the baby, dressed in what looked like… » 5/20/15 4:40pm 5/20/15 4:40pm

Emma Sulkowicz and Friends Carried Mattress During Columbia Graduation

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz, who accused fellow student Paul Nungesser of rape and then carried a mattress all year in protest of the administration’s handling of her claims, carried that mattress onstage during Tuesday’s commencement exercises. Sulkowicz was helped by several friends; the audience cheered as they… » 5/19/15 1:45pm 5/19/15 1:45pm

Tristen Killman-Hardin Pleads No Contest to Raping Unconscious Teen

Tristen Killman-Hardin, the Norman, Oklahoma man who was accused of rape by three high school classmates, entered a no contest plea today on charges that he raped one of them while she was unconscious. Killman-Hardin, 18, admitted to the rape in an audio recording obtained by Jezebel in November. » 5/18/15 12:45pm 5/18/15 12:45pm

College Accused of Ignoring Threats Before Murder of Feminist Student 

A campus feminist group at University of Mary Washington has filed a federal complaint against the school, alleging that it ignored hundreds of violent threats against them on the anonymous app Yik Yak before one of their members, 20-year-old Grace Mann, was murdered in April. Mann’s 30-year-old housemate has been… » 5/08/15 10:10am 5/08/15 10:10am

Tireless Woman to Sue Every Goddamn Homo In This Great Nation

66-year-old Sylvia Driskell of Auburn, Nebraska, is no longer content to stand idly by as homosexuals, emissaries of the devil, continue to wipe their lube-stained butts across America’s flag. That’s why she’s declared herself an ambassador of god and Jesus Christ (his son) and is asking the courts “is homosexuality a… » 5/06/15 12:30pm 5/06/15 12:30pm

Kayaker Vanishes, Fiancee Charged with Murder After Mysterious Accident

The fiancée of a missing man from Upstate New York has been charged with murder, after police came to doubt her story that his kayak had capsized during a night trip down the Hudson River. Angelika Graswald, 35, said that her fiancéVincent Viafore, 46, had been pulled under around 7:30 p.m. during an April 19 trip,… » 5/01/15 1:00pm 5/01/15 1:00pm

Robert Durst Indicted in New Orleans on Gun and Drug Charges

Jinx star and person doing a very good impression of someone extremely guilty Robert Durst has been indicted in New Orleans on charges of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled substance. Durst, who will appear in court this morning to be… » 4/09/15 11:30am 4/09/15 11:30am