Pregnant Teen Charged with Mom's Murder in Bali: Not Loving Jail Food

Heather Lois Mack, who was arrested and charged with murdering her mother at the St. Regis hotel in Bali, is pregnant. The teen and her boyfriend Tommy Schaefer allegedly stuffed the body into a bloody suitcase, which is already pretty crazy. Now Mack is upset that her jail accommodations aren't as swank as the pricey… » 8/18/14 4:45pm 8/18/14 4:45pm

The Lindsay Lohan Trifecta: Dina, Denial and Some Coked-Up Russians

The penultimate episode of Lindsay featured all the classic elements of "the Lohan suite"—a little bit of Dina, some familial finger-pointing, 7 am coke jaw, pathological tardiness and lack of professional commitment. It was enough to push an Elle editor—who forgot she was still wearing her mic pack—over the edge. » 4/14/14 2:00pm 4/14/14 2:00pm

Indonesian Lawmakers Consider Stricter Laws Against Sexy Black Magic

Earlier this week, we found out that Indonesia would finally be doing something about all the out-of-wedlock sex and black magic that its citizens are enjoying, probably simultaneously, since a proper, married household hardly seems like the place for the occult. A new criminal code currently making the legislative… » 5/24/13 10:00am 5/24/13 10:00am

Religious Protesters in Indonesia Prevent Lady Gaga from Delivering a…

Citing security concerns after especially zealous religious groups protested her upcoming performance, Lady Gaga has cancelled a show in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, surely disappointing the 50,000-plus monsters who'd purchased tickets to the June 3 event. Indonesian police had refused to issue the singer a permit… » 5/27/12 11:00am 5/27/12 11:00am

Meet the Transgender Indonesian Nanny Who Took Care of Young Barack…

When someone rises to a position of great power, there are often people from their past who come out of the woodwork looking for some favor or another—and that's no doubt happened many times to President Obama. However, there's one person from his past who hasn't ever asked for anything: The trangender Indonesian… » 3/05/12 11:55pm 3/05/12 11:55pm

Indonesian Girl Swallowed by Crocodile as Her Father Watches Helplessly

A 10-year-old Indonesian girl named Juraida was swallowed by a saltwater crocodile yesterday while she and her father and brother were hunting for turtles in a river, news that might lend itself to a comment about the circle of life if it weren't so sad. Lembata Deputy Regent Viktor Mado Waton told the Jakarta Post,… » 1/22/12 4:30pm 1/22/12 4:30pm

Girl Missing Since 2004 Tsunami Turns Up Alive In Indonesia


Every year around this time there are dozens of news stories on various "Christmas miracles," but now something so amazing has happened that it will make every other miracle this season pale in comparison: an 8-year-old girl named Wati who was swept away by the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia has just turned up alive! She… » 12/22/11 11:55pm 12/22/11 11:55pm

Women's Health Advocate Wins 'CNN Hero Of The Year'

If you only caught a quick glimpse of the commercials for CNN's Hero of the Year starring silver fox Anderson Cooper, you might have assumed it was the type of end of year wrap up that that could go to Kim Kardashian for her courageous decisions regarding marriage, Lindsay Lohan for her efforts to keep Marilyn… » 12/11/11 11:09pm 12/11/11 11:09pm

Saudi Women In Alleged Uproar Over Beautiful Moroccan Maids

According to news reports out of Saudi Arabia, Saudi women are outraged that the government plans to allow Moroccan maids into the country to replace Filipina and Indonesian women, out of the belief that Moroccan women will seduce their husbands. Oh, by the way: There's a vacuum in the Saudi domestic market in… » 9/20/11 10:10am 9/20/11 10:10am