Female Prisoner Sues After Being Shackled While Giving Birth

A woman who was in prison when she went into labor is suing the Nevada Department of Corrections over the poor treatment she says she received while giving birth. She was shackled before and after her delivery back in October, and the lawsuit says the prison staff ignored her "wholly obvious, serious medical needs." » 6/21/12 10:00am 6/21/12 10:00am

Giant Fireball in the Sky Was Totally No Big Deal

On a daily basis, most of us allow ourselves to live with the delusion that the Earth is a generally safe and predictable place, but every once in a while something happens which makes it impossible to ignore that this planet is a deeply fucked up and scary deathtrap. The latest evidence? A gigantic fireball that… » 4/25/12 11:55pm 4/25/12 11:55pm

Meet the Rising Republican Star Who Would Love to Punch Hillary Clinton…

In case you haven't noticed, Wisconsin's been fraught with untenable political tumultuousness since one-man Human Centipede Scott Walker was elected governor. He's bullied teachers, attacked gay couples' hospital visitation rights, signed a repeal of Wisconsin's equal pay law, and rolled back sex education to an… » 4/11/12 5:20pm 4/11/12 5:20pm

Your Afternoon Cry: Dog and Owner Reunited Months After a Car Accident…

Barbara Bagley was in a car accident on December 27th that killed her husband and one of their dogs and left her critically injured. Dooley, their 4-year-old Shetland sheepdog, was also in the car but got spooked and ran off after the crash. Bagley, who lives in Salt Lake City, never gave up hope that they'd be… » 3/05/12 12:50pm 3/05/12 12:50pm

Justin Bieber Pays It Forward, Holiday-Style


In this photo released by Warner Bros, performer Justin Bieber poses with Principal Sherrie Gahn of Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nev. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Justin presented a check for $100,000 to Principal Sherrie Gahn of Whitney Elementary School and performed a holiday concert for the students. This… » 12/18/11 3:50pm 12/18/11 3:50pm

Holly Madison Takes A Crack At 'The Nutcracker'


LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 17: Model and television personality Holly Madison (C) appears as a guest performer in Nevada Ballet Theatre's production of 'The Nutcracker' with Jaime Gallagher (R) at the Theatre des Arts at the Paris Las Vegas December 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) » 12/18/11 1:35pm 12/18/11 1:35pm