A New Vaccine For Acne May Be On Its Way

Acne treatment is a $3 billion industry in the United States. Acne is a major irritation for many adolescents and adults and, due to demand, there are many face washes, ointments, and at home treatments all sworn to cure the face malady. Two months ago, the Inquisitr reported on a woman drinking dog urine and […]

California Set To Pass New Net Neutrality Legislation, Pending Approval From Governor

California legislators approved a bill yesterday to pass some of the nation’s strongest laws regarding net neutrality. The new measure is headed for the governor, Jerry Brown’s, desk. Governor Brown has not yet indicated whether or not he will sign the bill. The new bill will prohibit internet providers from blocking certain content or giving […]

John McCain Becomes Only The 31st Person To Lie In State In The U.S. Capitol

Before he was a U.S. Senator, John McCain was held hostage as a prisoner of war in Vietnam for more than five years. He passed away last week after a year’s long battle with terminal brain cancer. Yesterday, McCain was returned to Washington, D.C. for his memorial service. He is honored to lie in state […]

Someone At Google Renamed The Russell Building After The Late Senator John McCain

Just days after the revered U.S. senator passed away from terminal brain cancer, Google Maps renamed the Russell Senate Office Building to the McCain Senate Office Building. The gaffe seems to have been inspired by speculated legislation to officially rename the office building in honor of the late “giant of the Senate.” Senator John McCain, […]

Kanye West Defends ‘Slavery Was A Choice’ Comments On Chicago Radio Show

A few months ago in May, Kanye West sent shock waves through the internet with a bold statement: The enslavement of black Americans was a choice by the slaves themselves. “When you hear about slavery for 400 years… for 400 years? That sounds like a choice,” the American rapper said to TMZ during an incendiary […]

Two Construction Workers Die In A Scaffolding Accident Near Disney World

Two workers fell seven stories early this Wednesday morning after the scaffolding they were standing on collapsed, reports Fox News. A third worker held on and was able to climb to safety. The workers were pouring cement around 4:15 a.m. when the support structure failed and caused the deaths. USA Today says the two workers […]

California Becomes First State To Abolish Cash Bail In Criminal Proceedings

California became the first state to eliminate the system of cash bail in criminal courts. The change will go into effect October 2019 and goes further than any state has previously to end the system of cash bails in pretrial proceedings. The Merced Sun-Star reported on the new legislation, Senate Bill 10. Under the bill, […]

Michael Ian Black Faces Backlash For Supporting Louis CK’s Comedy Comeback

Michael Ian Black faced backlash on Twitter after he defended Louis CK for making a return to stand-up comedy, nine months after the disgraced comedian was ousted in the Me Too movement. Louis CK surprised an audience at the Comedy Cellar with a brief 15-minute set. In his tweet, Black said, “Will take heat for […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Dominates The Box Office Again In Its Second Weekend

Crazy Rich Asians shocked again this weekend as it not only held onto its number one spot in the box office but also brought in equally strong revenue for its second weekend. The Inquisitr reported last week of Crazy Rich Asians‘ surprise debut at number one in the box office. The movie is lauded as […]

Six Children And Two Adults Killed In A Chicago Apartment Fire

A rare event happened today in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood. Eight people, including six children, are dead from an apartment building fire inside a three-story structure. A dog was also killed in the fire, according to CNN. “We have not had this in many, many, many years — this amount of fatalities and injuries in […]

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer Wants Senate Building To Be Renamed After John McCain

After six-term U.S. Senator and Vietnam war hero John McCain passed away yesterday from terminal brain cancer, the country mourned the loss of “The Maverick.” McCain was often referred to as the “giant of the Senate.” While he has been absent from Capitol Hill since last year following his diagnosis with a glioblastoma, an aggressive […]

The Midterm Elections Could Affect The Process To Impeach President Trump

The topic of impeachment for President Donald Trump flared again this week as the president was told “the countdown to impeachment has already started,” according to The Independent. Trump himself seemed to show a lack of concern for the impeachment proceedings. On Thursday, he publicly stated his impeachment would adversely affect the U.S. economy and […]

CVS & Glamsquad Team Up To Bring You Blowouts & Prescriptions All In One Place

A new strategy by the drugstore chain CVS will include a concept they are naming BeautyIRL (IRL means “in real life”). The new focal point of the drugstore’s concept will be to incorporate express beauty services into regular consumer shopping. The BeautyIRL life is meant to serve as a “store-within-a-store” beauty format, says Drug Store […]

Saudi Arabia Seeks First Death Penalty For Female Women’s Rights Activist

Five Eastern Provinces activists, including Israa al-Ghomgham, a female human right’s activist, are facing the death penalty from Saudi Arabia’s Public Prosecution, reports Human Rights Watch. Al-Ghomgham and her husband were arrested in a night raid in 2015 and have been detained — for two years — without legal counsel ever since. The female women’s […]

Arlington National Cemetery Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation

Just off the blue metro line of Washington, D.C.metro area — a line that originates from Virginia south of the District and connects The Pentagon to the East of the capital — lies Arlington Cemetery. Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery that holds over 400,000 graves for those who died in service for the United […]

Prisoners Across The U.S. Go On Strike To Protest ‘Modern-Day Slavery’

Seventeen prisons across the U.S. announced today a nationwide strike to protest for better living conditions, access to rehabilitation and an end to forced prison labor. The strike comes in response to riots in Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina. “Seven comrades lost their lives during a senseless uprising that could have been avoided had […]

New Study Says Flushing Contact Lenses Contributes To At Least 20 Metric Tons Of Water Waste

For Rolf Halden, director of the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Environmental Health Engineering at Arizona State University, the research began from a personal anecdote. He wondered what happened to contact lenses after they were used. “I had worn glasses and contact lenses for most of my adult life,” said Halden, according to the paper released […]

Bartley Teal & Jaime Sarrantonio’s Killers Sought By Nashville Police

The city of Nashville, Tenn. is severely shaken this week after a string of possibly connected violent crimes occurred. The most severe of which involved what police describe as two “cold-blooded killers” who murdered two people without apparent motive. The victims, Bartley Teal, age 33, and Jaime Sarrantonio, age 30, were celebrating a birthday when […]

JK Rowling Roasts President Trump By Mimicking His Tweet Style

Author JK Rowling is no stranger to Twitter roasting. The Harry Potter author is infamous on Twitter for her clap backs against Twitter trolls and any manner of statements she finds offensive. Buzzfeed compiled a list of some of Rowling’s best Twitter takedowns (warning: language in the title considered not safe for work – NSFW). […]

Trump’s China Tariffs Will Cause Long-Term Repercussions For Americans, US Businesses Predict

U.S. businesses are speaking up this week in a series of public hearings and testimonies on the Trump administration’s proposal to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The majority of businesses addressing the proposal warn the administration the tariffs will directly affect the American consumer, as the increased cost of both imported […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Takes No. 1 At The Box Office This Weekend

Crazy Rich Asians, the first major Hollywood film in 25 years since The Joy Luck Club to feature a predominately Asian cast, exceeded expectations this weekend at the box office. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Kevin Kwan. The story follows the events of an Asian-American woman meeting her […]

China Is ‘Likely’ Training Pilots For Strikes Against The U.S., Says The Pentagon

Striking news comes today that China is “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, reports Reuters. The news comes from a new report from the Pentagon released on Thursday. The report comes amidst heightened tension between the U.S. and China. “Over the last three years, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has […]

New Zealand Passes New Legislation To Prevent Foreigners From Buying Real Estate

New Zealand parliament passed the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill on Wednesday, banning foreigners from purchasing real estate in New Zealand. The new legislation comes as the country tries to combat rising real estate prices. Many in the country blame foreign buyers for inflating the market and edging out New Zealanders. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda […]

76 People Overdose On Synthetic Marijuana In A Connecticut Park

Seventy-six people overdosed on a synthetic marijuana substitute known as K2 today in a park known as “The Green” in New Haven, Connecticut, not far from Yale University. Witnesses from the park called 911 in droves, reporting “multiple of signs and symptoms ranging from vomiting, hallucinating, high blood pressure, shallow breathing, semi-conscious and unconscious states,” […]

Scientists Reverse Congenital Blindness in Mice

Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have recently reversed congenital blindness in mice. The breakthrough methodology could potentially lead to better treatment for eye impairments in humans. The recent research by scientists involves changing supportive cells in retinal tissue. The cells of interest are known as Muller glia (MG), in which researchers developed a […]

Trump’s Attacks On The Media Inspire A Surge Of Newspaper Editorials Promoting The Free Press

The Boston Globe issued a rallying call to fellow journalistic establishments last week to stand up to President Trump’s repeated attacks on the free press. President Trump is widely known for berating members of the journalist press on various outlets. He has repeatedly called unfavorable news pieces “fake news” in his tenure as president. Journalists […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin passed away today. The singer retired last year and rumors of her failing health have circulated in recent years. The Inquisitr reported this week that Franklin was at home this week in hospice care. Franklin, long regarded as the “Queen of Soul”, is best known for hits like “Respect,” “(You Make Me Feel […]

Sarah Huckabee Apologizes For False Statement On Donald Trump’s Impact On Jobs For Black Americans

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologized on Tuesday for falsely claiming during a press conference that President Trump has already created three times as many jobs for black Americans as President Obama did during his entire presidency. The topic came up during a press conference while Sanders was addressing rumors that President Trump […]

Worker Dies After Falling Into A Vat Of Oil A Few Miles From Disney World

A worker has died outside of Walt Disney World’s Florida park today. The 61-year-old man fell while emptying oil and grease from a tractor-trailer. Witnesses say the man was standing on a nearby metal grate before he slipped and fell while working on the vehicle. After falling into the tank, he was subsequently “overwhelmed by […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating Low Ahead Of Midterm Elections

A new poll released yesterday by Quinnipiac University National Poll shows troubling news for the Republican Party. The recent polls come less than 3 months ahead of midterm elections when many positions in Congress will be up for re-election. Forty-one percent of voters approve of the job Donald Trump is doing as president. Among them, […]