Two Americans Infected With Deadly Ebola Virus As Virus Rips Through West Africa

An American doctor and another U.S. aid worker helping to combat the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa have now been diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, medical director for the aid group Samaritan’s Purse, and his colleague Nancy Writebol, are both being treated at the center in Monrovia where […]

An Emergency Plane Landing On A Florida Beach Kills A Father And Critically Injures His Daughter

A father was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday after an airplane making an emergency landing struck them as they walked along a Florida beach. Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose said Venice Municipal Airport officials reported a plane in distress Sunday afternoon, and that the pilot of a 1972 Piper Cherokee radioed […]

Sickest Huffington Post Freestyle Mashup [VIDEO]

Huffington Post Live recently put together a compilation video of some of the best freestyle rappers that the popular media outlet has had the pleasure of interviewing. In the video mashup, the crew edits to perfection a seamless video of Snoop Dog (or Snoop Lion) and Black Thought of The Roots to make one of […]

Is This Family Too Close? Khloe Kardashian Shares Bubble Bath With Sister Kourtney’s Boyfriend

The Kardashian brand took an unusual turn recently when Khloe Kardashian and her sister’s longtime boyfriend, Scott Disick, posed for a photo in the bathtub. Khloe appeared in the photo to be sporting a red, one piece lifeguard swimsuit, and Disick, playing the victim, adorned a bright orange life vest. A strategically placed microphone, a […]

No Longer The Sex Symbol; 7 Out Of 10 Fire Fighters Are Obese

In a recent study by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 70% of domestic firefighters were found to be overweight or obese, a rate somewhat higher than the general population. One would expect that by the nature of the job, those men and women charged with saving our lives from a house or commercial […]

Destiny’s Child Member Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

According to TMZ, ex-Destiny’s Child member, Farrah Franklin was arrested in South Carolina early Sunday morning following a drunken induced evening. Franklin who had a short stint with the girl group for roughly five months in 2000 before being kicked out by veterans, Kelly Rowland and Beyoncé, was booked into the Horry County Detention Center […]

Missing And Pregnant Wyoming Woman Found In Suspect’s Trunk

Police say that the suspect in case involving a slain pregnant Grand Rapids woman and her boyfriend committed suicide Thursday night after a police chase lead him to crash his vehicle with the dead pregnant woman still in his trunk. Chief James Carmody of the City of Wyoming police said Friday that Brady Oestrike, 31, […]

Ohio Woman Clings To Life After Deadly Teen Prank

An Ohio schoolteacher was admitted into a Pennsylvania hospital Tuesday after two teenagers deliberately dropped an eight-pound boulder from a central Pennsylvania highway overpass onto her vehicle. Sharon Budd, 52, of Uniontown, Ohio, was traveling with family and friends on a road trip to New York City, when she was struck in the face after […]

Fire Breaks Out At New York’s Rockefeller Center Observation Deck And Injures Six

According to CNN, six people suffered minor burns after a fire broke out in the observation deck at New York City’s Rockefeller Center Sunday night, a fire official said. A camera on the observation deck caught fire, sending embers falling onto people below, according to New York City Fire Department spokesman Khalid Baylor. Five adults […]

Controversial Tennessee Law Puts New Mothers In Jail For Drug Use

Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and under Tennessee’s new drug law, was promptly carted off to jail because her newborn baby tested positive for Meth. According to court documents, Loyola was charged with assault for taking illegal drugs during her pregnancy. According to CBS News, Governor Bill Haslam […]

Detective Overheard At Trial Saying ‘Pin It On Anybody, That’s How We Roll’

Pasadena police are investigating allegation of misconduct against an officer who was overheard in an audio recording during the murder trial of Rashad McCoy telling a colleague “pin in on anybody, that’s how we roll.” William Broghamer ‘s voice was heard on an audio recording played for a Pasadena jury during McCoy’s trial and police […]

Google Exec’s Death Highlights Silicon Valley Booming Prostitution Industry

Silicon Valley has always been the epicenter of technology, which has attracted some of the world’s most brilliant minds in one place to develop some of the most technologically advanced gadgets of our times. However, this week Silicon Valley has been in the news not for the latest technology boom, but for the area’s prostitution […]

Suicidal Husband Kills Himself And Wife 24 Hours After Cops Return Gun

Less than twenty-four hours before Christopher Henderson shot his wife and then himself at a Spokane area medical center, he was evaluated by police officials after his co-workers complained that he was threatening suicide. According to CBS News, this was not Henderson’s first attempt at threatening suicide. Spokesperson for the Spokane Police Department, Monique Cotton, […]

New York Newspaper Calls President Obama ‘The N-Word In The White House’

A small community newspaper in New York, known as “The Voice of the West Village,” is facing intense scrutiny for calling President Obama the N-word in one of the paper’s July edition headlines. The WestView News ran an op-ed column in its July edition titled “The Nig–r in the White House,” where the author criticized […]

CHP Officials: ‘No Independent Investigation Needed’ For Officer Who Beat Woman On California Highway

A graphic video that came out last week showing a CHP officer brutally beating a woman on the side of a California highway is under investigation by the department’s internal unit, and as it stands, the California Highway Patrol is saying that it does not need any outside help with its current investigation. A driver […]

Rob Ford, Toronto’s Drunk Mayor, Gets Into A Confrontation With A Topless Jogger

While out celebrating “Canada’s Birthday,” Rob Ford was given the gift of anger from a jogger who happened to be out for his morning run when he spotted the shamed mayor in his path and decided to ask him some questions regarding his latest tax break for Apollo Health and Beauty, a company that does […]

Chicago Police Shoot And Kill Sixteen-Year-Old Under Suspicious Circumstances Over The Fourth Of July Holiday

Police shot five people and killed two on the South Side of Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend. One of the people killed was a sixteen-year-old student one week shy of his seventeenth birthday. The shootings are the latest in a string of gun violence crippling the city. Warren Robinson, 16, was the teen […]

Van Der Sloot Gets Married… In Prison

Joran van der Sloot, the 26-year-old-Dutch born convicted murder and prime suspect in the 2005 Natalie Holloway disappearance, shocked the world Friday when he married his girlfriend in a simple Peruvian prison wedding-complete with guards, handcuffs, and prison bars. Van der Sloot, who is currently serving a 28-year-sentence for killing Stephany Flores, a 21-year-old business […]

Fire Breaks Out At Disneyland

According to The Associated Press,a small fire that broke out in the backstage area of Disneyland has been put out after producing visible smoke inside the theme park. Disneyland spokeswoman Lisa Greathouse says the blaze was reported Sunday afternoon in a loading dock area. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, and […]

Aaron Hernandez Rushed To The Hospital From Jail

According to the Bristol County Sherriff office, accused murderer Aaron Hernandez was rushed to the hospital briefly on Sunday from his Massachusetts jail cell for unspecified reasons. Hernandez was taken from the Bristol County House of Corrections in North Dartmouth late Saturday morning to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford for treatment of a medical […]

Aaron Hernandez Kills Over Something As Inconsequential As A ‘Spilled Drink,’ Informant Says

According to a source close to the Aaron Hernandez trial, the former New England tight end had a motive for killing and dumping his friend, Odin Lloyd’s body, at a remote site last year even if the motive is a trivial one. Investigators now speculate that Hernandez’s anger over two incidents that took place at […]

Canadian Helicopter Jailbreak Escapees Now Captured

Nearly two weeks ago, three men escaped from a Canadian prison in a daring breakout worthy of a Hollywood action movie. The men escaped from a detention center in Quebec City via helicopter. “A helicopter touched down briefly in the courtyard before taking off with the three prisoners,” Ann Mathieu, a spokeswoman for Quebec Provincial […]

Four Hurt in Knife Attack in Disorderly Western China

The New York Times reported Sunday that knife-wielding attackers in Western China injured four people in the latest in a string of incidents in restive Xinjiang. According to the state-run television station, the attack took place in a crowded chess hall as the country was still grappling with a new wave of unrest in the […]

Police: Connecticut Hoarder Killed By Floor Collapse May Have Been Dead For At Least A Week

A 66-year-old woman described by police as an apparent hoarder was found dead in her basement under a pile of debris after the first floor of her Connecticut home collapsed into the basement under the weight of piles of clutter, authorities said. Police identified the deceased Cheshire woman as Beverly Mitchell. Her body was found […]

Starbucks Now Offering College Courses As A ‘Perc’

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is scheduled to announce Monday that he is partnering with Arizona State University to offer employees online courses at the university at a deeply discounted rate. Schultz told Reuters that the coffee chain is partnering with the school to offer the option to 135,000 US employees who work at least 20 […]

American Tourist Allegedly Raped In World Cup Host City

According to CBS News, police in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso are investigating the alleged attempted rape of an American woman on Friday night in the city that hosted the World Cup soccer match between Australia and Chile. A Cuiaba police department statement said a 24-year-old woman told them she was attacked Friday night […]

Americans Being Recruited As The New Face Of Jihad Martyrdom

A recent Jihad video circulating around the web calling for more people to step up to the fight and become a Martyr for the Jihad fight has some American’s bewildered. The video has all the markings of a Hollywood production. It opens with loud music and the words, “Coming Soon” in its opening credit, explosions […]

Connecticut Husband Kills Ailing Wife Because He Is ‘Tired Of Changing Her Diaper’

A Connecticut man was charged with first-degree manslaughter after allegedly pushing his bedridden wife into a bathtub and punching her to death, later telling police that he was tired of changing her diapers. John Dewees Jr., 49 and a US Veteran, told authorities that he had been taking care of his ailing wife, 45-year-old Anja […]

NSA Is Harvesting Millions Of Web Images For Its Facial Recognition Program

The National Security Agency is gathering huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents obtained by the New York Times. Over the past four years, the spy agency has relied on more facial-recognition technology as a […]

Colorado Now Seeing The Downside Of A Legal High

Less than six months after Colorado became the first state to announce that it was legalizing the use of recreational marijuana, the battle between good and evil with the state’s decision still rages on. The New York Times reported that law enforcement officers in Colorado and neighboring states, emergency room doctors, and legalization opponents have […]

New York Honors Miles Davis With Street Renaming

The City of New York honored one of its most influential residents last week by unveiling its newly renamed street, “Miles Davis Way,” in honor of Jazz legend, Miles Davis, on the Upper West Side of the city. Miles Davis would have been 88 on May 26, the day hundreds of people gathered in New […]

Jefferson Davis H.S. Student Secretly Records Teacher Calling Him The “N” Word In Front Of His Class

The mother of a Montgomery, Alabama high school student is enraged by the actions of her son’s teacher who berated him openly in a classroom full of his peers. The mother, who was identified only as “Bailey,” said her son’s math teacher not only gave her son an unfair grade, but also publicly humiliated her […]

Floyd Mayweather Tells T.I., ‘Control Yo B–ch’ In Brawl Caught On Video At Vegas Eatery

According to TMZ, the head of the Hustle Gang, T.I., got into a chair flinging, bowl throwing, lyrical profanity (I’m sure) slinging, knock out, drag out fight with the head of the Money Team, “pound-for-pound champion,” and Justin Beiber’s bestie, Floyd Mayweather, at a popular restaurant in Las Vegas late Saturday night or early Sunday […]

UCSB Shooting Victim’s Father Asks The NRA What About His Son’s ‘Right To Live’ [Video]

The father of the 20-year-old student who was killed in the drive-by UC Santa Barbara shooting that claimed the lives of seven people blamed “craven irresponsible politicians” and the NRA for his son’s death. Richard Martinez says his son Christopher Martinez was one of those killed in the shooting that claimed seven in the Isla […]

Elliot Rodger: ‘I Will Be A God Compared To You, You Are Animals And I Will Slaughter You Like Animals’

Authorities Saturday identified Elliot Rodger, 22, as the gunman of the deadly drive-by shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara where he was a student in an area college. Rodger apparently had a score to settle with the student population in the popular college town. Six people were killed and seven more were injured. […]

VA Whistleblower: ‘Patients Were Dying While Waiting For Appointments On Secret Schedules’

“I knew about patients who were dying while waiting for appointments on the VA’s secret schedules, and I couldn’t stay silent,” Dr. Sam Foote wrote in an op-ed in Saturday’s editions of The New York Times. The former outpatient clinic director at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Phoenix, who assumed the role as the VA […]

Aaron Hernandez’s Tattoo Artists Wanted For Questions In The Footballer’s Double-Murder Trial

Police in Massachusetts continue to gather evidence against the former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as he awaits trial in the 2012 shooting death of two men after a night at a Boston nightclub. Authorities in Suffolk County announced on Wednesday that they are now interested in talking to several tattoo artists who […]

A Rabbi, A Boy Scout Leader, And A Former Chief Of Police Are Among Those Charged In NYC Child Porn Case

The New York Police Department’s week ended like the start of a bad joke. A rabbi, a nurse and a Boy Scout leader all walk into a…bar? Not the type of bar that you and I would imagine, but more like the police station when these three along with a police chief and about 70 […]

Donald Sterling On Magic Johnson: People Should Not Look Up To Him, He Has HIV

Donald Sterling has kept relatively quiet since his mistress V. Stiviano recorded him making racist comments about Black men as well as the players he employed as the owner of the LA Clippers. Recently, Sterling sat down with CNN’s Anderson Cooper for an exclusive interview that will air Tuesday at 8pm EST, to speak candidly […]

Snow In May? Winter Storm Zephyr Brings Post-Mother’s Day Mayhem To The US

Winter Storm Zephyr is threatening to disrupt post-Mother’s Day celebrations with its wintry mix. The storm is reported to dump heavy snow in the mountainous western region of the US. On Sunday a tornado touched down in Clay County, Nebraska, according to the emergency management coordinator for that county, Loren Uden. Uden reported damaged roofs, […]

Teacher Marries 16-Year-Old Student In Vegas, Mom Attends Wedding [Video]

A Houston-area drama teacher has been placed in police custody after cops discovered that he married his 16-year-old student in Las Vegas. Illich Auyapah Guardiola, a 41-year-old drama teacher working at several Houston-area acting academies and theaters, and an English-language voice actor who has made his fame in Japanese anime films, was caught in a […]

Imprisoned Muslims Asked To Spy On Their Community For The NYPD

Last month the New York Magazine reported the disbanding of the NYPD’s Demographics Unit, which allowed plainclothes detectives to spy on all Muslim-related activities in New York. However less than a month later, and prior to the ink drying on the dissolution paperwork, the infamous police department is said to still have at least one […]

First Openly Gay Player, Michael Sam, Finds New NFL Home [Video]

The National Football League has finally drafted its first openly gay player and the notable athlete will be playing for the Saint Louis Rams. At the 249th pick Saturday, the Rams drafted defensive end Michael Sam who came out publicly about his sexuality in February. Sam became the first openly gay athlete drafted into one […]

FedEx Shooter: ‘I’m Not Sad Or Sorry For The Misery I’ve Caused’

A recent note released by the Cobb County police department, written by Geddy Kramer, the teen identified as the deadly “FedEx Shooter,’ painted the teen as a “sociopath” who suffered from mental instability, frustration and depression. As the teen carried out the planned, deadly attack at a FedEx facility in a northern Atlanta suburb, he […]

Freak Accident At Virginia Balloon Show Leaves Three Unaccounted

A hot-air balloon caught fire and crashed Friday at the Mid-Atlantic Balloon Festival in Virginia, promoting a search of the wreckage and the three people aboard, CBS News reports. Kathleen Bergen, spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the incident took place at the inaugural balloon festival in Doswell, 25 miles north of Richmond. Prior […]

Atlanta Elementary School Principal Caught In Sex Sting Operation

The former suburban Atlanta elementary school principal arrested in a child sex sting in DeKalb County in March was indicted Friday by a federal grand jury, according to Georgia court documents. The sting, called “Operation Broken Heart,” involved dozens of police agencies who chatted online with the individuals and set up meeting places where they […]

Killers Of Sex Offender Kiss, Smile, And Yell, ‘That’s What Child Molesters Get’ During Trial

A Union County, South Carolina couple who carried out a plan to kill a registered sex offender and his wife was in court Tuesday and showed little remorse when they were sentenced to life in prison, with one shouting: “That’s what child molesters get.” Jeremy Moody, 30, and his wife, Christine Moody, 36, pleaded guilty […]

White House Locked Down After Driver Follows Obama’s Daughters’ Motorcade

Late Tuesday afternoon, a man following a motorcade into a secure area near the White House caused the Secret Service to lock down the home of the President and his family for more than an hour. The unidentified driver entered the restricted area around 4:40 pm Tuesday afternoon behind a motorcade that included Sasha and […]

Spike In Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Children Linked To Obesity and Inactivity

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently stated that there has been a spike in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes of upwards of 30 percent among children and teenagers. Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong, but treatable disease found in children when the pancreases does not make insulin, […]

Teacher Caught By Staff In Classroom With 14-Year-Old Who Was Dressing Himself

Adding to the long line of teachers acting inappropriately by going beyond their actual vocational assignments, a new case has come to light involving a Texas teacher caught in a portable classroom with a 14-year-old student. Heather Lynn Miller was arrested Sunday night after a campus security guard at Katy Junior High School found the […]