The White House announced Friday that it is imposing sanctions on several Iranian groups with links to the country's nuclear program, even as the administration "remains committed" to a long-term nuclear deal.
The old media giant’s plan to buy a big stake in Vice, and potentially give it control of Time Warner network HLN, have broken down, the New York Times reports, “after the two companies were unable to agree on a valuation.” Rupert Murdoch previously invested at a valuation of more ...
For the first time ever, the general public will be able to visit the actual 9/11 memorial plaza on the anniversary of the attacks.
President Obama’s ugly beige suit has quickly gone from stupid joke — “The president stands squarely behind the decision he made yesterday to wear his summer suit,” the White House press secretary said today — to stupid faux controversy thanks to who else but Long Island Republican Representative Peter King.
Notable billionaire Warren Buffett turns 84 tomorrow. Warren Buffett also happens to freakin’ LOVE Breaking Bad.
A laptop purportedly belonging to an ISIS fighter was found by other rebels in Syria, and seems to show that its owner was gathering information to plan biological weapons attacks.Abu Ali, a commander of a "moderate Syrian rebel group," showed the dusty Dell laptop — obtained after his men took ...
The deadly Ebola virus has spread to Senegal, according to a statement made by health minister Awa Marie Coll Seck. This is the fifth country to report a case of Ebola: the others include Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. ...
St. Ann police Lieutenant Ray Albers, better known as Officer “Go Fuck Yourself,” has resigned after pointing his rifle at protesters in Ferguson and telling them, “I will fucking kill you.” An internal inquiry recommended he either resign or be fired for the incident, which was caught on video, although ...
“We won’t go back” has become a slogan for pro-choice activists, who have responded to an onslaught of abortion restrictions by invoking the bad old days of dangerous at-home abortions that preceded Roe v.
Kicking off the annual Labor Day Friday News Dump, Chelsea Clinton has announced, via People, that she will no longer pretend to be a reporter.
ISIS. Israel versus Hamas. Burning Man. Killer cops. Tan suits. Kids firing Uzis. Taylor Swift's disappointing VMA performance.
Former U.S. Congressman and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich joined the parade of celebrities and quasi-celebrities who made it to the Nevada desert for Burning Man this year.
Russian president Vladimir Putin took some time today to chat with kids about the situation along his country's southwestern border, now that Russia and Ukraine are engaged in what seems like war in everything but name.
Eager to escape the city for the last weekend of summer, a humpback whale traveled to the Rockaways to soak up the sun, feed on some fresh fish, and splash around in the sea.
U.S. intelligence agencies have identified nearly a dozen Americans who have traveled to Syria to fight for ISIS, the Sunni jihadist group that split from Al Qaeda in February 2014.
What happens to a protest when the cameras go away? How does a cause maintain its legs? These are the questions that many in Ferguson, Missouri, have been wrestling to answer these last few days as media attention has faded with the quieting of the violent confrontations between police and ...
When beloved actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a heroin overdose earlier this year, the NYPD made a special push to find someone to blame.
Two people on a Miami to Paris American Airlines flight delighted trendspotters on Wednesday evening by getting into a fight over reclining seats just days after a similar brawl on a United Airlines flight.
While St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar still has no regrets about the police response to the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, the fact that the officers didn't "wade into the crowd with nightsticks and riot sticks" wasn't enough to impress the locals.
Mike Kushnir, 17, and a 15-year-old girl were arrested early on Thursday morning when police found them spattered with red paint next to the freshly vandalized Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil War Memorial Monument on Riverside Drive and West 89th Street.