Twenty-year-old aspiring hip-hop artist Deandre Harris moved to Charlottesville, Va., from Suffolk, Va., two years ago for a job opportunity as an instructional assistant in the special education program at a local high school. But nothing could prepare him for what he experienced Saturday afternoon, when he took part…
Even before HBO thought it was a great idea to have two white men explain how 400 years of slavery was horrible by imagining a modern-day version of it, Amazon.com had its own alternative-history series in the works.
Giphy, the popular GIF-making and sharing platform, launched a new web tool today that allows you to make GIFs right from your phone’s camera—no app download required.
Five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA), were shot Wednesday morning during a Congressional baseball practice. According to reports, a gunman walked up to practice and opened fire on the baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
On Wednesday, May 17, Kingston Frazier’s last full day on earth, he rode the bus home from North Jackson Elementary School in Mississippi. He was excited because he knew that he would be graduating from kindergarten to first grade the next day.
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The media is ablaze over President Trump sharing classified information with Russian foreign officials—but what is classified information exactly? And what happens if you disclose it? Good news: You’ve been granted clearance to acquire this not-quite-top-secret knowledge.
On May 2, Rane Baldwin checked into American Airlines Flight 5389, leaving Kentucky for Charlotte, N.C. Baldwin, a black woman, and her friend Janet Novack, a white woman, were traveling together, and both had first-class seats because Baldwin bought and upgraded the tickets. But unfortunately for Baldwin, she was…
Steam’s annual winter Sale is on now, but before you go and empty your wallet, here are some helpful tips to make sure you get the most for your money and catch the titles you really want.
It’s easier than ever for someone to create a website and post completely made up stories that become international headlines. This makes it harder to tell truth from fiction or share news with others who may not be able to tell the difference either. Luckily, fake news isn’t too difficult to spot. Here’s how, and how…
On Tuesday, federal prosecutors formally filed charges against Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man who allegedly planted a series of bombs around New York and New Jersey before getting captured following a shootout Monday night. And while the complaint lists multiple pieces of evidence connecting Rahami to the…
An explosive device possibly linked to the bombs that exploded in Manhattan and New Jersey this weekend detonated while a police robot attempted to disarm it.
On Saturday, a pipe bomb exploded in Chelsea, injuring 29 people. Late Sunday night, authorities reportedly found three pipe bombs and two “smaller devices” at a train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey, after two men discovered them in the trash.
As evidenced by its quirky title, Ursula Vernon’s Castle Hangnail may be about monsters, but it’s hardly a scary story. The book, about a 12-year-old witch named Molly, will be adapted into a feature film at Disney, with TV comedy writer Bill Kunstler scripting and Ellen DeGeneres co-producing.
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There’ll be a new face in Star City next season on the CW’s Arrow: Tyler Ritter (The McCarthys) as Detective Malone, added to the police force after Captain Lance (Paul Blackthorne) peaced out in season four. Actually, there will be several fresh faces in Star City, since Ritter is only the most recent new cast member…