Video shows Baltimore hospital discharging half-naked woman into cold winter night

January 15, 2018

… health issues, the hospital decided to discharge her instead of involuntarily committing her to a psych ward. So after an ambulance arrived and returned the woman for medical care, Baraka posted his footage on Facebook early Wednesday morning, criticizing the medical center. “You can’t expect those with mental health issues to be pleasant,” Baraka said in one of the videos. “Because they’re ill.” (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = …

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New York’s JFK Airport isn’t a fun place to be the weekend after a bomb cyclone

January 13, 2018

… New York this weekend. SEE ALSO: Even weather experts are in awe of the ‘bomb cyclone’ Troubles started last week, when the terrifyingly named “bomb cyclone” dumped snow and windy weather across the eastern United States on Wednesday and Thursday. The inclement weather was followed immediately by a lingering cold snap that’s slowed down cleanup and recovery efforts. Those two events alone caused heavy delays and cancelled or redirected flights that piled on top of …

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Trump Spends Second Day At Golf Course After Saying ‘It’s Back To Work’ During Holidays

January 10, 2018

According to pool reports, Trump arrived at the Trump International Golf Club just after 9 a.m. on both days. Trump is spending the holidays at the Mar-a-Lago resort he owns in Palm Beach, Florida. His Wednesday trip to the nearby golf course marks the 86th day he spent at one of his golf properties since he became president, according to NBC News. It’s also his 112th day at a Trump-owned property since he took office.  Jeff J Mitchell via Getty Images …

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For the ‘Best Side-Eye in a Photo’ Award, Doug Jones’ gay son

January 10, 2018

Image: alex wong/Getty Images Yesterday was a historic moment for side-eye — and, you know, the state of Alabama or whatever. Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday by Vice President Mike Pence, making him Alabama’s first Democratic Senator in 25 years. Alongside the newly minted senator was his son, Carson Jones, who is gay. During the swearing in, Carson delivered  some seriously harsh side-eye to our infamously anti-gay vice president. SEE ALSO: Outside of a Roy Moore …

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Doug Jones Officially Declared Winner Of Alabama Senate Election After Judge Rejects Roy Moore Lawsuit

January 10, 2018

… the stunning victory, Jones became Alabama’s first Democratic senator in 25 years. The complaint repeatedly accuses Merrill of not doing enough to investigate voter fraud, but Merrill said Moore’s campaign had not informed his office of specific allegations to investigate. Merrill said the first he heard about the allegations was late Wednesday evening, shortly before midnight.  Moore’s complaint cites a viral interview with a man the night of the …

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A 27-year-old died of cancer. Her final advice has the internet in tears.

January 9, 2018

… permission. We believe her powerful message — which has amassed an incredible 72,000 Likes and 56,000 shares across the world so far — deserves to be spread far and wide. A bit of life advice from Hol: It’s a strange thing to realise and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just… Posted by Holly Butcher on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Butcher used her final post to reflect on what she’s learned in her short but beautiful life, offering …

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Mike Pence’s vacation neighbors nudge him to ‘Make America Gay Again’ with a friendly rainbow banner

January 8, 2018

… Pence raised a flag specifically for his visit https://t.co/Ldef4h1G8U pic.twitter.com/Mqwh3K8R5J — Aspen Times (@TheAspenTimes) December 30, 2017 Aspen resident hangs gay pride sign across from home where VP Mike Pence is staying https://t.co/vYTFPr6HPf pic.twitter.com/7WNZ6zwvyj — KRDO NewsChannel 13 (@KRDONC13) December 29, 2017 The two daughters of the neighboring family and a girlfriend of one of the women hung the flag up sometime Wednesday or Thursday. The girlfriend, …

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Check out Time magazine’s Person of the Year cover: ‘The Silence Breakers.’

December 31, 2017

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, Time magazine revealed its Person of the Year. Toward the end of each year, the distinction draws curiosity and intrigue for weeks, but 2017 maybe brought on more speculation than usual. On Nov. 24, Trump falsely claimed he turned down the possibility of becoming the Person of the Year on Twitter, fueling speculation about who’d receive the honor. Photo by Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images. This year, like in other years before, the “person” of the …

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I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself: Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chiefs Alabama Humiliation

December 31, 2017

… afternoon. Stewart said he would leave the Yellowhammer State on Wednesday. People can see through this attempt by Washington elites to try to pick the next senator from Alabama, and they dont like it, he continued. Im talking about Mitch McConnell, and Condi Rice, and Cory Gardner. Naturally, people resent that. Still, Stewart felt there was something to worry about, even as he predicted Moores imminent triumph that never came. The reason Im here is when the establishment is done with Roy …

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Trump Wins Tax Cuts, Kids Lose Health Insurance

December 27, 2017

Over the summer, President Donald Trump invited House Republicans to the White House Rose Garden to tout the passage of an Obamacare repeal bill through their chamber. It was a premature celebration, one that looked particularly silly when the Senate failed repeatedly to follow suit months later. On Wednesday afternoon, the president brought GOP lawmakers over to the White House againthis time to celebrate the real thing. For roughly half an hour, the president and Republican allies from …

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Ann Curry Is Every Woman Cast Aside for a Shitty Media Man

December 22, 2017

Ann Curry must be celebrating. At least thats the fan fiction that lit up social media Wednesday morning following the news that Matt Lauer had been fired by NBC for inappropriate sexual behavior. Hes merely the newest addition to the perv lineup of famous men and respected newscasters to lose their jobs because of reports of systemic and predatory sexual misconduct. Hes also not the first Today show host to lose their job in a shocking, sudden mannerthough the previous ousting was hardly …

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If Time Picked a Loser of the Year, It Would Be: The Idiot Sons

December 22, 2017

On Wednesday, Time magazine announced that its Person of the Year for 2017 was The Silence Breakers, women and men who have spoken up against powerful and sexually abusive men in their industries. The choice was an apt one; nothing has shaped the national conversation this year more than the people who come forward to call out abuse. But from there, I take issue with the list. Donald Trump as runner-up? Please. Even though he has done his share to sneak into every headline and every brain …

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It’s time to nationalize the internet

December 19, 2017

… America an opportunity to innovate. In fact, some Democrats are moving in this direction. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday announced a $40 billion plan to bring high-speed internet to America’s underserved communities. “Every rural home is entitled to broadband at the same speed and levels as every urban home,” Schumer said during a town hall meeting in New York’s Livingston County. “In fact, it’s not just rural homes but a lot …

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Southern California firefighters race against time, winds

December 14, 2017

Los Angeles (CNN)Every day firefighters in Los Angeles receive a brush burning index report that indicates the fire danger. If it’s 165 or higher, that’s extreme. Terrazas and other officials in Southern California warned residents Wednesday evening that a series of wildfires fueled by wicked Santa Ana winds and dangerously dry vegetation likely was going to get even worse in the next 24 hours. See in 360°: Aftermath of the Ventura fire …

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You may have missed the most important part of Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ cover

December 14, 2017

… Fowler, Adama Iwu, and Isabel Pascual, whose name was changed to protect her identity. Look again: It also includes the right elbow of someone anonymous. Image: mashable composite: time SEE ALSO: #MeToo is beating out Trump in TIME’s ‘Person of the Year’ reader poll In an interview on Wednesday, Time Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthaldiscussed the woman whose face is obscured on Today, noting that she’s symbolic of all those women and men who have yet to come …

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We Just Sent A Signal 13 Billion Miles Into Space And Got A Response From A Decades-Old Spacecraft

December 14, 2017

… (edit: sorry!) on Tuesday, November 28. It took 19 hours and 35 minutes for Voyager to send the results of the test back, owing to its distance from Earth (21 billion kilometers or 13 billion miles). On Wednesday, November 29, they got confirmation that it had worked.  “The Voyager team got more excited each time with each milestone in the thruster test,” Todd Barber from JPL said in a statement. “The mood was one of relief, joy, and incredulity after witnessing these …

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This Photo Of Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Kissing Confirms The Two Are Back Together

December 13, 2017

… hike. The kiss reportedly occurred Wednesday night, Nov. 15, at one of Bieber’s hockey games. This is reportedly the second game Gomez has attended in the past few weeks, but it’s the first time we caught her giving Bieber a good luck smooch. Take a good look. Take it all in. Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez spotted kissing at Justin’s hockey game last night. pic.twitter.com/uDZ1e5DdVZ — Pop Crave (@PopCrave) November 16, 2017 Overwhelming, right? Just a crazy …

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Trump hits out at May over tweet criticism

December 11, 2017

… said Mr Trump was “legitimising hatred” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday that Mrs May and other world leaders knew that “these are real threats that we have to talk about”. “Whether it’s a real video, the threat is real,” she said. What other reaction has there been? Mr Trump’s actions on Wednesday were criticised by both Democrats and Republicans. Republican Senator John McCain said he was “surprised” at the …

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