American astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson, the first woman to command the International Space Station, has broken another record: completing more spacewalks than any other woman.
President Donald Trump, a soggy Cheeto in a broken toilet bowl, gave a speech at his inauguration that really blew everyone’s socks off as it gushed forcefully from his windbag mouth. Even former President George W. Bush, who is not considered one of the great orators of our time, was disturbed.
Hillary Clinton is not the president, despite really wanting to be. Her daughter Chelsea Clinton does not even want to be a councilwoman.
Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright filed a discrimination lawsuit at the State Supreme Court on Tuesday in which they allege they were subject to “top-down racial harassment” while working in the Fox News payroll department.
In theory, we give gifts at weddings for two reasons:
It’s that time again: every ten years the government tries to tally us up in a census so they can have an accurate idea of the make up of this country. The census helps to shape and define policy supporting different demographics, and it’s very difficult to do that when certain demographics aren’t included. That may…
Hillary Clinton gave a notably political speech on Tuesday at the Professional Businesswomen of California’s annual conference in San Francisco. In addition to mentioning all our Chappaqua Woods memes, she stated, “There is no place I’d rather be than here with you, other than the White House.”
The Department of Veterans Affairs has recently come under criticism for delivering enormous bills to veterans for alleged debt on overpayment. Many veterans are now struggling to understand why they owe what they owe.
Another day, another Spider-Man, another trailer. While the previous official trailer focused on potential romantic entanglements of a teen super hero and Zendaya, the newest one shows exactly what threats Peter Parker in Spider-Man: Homecoming is facing: inexperience and a leathery Michael Keaton.
The executive budget for 2017-2018 from Governor Cuomo’s office includes a plan to cut visitation at New York State’s 17 maximum security prisons, reducing the number of visiting days from seven to three, despite the measurably positive impact of the visitation program.
Forget your plans to name your child Wind Chime Butter Sorting Hat, because most places in the world actually have pretty specific rules regarding the creation of new surnames.
I love my cats and my cats love me and now science has finally validated our love.
Barack Obama has been having a very chill post-presidency despite Donald Trump’s every attempt to drag him back into his nonsense. The Obamas have still been in and around DC as Sasha finishes up school, but they still have plenty going on besides vacations. Both Barack and Michelle are writing memoirs, and they’ll…
For all his grandiose writing about the way things work, Aaron Sorkin has managed to avoid some unpleasant truths despite the many, many efforts made to educate him over the years. But he understands now.
Dallas evangelist Lance Wallnau has been making a name for himself by saying he helped Donald Trump win the election with his book God’s Chaos Candidate, which I guess could be believable. It’s no less likely than this story he told about a gay man finding Jesus and heterosexuality after eating some dessert.
As someone who sorts through internet content for a living, many of my normal human responses have been deadened. Shame, horror, and the more pleasant side effects of emotional manipulation, like joy, are all gone now. However, this short animated video by artists Kirsten Lepore somehow got under my callouses.
In 1998, one day after her divorce form Kenneth Branagh became final, Emma Thompson received a call in her trailer on the set of Primary Colors. She answered and heard the terrifying words, “Hi, it’s Donald Trump here.”
In an effort to make the American Health Care Act—the GOP’s replacement to the Affordable Care Act—more palatable to the far-right, Republicans added on an amendment that would make the plan even worse for women. Among the most flagrant additions to Paul Ryan’s “Manager’s Amendment,” according to Slate, is one that…
On March 8, an 18-year-old named Breana Harmon Talbott walked into a church in Denison, TX, wearing only her underwear and a shirt, claiming to have escaped three men in ski masks who abducted and raped her. On Wednesday, the local police department announced that they had found Talbott’s allegations to be a hoax.
Texas A&M University recently made history when they elected a student body president named Bobby Brooks, the first openly gay person to hold the position. Rick Perry is really unhappy about it.