One of the two new alleged victims in the Jerry Sandusky case is a relative of the former Penn State assistant football coach, reports Patriot-News.
Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, the hip hop duo that makes up Insane Clown Posse is pretty unhappy with the FBI for labeling their fan-base, known as Juggalos, as a "loosely-organized hybrid gang," so unhappy that they're suing.
Wow. In a video clip being passed around today, TV personality Pat Robertson reveals that he has never heard of macaroni and cheese, and asks, "Is that a black thing?"
Donald Berwick, the Medicare chief for the Obama administration who is responsible for implementing the health care overhaul, will step down in December because he cannot get a permanent approval from the Senate.
Well this is awkward. English speakers are passing around video today of a Russian news anchor apparently lifting her middle finger up to the camera when she mentions Barack Obama's name.
Today in books: Baghdad students don't like American books, zombies invade our literary fiction, popular fantasy author Anne McCaffrey has died, and Penguin stops its e-book library lending programs.
Governor John Kitzhaber of Oregon said today he will block executions in the state for the remainder of his term, just a month before Oregon was scheduled to execute its third inmate since reinstating the death penalty in 1984.
Cain's former receptionist at Godfather's Pizza says he was a "perfect gentleman" to women in the office, though she admits he liked to "tease" people.
The ruling military council in Egypt has accepted the resignation of the country's entire cabinet in the face of demonstrations that have increased in fervor over the last four days, and offered to end its rule by July, 2012.
An Air Force airman, armed with his own pistol, has barricaded himself in "a building at an Air Force base in Colorado that controls all GPS satellites" but so far there have been no disruptions to the satellite operations, the AP reports.
One of Jerry Sandusky's alleged molestation victims, now 17 years old, has left his high school after bullies blamed him for the firing of Penn State's football coach Joe Paterno.
Mitt Romney brings us today's biggest political non-scandal by admitting to People magazine that he once tasted beer and tried a cigarette.
Herman Cain has taken to telling Christian audiences an anecdote in which he feared being seen by a doctor with the last name Abdallah during his cancer treatments until he learned the doctor was Christian.
Steel yourselves for a rash of terrible Twitter jokes and commentary in the wake of Demi Moore's much expected but just announced divorce from Ashton Kutcher.
Clothing retailer Benetton has torn down a controversial ad from stores and billboards that featured a doctored photo of Pope Benedict XVI making out with Grand Imam Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy after the Vatican threatened to take legal action.
The California State Supreme Court ruled today that proponents of Proposition 8, the referendum that banned gay marriage there, have the right to defend the law in court, likely pushing the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Critics are praising the Muppets brand for learning to market itself to adults again, so we'd like to highlight our three favorite press appearances and collaborations from the past week or so to investigate just why this Muppets campaign is working so well.
Mike McQueary, the coaching assistant who witnessed Jerry Sandusky raping a child in the Penn State locker room in 2002, told CBS's Armen Keteyian that the case has left him, "all over the place -- just kind of shaken ... like a snow globe."
Apple named Arthur Levinson, a current board member, as its new board chairman, and it also added Disney CEO Bob Iger to the board to fill the seat left by Steve Jobs.
Sen. Scott Brown is trying to stop the apparently widespread practice of members of Congress trading on inside information just days after 60 Minutes gave extra oomph to the issue.
Confirming the rumors, The New York Times dining editor Pete Wells will take over the post of restaurant critic, replacing the outgoing Sam Sifton, the paper announced internally today.
Herman Cain has already thought about just whom he would select to serve in his presidential administration, and Henry Kissinger and other famous names have made the list.
Like so many celebrities before him, rapper Jay-Z ran into trouble last week with his support for Occupy Wall Street.
The New York Times Magazine has posted a personal essay that will be unsettling to those of you who just can't stop tweeting.
There's a New York Times article from November 11, 1911 making the rounds today that reminds us that obsessing over the number of 1's in today's date is, in fact, a timeless obsession.
Atlas Productions LLC is recalling over 100,000 covers for its DVD version of 'Atlas Shrugged' because it mistakenly describes the work, saying "AYN RAND's timeless novel of courage and self-sacrifice comes to life..."
After watching Rick Perry fumble, Buddy Roemer, the former Louisiana governor and congressman who is running for president but hasn't qualified in the polls for the televised debates, was dumbfounded: "Oh, how I wish I could be at just one of these debates."
Setting aside a contentious political issue until after the 2012 election, the Obama Administration is postponing a decision on whether to allow an oil pipeline to run from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
The White House had to reverse course today on a Christmas tree-related tax, but its not the first Tannenbaum-related scandal this administration has faced.
Karen Kraushaar, whom some media outlets identified today as one of the two women who settled with the National Restaurant Association after having alleged that Herman Cain had sexually harassed them, has given an interview to The New York Times.
For reasons not immediately apparent to us, Occupy Wall Street protesters apparently blindfold journalists before taking them to their secret media operations room in NoHo and require them to keep its exact location a secret.
Italy's news media is reporting that its famously scandal-ridden prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has offered to resign after securing passage of an austerity bill in Parliament, The Guardian writes.
The U.S. Air Force has disciplined three officials at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware after whistle blowers reported that they had mishandled the remains of American soldiers killed overseas.
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