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Pennsylvania family ordered to take down Jesus Christmas display after neighbor said it was ‘offensive’

A Pennsylvania family was ordered by their homeowner’s association to take down their Jesus Christmas display after one of the neighbors reported it as offensive.<p>Mark and Lynn Wivell of Adams County, a Gettysburg subdivision, said they put up their Jesus display last Saturday, FOX43 reported.<p>"As …

The 9 words that defined 2017

From fidget spinners to feminism, 2017 was a year unlike any other.<p>And although it's hard to find a single word to sum up the entire year, there are certain words that popped up time and time again, shaping the way we talk about current events and enriching our conversations.<p>Several dictionaries …

Japanese firm to send overworking employees home by nagging them with music-blaring office drones

How much Auld Lang Syne can you listen to before you can’t take it anymore?<p>Since World War II, Japan has struggled with a work culture that consists of excessive overtime. To curb that behavior, one firm is planning to use drones that fly around the office blasting Auld Lang Syne to get employees …

The Workplace
Matt Lauer

FBI again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman's cellphone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.<p>But while heart-wrenching details of the rampage that left more than two dozen people dead might …

Privacy
Gun Control

Anthony Weiner, Once a Congressman, Faces Jail As a Sex Offender

Once he was an ambitious New York congressman whose fiery speech from the House floor in support of 9/11 responders made him a nationally known champion of the little guy, and whose much-publicized romance with Hillary Clinton’s glamorous aide Huma Abedin boosted his Beltway bonafides.<p>Now, Anthony …

Anthony Weiner

Fraternity Members' Defamation Case Against 'Rolling Stone' Can Proceed, Court Says

<i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine is facing a defamation suit — again — as a federal appeals court ruled that three former University of Virginia students have a plausible case that they were personally implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape.<p>The lawsuit began more than two years ago …

Journalism

Storage company shirks responsibility after rain water damages customers' items

(KUTV) Curtis Olsen stayed with family as his new home was being built. For the nine-month period, he needed a place for all of his stuff.<p>He found a …

The wine disappears and a winery closes: Now it's up to a judge to decide who's at fault

Woodhall Wine Cellars, a now-closed Maryland winery, has filed a suit for financial compensation for the loss of its wine and business.

Pennsylvania

Ralph Nader: ‘The 16 Year War in Afghanistan – Headlines Tell the Story’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:Since 2001 the US has been at War in Afghanistan – the longest war in US history. Headlines concisely tell the story of …

War

Documents released on Lynch’s tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton

Robert Popper on "The Morning Blaze": Is there election fraud being perpetrated in America?

Julian Assange - why is public blind? why dont they revolt?

Wells Fargo orders 2 former top executives to pay back $75 million after scathing report on accounts scandal

In a long-anticipated report released Monday, Wells Fargo & Co. pinned the blame for its unauthorized-accounts scandal on weak corporate oversight, an overly trustful former CEO and the executive who led its community banking division.<p>The San Francisco bank also said it would take back more than …

Could Amazon's Jeff Bezos, The World's Second Richest Man, Be Humanity's Last Hope?

Following the stock rally last week, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, passed Warren Buffett to become the world’s second-richest person, behind only Bill Gates. And on Wednesday, Bezos revealed that he has been selling about $1 billion in Amazon.com stock a year to fund space travel, with the commitment …

Jeff Bezos

Michael Moore Wants To Help You Find Your Next Anti-Trump Protest

The Resistance Calendar lists upcoming rallies across the country.<p><i>For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened.</i> <b>What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction.</b><p>There’s now a site for people who are …

Donald Trump

We dug into the drug company Martin Shkreli sold out to the feds, and man is it ugly

• <b>Medicare spent over $500 million on a drug called Acthar in 2015.</b>• <b><br>The drug, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration before it implemented current standards, is the only one in the top 20 for Medicare that isn't considered life-saving.</b>• <b><br>Now investors are suing Mallinckrodt</b> …

Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record High

The number of Americans renouncing their citizenship rose to a new record of 5,411 last year, up 26 percent from 2015, according to the latest …

Eduardo Saverin

Court filing accuses Orange County Sheriff’s Department of cover-up in use of jailhouse informants

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department conspired to shred documents and deliberately mislead the court on the county’s use of jailhouse informants, …

Crime

Sen. Tim Scott calls out 'extremes on both ends,' reads racist tweets sent over his support of Jeff Sessions

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) announced his support for Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions over a month ago, and he was immediately hit with a …

Google Ordered To Provide U.S. With Foreign Emails

Google was ordered to provide the United States government with emails stored on its foreign servers. Thomas Rueter, a Philadelphia-based U.S. …

United Breaks Guitars

Here's how voter fraud once tipped an election — and why that doesn't happen very often

From the outset, it was a spirited battle between two Cuban-born politicians with deep roots in the city. But the 1997 Miami mayoral race ended in shame, becoming one of the worst cases of voter fraud in the country.<p>At the time, Mayor Joe Carollo was seeking a second term and faced a challenge from …

Research shows how to 'innoculate' readers from fake news

A new study finds that 'inoculation' messages can keep readers from accepting dubious claims. Will the media adopt this approach?<p>January 24, 2017 …

Corruption

You need to tell your boss his communication skills stink

<b>My boss doesn’t give me any feedback and hardly ever says if I am doing a good job, even though he thinks he’s a good communicator. Should I tell him</b> …