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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 …

Law

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 …

Due

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 …

Afghanistan

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 …

Fraud
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 …

Black Lives Matter

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> …

Pharma

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 …

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, …

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 …

Elections

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 …

Hide and seek: Feds find $20 million in a mattress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Where's the best place to hide millions of dollars in cash?<p>In a safe? Buried deep underground?<p>How about the box spring of your mattress?<p>That's where a Brazilian man reportedly hid $20 million that authorities said was related to a massive pyramid scheme.<p>The U.S. Attorney's Office said the …

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> …

Philadelphia teachers plan 'Black Lives Matter week': Does BLM belong in the classroom?

Teachers in Philadelphia are encouraged to incorporate curriculum and activities related to the Black Lives Matter movement into their lesson plans …

Anthony Bourdain Has a Lot to Say About the Opioid Epidemic Destroying Small-Town America

A short Q+A with the <i>Parts Unknown</i> host about the evils of the pharmaceutical industry, art in the age of Trump, and the secret to his longevity.<p>Anthony Bourdain has never been shy about his history of drug addiction. Now more than ever, he is incensed about the opioid pandemic sweeping rural and …

George Orwell

How Iran made the US look weak with a tiny, outdated navy and some old ballistic missiles

The news came out Monday that Iranian fast-attack craft had once again harassed US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf with unsafe and unprofessional behavior, forcing the USS Mahan to fire warning shots.<p>The incident, the first of its type reported this year, follows a significant increase in Iran's …

Iran

The UK has no plan for Brexit, says ambassador to EU in parting letter

A resignation letter from Ivan Rogers, Britain's former envoy to the European Union, criticizes how Theresa May's government is going about the …

Bye-Bye: U.S. Job Seekers Giving Up, Leaving the Workforce

More Americans are kissing the workforce goodbye – not because they’re financially secure but because they can’t find a job. A record 95 million people are sitting on the sidelines opting not to work. As a result, the labor participation rate is stuck at 62.7%, a 40-year low.<p>“There are a certain …

The Fallacy That Keeps People in Unhappy Relationships

Psychologist, Nobel Prize winner,and best-selling author Daniel Kahneman has investigated how spooked people are about loss. In his classes, he likes …

After another release of documents, FBI finds itself caught in a partisan fray

Scenes from the career of the bureau’s head.<p>James B. Comey, the head of the bureau since 2013, was dismissed by President Trump on May 9, 2017.<p>The surprise tweet from a little-used FBI account came about 1 p.m. Tuesday, announcing that the agency had published on its website 129 pages of internal …

Government