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Lady Gaga to Star in Season 5 of 'American Horror Story'

From YSL to Vivienne Westwood, "Countess Elizabeth" sucks blood in style.<p><b>Update, 10/3:</b> As Countess Elizabeth on the upcoming season of <i>American Horror Story</i>, Lady Gaga is sure to steal the show—not only with her sick, twisted performance (as we've seen in previous trailers, she oversees a group of …

Horror

Can a Documentary Change the Way Colleges Handle Sexual Assault?

The makers of The Hunting Ground seek to expose how badly colleges deal with sexual assault cases and how few victims actually get justice.<p>According to a new documentary, colleges are hotbeds of sexual violence perpetrated by serial predators — and schools are doing very littleabout it. In their …

Bill O’Reilly and the Truthiness Defense

From the sound of things, Bill O’Reilly’s enforcers are going to have a busy time. When David Corn first made the case, in <i>Mother Jones</i>, that O’Reilly …

Barack can't drag Rahm over the finish line

Emanuel fails to earn a majority in Obama's hometown and now faces an April runoff.<p>Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell short of an outright win in his reelection battle Tuesday — despite President Barack Obama putting his hometown political clout on the line to push his former top aide over the finish …

Islamic State seize 100 Iraqi tribesmen before battle for Tikrit

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have abducted 100 Sunni Muslim tribesmen near the city of Tikrit, local tribal leaders said on Wednesday, apparently to neutralize suspected opponents before a widely expected army offensive.<p>Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the …

Islam

Speeding up the battle against slowing minds

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …

How Scottish teen became an ISIS bride

<b>(CNN) —</b> In November 2013, 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood gave her father, Muzaffar, a long hug goodbye. As if it were a normal day, she said "Khuda hafiz," which means "May God be your guardian," and left the family home in an affluent Glasgow, Scotland, neighborhood.<p>Then she went off to pursue violent …

Islam