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Martin Shkreli’s Company Memos Confirm He’s a Human Garbage Monster

A lot of empirical evidence suggests that Martin Shkreli, who was arrested and released on a $5 million bond last month, is not a good person. For …

‘If You Don’t Want Cruz or Trump As the Nominee, You Better Get Onboard With Rubio’

The biggest mystery of the Republican race has been the curiously persistent appeal of the obnoxious, thrice-married, former Democratic donor Donald …

Meek Mill Finally Beats Drake with Vicious Diss Track ‘War Pain’

The Philly rapper released a response to Drake’s ‘Summer Sixteen’ mere hours after its release, claiming that ghostwriter Quentin Miller clued him in …

Europeans remove welcome mat for migrants

European leaders faced with overwhelming numbers of migrants are tightening their border controls and toughening their rhetoric in an effort to manage the crush of people.<p>In Sweden, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said last week that up 80,000 migrants who applied for asylum in Sweden last year …

Only women showed up to work after snowstorm, Senator says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senator Lisa Murkowski looked around the Senate floor and noticed something was a little... off.<p>"Something is genuinely different," she told the few assembled lawmakers during Tuesday's short morning session.<p>Back at work after last weekend's snowstorm shuttered the federal government, the …

Snowstorms

All-Day Breakfast Saved McDonald's

The Millennials gave it a decent effort, but it appears that McDonald's won't be dying anytime soon thanks to people who eat Egg McMuffins for …

These women are single, sexy – and over 60. Meet the 'freemales'

If you believe the statistics, women over 60 are now acting like 30-year-olds. They are getting divorced, they are having sex and they are stubbornly refusing to ‘act their age’. Above all, they are choosing to be single in numbers never seen before.<p>What the hell is happening? Divorce statistics …

Can a Black Woman Win ‘The Bachelor’?

War veteran Jubilee Sharpe is the frontrunner in this season of The Bachelor. Three ex-contestants weigh in on her chances and what it’s like to be a …

Google just shut down all the social media accounts for Glass

The consumer-facing version of Glass was shut down over a year ago, but the social media accounts — which included Google+ and Twitter — continued to be updated with holiday messages and #ThroughGlass postings, which highlighted the uses of the headset.<p>Glass works by sitting in the line-of-sight …

“Here’s what you need to know”

Over at Hotair.com, conservative Jazz Shaw weighs in on the Flint poisoned-water debacle, denouncing liberals who put sole blame on Republican Gov. …

The Bush blame game begins

With Jeb struggling, supporters, staff and donors start pointing the finger at the super PAC’s chief, Mike Murphy.<p>They think he wasted money on everything from an iPad-sized video mailer to direct mail for donors in states that don’t yet matter. They think his attacks on Marco Rubio are doing more …

Yes, You Should Have a 'Fuck-Off Fund' in Case of Life, Relationship or Job Meltdowns

Over on The Billfold, a writer named Paulette Perhach published an excellent short piece about what she’s termed “financial self-defense” or, more …

Credit Cards

A Prehistoric Mass Grave Suggests Hunter-Gatherers Weren’t So Peaceful

The discovery of 27 skeletons in Kenya hints that warfare has been with us for a very long time.<p>When it comes to the origins of warfare, there are two main schools of thought. One school believes the propensity for violence is embedded deep in human nature; the other believes that it arose in …

The Six Hours That Will Shape the NFL’s Second Century

It’s been a week since the NFL’s biggest postseason upset happened inside a Houston hotel: NFL owners voted to approve the move of the Rams from St. …

The San Diego Chargers should stay right where they are

The Rams haven't even been here a week, and already they are risking a penalty for too many men on the field.<p>The Chargers need to get out of the their huddle, and stay out.<p>The Chargers need to remain in San Diego where they belong. The Chargers need to forget sharing Los Angeles with the Rams, …

Making a Murderer and the Flawed, Unregulated 'Court of Last Resort'

Journalism and the courts are, ideally, protected against bias by a system of checks and balances. That wasn’t necessarily the case for the …

Bill Maher: We Must Stop ‘Evil’ Ted Cruz Before It’s Too Late

The host of HBO’s Real Time, which returns Friday, on why he’s scared of Cruz, and the ‘underage hookers’ scandal that could sink Hillary Clinton’s …

Was Ashley Olsen’s Murder in Italy a Hookup Gone Wrong?

The American died after consensual sex that may have gone wrong. Investigators say DNA at the scene points to a Senegalese undocumented …

The Nightly Show’s Larry Wilmore Predicted All-White Oscars

Someone saw this coming.<p>The day before the Academy announced its all-white lineup of acting nominations, <i>The Nightly Show’</i>s Larry Wilmore had no …

Nikki Haley’s Message for America

The South Carolina governor’s response to the State of the Union address aimed to unify, rather than divide.<p>Nikki Haley faced a difficult task on Tuesday evening. Tapped by the Republican Party to deliver the response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address, the South Carolina …

Why We Can’t Stay Silent on Germany’s Mass Sex Assaults

It took several days for the news of hundreds of sexual assaults in Cologne to make headlines. As progressives dither over what to say, the far right …

Kansas City Chiefs looking like legitimate Super Bowl contenders

In October, the 1-5 Kansas City Chiefs were being written off. Now they're poised to roll through the playoffs. Bucky Brooks explains why Alex Smith …

The Religious Right Is Right to Be Scared: Christianity Is Dying in America

Why try to understand complicated things like demographics for the decline of your faith when you can blame gays and liberals for waging a ‘war on …

The NFL’s Los Angeles Derby Is A Shameless, Repulsive Shitshow

<i>Drew Magary’s Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Email Drew here.</i><p>The Raiders are playing the …

The Great Republican Revolt

The GOP planned a dynastic restoration in 2016. Instead, it triggered an internal class war. Can the party reconcile the demands of its donors with the interests of its rank and file?<p>The angriest and most pessimistic people in America aren’t the hipster protesters who flitted in and out of Occupy …

Major Progressive PR Firm Shuts Down Amid Accusations of Sexual Assault Against Founder

FitzGibbon Media, a major public relations firm in Washington, D.C., that worked with a host of progressive personalities and organizations including …

Popular TV Shows We Stopped Watching in 2015, For Reasons Like 'They Sucked'

For several years now, we have been in the throes of an era critics like to refer to as a “TV renaissance.” This ostensibly means that since the …

TV

Nation Reaches Rare Consensus: Martin Shkreli Getting Arrested Is Good

In a moment of rare national consensus, everyone quietly chuckled this morning when Bloomberg broke the news that Martin Shkreli, the pint-sized …

The Petitions to Get Trump Off TV

Two petitions demanding the ‘racist’ Donald Trump be given less screen time—one organized by former CNN anchor Campbell Brown—have amassed almost …