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Two adults shot at high school football game in Florida: reports

Two men were shot during a practice football game at a Florida high school Friday night, prompting an evacuation of the stadium, multiple reports said.<p>One of the men was in critical condition in a local hospital, the Palm Beach Post reported.<p>It was unclear if the men were spectators, or employed by …

High School

2-year-old dies after shooting himself in the head: cops

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 2-year-old Kentucky boy has died after shooting himself in the head.<p>In an email, Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Rita Taylor says …

Crime

How a Young ‘Rolling Stone’ Writer Sparred With Dennis Hopper — And Won

<i>Long before Robin Green was an Emmy-winning writer and producer for</i> The Sopranos<i>, she was a young post-grad living in Berkeley, California. In 1971,</i> …

New Mexico

Are you an over-apologiser? 16 things you should never say sorry for

The sorry thing is a nightmare. The sorry reflex. The sorry files. It’s a sorry state of sorry affairs. Women need to learn to stop saying sorry. We need to deal with the low-level but constant contrition. To take responsibility without the powerless remorse that we learnt… Where, when? It doesn’t …

Lifestyle

This $30 Vibrator Is Basically God's Gift To Your Amazon Cart

Oh yeah, and it's Prime-eligible! *adds to cart, never leaves home for a month*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

How America Convinced the World to Demonize Drugs

Much of the world used to treat drug addiction as a health issue, not a criminal one. And then America got its way.<p>In Baltimore, a young black man is sent to prison for felony cannabis possession. In Glasgow, Scotland, an apartment door is kicked in by the drugs squad. In Afghanistan, a field of …

Foreign Aid

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Florida man threatened people 3 different times before shooting man in 'stand your ground' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man charged with manslaughter after shooting another man in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot has a history of threatening drivers, according to documents from the Pinellas County Circuit Court.<p>Michael Drejka, 47, fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in July after …

Crime

VIOLENT REALITY: Arkansas ranks 7th in gun deaths, but weapons restrictions not on table

<b>BY GINNY MONK, JOHN MORITZ and RYAN TARINELLI</b><p>Francisco Zamora looked like he was asleep, his arms folded under his stomach and head turned to the …

Guns

What was the main thing that USA failed to learn after WWII and is costing us so dearly to this very day?

- Advertisement -<p>Americans have failed to understand that WWII had never really been a victory. We keep paying for this collective collusion.<p>by Kevin …

Cold War

Feds Add Expert on Weapons Trafficking and Sanctions to Team Prosecuting Maria Butina

The Department of Justice has added an attorney with expertise in weapons export and sanctions laws to the team prosecuting Maria Butina, the accused …

Maria Butina

The Jury Heard That A Bank CEO Who Approved $16 Million In Loans For Manafort Was Angling For A Trump Admin Job

The jury also saw an email from Manafort to Gates, dated Dec. 23, 2016, asking Gates for inauguration tickets for a list of people that included Calk.<p>…

Federal Savings Banks

Anti-Gay Pastor Timothy Lee Reddin Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Have Sex With Underage Boy

Redding previously served 27 months in prison for possession of child pornography.<p>Pastor Timothy Lee Reddin did not practice what he preached, police …

Crime

An Army Sergeant Was Convicted Of Fatally Shooting His Wife — Because His Girlfriend Admitted She Gave Him The Gun

Chillingly, he then placed the couple's 4-month-old daughter in his estranged wife's lifeless arms.<p>Three years after an Army soldier was shot to …

Crime

GOP Operative Made ‘Suspicious’ Withdrawals During Pursuit Of Clinton Emails

Smith is dead, and his lawyer, former business partner, and wife did not respond to numerous requests for an interview. The White House did not …

Senate Intelligence Committee

America's former top military official chides Trump’s 'Space Force' proposal, says it was 'raffled off,' and tells Congress to 'sort this out'

President Donald Trump's call for the Department of Defense to create a new branch of the military dubbed the "Space Force" continues to face opposition from former and current military officials.<p>The latest example came from former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, who on …

Donald Trump

15 car burglaries in one week yielded 5 stolen guns; 13 of those cars were left unlocked | NOLA.com

The New Orleans Police Department is urging residents to lock and remove guns from unattended cars after 15 vehicles -- all but two left unlocked -- …

Guns

Cabela's Has Landed Itself In Some Serious Legal Trouble

Outdoor retailer Cabela's is facing a lawsuit after one of its stores sold a firearm to a man prohibited from owning one. The man, now 69-year-old …

Guns

Code-Breaker Says He's Cracked the DB Cooper Plane Heist Mystery

Based on a string of numbers in one of Cooper's old letters.<p>Ever since a nondescript man using the name "Dan Cooper" boarded a Seattle-bound flight, held passengers hostage for $200,000 in ransom money, and parachuted out of the plane somewhere over the Pacific Northwest, the FBI has been stumped …

Crime

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

Microbiology

If your unsecured gun is used in a shooting, you should be punished

Finally, an answer to the question I’ve asked after every school shooting by a juvenile: Where did they get the gun? The Aug. 5 front-page article “ ‘The gun’s not in the closet’ ” revealed that in most school shootings in which the source of the gun used could be identified, the gun belonged to an …

Guns

Pa. attorney general targets straw purchases, gun violence in Philly

An enhanced effort is underway to end straw purchases of guns and curtail gun violence in Philadelphia.<p>More cooperation from Pennsylvania and the …

Guns

The Most Powerful Publishers in the World Don’t Give a Damn

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is protecting Alex Jones’s publishing power in the name of “what serves the public conversation best.” His reasoning is absurd.<p>There is a meme you maybe won’t remember, from a different internet epic, that goes like this: Are bloggers journalists? It was a real question that …

Journalism

National deficit grew 20% in 2017, partially due to Trump tax cuts

The U.S. national deficit grew by 20% ($75 billion) over the past year, according to the latest report by the Congressional Budge Office, partially …

Economy

The Whole Republican Party Seems to Be Going to Jail Now

The entire Trump era has been a festering pit of barely disguised ongoing corruption. But the whole sordid era has not had a 24-hour period quite …

Donald Trump

Surveillance camera shows off-duty NYPD cop dropping a weapon near man he shot in the face

After NYPD Sgt. Richard Blake shot Thavone Santana in the face during a confrontation, we were told a terrifying story of being threatened and mugged …

Law Enforcement

13-year-old accidentally shot in cheek by another child, police say

CLOSE<p>Gun violence and its effect on children is a major concern, especially after the deaths of 17 students and adults in a shooting at a high school …

Guns

McDermott: The gun ban that worked

On the morning of Feb. 14, 1929, a sound normally associated with battlefields echoed through Chicago’s north side. The <i>rat-tat-tat</i> of machine guns …

Guns

'Stand your ground' laws encourage racially charged violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Stand your ground" laws generally give individuals a license to use deadly force in response to a threat or physical force without the fear of serving a prison sentence. While on the surface the laws give individuals the right to protect themselves, they can provide a literal …

Florida

24 Hours at Burning Man 2017

As he’s done in previous years, San Francisco filmmaker Mark Day created a fascinating video featuring 24 hours on the dusty playa during Burning Man …

San Francisco