The Chilling Effects Of Labeling Children As Sex Offenders
May 03 2013 4:10 PM
A U.S. law mandates that minors be included in sex-offender registries. A Human Rights Watch study reveals the devastating effects of that law.
Tina Brown: Daily Beast And Howard Kurtz Are Parting Ways
May 02 2013 3:49 PM
Following Howard Kurtz's botched blog post about the NBA player Jason Collins, Newsweek/Daily Beast editor Tina Brown announced that Kurtz and the Daily Beast are parting ways.
The Daily Beast Retracts Howard Kurtz's Attempted Takedown Of Jason Collins
May 02 2013 1:54 PM
The Daily Beast retracted an error-ridden story by Howard Kurtz claiming Jason Collins hadn't told the whole story when he came out.
Bitter Tweet: The Saddest Day In The History Of Twitter
May 02 2013 1:08 PM
Hedonometer.org, a website launched by researchers at the University of Vermont, is measuring people's moods across Twitter.
Critique Of Pure Reason: Atheists Fight ‘Unconstitutional’ National Day Of Prayer
May 01 2013 12:50 PM
Atheist and secular groups have created the National Day of Reason as a counter-observance to the National Day of Prayer, which they say is unconstitutional.
‘Great Gatsby’ Cars Instead Of Horse-Drawn Carriages In Central Park?
April 30 2013 6:05 PM
The animal-rights group opposed to carriage horses in the park is building an electric-powered replacement, but someone opposes the idea.
Former US Expat Businesswoman Sentenced For Tax Violation
April 30 2013 3:03 PM
The founder and former CEO of Xinhua Finance will serve a one-month sentence behind bars.
Hanks For Nothing: Did Tom's Likability Dupe Tony Award Nominators?
April 30 2013 2:15 PM
Tom Hanks was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in Nora Ephron's final work, "Lucky Guy." The question is, does he deserve it?
Time Warner Q1 Earnings Preview: Higher Profits In Advance Of Publishing Spin-off
April 30 2013 5:51 AM
Time Warner is likely to report higher Q1 profits on Wed., after announcing it is spinning off its publishing unit, Time Inc.
Did ‘Mad Men’ Overplay Post-MLK Violence In Harlem?
April 29 2013 1:24 PM
The "Mad Men" episode "The Flood" focused on the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., but were its hints at civil unrest in Harlem accurate?
'House of Nerds': Kevin Spacey Spoof Opens Correspondents Dinner [VIDEO]
April 29 2013 7:57 AM
"House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey was featured in a spoof made for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner depicting a conspiracy to hoard tickets to the dinner.
Obama With Bangs: President Pokes Fun At Corespondents Dinner [VIDEO]
April 29 2013 7:19 AM
President Barack Obama spoke at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, poking fun at himself, the press and the political landscape.
Sarah Palin Calls DC Event A ‘Nerd Prom,’ Even Though She Attended 2 Years Ago
April 28 2013 2:45 PM
Twitter users are lashing out at the politician over her comments about the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.
Battered Women Considered Nuisances Under Law
April 26 2013 5:42 PM
The ACLU is challenging a Norristown, Pa., ordinance that it says allows domestic-violence victims to be evicted from their homes.
New York Times Vs BuzzFeed: Models For Mob-Sourced Journalism
April 26 2013 1:43 PM
Amid debates over the broken state of breaking news, the New York Times Company announced enhanced paywall options for important stories while BuzzFeed hires its first news director.
George Jones Dies At 81
April 26 2013 12:11 PM
The country singing legend Jones died just days after being hospitalized for a fever and irregular blood pressure.
Psy Knocked Off Charts By 63-Year-Old Man
April 26 2013 9:43 AM
PSY was knocked off the top of the Billboard South Korean Hot 100 by 63-Year-Old Cho Yong-Pil with his new single, "Bounce".
Hyundai Pulls Viral Suicide Ad
April 26 2013 8:36 AM
Hyundai pulled a viral ad depicting suicide in a humorous manner in response to public backlash.
What You Can Do About Wikipedia’s Gender Bias Problem
April 25 2013 2:40 PM
The Rewriting Wikipedia Project is holding a global write-in to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia, which has come under fire recently for gender bias and sexism in its articles.
Kickstarter: Did Zach Braff Just Ruin Crowd Funding?
April 24 2013 4:56 PM
Zach Braff, the former "Scrubs" star and "Garden State" filmmaker, has turned to Kickstarter to fund his new movie, but some crowd-funding proponents don't think it's fair.