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The Spice Girls reunite, but with a new Scary Spice

David Beckham's 40th birthday bash in Morocco also served as an impromptu reunion for the Spice Girls — well, most of them, at least. Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham marked the occasion with a Twitter photo from Marrakech featuring herself, Geri "Ginger Spice" Haliwell...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:15pm

'Trainwreck' shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana theater leaves three dead

An amazing story of heroism has emerged out of a deadly shooting inside a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater, where a lone gunman killed two, injured nine and then took his own life, police said. The Amy Schumer comedy "Trainwreck" was just starting Thursday night when the shooter,...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:26pm

MAP: Timeline of mass shootings in the US since 2000

UPDATED November 8, 2018 Horrific mass shootings like the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting put a renewed spotlight on gun violence, but dozens of American lives have been claimed in mass shootings since 2000, many of which involved the use of high-powered handguns and semiautomatic...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:07am

PHOTOS: Indiana teacher marries Jesus Christ, becomes consecrated virgin

Hundreds of people recently attended a wedding at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne, Indianato watch a woman get married to God. Jessica Hayes, 38, was dressed in a lovely white wedding gown as she became one of the few consecrated virgins in the world to marry her groom...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:52am

There is a 'Jurassic World' gay porn parody, and it is wonderful

How could you possibly improve on "Jurassic World," the summer's biggest movie? How about with a cheaply made Thai gay porn adaptation titled, simply, "Jurassic Porn" and featuring guys in what I guess are supposed to be dinosaur suits? Yes, you read that right. RELATED:...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:11pm

Eating too much sugar is worse for you than salt

Sugar, not salt, could put us at even greater risk of heart-related diseases, according to a new study out of Kansas City. For years, scientists have pointed to salt’s role in rising rates of cardiovascular issues, while the role of sugar has long been underestimated. “Approximately...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:01pm

Andrew WK preaches the 'healing joy' of partying

Stop trying to fit partying into your schedule. Stop dividing your life into categories. The party is already happening, all around you. Known for songs that overwhelmingly feature the word “party,” Andrew W.K. gets philosophical when asked to define it. “The pressure is that...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 1:23pm

Why swearing is a sign of intelligence

People who curse more tend to have expanded vocabularies, according to a language study. “Speakers who use taboo words understand their general expressive content as well as nuanced distinctions,” psychologists Kristin Jay and Timothy Jay wrote in the Language Sciences journal....

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:39am

Flat Earther rocket launch plans squashed by the government

Update Nov. 26: “Mad” Mike Hughes, a 61-year-old limo driver and flat Earther, might not have expected all the public attention to be a bad thing. A few obstacles got in the way of Hughes’ planned homemade rocket launch, including the U.S. government, disappointing many flat...

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 11:45pm

When is Passover 2017?

This year, Passover, which falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22, begins at sundown on April 10 and continues until the evening of April 18. The first two days of Passover, this year April 10 and 11, are when the Seder feast is held. What is Passover? Passover is a spring festival...

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:34pm

POLL: Did Ivanka Trump give her daddy a lap dance?

Ever since Donald Trump said if Ivanka Trump weren't his daughter, he'd date her, "would he or wouldn't he" rumors have swirled around the business mogul. But the daddy issues controversy predates that 2006 remark thanks to a photo that some say depicts Ivanka, Trump's...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 2:17pm

Powerball jackpot reaches second largest prize in Lottery history

The Powerball jackpot is $700 million and the next drawing is Wednesday night, so you better get your tickets now.  According to Lottery officials, the $700 million Powerball jackpot is the second largest jackpot in the history of the U.S. lottery.    The reason why the current...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:22pm

Miami police officer under investigation related to porn star past

An eight-year veteran Miami police officer is under investigation related to her past as a porn star. Sabine Raymonvil, 30, who admitted to appearing in pornographic films before becoming a police officer, appeared in graphic films with a convicted rapist, New York Daily News reports....

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 2:35pm

Cute dog pic and powerful caption about the treachery of victim blaming goes viral

One woman posted the aptest analogy about victim blaming and it has gone viral. Victims of rape or other sexual abuse are often asked, “Well, what were you wearing?” or “Were you drunk?” Questions that say to the person coping with sexual assault, “You must’ve...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 8:27pm

Mount Rushmore presidents: Who they are and when they were added

President Donald Trump pulled a kidding-not-kidding on Tuesday when he suggested his visage appear on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, but could (or should) his face really grace the stone next to the four leaders of the United States memorialized on the mountain? What is Mount Rushmore?...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:12pm

Oregon man charged with decapitating mom on Mother's Day

A blood-covered man carrying the severed head of his mother and a knife, walked into an Oregon grocery store on Mother's Day and stabbed a clerk before being subdued, local law enforcement officials said. Joshua Lee Webb, 36, faces charges of murder in the death of his mother, Tina Marie Webb...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:18pm

NYC CEO and two young sons missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

A small airplane with four people, including a prominent New York CEO and her two small children, vanished en route to Florida from Puerto Rico and a search is underway near the Bahamas, the Coast Guard said on Tuesday. Crews were scouring the waters 37 miles east of Eleuthera, Bahamas, in an...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 4:51pm

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' gets April 2018 trial date

A U.S. judge has scheduled the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman — for years his country's most wanted man — on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges for April 16, 2018. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn federal court acknowledged...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:40pm

Delta Airlines removes man from flight after emergency bathroom break

A passenger on a Delta Airlines flight posted video on Friday that showed a fellow traveler being removed after using the airplane restroom while the plane was still on the runway. Kima Hamilton was on a flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee last week and was asked to leave the plane after what he...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:41pm

United to offer passengers up to $10,000 to surrender seats

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier's efforts to repair the damage from the rough removal of a passenger. The offer came after rival Delta Air Lines Inc outlined plans to...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 2:58pm