The UN’s top human rights official, Navi Pillay, says that there’s increasing evidence of war crimes in Syria. ”They point to the fact that the evidence indicates responsibility at the highest level of government, including the head of state,” she said in a press conference.
Red Bull does more than give you wings, a new study suggests: It, along with other energy drinks, makes your heart beat differently.
Apple bought Topsy, a social media tool used to dredge up really old tweets, for a reported $200 million.
Bob Dylan racist against Croatians? That’s what a new lawsuit in France alleges.
If your Facebook feed seems to have a lot more news in it these days, this is why.
Limbaugh is right. Somebody did get to Pope Francis. It was Jesus. Self-styled “defenders of Christianity,” like Palin and Limbaugh, peddle a profoundly unhistorical view of Jesus. Indeed, if you listened to those on the far right you would think that all Jesus ever spoke about was guns and gays.
Reza Aslan, a man known for his sick burns on religious issues, dropping more sick burns.
The season begins like any other: Seven young, attractive and single diverse cast-mates from around the country move into a house (first cast photo above). They’ll start to form bonds, with each other and with San Francisco locals. Then, one month into the three-month shoot, they’ll go away for a day trip. When they return, they’re in for a huge shock: Their exes have moved in too.
My brain is numb and I want to slam my head against things
Of course I still fancy girls, but right now I’m dating a guy and I couldn’t be happier.British Olympic swimmer Tom Daley, speaking in a video about his love life, a move that he says was driven by a report in the Daily Mirror that misquoted him—a report that led to responses like this one. While Daley wishes he didn’t have to make the video at all, he says he’s been in a relationship with a man for several months.
Good news for healthcare fans: The Obama administration says it met a self-imposed goal to improve its Healthcare.Gov site by December 1. The site has been seen as a bit of a fiasco.
A pregnant Italian woman visited the UK, had a mental breakdown, and then had her baby taken away by child services, using a forced c-section. We’re not making this up.
The National Zoo, with the help of 123,000 online votes, finally picked a name for its new panda cub: Bao Bao.
Amazon’s dream for improving the delivery process involves drones, apparently.