Two decades after Alan Sokal shook up the academic world with a hoax article, a pair of academic writers revealed on Friday that they had pulled off a "Sokal-style hoax" on a peer-reviewed social science journal with an article titled "The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct." Here's what's going on.
The Milwaukee sheriff, known for his inflammatory statements, has been a prominent Trump surrogate.
After Tuesday's report that President Trump asked James Comey to end the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn, many are calling the act obstruction of justice. But what does that term mean in the law, for the President and for his future?
Yates is expected to detail the conversation she had with a White House attorney regarding former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's contact with a Russian official in December.
If you've skimmed YouTube lately, it's more than likely you've stumbled across a video or two entitled "Why I Left BuzzFeed" and wondered "Why is this a thing?" Let us explain.
As the familiar phrase goes: We all have bills to pay. But what if you just didn't? Or sadly far more likely: couldn't?
Arturo Di Modica, the artist who made and installed "Charging Bull" decades ago, objected to New York City's decision to let "Fearless Girl" remain in place.
United settled for an undisclosed amount with Dr. David Dao. Could this be their new beginning?
On Thursday, the US military dropped a Massive Ordnance Air Burst (MOAB) bomb (aka, the "Mother Of All Bombs") on an ISIS base in Afghanistan. It's the first time the massive weapon has been used on the battlefield.
Jeff Varner, a 50-year-old former news anchor, accused 29-year-old asset manager Zeke Smith of "deception on levels ... that these guys don't even understand."
On Tuesday, Russian leader Vladimir Putin promoted the theory that the Idlib chemical attack that occurred last week in Syria was a false flag operation by the US — a theory that originated from Assad loyalists Al-Masdar and made its way to noted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars.
The best weekend in sports is upon us, with the first game of the NCAA tournament tipping off at 12:15 ET. Here's how to watch, with or without cable.
The storm, which goes by Stella and will hit early Tuesday morning, will combine heavy snow and high winds. Here's what you need to know.
On Friday, the arrest of St. Louis man Juan Thompson was announced, with Thompson accused of being behind at least some of the threats agains Jewish Community Centers across the country. Here's what you need to know about Thompson and the threats against JCCs.
Despite a French petition imploring him to, Barack Obama can't run for president of France. But weirdly enough, up until 2006, Bill Clinton could have, thanks to a strange legal quirk.
Today, NASA held a special press conference announcing seven earth-sized exoplanets revolving around an ultra-cool star — creating what scientists believe could be the right conditions for extraterrestrial life.
After a video surfaced of Milo defending certain relationships between teens and adults, he faced intense criticism, and has now resigned from his position at right-wing media outlet Breitbart.
A story in the New York Times today reveals that the Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials before the election. Here's what's going on.
In a text message sent to supporters on Friday evening, Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed that the presidential candidate has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her Vice Presidential running mate. Here's what you need to know about Hillary's number two.
You're hanging out, having a good time. And then you realize: Oh no, you might have left the stove on? Here, a breakdown of what your carelessness hath wrought. (Spoiler: probably nothing.)
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