'Real Time' host Bill Maher discusses fans of Pope Francis' insistence on having their cell phones out on Oct. 9, 2015. [YouTube]

Bill Maher mocks cell phone-obsessed Pope Francis fans: ‘Never turn your back on a priest’

While railing against what he called an obsession with cell phones in general on Friday, Real Time host Bill Maher was particularly irked that young fans of Pope Francis marked his visit by taking pictures and “selfies.”
'United States Air Force uniform' [Klemen Misic / Shutterstock.com]

Ex-Air Force contractor says Christian co-workers called her a ‘Hindu witch’ before she was fired

A former Air Force contractor has filed a lawsuit against a dental clinic in Fort Meade, Maryland for allegedly harassing and firing her for following the Hindu religion.
Anti-Muslim protesters (NextGenPatriots/Twitter)

Muslims hilariously troll hate group planning armed anti-Islam protests nationwide Saturday

The rallies are being coordinated by armed militia group members from the Oath Keepers and Three Percenters.
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R). [CNN]

GOP candidate John Kasich pushes cuts to Social Security: ‘You’re going to have to get over it’

“I’d rather have people be in a position where they’re aggravated with me so I can accomplish something, than have them love me and accomplish nothing,” Kasich said during an event in Concord, New Hampshire.
Steven Jones (Instagram)

#Gonnakillshit: Instagram posts reveal Arizona shooter was obsessed with himself — and guns

About two years ago, Steven Jones posted an Instagram photo of himself holding an MP5 rifle at a shooting range, captioned, “it’s a full auto kind of day.”
An illustration of Earth exploding because of God's wrath (Shutterstock)

Christian cult that predicted Wednesday’s world annihilation will study Bible for revised deadline

Chris McCann, head of the eBible fellowship, warned that the planet would be destroyed “with fire” on 7 October. This did not happen.
Woman arrested after crashing in Gastonia, N.C. (WCNC)

‘Shoot her *ss’: Crowd urges NC cops to ‘manhandle’ woman ranting about Jesus after bizarre crash

A woman suffering an apparent mental health episode was arrested Thursday afternoon in North Carolina as bystanders laughed and encouraged police to use violence against her.
A married couple in bed (Shutterstock)

Beware of pledging purity: This is what happens to men who stay abstinent until marriage

The beliefs about sexuality and gender that come hand in hand with these pledges of abstinence do not necessarily make for an easy transition to a married sexual life.
Congressman Jason Chaffetz of Utah (Don LaVange/Flickr)

Republican committee chair admits: No evidence Planned Parenthood misused federal funding

“Did I look at the finances and have a hearing specifically as to the revenue portion and how they spend? Yes,” Chaffetz said during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee meeting. “Was there any wrongdoing? I didn’t find any."