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Wolf Blitzer interviews Deray McKesson (screen grab)

Activist smacks down Wolf Blitzer: ‘You are suggesting broken windows are worse than broken spines’

CNN host Wolf Blitzer seemed determined make the focus of his Tuesday interview with Deray McKesson about the amount of trouble protesters had caused in Baltimore, but the community organizer managed to turn the tables on the veteran journalist.
70-year-old William Wingate shortly before his arrest for allegedly threatening an officer with his golf club in July 2014. (YouTube)

Elderly black man arrested for walking with golf club sues Seattle cop

“He was arrested for walking down the street while black,” said Wingate’s attorney, Susan Mindenbergs. “People like Mr. Wingate have to stand up and say ‘this is going to stop.'"
Robert Bates (Today)

Secret recording reveals Tulsa reserve deputy who shot black suspect served for the thrills

Robert Bates, a volunteer Tulsa County deputy charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Eric Harris, made the remarks in 2012 to a business associate who was secretly recording the conversation.
Christine Weick speaks to C-SPAN outside of the U.S. Supreme Court (screen grab)

Woman who links energy drinks to Satan warns C-SPAN: God will ‘leave this country’ over gay marriage

As the U.S. Supreme Court was preparing to hear arguments on marriage equality on Tuesday, C-SPAN interviewed protester Christine Weick, who was standing outside the courthouse holding a sign that used the Bible to condemn homosexuality.
Stone Age man with dinosaur (Shutterstock)

Setting evolution aside, even basic geology disproves creationism

The creationist model doesn’t square with what you can see for yourself. And this has been known since before Darwin.
Industrial food processing worker (Shutterstock)

Bumble Bee Foods and two employees charged after worker cooks to death in tuna oven

62-year-old Jose Melena was cooked to death at temperatures that peaked around 270 degrees, and a co-worker found his charred remains afterward, prosecutors said.
Then-Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) during a CNN interview on July 15, 2014.

Obama mocks Michele Bachmann for blaming apocalypse on him — and conservatives are furious

Michele Bachmann and other conservative Christians were outraged after President Barack Obama mocked their predictions that he was hastening the end of the world.
Levi Ross (KMBC/screen grab)

Cancer patient with a week to live flees Kansas for-profit Medicaid for life-saving surgery in Memphis

After taking office, Gov. Brownback reformed the state’s Medicaid system by enrolling low-income and disabled patients in a for-profit system called KanCare.
John Blue (WSB)

Georgia man’s life destroyed after he is jailed for 7 months — and then acquitted in 45 minutes

A Georgia man lost custody of his two sons, his business, his apartment, most of his belongings, and seven months of his life when he was jailed for allegedly attacking a social worker.