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Activist Cornel West on 'Real Time With Bill Maher' on Oct. 24, 2014 [YouTube]

Cornel West battles Bill Maher: Don’t judge all of Islam as ‘right-wing’

"Based on brother Bill’s argument, the history of Christianity killing Jews, or the history of American Christians lynching Black people would be the only statement for Christianity."
Bill Maher on 'Real Time' on Oct. 24, 2014 [YouTube]

Maher shreds Gov. Brownback: ‘Zombie lie’ of trickle-down has driven KS into financial ruin

“Even Dorothy doesn’t want to go home to Kansas now,” Maher said.
Antigay attacker on the floor (screen capture)

WATCH: Bystanders at Dallas Airport stop antigay attack by piling on drunk bully

In the video embedded below, an apparently intoxicated man attacks another passenger who he believes is gay. Within seconds, a number of bystanders leap into action to take the attacker down and hold him until police can handcuff him and lead him away.
'SWAT team officer' [Shutterstock]

Utah man shot and killed by SWAT team after calling suicide hotline

Authorities in Roy, Utah are investigating a 35-year-old man’s shooting death at the hands of a police SWAT team hours after he phoned a suicide prevention hotline seeking help.
Texas state troopers [Facebook community page]

‘This is just bullsh*t’: Texas woman says state trooper harassed her over getting voter ID

Messinger told MSNBC that she was approached by the trooper during a visit to a state Department of Public Safety (DPS) office in south Austin.
A state trooper walks by a grieving student as students and family members reunite at Shoultes Gospel Hall, following a school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, in Marysville, Washington on Oct. 24, 2014. By Jason Redmond for Reuters.

Wash. state school shooting suspect identified as popular freshman athlete

The shooter took his own life as Marysville-Pilchuck High School students scrambled to safety in the latest outburst of deadly violence at an American school.
Sarah Palin screencap - Fox News

Sarah Palin: Media waged ‘war on women’ by laughing at my family’s drunken brawl

Saying what happened the night of the fight was “ humiliating and frightening,” Palin explained that her family had remained silent assuming the truth would come out.
Medical staff carry the body of an Ebola victim at the Medecins Sans Frontieres center in Monrovia on September 27, 2014 (AFP Photo/Pascal Guyot)

Millions at risk of Ebola infection according to ‘freakishly’ accurate prediction model

The model is currently predicting that the outbreak will peak in 2015 and begin to recede. If vaccines and other experimental drugs work according to plan, Fisman said, the end could come sooner.