E-cigarettes have grown in popularity, particularly among youths (AFP)

Is the e-cigarette debate turning anti-smoking groups into a new Big Tobacco?

A debate over whether they should be viewed as a danger, as a lesser evil, or as a miracle, is splintering both the public and private realms, creating unexpected alliances and enemies. It is no exaggeration to say that millions of lives may hang in the balance.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during an appearance in Newton, Iowa on Nov. 19, 2015. [MSNBC]

‘Do not exploit my town for retweets’: Penn. woman rips Trump for misleading picture of closed mill

"It's the words that really make me want to rip your stupid hair out," Shannon Connors wrote earlier this week.
Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally in Las Vegas on Oct. 14, 2015. [Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com]

Seattle man threatened to cut Democratic lawmaker’s tongue out for backing Clinton: police

Investigators said Jasper K. Bell called McDermott at his offices in Seattle as well as the Capitol 23 times on the day of his arrest, saying he "will not be ignored."

Trump fans harass Sanders supporters with swastikas in virtual-reality ‘Second Life’

Second Life allows its users to purchase property in its virtual world, and after one user established a Sanders headquarters, Trump supporters bought the land next door–and promptly built a huge wall next to it.
Screenshot of Alexis Bloomer's video disparaging millennials.

Uncovering the stupidity of the latest anti-millennial rant

If you were born between 1985 and 1996, Texan Alexis Bloomer believes you’re a whiny, lazy and entitled pain in the ass.
Ronnie Lee Neeley (DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

Alabama man busted for shooting 16-year-old boy over toilet paper prank

Ronnie Lee Neeley, 64, faces charges of menacing, discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle and second degree assault.
(Photo via video screen capture)

Brilliant Twitter bot replaces every ‘God’ in Joel Osteen’s tweets with something naughty

Joel Dongsteen is on Twitter to impart some glorious wisdom to replace all that “God” stuff in pastor Joel Osteen’s tweets.
Ted Cruz speaks to Fox News (screen grab)

Satanists are furious that Boehner compared Ted Cruz to the Dark Lord

"Cruz’s failures of reason, compassion, decency, and humanity are products of his Christian pandering, if not an actual Christian faith."
Photo courtesy of MormonGirlz.com

Inside the bizarre world of Mormon porn — which is freaking out the church and Utah lawmakers

Utah has declared pornography to be a “public health crisis.” But it isn’t because of Mormon porn addiction -- it’s because of porn usage.
Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on July 17, 2014. (AFP)

John Boehner slams Ted Cruz: ‘I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life’

John Boehner harshly denounced Sen. Ted Cruz as “Lucifer in the flesh” during a discussion Wednesday night at Stanford University.
'Drunk man with a glass of brandy' [Shutterstock]

Oklahoma court rules that forced oral sex is not rape if victim is unconscious from drinking

“There was absolutely no evidence of force or him doing anything to make this girl give him oral sex,” said the defendant's attorney, Shannon McMurray. “Other than she was too intoxicated to consent.”