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Judge in Zimmerman murder trial to hear his defamation lawsuit against NBC

A caseload swap has led to the judge overseeing George Zimmerman’s trial for the death of Trayvon Martin will also hear his defamation lawsuit against NBC. According to The Orlando Sentinel, Judge Debra S. Nelson will hear Zimmerman’s suit against NBC Universal Media LLC after switching cases with Judge Marlene…

FL police: Man shot roommate over how to make pork chops

A Florida man is accused of second-degree murder after allegedly killing his live-in tenant in an argument over how to make pork chops, WESH-TV reported on Thursday. Police said they found 55-year-old Thomas Hahn sitting in a chair next to the body of Robert Eugene Gray Jr. when they arrived…

Anne Hathaway rebukes Matt Lauer for ‘creepshot’ question

Actress Anne Hathaway politely hammered Today Show host Matt Lauer on Wednesday when he opened a standard promotional interview in a condescending tone over her recent brush with the paparazzi, Entertainment Weekly reported. “Nice to see you. Seen a lot of you lately,” Lauer said at the outset of the…

Social Security data of 13,000 health care workers mistakenly posted online for 9 days

About 13,000 California home healthcare workers had their Social Security numbers exposed online for nine days after being mistakenly posted on a website for Medi-Cal, KCRA-TV reported on Tuesday. The California Department of Health Care Services (DHS) confirmed that the leak happened last month, the second security problem involving health…

Princeton freshman: Scalia’s ‘reduction to the absurd’ defense was absurd

The Princeton freshman who confronted Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on his legal opinions regarding same sex marriage told MSNBC’s Alex Wagner on Monday that, while Scalia was cordial in his answer, he still ducked the question. “I don’t feel his response was accurate,” said Duncan Hosie, who asked Scalia…

TV meteorologist fired after responding to racial remarks on Facebook

A black meteorologist said she was fired from her job at an ABC affiliate in Louisiana after responding to racially-problematic remarks left on the station’s Facebook page. The Maynard Institute blog Journal-isms reported on Tuesday that Rhonda Lee was fired from her job at KTBS-TV on Nov. 28 without being…

Colbert says he’s contractually obligated to observe ‘Fiscal Cliffmas’

With the onset of what he called “Fiscal Cliffmas” season upon us, Stephen Colbert advised his audience on Tuesday to settle in for the long haul. “I don’t want to talk about the ‘Fiscal Cliff,’ and you don’t want to hear about it,” he conceded. “But for the next 20…

Michigan approves ‘right to work’ legislation amid massive protests

Despite the presence of thousands of protesters outside the state Capitol, Michigan’s Republican-led House of Representatives spearheaded the passage of two “right to work” bills on Tuesday afternoon, NBC News reported. The two bills are expected to be signed by Gov. Rick Snyder (R), who expressed support for the legislation…

Same sex couple: Conservative justices ‘have an opportunity to redeem the Republican Party’

The first same sex male couple to appear in African-American lifestyle magazine Jet’s wedding announcements had harsh words for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent defense of “moral feelings” against homosexuality during an appearance on MSNBC Tuesday, but said the court’s conservative justices had a chance to do right by…

LAPD refuses to release video of woman’s fatal arrest involving kick to the groin

The family of the woman who died after being booted in the groin while being arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department has filed a lawsuit demanding footage of the fatal encounter be released. “I go to sleep and I think of her and it is horrible because I know…

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