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Bon Jovi daughter arrested after heroin OD

Stephanie R. Bongiovi, 19, daughter of New Jersey rock legend Jon Bon Jovi, was hospitalized and arrested on charges of drug possession after she was found unconscious and unresponsive in a dorm room at New York’s Hamilton College. According to CNY Central, Kirkland, NY police and paramedics found a small…

Maddow: Obama drew ‘line in sand’ over made-up right wing attacks on Rice

Wednesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow discussed President Barack Obama’s first press conference since the election and the “line in the sand” he drew regarding the possible nomination of Ambassador Susan Rice to the position of Secretary of State. Maddow opened the segment by discussing other…

Colbert: It was a compliment when I called Windsor, Canada earth’s rectum

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert presented an episode of his “Who’s Attacking Me Now?” segment that was dedicated to the Canadian Broadcast Company (CBC). It seems, said Colbert, that the “Maple-stream media” has gotten its nose out of joint over something the host said…

Two dead in new outbreak of Ebola in Uganda: minister

A fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in central Uganda has killed at least two people, the health minister said on Thursday. The virus has killed two members of the same family since Saturday about 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the capital Kampala, said Health Minister Christine Ondoa. “The…

Former Navy chaplain: Same sex marriage is like crucifying Jesus

Former Navy chaplain and anti-LGBT activist Gordon Klingenschmitt argued that same sex marriage and its growing approval in the U.S. is hastening the “end times” and the destruction of the earth, and that people who vote to support same sex unions are ultimately the same as those who voted to…

NYC Housing Authority ordered workers not to speak to media or politicians after Sandy

In the chaotic days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) general manager Cecil House sent out a memo ordering staffers not to speak to elected officials or members of the press. According to the New York Daily News, the memo went out on Nov. 2,…

High school denies transgender teen access to men’s washroom

Durham, North Carolina’s Clarke High School has reportedly denied 16-year-old James Spencer access to the school’s men’s washroom. According to the Toronto Star, Spencer, who is transgender, came to the school to get away from constant harassment and bullying at his old school, but now feels that school officials have…

Maddow mocks hilariously awkward GOP presser, ‘Nothing to see here!’

Tuesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow informed viewers that Tuesday was officially “orientation day” for newly elected members of the U.S. House and Senate. Given that some races are still being counted, “Orientation day,” Maddow said, “was a little more awkward than usual.” For instance, Rep.…

Drug-resistant UTIs are rising red state problem

Antibiotic overuse is producing new drug-resistant strains of the second most common infection in the U.S., urinary tract infections. According to Extending the Cure (ETC), a division of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, the problem is particularly acute in the southeastern U.S., where doctors routinely over-prescribe antibiotics,…

Rescued puppy gets prosthetic paw

Hudson, a brown and white pit bull puppy, has been fitted with a prosthetic rear leg to replace the one he lost to an abusive and neglectful owner. According to Albany, New York’s Times-Union Online, the 3-month-old puppy whined a little bit when veterinarian Dr. Tom Bowersox fitted the little…

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