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Gray whale rescued from discarded fishing net off California coast

Rescuers over the weekend spent seven hours trying to carefully free a gray whale that became entangled in a discarded fishing net off the coast of California. “It was getting very frightening towards the end of the day because we were running out of time,” Dave Anderson, who works with…

Sen. Rand Paul blocks Iran sanctions bill

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Tuesday blocked legislation that would impose a new sanctions on Iran. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had hoped to quickly pass the bill by unanimous consent. But Paul objected and introduced an amendment stating that any use of military force against Iran must be…

WATCH LIVE: Matt Taibbi, Van Jones and others discuss corporate power in U.S.

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Rolling Stone Contributor Matt Taibbi, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind, Rebuild the Dream president Van Jones, Occupier Jesse LaGreca and Demos Washington Director Heather McGhee discuss corporate powers in the political and democratic life of the United States. Watch live, courtesy of Fora TV, below:…

Fox News reporter: Temperature ‘hasn’t changed much since the Ice Age’

Fox Business reporter Tracy Byrnes says that climate change is overblown because the temperature of the Earth “basically hasn’t changed much since the Ice Age.” During his Tuesday show on the Fox Business Network, habitual climate-change denier Stuart Varney pointed to an op-ed by Princeton Professor William Happer as evidence…

Passengers subdue crazed flight captain who screamed about bomb

Passengers aboard JetBlue Flight 191 on Tuesday restrained the flight’s captain after he began screaming about a bomb and had to be locked out of the cockpit, according to the Associated Press. Passengers said the flight captain left the cockpit to use the restroom. When he exited, he began screaming…

CNN analyst: Health reform mandate ‘looks like it’s going to be struck down’

In an afternoon update from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, CNN senior legal analyst and New Yorker writer Jeffrey Toobin said that justices appeared to be highly skeptical of the law’s “individual mandate,” which would require every American to purchase some form of private health insurance. “This law…

Tea party leader at Supreme Court rally: ‘Obamacare is a cancer!’

Tea party groups and Republican politicians rallied outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, urging that the justices declare President Barack Obama’s health care reform law unconstitutional. Group leaders led chants of “Constitution, yes. Socialism, no” and “Real women buy their own birth control” while waiting for speakers to come to…

Martin family lawyer: Police are attacking Trayvon’s character

Ben Crump, the lawyer for the parents of Trayvon Martin, slammed the Sanford Police Department Tuesday morning for leaking information that could be favorable to George Zimmerman and damaging to the late 17-year-old’s image. Appearing on CBS’ This Morning, Crump echoed his clients’ criticism over reports leaked from police Monday:…

O’Donnell questions empty chair after Zimmerman’s lawyer bails on interview

An enraged Lawrence O’Donnell decided to ask an empty chair questions Monday evening after the lawyer for George Zimmerman pulled out of a scheduled interview moments before the show’s airing. The MSNBC host produced a stinging indictment of Craig Sonner, the attorney representing Zimmerman in the wake of his client…

Colorado cop investigated for shoving man on video

Officials in Fort Collins, Colorado are investigating after a Loveland man formally complained that an officer shoved him without provocation — and the incident was caught on video. A video posted to YouTube on Sunday showed 24-year-old Matt Hefferon being shoved by officer Dan Calahan and then arrested by officer…

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