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Anti-LGBT Cardinal Dolan: Pope didn’t actually mean to change policy on gay priests

Cardinal Timothy Dolan appeared to be trying to walk back recent comments by Pope Francis regarding gay priests in a CBS News interview Tuesday morning, explaining to hosts Gayle King and Charlie Rose that the pontiff’s refusal to judge them did not signal a change in Catholic Church doctrine. What…

Arkansas school district buying guns for 20 teachers and staff

A school district in Arkansas is responding to last year’s tragic school shooting in Connecticut by arming more than 20 teachers and other employees. The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that Clarksville School District was providing each participant with $1,100 to purchase a firearm and holster. In addition, the district…

Colbert mocks tea partiers’ ‘Vietnam War’-style Obamacare protests

Stephen Colbert gave a shout-out to Tea Party group FreedomWorks on Monday for stepping up its’ efforts against the Affordable Care Act, which organizers have compared to protests against the Vietnam War. “Yeah, people forget that about the Vietnam War,” Colbert explained to his viewers. “Those hippies were just fiscal…

John Oliver lampoons Anthony Weiner’s ‘everlasting gobstopper of embarrassing revelations’

In his ongoing coverage of Anthony Weiner’s bulging junk, The Daily Show host John Oliver on Monday gleefully reported that the New York mayoral candidate was slipping in the polls. Oliver noted that Weiner’s campaign manager had resigned, probably due to the fact he got tired of “sucking on the…

Explosions rock propane plant in central Florida

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Dozens of explosions rocked a propane tank servicing plant in central Florida, northwest of Orlando, late on Monday, injuring seven workers, at least three critically, and prompting the evacuation of nearby homes, authorities said. No one outside the plant was hurt by the…

Rand Paul fires back at New Jersey governor: Chris Christie ‘not very smart’

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) ripped into Christ Christie on Monday night, saying the Republican governor of New Jersey was begging D.C. for money in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Last week Christie criticized libertarians within the Republican Party, claiming they had dangerous ideals that put United States national security at…

Activist bravely details sexual assault that occurred at skeptics conference

Atheist activist Ashley Paramore published a video on Monday that described how she was sexually assaulted at a skeptics conference. Paramore told Raw Story via email that the response to the video had been “mostly overwhelmingly positive.” “I was really worried about what the response would be beforehand,” she said.…

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how to defeat Superman with a flashlight

Paging Lex Luthor: Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson knows how to defeat your archenemy Superman. According to Superman lore, the wavelengths emitted by red stars cause Kryptonians and Daxamites to lose their powers. The wavelengths emitted by yellow stars, on the other hand, are what give Superman his powers. But all…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Reproductive rights isn’t just a women’s issue

Republican’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act is part of their assault on reproductive rights, according to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Speaking at Planned Parenthood’s Organizing and Policy Summit this month, Warren said access to health care and family planning services was not just a women’s issue. “Certainly it…

Trains collide in western Switzerland

Two trains collided Monday in western Switzerland, leaving a number of people injured, police said. The fire department and ambulances were on the scene of the collision that occurred in Granges-pres-Marnand, police said.…

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