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Texas 5-year-old shoots 7-year-old brother during boys’ bath time

A 7-year-old boy in Texas is expected to recover after being shot by his 5-year-old brother while the two were taking a bath together on Tuesday. Officials with the Houston Police Department said that both boys were in the bathtub when the mother stepped away for a brief time. Investigators…

Fox News host on Benghazi: ‘We’re getting a little lopsided’ by favoring Republicans

Fox News host Megyn Kelly admitted on Wednesday that the conservative network’s coverage of that day’s Benghazi hearings had been a “little lopsided” after Democratic lawmakers were repeatedly cut off for commercial breaks. Following opening statements, Fox News aired all of the questions House Oversight Committee Chair Darrel Issa (R-CA)…

NC committee OKs bill banning STD tests and counseling for teens

A North Carolina state House committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would ban teenagers from having tests or even counseling for sexually transmitted diseases without a parent’s consent. The House Health and Human Services Committee gave a favorable report to House Bill 693 by a vote of 14 to…

‘Journalist’ Glenn Beck reveals he doesn’t even know what ‘journalism’ is

Internet conspiracy talk show host Glenn Beck announced Tuesday that he is “not a journalist,” literally four days after telling listeners that he is a journalist, revealing in the process that he has no idea what actual journalism is. “We don’t care, honestly, about being first,” Beck said Tuesday, in…

Maddow corrects PolitiFact’s ‘half truth’: In 29 states, you can be fired for being LGBT

On Tuesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow addressed a statement by athlete Martina Navratilova that in 29 U.S. states, employers can fire a worker for being LGBT. The “fact-checking” agency PolitiFact rated Navratilova’s statement as being less than truthful, but in fact, it is true.…

Charles Ramsey: ‘Take that reward and give it to’ the kidnap victims

The man who is being hailed as a hero for rescuing the lives of three women kidnapped for a decade says that he would like any reward money to be turned over to the victims. Charles Ramsey became an instant Internet sensation on Monday when he helped free Amanda Berry,…

Florida 3-year-old fatally shoots himself with concealed permit holder’s gun

A 3-year-old boy died in Florida on Tuesday after police said he shot himself to death with his uncle’s gun. Detectives for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that 3-year-old Jadarrius Speights had found a 9mm gun in a backpack owned by his 29-year-old uncle, Jeffrey Walker. The two shared…

Female senators grill military brass over arrest of sexual assault prevention officer

Female senators lashed out at top military brass on Tuesday following a damning Pentagon report on sexual assault and the arrest of U.S. Air Force sex abuse prevention officer. At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) pressed the military…

Pat Robertson suggests security cameras will bring about the apocalypse

Television preacher and former Republican presidential candidate Pat Robertson said Tuesday on “The 700 Club” that he believes plans to expand the use of security cameras in Boston in the wake of the marathon bombing are really the heralds of the coming apocalypse, brought about by “the mark of the…

Limbaugh links Cleveland kidnappers to Obama and welfare benefits

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday found a convoluted way to use the CBS drama Hawaii Five-0 to link the story of three kidnapped women in Cleveland to President Barack Obama and welfare benefits. Limbaugh admitted that he had “no idea” about why Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele…

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