Tom Price’s wife defends HIV ‘quarantine’ remark: ‘Provocative’ statement was taken ‘out of context’

Georgia state Rep. Betty Price (R) — wife of ousted Health and Human Services Sec. Tom Price — spoke out this weekend in defense of her controversial remarks about quarantining people with HIV and surveilling their sexual and romantic partners.

Director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by 38 women

He prowled the streets of Manhattan looking for attractive young women, usually in their early 20s, sometimes college students, on occasion a high schooler. He approached them in Central Park, standing in line at a bank or drug store or at a copy center while they worked on their resumes.

Are billionaire GOP mega-donors the Mercers getting ripped off by their poisonous proteges?

Billionaire Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah are known as deep-pocketed patrons of the far-right, but some allies say their support of "alt-right" avatars Steve Bannon and Milo Yiannopoulos is wasted money.

Einstein’s theory of happy living emerges in Tokyo note from 1922

A note that Albert Einstein gave to a courier in Tokyo, briefly describing his theory on happy living, has surfaced after 95 years and is up for auction in Jerusalem.

Right-wingers got duped by phony Facebook post in which grieving widow attacked Rep. Wilson

A widely-shared Facebook post purporting to be from Myeshia Johnson — widow of fallen Green Beret Sgt. La David Johnson — is a fake, according to Snopes.com. The post has been widely shared by conservatives and Trump supporters.

Montana Republican: I ‘would have shot’ Guardian reporter who was assaulted by Greg Gianforte

A Montana Republican official boasted this week that she “would have shot” Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, who was attacked and injured by then-congressional candidate Greg Gianforte.

Texas death row execution halted as case takes a strange twist

Texas inmate Larry Swearingen has been sitting on death row for 17 years.

Trump and Kelly have a problem with women of color who don’t know their place

Trump race-baits not just for cynical political reasons—though that's part of it—but because he, too, is deeply racist, so much that his presidency is basically a live-action revenge fantasy against the country’s first black president.

The overwhelming dishonesty of ‘investigative journalist’ James O’Keefe

If O’Keefe had any intellectual dignity, he would be honest about his work. Spoiler alert: He won't because he has none.

‘Bill O’Reilly has been marginalized’: Baltimore media critic says only 20% seats full at O’Reilly show

“I bought a ticket in the upper-tier,” Zurawik recalled. “They came up before the show and said, ‘Would you please sit down on the floor so that essentially it looks like we have some people here.’"

Rep. Frederica Wilson unleashes her wrath on ‘character assassin’ General Kelly: ‘He’s Trump’s puppet’

"What he was trying to do was divert the attention away from the president and onto me -- and he basically just lied on me.”

Oregon city council sorry after member says he’ll ‘spit’ on gay man’s grave when he dies from ‘anally injected’ AIDS

The city council of Echo, Oregon offered a formal apology for the actions of one member who told a gay man he would “spit on his grave” after he died of AIDS.