Abigail Disney Amplifies Her Fight Against Pay Inequity In Her Family’s Empire

Abigail Disney, an heir to the Disney empire, on Tuesday expanded her efforts to hold the company’s leaders accountable for pay inequality at the entertainment giant. “It is time to call out the men and women who lead us and to draw a line in the sand about how low we are prepared to let […]

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Fans Rally Around Progressive Christian Author Placed In Medically Induced Coma

Friends and fans of the popular progressive Christian author Rachel Held Evans are rallying around her family after receiving news that Evans has been placed in a medically induced coma.    Last Sunday, the 37-year-old asked her substantial Twitter following for prayers, saying that she was in the hospital with the flu and a urinary […]

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Luke Walton Accuser Kelli Tennant Talks About Sexual Assault Allegations

Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant spoke out Tuesday about her sexual assault allegations against Luke Walton, the new head coach of the Sacramento Kings. Tennant, who used to work as a reporter for Spectrum SportsNet LA, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the NBA coach and former player forced himself on her after inviting her into […]

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GOP Senator’s Campaign Tried To Feud With Comic Patton Oswalt. It Didn’t Go Well.

Comic Patton Oswalt had to deal with an unlikely heckler on Tuesday when one of Sen. John Cornyn’s official Twitter accounts slammed some of his old jokes for foul language.  Oswalt had appeared briefly in a campaign announcement video for Democrat MJ Hegar, a combat veteran seeking to unseat the Texas Republican next year.  The […]

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Death Toll Rises To 359 In Sri Lanka Bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said Wednesday, as the country’s leaders vowed to overhaul the security apparatus amid a series of intelligence lapses before the attacks. U.S. Ambassador Alaina Teplitz, meanwhile, told reporters that “clearly there was some failure in […]

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Jane Castor Wins Tampa Mayoral Race, Becoming City’s First Openly Gay Leader

Jane Castor, a retired police chief, was handily elected Tampa’s next mayor on Tuesday, becoming the city’s first openly gay leader. Castor, 59, won more than 73% of the vote, according to unofficial results posted by Florida’s election board. Her opponent, multimillionaire businessman David Straz, garnered just under 27%. “How exciting is this!” Castor told […]

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Twitter Users Stand Up To Trump After He Demands Journalists Kneel, Beg Forgiveness

President Donald Trump was called out on social media Tuesday for demanding that The New York Times kneel before him and “beg for forgiveness.” In his latest Twitter tantrum, which began with an attack on Nobel-winning economist and columnist Paul Krugman, Trump also called the Times the “Enemy of the People,” and falsely claimed the newspaper […]

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NASA’s Robotic Probe InSight Detects Likely ‘Marsquake’

April 23 (Reuters) – NASA’s robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a “marsquake,” marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California reported on Tuesday. The breakthrough came nearly five months after InSight, the first spacecraft designed specifically […]

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Car Appears To Deliberately Plow Into Pedestrians In Sunnyvale, Injuring 8

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Northern California. The Bay Area city’s Department of Public Safety says a 13-year-old boy and seven others were taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after the crash near a shopping center in Sunnyvale, more […]

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Jaime And Brienne’s Swords May Hold An Icy Secret On ‘Game Of Thrones’

The most recent episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 8 was a celebration of characters ― characters we’ve come to know and love over the course of nearly eight seasons. But perhaps no one person is as universally beloved as Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie), the loyal warrior who has fearlessly defended Stark women since Season […]

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