For launching a newsroom that mimics the spirit of its addictive viral memes. Starting with the 2012 election season, which is as OMG as any cat video, the hub for the Internet’s goofy, anarchic side is applying those principles to reporting politics, culture, and tech, bringing that distinct sensibility to reporting and commentary for people who get all their news and information from what their Twitter feed tells them is worth reading.
- Owen Labrie was found not guilty of sexual assault charges stemming from a 15-year-old former student's accusations that he raped her at St. Paul's School. ›
- Former U.S. President George W. Bush delivered a speech honoring New Orleans' teachers during a visit marking the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. ›
- Police confirmed 71 people, likely refugees who fled Syria, were found dead in a truck abandoned in Austria. ›