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December 16, 2012

Hilary Duff Talks Sex After Baby: "It's Definitely Different"

Mike Comrie's wife also gives an update on their 9-month-old son Luca Cruz

Khloe And Kim Kardashian's Butts Wish You A Merry Christmas

That's what this color coordination means, right?

Wanna See Kelly Clarkson's Engagement Ring? It Features A Big Ol' YELLOW Diamond!

Kelly Clarkson isn’t being shy about showing off her engagement ring! Shortly after announcing her engagement to Brandon Blackstock, she tweeted a photo of her brand new bling! Everyone has been asking about my engagement ring, so here it...

Domino's Pizza Founder Sues Over Obamacare Contraception Coverage Mandate

DETROIT -- The founder of Domino's Pizza is suing the federal government over mandatory contraception coverage in the health care law. Tom Monaghan, a devout Roman Catholic, says contraception isn't health care but a "gravely immoral" practice.

Gun Shops See Big Sales Weekend After Shooting

Long lines and brisk retail. Store owners chalk it up to holiday shopping.

A Poor Elderly Gentleman Took A Football Right In The Face

After scoring a touchdown, Rams receiver Danny Amendola spiked the ball, as players tend to do. Unfortunately, it took a bit of a bad bounce — into this dude's head.

Polar Bears On The Edge And Other Weekend Links

20 polar bears were found living on an iceberg out at sea.

Lanza Shot His Mom Multiple Times, Himself As Help Arrived

(AP) – The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage shot his mother multiple times in the head before going to the school and gunning down 26, and he committed suicide as first responders…

The NFL's Best Running Back Romped To His Longest Run Ever

Adrian Peterson could break the record for most rushing yards in a single season this year. Plays like this are a big reason why.

The Playlist: December 14, 2012

This week in music: Kanye West rocks a kilt, Big Boi releases Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, and Katy B and Jessie Ware miss Aaliyah.

So You Want To Be A Santacon Santa...

Do you have what it takes to be constantly drunk in a Santa suit for 16 hours? Well, do you?!

Newtown, Connecticut School Shooting: Victims' Names Released, New Details Revealed

Stories of heroism and new details about the victims of Friday's horrific mass-shooting in a Newtown, Connecticut continue to emerge.  Below is the latest information since the tragedy, in which 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 26 people and himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 1. The names of the victims have been released.

Scrubs' Donald Faison Married CaCee Cobb, Aka Jessica Simpson's Best Friend! Wanna See A Pic Of Jessica (In A Wackadoo Bridesmaid Dress) And Zach Braff At The Wedding?!

Donald Faison said “I do” to longtime love CaCee Cobb on Saturday night—and the whole Simpson clan was their to celebrate! (Warning: Creepy stalker-azzi photo ahead.) The couple exchanged vows at the California home of Zach Braff, Donald’s Scrubs...

Piers Morgan: 'How Many More Kids Have To Die' Before New Gun Control Laws (VIDEO)

Morgan, who has long been a vocal advocate of new gun laws, told President Obama on Twitter that it was "time to act" in the wake of the massacre in Connecticut. He devoted his Friday show to the tragedy and brought on pro-advocates to make their…

SNL Silent Night Children's Choir Opens Show

NEW YORK -- "Saturday Night Live" made a rare departure from its comedic opening to pay tribute to the children and adults killed at a Connecticut elementary school. Not known for treating anything seriously or tenderly, the show made a fitting…

Pope Says Gay Marriage Poses A Threat To 'Justice And Peace' In World Day Of Peace 2013 Address

Pope Benedict XVI said this week that gay marriage poses a threat to "justice and peace." The 85-year-old religious leader went on to suggest that same-sex marriage is "unnatural." According to the Associated Press, the head of the Roman Catholic…

5 Everyday Pieces Of Clothing With Shocking Health Risks

Zippered pants are considered formalwear down at the Cracked offices, so we're probably the last place to be giving you fashion advice. We don't know jack about stuff like "style" or "coordination" or "covering our genitals completely," so we'll…

Newspaper Places Huge Gun Ad Next To Newtown Shooting Story

South Carolina's Rock Hill Herald apologized. But, there is no excuse for this.

Trent Richardson Is The Strongest Man Alive

Well, we can't prove this. But after Richardson carried an entire team on his back into the end zone, it certainly seems possible.

Newtown Church Was Evacuated After Bomb Threat

The St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Newtown is roughly one mile from Sandy Hook Elementary.

Sexy Baby: A New Documentary Explores Sex And The Internet

What hath Internet porn wrought? Sexy Baby, a new documentary film about “sexiness in the cyber age,” investigates a new sexual landscape where “having pubic hair is considered unattractive,” most young people “know someone who has emailed or texted…

Kelly Clarkson Engaged To Brandon Blackstock

Clarkson, 30, accepted Blackstock's proposal Dec. 14. "I'm engaged!" she tweeted the following day. "I wanted y'all to know! Happiest night of my life last night! I am so lucky and am with the greatest man ever."

Donald Faison And Cacee Cobb Wed

You'll be happy to know that both Zach Braff and Jessica Simpson were there.

Kelly Clarkson's Engagement Ring

She announced her engagement to her longtime boyfriend Brandon Blackstock yesterday on Twitter.

How The NRA Twitter Handles A Mass Shooting: Silence

The model is to go silent for at least a day, depending on the scope of the tragedy.

In The Shadow Of Sandy Hook, A Powerful Pro-Gun Organization Keeps Silent

In the wake of the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which left 20 children and a reported seven adults dead, guns have become a focus in a state that’s usually far from the glare of the broader gun…

Come See Brand New, Gorgeous Pics From Bachelorette Couple Ashley Hebert And J.P. Rosenbaum's Wedding And Reception!

Can you guys believe it has been nine (!) years since helicopters and paparazzi went wild at the first Bachelorette wedding of Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter? Now, ABC gets ready to take a second trip down the aisle—Jason and Molly's wedding doesn't…

'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother': A Mom's Perspective On The Mental Illness Conversation In America

Friday’s horrific national tragedy -- the murder of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut -- has ignited a new discussion on violence in America. In kitchens and coffee shops across the country, we…

Adam Lanza: How Classmates Remember The 'Genius' Who Turned Heartless Killer

Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter, Adam Lanza, 20, described as a ‘ticking time bomb’ who suffered from Asperger’s syndrome and was painfully shy and awkward.

'Saturday Night Live' Samuel L. Jackson (Possibly) Drops F-Bomb; Paul McCartney Reunites Nirvana

[Note: We'll add more videos as soon as they are made available online.] Saturday Night Live’s cold open was pitch perfect for a nation mourning the deaths of 26 victims -- including 20 children -- in Friday’s Connecticut elementary school shooting. The NBC show put comedy aside and instead instead featured the New York…

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Ambience is everything.

9 Rules If You’re Going To Regift This Season

If you're considering regifting this holiday season, here are some practical tips to make sure you do it right.

Adam Lanza Was A 'Loner' Who Felt Little Pain

A homemade sign written on a table cloth, hangs outside the Stone River Grille, in honor of the teachers who died along with students a day earlier when a gunman open fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in the Sandy Hook…

She Threw Herself In Front Of The Gunman To Save Her Students

Soto was a highly regarded young teacher who was popular with her pupils. One young student, Jacob Riley, told Mailonline that Soto was known for chewing gum in class - something not usually allowed for teachers. He said he had often teased her about her habit and she had playfully teased him back.

Amanda Seyfried Defends Anne Hathaway By Dissing Underwear

Amanda Seyfried defends Anne Hathaway flashing the cameras by rudely insulting underwear.

'Saturday Night Live' Celebrates Kids In Post-Shooting Cold Open (Video)

Saturday Night Live rose to the unenviable challenge of putting on a comedy show the day after an unthinkable tragedy. Forgoing a comedic cold open, the show began with the New York City Children's Chorus singing “Silent Night.” After the song, the children delivered the standard “Live from New York” line, and the opening credits kicked in.

What We Know About The Connecticut School Shooting

Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting, including a statement from the father of alleged gunman Adam Lanza.

Top 6 Wedding Dresses Of The Week: Tea-Length Edition! (Including 4 COLORFUL Wedding Dresses!)

Normally my weekly Top Dresses posts feature wedding dresses from mix of designers, but Romona Keveza pretty much killed it in the tea-length wedding dress department this season, so all six of the dresses below are from her latest collections. The…

Peter Lanza Statement: Father Of Adam Lanza Says, 'We Too Are Asking Why'

-- Peter Lanza, the father of 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who shot to death his mother in their home and then slaughtered 26 people in an elementary school before killing himself, issued the following statement Saturday: "Our hearts go out to the…

6 Insane Game Shows You Won't Believe Were Allowed On TV

In general, we have zero expectations about the quality of television programming. This goes double for game shows/competitive reality shows, which occasionally celebrate human ingenuity but are mostly about watching terrible people endure some kind…

Watch Saturday Night Live's Powerful Cold Open

The Manhattan Children’s Chorus Singing “Silent Night."

Deadmau5 Proposed To Kat Von D On Twitter

Finally, the world's greatest EDM star/tattoo artist power couple are making it official.

Westboro Baptist Church Members Say They Will Protest In Sandy Hook

Members reported on Twitter that they would protest Sandy Hook Elementary School. Reddit members have already begun planning a counter protest.

Victoria Soto Saved Her Students From Shooting — Sandy Hook Teacher Died A Hero

A young teacher, Victoria Soto, saved as many of her first grade students as she could on Friday Dec. 14 when she threw her body in front of masked gunman Adam Lanza. The 27-year-old teacher died after getting shot.

Oklahoma Student Nabbed In School-Shooting Plot

(Newser) – The morning of one school shooting, another may have been averted: Police arrested a teenager in northern Oklahoma yesterday for allegedly planning a Columbine-style attack on his high…

The Front Page Of Sunday's New York Times

A list of names worth a thousand pictures.

Connecticut School Shooting 2012 Facts

Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting: THE VICTIMS: The chief medical examiner said all the victims at the school were shot with a rifle, at least some of them up close, and all of them apparently were shot more than once.

National Counterterrorism Center's Massive New Surveillance Program Uncovered By Wall Street Journal.

When a former senior White House official describes a nationwide surveillance effort as “breathtaking,” you know civil liberties activists are preparing for a fight. The Wall Street Journal reported today that the little-known National…

'American Idol' Kelly Clarkson: 'I'm Engaged!'

American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is officially off the market. The season one champion took to Twitter to make the announcement to her fans, tweeting "I'M ENGAGED!!!!! I wanted y'all to know!! Happiest night of my life last night! I am so lucky and am with the greatest man ever :)"

Hillary Clinton Suffers Concussion After Fainting

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has fainted and sustained a concussion, according to the State Department. VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Aaron Sorkin's 'West Wing' Studied by Burma's New Government

Kaitlin Roig, Newton Elementary Teacher, Refused To Unlock Door For Police Fearing Gunman Trick

Sandy Hook Elementary first grade teacher Kaitlin Roig was worried that she and her students would not survive the gunfire that flew through the Connecticut school Friday morning. Roig told ABC News that she quickly ushered her first grade students…

Newtown School Shooting Motive Puzzles Investigators

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Investigators tried to figure out what led a bright but painfully awkward 20-year-old to slaughter 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school, while townspeople sadly took down some of their Christmas…

The Heroes Of Sandy Hook

Three of the women who risked their lives to save their students were killed in the Newtown, Connecticut, massacre.

Rocsi Diaz Interview

The former 106 & Park cohost talks bad pickup lines, her best features and what she looks for in dudes.

Connecticut Shooting Victims' Stories Begin To Emerge

(AP) -- Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit no matter one's age. Others found their life's work in sheltering these little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own. After the…

Dear Prudence: Should I Reach Out To The Family Of The Man My Brother Killed?

Get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week; click here to sign up. Please send your questions for publication to prudence@slate.com. (Questions may be edited.) Got a burning question for Prudie? She'll be online at Washingtonpost.com to…

Pippa Middleton: My Family Has Fun Christmas Traditions!

“The Middletons’ Christmas should be blissfully calm,” she wrote in her column for The Spectator. “We’re good at keeping each other’s spirits up. My father has developed this funny tradition of surprising us at some point by appearing in fancy…

Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' Reignites Debate Over N-Word In Movies

In Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino does not try to continue the slow unpacking of America’s long legacy of slavery and subsequent racism; instead, he plants a stick of dynamite in the country’s baggage and detonates it all over the screen.

High School 'Tech Club' Student Turned Cold-blooded Executioner

A troubled 20-year-old loner with a history of autistic behavior is the monster behind a horrific shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people, including 20 children, dead on Friday.

Amanda Bynes Diet Photos - 1

Photo posted to Amanda Bynes' Instagram with the caption: "On that no candy diet" (December 13, 2012)

Kelly Clarkson Is Getting Married

She got engaged to the son of her manager last night. It's only happy songs from here on out, right?

Someone Was Using the Newtown Shootings To Get Twitter Followers

Yesterday at 2:27 p.m. –— just a few hours after the shooting in Connecticut was first reported — an account called @CTNewtown was created. The account's first tweet claimed it would donate money to Sandy Hook elementary and the victims for every retweet. UPDATE: The Twitter account was deleted on Saturday night, shortly after this post was published.

Supercar Personalities

Desire isn't only about sex appeal. Sure, it is often a factor, but it's not what drives us to the point of no return. As we discovered from your votes in our just-launched Top 99 Most Desirable Women, it is something more intangible than that -- a…

Water Resistance: Watch Fundamentals

From dishwashing to deep-sea diving, here's how to know what's right for you.

'X Factor' Semifinals Results Has Britney Spears Giving Horrified Face

Here’s one way to kick off your semifinal elimination day: have one of your judges announce their resignation. L.A. Reid did just that on Thursday afternoon. I’m here backstage at The X Factor …

‘Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills’ Star Camille Grammer

On the latest episode of the Bravo hit series, Brandi Glanville goes to war with Adrienne Maloof and her now ex-husband Dr. Paul Nassif. The blowup is sparked after Maloof learns of the “bombshell” Glanville dishes out to the other housewives — one…

Elementary School Massacre: 27 Reported Dead, At Least 18 Kids As Celebrities React To Horrible Tragedy (VIDEO)

A reported 27 people, including 18 children, were shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT Friday morning. Although the number of people killed or wounded has yet to be confirmed, television and online news outlets are reporting that…

Ryan Gosling Face Chair: The Interview

Photographer and furniture design enthusiast Jennifer Graylock -- who is possibly a sorceress, but definitely the creator of the Face Chair, which involves portrait shots of sometimes famous faces, on chairs -- has come out with a limited-edition…

JuicyCanvas - Own

If you ever look at modern art and see a few elements you’d like to correct, then Cubism definitely isn’t for you. But JuicyCanvas is, as its catalog of original contemporary works comes from dozens of global artists who’re willing to allow you to…

Who Was Voted Off The X Factor USA Semi-Finals?

The X Factor results show for the semi-finals round is finally over and we know who is going on to the finale next week! The top three acts have been announced

20 Amazing J.R.R. Tolkien-Inspired Tattoos

If you spent last night trying to sweet talk your way into a sold-out screening of The Hobbit, then you might not be surprised to hear that there are a ton of hardcore J.R.R. Tolkien fans out there. What we imagine might surprise you is how many of…

The Golden Globe Nominations Are Inexplicable — Again

There are few things in this life that you can count on, but here’s one of them: every year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will announce the nominees for their annual Golden Globe awards, and every year critics and film fans and award…

Bret Easton Ellis’s Worst Tweets Of 2012

It’s year’s end, which means we’re doing a lot of roundups of our cultural touchstones from 2012. But not all roundups have to be of the things we liked, right? Enter American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis, whose Twitter feed, as much as we hate…

Guillermo Del Toro, Fox Animation Team For 'Book Of Life'

Fox Animation Studios has come aboard to make Guillermo del Toro and Reel FX's adventure Book of Life, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Fox will open the film, which Del Toro is producing, on Oct. 10, 2014. Originally titled Day of the Dead, after the famous Mexican celebration, the movie's title is now Book of Life (Pixar has its own Day of the Dead project in the works).

School Shooting: 'Family Guy,' 'American Dad' Originals Replaced With Repeats

Fox has quietly replaced Sunday's all-new episodes of Family Guy and American Dad with repeats. A network source indicated that the change was made to avoid airing any potentially sensitive content in light of Friday's elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., which has now reportedly left 28 people dead (including 20 children).

Man Dies After Dancing 'Gangnam Style'

A British man died after he collapsed from chest pains that formed following his performance of the dance to the hit song "Gangnam Style." Eamonn Kilbride, a 46-year-old IT manager, was dancing at his office party in Blackburn, England, performing the horse moves that have earned South Korean rapper PSY worldwide fame and nearly one billion YouTube video views. A father of three…

'Dexter' Season 7 Finale Spoilers: Will Dexter Get Caught? Michael C. Hall Has 'Imagined' It

Dexter's Michael C. Hall has imagined a world in which his titular serial killer on the Showtime drama has not only been caught but is in custody of Miami Metro for his role in the Bay Harbor Butcher case. With Hannah McKay (Yvonne Strahovski) in custody after Dexter hands Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) the smoking gun linking her to Sal Price's death, she certainly has the motivation to turn the table on her former boyfriend -- and his foster sister.

Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Tops Friday With $37.5 Million, A December Best

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is living up to expectations, grossing $37.5 million to score the biggest Friday ever in the month of December. Overseas, the film's three-day gross (it began rolling out Wednesday) is $57 million, putting its world total at $94.5 million. PHOTOS: Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen Premiere 'The Hobbit' in NYC

'Iron Man 3': Wang Xueqi Photo Leaks From Set In Beijing

HONG KONG – With Tony Stark’s fans scouring Beijing to get a glimpse of their idol, sneak peaks of the Iron Man 3 shoot in the Chinese capital were bound to appear online eventually. And the first picture of actual actors on set has finally popped…

Susan Rice Bows Out From Secretary Of State Consideration

There’s a view that politics and national security should be oil and water–that some iron rule of Washington should make the two impossible to mix. In reality, it doesn’t work that way. Even so, Susan Rice’s removal of her name from consideration to…

Outside The White House, Gun-Control Activists Make A Subdued Call To Action

As twilight descended on Washington Friday afternoon, about 50 gun-control activists clustered on the pavement outside the White House for a candlelight vigil to urge action from the President after a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school…

Sandy Hook Shooting: Why Did Lanza Target A School?

Not all mass homicide perpetrators target schools, but schools do seem to be an unusually common target. People wonder why angry men (and an occasional woman) so often target innocent children who have done them no wrong. In the case of Sandy Hook,…

10 Amazing Holidays Beers To Toast To The End Of 2012

The holidays. The most wonderful time of the year to spend money you don’t have to travel multiple hours through testicle-twisting traffic to spend time with family who, albeit are special, annoy and stress the hell out of you within the first 45…

Hillary Clinton Faints, Now Recovering After Concussion

Hillary Clinton fainted and had a concussion, the AP reports. The State Department said an ill Clinton is now recovering at home after the incident, according to the AP.

Connecticut Shooter Adam Lanza's Guns Were Registered To Mother Nancy Lanza

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Federal authorities are visiting local gun ranges in Connecticut but have found no evidence that the gunman who opened fire at an elementary school there trained for the attack or was an active member of the recreational gun…

Judge Derek Johnson's Rape Comment: If Sex Isn't Wanted, Body 'Will Not Permit That To Happen'

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A Southern California judge is being publicly admonished for saying a rape victim "didn't put up a fight" during her assault and that if someone doesn't want sexual intercourse, the body "will not permit that to happen." The…

Media Initially Identify Adam Lanza, Newtown Shooting Suspect, As Ryan Lanza, His Brother

Many media organizations, using apparently faulty information provided to them by law enforcement sources, issued conflicting reports about the identity of the alleged shooter behind the massacre at the elementary school in Connecticut on Friday.…

Dawn Hochsprung, Sandy Hook Principal, Had Implemented New Security Measures

School psychologist Mary Sherlach, 56, was killed during an attempt to stop gunman Adam Lanza during the Dec. 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Sherlach and school principal Dawn Hochsprung reportedly both lunged at Lanza in an attempt to protect the school's students…

Atlantic 10 Calls Meeting In Fear That Teams Could Bolt In Wake Of Big East Split

Presidents of the Atlantic 10 conference have scheduled a meeting for next Thursday with the intent of solidifying commitments from its membership, The Post has learned

Justin Bieber Murder Plot: Police Foil Plan To Castrate, Kill Pop Icon.

Here's a completely normal, ho-hum news story from last night that you may have missed (via ABC News): Justin Bieber was the target of a grisly murder plot hatched by a convicted killer imprisoned in New Mexico, police told ABC News today. Dana…

Ryan Lanza: Moment Brother Of Adam Lanza Saw CNN Mistakenly Report That He Was The Sandy Hook Shooter

Ryan Lanza, 24, was working at his Ernst and Young office in Times Square when he saw that CNN was mistakenly reporting that he was the Sandy Hook elementary school shooter.

Twin Portraits: Quebec Photographer Francois Brunelle Takes Pictures Of Look-alikes

The pairs captured by Québecois photographer Francois Brunelle are not related by blood, their faces just have extremely similar characteristics.

Anne Hathaway & Adam Shulman Hold Hands After Wardrobe Malfunction

Anne Hathaway & Adam Shulman Hold Hands After Wardrobe Malfunction

Father Of Suspected Sandy Hook Gunman Issues A Statement

"We too are asking why." Peter Lanza's 20-year-old son Adam is suspected of killing 20 elementary school children, six school staff, and his mother in Newtown, Connecticut.

20 Moving Pictures Of The World Grieving For Sandy Hook

The shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has sparked global empathy. The massacre left 28 dead, including 20 schoolchildren.

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