May 7, 2014
The House of Representatives voted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt because she refused to cooperate with an investigation into IRS targeting of tea party groups.
Geotagged tweets from the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign from April 23 to May 6. The Boko Haram terrorist network claimed responsibility Wednesday for the April 15 kidnapping of 276 teenage girls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria.
The best things in life never change.
The tech industry breaks its silence.
The NBA's current TV contract expires in two years, and as the only major sports league or property whose rights become available before 2020, the league is about to score a big-time payday.
When the U.S. first announced sanctions against Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine, Russia's pets spoke up. As pro-Russian rebel groups occupy government buildings in eastern Ukraine, cats, dogs, bunnies and even geese are taking sides.
An "intentionally set" fire in an exclusive Tampa neighborhood burned a mansion owned by the former pro-tennis player James Blake Wednesday morning. Investigators confirmed Friday that the father shot all members of the family in the head before lighting the fire, then shot himself.
Miami County Sheriff's office told TMZ that they have launched a criminal investigation. WARNING: This post contains footage of a girl being hit in the head with a shovel.
Here's what happened today!
The two individuals, whose trial was scheduled to begin today, would be the first Ugandans ever to be tried for same-sex intercourse.
The former secretary of state stressed that responsibility to rescue the girls lay "primarily" with Nigeria.
And with that comes plenty of homoeroticism. Stars Zac Efron and Seth Rogen and the men behind the movie talk about the plethora of penis jokes.
Today, the House of Representatives approved a commission to study the possibility of building a women's history museum on the National Mall by a vote of 383-33. Out of the 33 'no' votes, only two were women.
"I do not believe that there is any reason for it to continue in this way."
Twitter's sanity depends on it.
Fab or drab?
"Let's Move" Supporters Host Screening For Film That's Critical Of Michelle Obama's Anti-Obesity Efforts
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are hosting the film Fed Up in the Capitol on Wednesday. The movie is not kind to the First Lady.
After announcing its growth had flatlined due to mounting competition in the organic grocery space, shares of Whole Foods stock plummeted more than 20% and dragged down its specialty grocery peers.
Fab or drab?
Emails obtained by BuzzFeed show a Russian diplomat disparaging Russian dissidents, praising Stalin, and talking about America's "homosexual authoritarianism."
"Stories need a hook," said a spokesperson for UNITE HERE Local 11. The union had been fighting the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air for over a year, but it wasn't until LGBT activists got on board that their efforts found traction.
Daniel Squadron, a New York state senator who represents parts of Brooklyn and lower Manhattan used a variety of song lyrics from artists like Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Kanye West, and Bruce Springsteen in a speech making the case for a bill that would stop the reselling of tickets to charitable events for profit. (h/t New York Observer)
Can't stop eating asparagus. Help.
Now you can have an in-home selfie photo booth at your disposal for under $20.
Incumbent Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is in a runoff with state Sen. Dan Patrick. Dewhurst just released an ad attacking Patrick's past as a disc jockey. The ad is set to the tune of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen.
Tomodachi Life is supposed to be about "all the dramatic ups and downs of life," but Nintendo has rejected pleas from fans to allow same-sex relationships in the game.
Por favor, no intenten esto en casa.
One student agreed to share her story in the hope that others will feel safe enough to come forward if they're feeling harassed.
You'll never go back.
Cruz goes after Obama on executive actions.
Democratic Congressman Worries About NSA Having Access To Phone Calls With His Hypothetical Mistress
Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York was speaking at the House Judiciary Committee mark-up of the USA Freedom Act which would end the bulk collection of Americans’ communications records, when he commented on metadata being able to show calls to a "mistress if I had one." "You can learn a lot from metadata about a person and invade his privacy tremendously."
After more than thee years of fighting, rebels have agreed to Bashar al-Assad's demands to evacuate the old city of Homs.
No wonder people were worried — Iran's censor had said the messaging app had been banned because the owner Mark Zuckerberg was an "American Zionist."
"Follow the prophet."
Su nombre es Mayhem.
Here's a video supercut of the New York state senate debating whether yogurt should be the official state snack.
All of these were confessed on Whisper, the anonymous secret-sharing app.
Une vraie source d'inspiration.
Jason Wilson, Pinterest's lead designer, tells BuzzFeed in an interview how the social network's visual search engine was born.
The Boko Haram terrorist organization, who are also responsible for kidnapping 276 teenage girls last month, killed hundreds of people on Monday in a northeast remote region of Nigeria.
Bovinos genuinos por delante.
Lionsgate Films is preparing a cinematic reboot of the series, which began 21 years ago.
Oh yeah, I wonder why people would be upset about that...
The chain, founded by a former private equity associate at Wexford Capital, is winning fans with its "farm-to-counter" restaurants.
Ya dormirás cuando estés muerto. Quizás.
The big French bank is the controlling shareholder of the Russian bank Rosbank and has been hammered by a decline in the ruble along with "growing uncertainty concerning the environment and delayed performances."
A list that claimed to name 180 kidnapped girls was released over the weekend. But is publicizing the girls' names a good idea, or just playing politics?
The Russian president called for an independence referendum to be postponed and said Russia had withdrawn its troops from the border with Ukraine.
After a university hearing ruled a student committed sexual assault with penetration, he successfully appealed on the basis that the level of consent the board used was "too high." His accuser filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights on Wednesday.
This is a two-week detox plan that's actually realistic. You'll learn to eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way.
Para todos los que celebran "Toma tu caja de hamburguesas vegetarianas para el día de la barbacoa".
The award is named for tennis player Arthur Ashe, who became an outspoken AIDS activist after contracting the disease from a blood transfusion.
We the Peeps.
Resulta que los elefantes que se ven en los circos no están teniendo tanta diversión como parece.
King.com reported its first-quarter earnings Tuesday. Though it beat expectations, it still needs to find life after Candy Crush Saga.
PS: on ne vous en voudra pas si vous n'avez pas vu Oncle Boonmee.
Wax Nostalgic features basically every character you've ever loved, rendered with nothing but good old-fashioned Crayolas.
La vida es bastante predecible hasta que—¡OH MI DIOS!
After speculation about his whereabouts, the mayor spoke to the Toronto Sun to confirm he is in treatment for addiction.
"After 20 years in this business anyone who knows me, knows where I stand on diversity and inclusion, so to those I let down or feel betrayed, I hear you and I'm sorry," host Thomas Roberts said.
También conocido como las 24 horas más largas de tu vida.
Coast guard chief Kim Suk-kyoon originally said 174 survived the April 16 disaster. The is the most recent of many government mishaps that families of victims have criticized.
Ah, les débuts de la vie d'adulte !
Nuestros mejores amigos merecen algo de comida casera de vez en cuando. Algunos de estos premios incluso pueden ayudar a que tu cachorro se mantenga fresco en altas temperaturas.
Parfois, on a juste besoin d'un gros tas de poils contre lequel se blottir.
Many on the right are jumping at the chance to revisit Bill Clinton's sex scandal ahead of 2016 — but others worry about repeating the GOP's mistakes of the '90s. "If they throw out a bad pitch and you swing at it, then you're an idiot," says Norquist.
Hagas lo que hagas, NO elijas el filtro "Toaster".
Avon and Somerset Police are looking into the incident.
Après ça, tous ces enfants en auront pour plusieurs décennies de psychothérapie.