October 1, 2015
Hate Crime Charges Dropped In Attack On Transgender Woman In Washington State
Jacina Carla Scamahorn, who suffered broken bones in her face from the January assault, told BuzzFeed News she was not upset with prosecutors' decision to drop charges. “They explained what it would have entailed. I would have been dragged through the mud," she said.
Catholic Hospitals Sued For Refusing Emergency Care To Pregnant Women
The ACLU filed a lawsuit Thursday against Trinity Health Corporation, which operates nearly 80 hospitals nationwide. The case is only the most recent of many controversies involving Catholic hospitals, which refuse abortions under all circumstances.
10 Weirdest Children's Toys Ever Made
Toys are constantly being created and sold to fill gaps in the market, but this list of 10 weirdest toys will make you wonder what these toy makers were thinking. Masturbating Tarzan and a slab of plastic meat are just the start of this weird list of toys that you’ll be horrified to remember.
The Last 10 Hours Of A Man Who Died Of Untreated Drug Withdrawal In Jail
David Stojcevski died from drug withdrawal while serving a 2014 jail sentence in Michigan for not showing up to traffic court. A video obtained by BuzzFeed News captured the last day of his life. WARNING: This post contains pictures and video of Stojcevski naked and dying in his cell that some readers may consider graphic.
Senators Reach Deal On Criminal Justice Bill To Reduce Some Mandatory Minimums
A group of Republican and Democrat senators announced a long-awaited deal on a broad criminal justice bill Thursday. Advocates didn't get the cuts in mandatory minimums they were hoping for but are still supporting the bill.
Voter Sees The “Real Hillary” Her Campaign Seeks To Reveal
For a supporter, it took meeting Clinton to see the “contrast” between the person and the “caricatures.” How one moment went from an intense, meaningful exchange between candidate and voter, to a story retold on Facebook, to one shared on Twitter, to a campaign video.
Ten OCD Sub-Types You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
When most people hear “OCD” they immediately think of excessive hand-washing, repetitive checking of locks and appliances, and keeping things perfectly straight. While those can be common aspects of the disorder many people, even some professionals, fail to realize just how many are suffering from some of the more rare forms that fall under the OCD Umbrella. An important aspect of OCD is that the sufferer knows the thoughts are irrational; they simply cannot stop them (much like a broken record). Here are some (but not all!) of the lesser-known forms of OCD.