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Steve Scalise Was an Asshole Before He Got Shot. Now He’s Just an Asshole With a Bad Hip Steve Scalise Was an Asshole Before He Got Shot. Now He’s Just an Asshole With a Bad Hip

In the early morning of June 14, 2017, several Congress members who would be participating in a Congressional Baseball Game the following day met up at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., just across the Potomac River, to get in one last practice.

The Privilege of White Individuality The Privilege of White Individuality

Stop lying; you did it, too.

After Sunday’s Shooting Massacre, Hotels and Casinos in Las Vegas Look to Increase Security After Sunday’s Shooting Massacre, Hotels and Casinos in Las Vegas Look to Increase Security

In the wake of Sunday night’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas Strip, hotels and casinos are looking to maintain as much of a sense of normalcy as possible while simultaneously ramping up security to keep employees and guests alike as safe as possible.

GOP Senator Believes Las Vegas Victims Should’ve Gotten ‘Small’ When the Shooting Began: Report GOP Senator Believes Las Vegas Victims Should’ve Gotten ‘Small’ When the Shooting Began: Report

For Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the issue isn’t gun control or gun safety, or that average citizens can walk into a gun store and walk out with an automatic weapon and enough rounds to bring down a building.

Girlfriend of Las Vegas Gunman Returns to the US Girlfriend of Las Vegas Gunman Returns to the US

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas mass shooter has returned to the United States after traveling abroad for the week and will now be at the center of the investigation into the horrific attack as authorities try to pin down a motive for Stephen Paddock’s deadly rampage.

Please Stop Assuming Stephen Paddock Must Have Been ‘Mentally Ill’ Please Stop Assuming Stephen Paddock Must Have Been ‘Mentally Ill’

I used to be deathly afraid of being outed about my mental-health struggles. What if I got a speeding ticket and ended up on the front page of my local paper? Award-winning writer found with unknown crazy-people prescription pills in car while driving with child!

How Many (White) People Have to Die Before America Gives a Damn About Its Gun Problem? How Many (White) People Have to Die Before America Gives a Damn About Its Gun Problem?

At the time of writing, the death toll from the Las Vegas terrorist attack stands at 58—a number that will undoubtedly rise as the day continues and may continue to rise for the following week(s). These people and several hundred others were allegedly shot by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock as he took position on the 32nd…

I’m Scared to Death I Won’t Be Able to Protect My 2-Year-Old Daughter From Her Own Country I’m Scared to Death I Won’t Be Able to Protect My 2-Year-Old Daughter From Her Own Country

Full disclosure: The headline is a lie. My daughter isn’t actually 2 years old yet. She’ll be 2 next month. But I remember, before she was born, making fun of parents who’d tell you their child’s age in months instead of years. And then I became one of those parents. So today, this is me attempting (and likely…

White Men Who Shoot Up People Are Not Terrorists, and 4 Other Takeaways From Trump’s Response to Las Vegas White Men Who Shoot Up People Are Not Terrorists, and 4 Other Takeaways From Trump’s Response to Las Vegas

A subdued and somber President Donald Trump got on television hours after more than 50 people were killed during an attack in Las Vegas on Sunday, and seemingly stuck to the script and took no questions, managing not to make this tragic event even more tragic (as happened with his comments after the racial melee in…

How to Spot Lies on Social Media After a Mass Shooting How to Spot Lies on Social Media After a Mass Shooting

Word travels fast when a news event is breaking. Even across the country from Las Vegas, people who hadn’t gone to bed yet found it hard to sleep as they watched the body count rise and saw information drip out about what happened and who the shooter might be. But mixed in with the truth were half-truths, hoaxes, and…

Shooter Opens Fire at Country Music Festival on Las Vegas Strip: More Than 58 Dead, Including Suspect Shooter Opens Fire at Country Music Festival on Las Vegas Strip: More Than 58 Dead, Including Suspect

Updated Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m. EDT: Police have confirmed that 58 people are dead and more than 515 are injured in what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Sixty-four-year-old Stephen Paddock, whom police have identified as the shooter, opened fire from two windows on the 32nd floor…

Michael Bennett Says He Plans to Sue Las Vegas Metro Police Department Over August Incident on the Strip Michael Bennett Says He Plans to Sue Las Vegas Metro Police Department Over August Incident on the Strip

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says that he was terrified during his encounter with Las Vegas Metropolitan police officers on Aug. 27, and he plans to sue the department for what he considers to be an incident that started because of the color of his skin.

Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizures Again Lil Wayne Hospitalized for Seizures Again

Rapper Lil Wayne has been hospitalized for multiple seizures in Chicago, forcing him to cancel a Sunday gig in Las Vegas.

What Really Happened to 16-Year-Old Anthony Garrett?  What Really Happened to 16-Year-Old Anthony Garrett? 

Imagine you are 16 years old and you and your friends get yourselves involved in a petty burglary and thievery ring in your neighborhood. The neighbors know the identity of at least one of you, and fed up with your shenanigans, they call the police to get intervention.

Las Vegas Police Officer Faces 2 Felony Charges After Killing Unarmed Black Man Using Choke Hold Las Vegas Police Officer Faces 2 Felony Charges After Killing Unarmed Black Man Using Choke Hold

A Las Vegas police officer will be facing two felony charges after using a “martial-arts-style neck hold” and, authorities say, ultimately killing an unarmed black man after a chase through a Las Vegas Strip casino in May.

Las Vegas Police Officer Used Taser 7 Times, Unapproved Choke Hold on Unarmed Black Man Who Later Died  Las Vegas Police Officer Used Taser 7 Times, Unapproved Choke Hold on Unarmed Black Man Who Later Died 

A Las Vegas police officer was caught on camera using a stun gun seven times as well as an unapproved choke hold to “subdue” an unarmed black man who later died after a foot chase through a casino.

NJ Family Kicked Off JetBlue Flight Over a Birthday Cake NJ Family Kicked Off JetBlue Flight Over a Birthday Cake

I’m beginning to think that all these airlines are trolling us. There’s no way that so much bad news can circulate at once, but alas, here we are again. This time, a New Jersey family was kicked off a Las Vegas-bound JetBlue flight—delaying birthday-party plans and quite possibly leaving a bad taste in the family’s…

The Oakland Raiders Are Moving to Nev., and Something Tells Me This Is Going to End Badly  The Oakland Raiders Are Moving to Nev., and Something Tells Me This Is Going to End Badly 

In a move that appears to have disaster written all over it, the NFL has approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to southern Nevada. Look, I could care less about the fans losing a team, and I could care even less about the new fans gaining a team. I mean, I feel sorry for the loser and happy for the winners, I guess.

'You're Like Orange Savages': Man Captures Neighbor on Camera Hurling Anti-Filipino Slurs 'You're Like Orange Savages': Man Captures Neighbor on Camera Hurling Anti-Filipino Slurs

Another day, another person being caught on a racist tirade.

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