FOX's Maria Bartiromo Debuts New Sunday Talk Show, Unfortunately

Maria Bartiromo, CNBC's disgruntled "Money Honey" pioneer, jumped ship from CNBC in November, ending her twenty-year reign at the business news network. Lucky for her, she landed an anchor job just across the street at FOX Business, where she's the weekday host of "Opening Bell." » 3/30/14 4:33pm 3/30/14 4:33pm

​Archaeologists Excited To Find Dead Brits In London Underground

The London Underground network's new Crossrail line, under construction since 2009, is the most expensive infrastructure project in Europe. Twenty-four billion dollars worth of high-speed rail spanning 73 miles and 37 stations across the city. Lots of spending and digging, obviously. An excavation crew even managed to… » 3/30/14 2:32pm 3/30/14 2:32pm

Dave Chappelle Is Back

Nationally treasured comedian Dave Chappelle is 40 years old and ready to give it another go. He's headlining a stand-up show at Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 19. » 3/30/14 11:16am 3/30/14 11:16am

Succumbing to a run of bad press due to spectacular security breaches of the new 1 World Trade Center tower in Lower Manhattan, the complex's head of security, David Velazquez, has resigned. » 3/29/14 5:16pm 3/29/14 5:16pm

Piers Morgan Signs Off, Has Last Word About Guns

Former CNN muckraker (haha) Piers Morgan bid farewell to his 9pm cable news time slot last night, having been ousted by the network due to flagging viewership of his Piers Morgan Live. The imported Brit dedicated his final segment to his career's latest, greatest cause: U.S. gun control. » 3/29/14 4:01pm 3/29/14 4:01pm

Chief Keef's neighbors spoke to reporters yesterday following the shooting at his manager's Northfield home. "We all knew that something bad was going to happen at that house," trembled one resident, withholding her name for fear of retaliation. » 3/29/14 1:17pm 3/29/14 1:17pm

Judge Pans Killer's Performance As Lawyer

Salvatore Perrone, a 65-year-old garment salesman from Staten Island, stands accused of executing three Brooklyn shopkeepers in 2012. In a trial tentatively scheduled for the fall, the defendant will represent himself. Perrone launches his defense just a month after medical experts declared him mentally fit for… » 3/29/14 12:14pm 3/29/14 12:14pm

Los Angeles, Again With The Earthquakes

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake blew Los Angeles' high last night, striking at 9:09pm local time for about 30 seconds, with at least five aftershocks ranging 2.7-3.6. Authorities across all affected counties have confirmed gas leaks, water main breaks, and a rock slide near the earthquake epicenter around Brea in Orange… » 3/29/14 10:13am 3/29/14 10:13am

The Occupation of Chiraq

Yesterday morning, Chicago police detained "drill" rap sensation Chief Keef—born Keith Cozart—in connection with a shooting in suburban Northfield, Ill. Hours earlier, Keef had posted photos of himself with fellow rapper Ballout posing with a submachine gun, a semi-automatic rifle, and three loaded Rugers. Just in… » 3/27/14 12:35pm 3/27/14 12:35pm

Shootouts all across Chicago last night left at least ten people injured, according to city authorities. Police opened fire on one fleeing gunman, 19-year-old Junior Adziwonou, as officers chased him on foot through Englewood on the South Side. » 3/23/14 5:39pm 3/23/14 5:39pm

Chinese Authorities Prevent First Lady From Buying Obama-Mao Apparel

A pool report from the U.S. press team covering Michelle Obama's tour of China notes that authorities ordered local merchants to hide their stock of "Obama-Mao" T-shirts from a section of the Great Wall where the First Lady and her daughters visited earlier today. » 3/23/14 4:33pm 3/23/14 4:33pm

Adolf Hitler Revives As Stand-Up Comic In New Novel Translation

Timur Vermes, a German ghostwriter, penned a nationally best-selling novel satire about Hitler. Originally published in 2012, MacLehose Press is finally releasing the English translation of Vermes' literary debut, Look Who's Back (Er ist wieder da), next week. » 3/23/14 2:53pm 3/23/14 2:53pm

Following the death of founder Fred Phelps last week, the Westboro Baptist Church's first target of mob protest since Phelps' demise was our dear Lorde, at a concert in Kansas City. Her fans came prepared. » 3/23/14 1:02pm 3/23/14 1:02pm

Jimmy Kimmel Grills All Three Clintons, Amends With Selfie

Last night, in the most dogged interrogation of Hillary Clinton's national political ambitions yet, comedian Jimmy Kimmel pestered the former Secretary of State with the repeated question of whether she's planning to run for president in 2016. » 3/23/14 11:15am 3/23/14 11:15am

14-Year-Old NYC Bus Shooter Will Stand Trial As Adult

Kahton Anderson, the 14-year-old boy who opened fire on fellow passengers of a city bus on Marcus Garvey Boulevard in Brooklyn will stand trial as an adult. New York City prosecutors have charged Anderson with second degree murder following the death of one bystander, Angel Rojas, 39. » 3/22/14 5:39pm 3/22/14 5:39pm

Following the recent release of his sixth, best-selling album, Miami rapper Rick Ross will now be writing a regular advice column for Rolling Stone. It's fair to assume this project was inspired by DMX's ontological query, "How much can [Rick Ross] eat?" » 3/22/14 3:51pm 3/22/14 3:51pm

Rick Santorum, Big-Wig Producer of Unrated Westerns

Oh, Lord. Dispelling all dreams of the GOP dad-man's accomplished irrelevance, Rick Santorum's EchoLight Studios will premiere The Redemption of Henry Myers this Sunday on the Hallmark Movie Channel. » 3/22/14 3:00pm 3/22/14 3:00pm

Final Season of The Boondocks Will Exclude Creator Aaron McGruder

Following a lamented hiatus since 2010, Adult Swim will premiere the fourth and final season of its profane, animated satire The Boondocks next month, featuring the full return of voice acting cast members Regina King and John Witherspoon as well as series regulars Katt Williams, Charlie Murphy, and Sway Calloway. » 3/22/14 12:05pm 3/22/14 12:05pm