One Person Rushed to Hospital in Reported Shooting at Louisville HS

One person has been taken to the hospital after reported gunshots erupted at Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Ken. Just before 2 p.m. local time, students walked out of the building single-file with their hands clasped over the heads. The elementary school next door has been placed on lockdown, WAVE reports. » 9/30/14 2:23pm Yesterday 2:23pm

White House Intruder Was Only Tackled Thanks to an Off-Duty Agent

The Secret Service agent who eventually stopped Omar Jose Gonzalez, the man arrested earlier this month for running into the East Room of the White House with a knife, was off-duty and just happened to be leaving as Gonzalez was running through the building, the Washington Post reports. » 9/30/14 2:16pm Yesterday 2:16pm

Michael Phelps Wins His Second Medal in DUI

Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps was pulled over by Maryland police early this morning and arrested on a DUI charge, TMZ reports. He was apparently stopped by officers around 1:40 a.m. in a white Range Rover, driving 84 in a 45 zone, and allegedly failed a field sobriety test with a BAC of almost twice the legal… » 9/30/14 12:10pm Yesterday 12:10pm

Number One Singles of the Past Decade, Ranked

The Billboard Hot 100 has tracked the most popular songs in the U.S. since 1958, compiled from weekly from sales, radio airplay, and (starting in 2005) streaming data. The Hot 100 is popular music's analog to the box office or Nielsen ratings; ostensibly, these are the songs Americans spent the most money and time… » 9/30/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

Jealous Principal Snakes Her Way into Teen's Amazing Laser Cat Photo

Schenectady High School teen hero Draven Rodriguez petitioned to have a highly stylized photo of himself and his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, be included as his senior portrait in the school's yearbook. Instead, he took a second photo at the behest of the school principal that will run on her page and also include her dog,… » 9/30/14 9:26am Yesterday 9:26am

Protesters Balk at Hong Kong Leader's Call to End Demonstrations

Hong Kong's Beijing-approved leader, Leung Chun-ying, has called for an end of the pro-democracy demonstrations being held in the semiautonomous city by tens of thousands of its citizens. He has taken specific aim at Occupy Central With Love and Peace, one of the two major organizing groups, saying, "Occupy Central… » 9/30/14 8:17am Yesterday 8:17am

Cops: Suspect in UVA Disappearance Is Linked to 2009 Va. Tech Murder

Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr., the suspect arrested by police in connection to the abduction of still-missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, has now been forensically linked to another missing woman: 20-year-old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared after attending a concert on the… » 9/29/14 1:55pm Monday 1:55pm

Louisiana Restaurant Offers 10 Percent Discount for Gun-Toting Customers

As any American looking to eat out on a budget, I'm not one to pass up a great deal, and this one is arguably better than the McDonald's value menu: Bring your gun to Bergeron's Restaurant in Port Allen, La. and get 10 percent off your order for making the owner feel "safer." "I just need to see a weapon. I need you… » 9/29/14 1:08pm Monday 1:08pm

Mother of Oklahoma Beheading Suspect: "That's Not My Son"

The mother of Alton Alexander Nolen—the Oklahoma processing plant employee accused of stabbing two of his co-workers and beheading one—has released a statement through her Facebook page in which she expresses her dismay at her son's terrifying behavior. "On behalf of my son, Alton Nolen, my heart is so heavy right… » 9/29/14 1:00pm Monday 1:00pm

Let John Oliver Convince You That Our Drone Program Is Terrifying

Do you understand how exactly the United States' drone program works? The genuine, terrifying answer is that barely anyone has a complete picture of not only who we are targeting, but also who we're killing. "Perhaps the most incredible thing about our drone program," Oliver says, "which again, a majority of us… » 9/29/14 9:20am Monday 9:20am

More Airstrikes Pummel Syria As Obama Admits He "Underestimated" ISIS

U.S.-led airstrikes continued in Syria overnight, with attacks launched across four provinces in the northern and eastern regions of the country. Appearing on 60 Minutes last night, President Obama told Steve Kroft, "[Director of National Intelligence] Jim Clappper has acknowledged that I think they underestimated… » 9/29/14 8:09am Monday 8:09am

Brits Jump on ISIS Bombing Bandwagon

British Parliament voted today in favor in joining the American-led air campaign against ISIS targets in Iraq. Military action was approved by a 524 to 43 vote after seven hours of debate. Prime Minister David Cameron said he recalled Parliament Friday in the hopes of the matter going to a vote. "This is not the stuff… » 9/26/14 1:00pm Friday 1:00pm

Man Beheads Coworker in Oklahoma Factory Attack

A man allegedly beheaded a woman following a workplace dispute at a Vaughn Foods processing plant in Moore, Okla., Thursday afternoon, KFOR reports. The man, identified as 30-year-old Alton Alexander Nolen, apparently tried to kill another woman on the premises, but was shot by an off-duty police officer employed by… » 9/26/14 10:57am Friday 10:57am

UK Amateur Porn Star "DaniellaMILF" Is a USA Today Fave

The social media manager in charge of @USATodayCollege, from USA Today's college vertical, appears to have gotten his or her wires crossed with their personal account. A tipster pointed out to us that the account's most recent fav is a tweet by self-proclaimed "Big ass British MILF & adult web model" Daniella… » 9/25/14 10:05pm Thursday 10:05pm

Police "Still Have No Idea" Where Missing UVA Student Is

A day after a lead suspect was arrested, Charlottesville, Va. police told reporters at a press conference today that they are no closer to finding missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. "We still have no idea whatsoever where she is, despite our best efforts," Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo… » 9/25/14 6:17pm Thursday 6:17pm