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After Betty Shelby Verdict, People Gather in OKC to Say ‘Black Lives Matter’

Betty Shelby (Tulsa, Okla., County Jail) The weekend after Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby was found not guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed black motorist Terence Crutcher, people gathered for rallies in Oklahoma City on two separate days to...

#Flint: Science Series ‘NOVA’ to Air Episode Focused On City’s Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis

Brett Carlsen/Getty ImagesThe Public Broadcasting Service program NOVA, the most-watched science series on American television, will air an episode looking at the chemistry and engineering behind the three-year-old lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan.According to MLive, PBS issued a news release announcing the program,...

Bill Enforcing Texas Law-Enforcement Requirement to Report Shooting Heading to Governor's Desk

State Rep. Eric Johnson (courtesy of Eric Johnson)Updated Monday, May 23, 2017, 9:40 p.m. EDT: HB 245 passed the Texas State Senate on Tuesday with a vote of 28-3. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Greg Abbott to be signed into...

UK Prime Minister Says Another Attack ‘May Be Imminent,’ Raises Nation’s Threat Level

Pool/Getty ImagesPrime Minister Theresa May raised the United Kingdom’s threat level Tuesday night, saying that another attack “may be imminent,” just one night after a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, left 22 people dead. May raised the U.K.’s alert level...

Gizmodo President Trump Lands in Rome, Gets Rejected by Melania Again | The Garage I Just Attended A

Gizmodo President Trump Lands in Rome, Gets Rejected by Melania Again | The Garage I Just Attended A Police Auction And My God Are The Cars Cheap | Kotaku Why Video Games Are Delayed So Often | Lifehacker How to Identify a Dangerous Cult |Read more...

Radical Extremist Discovered Working in Police Department After Praising Terrorist on Facebook

iStockAccording to the Capital Gazette, a civilian employee of the Anne Arundel County (Md.) Police Department has been suspended after making an insensitive comment on Facebook about the slaying of Richard Collins III.Now let’s run this story through the media-bias algorithm and translate this...

Day 2: Melania Trump Still Hates Her Husband and Doesn’t Want to Hold His Tiny Hand

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesMelania Trump thought she was signing up to marry a wealthy old man, and in turn, she was willing to act like she at least liked him. But Donald Trump’s ego got the best of him and he decided to run for...

TrumPutin and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon Face Off in the Handshake Yank-and-Pull

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesLike most things in TrumPutin’s administration, even the president’s handshake is really weird. Instead of a normal greeting in which an adult orange-faced man merely shakes a person’s hand, the president does this really obnoxious handshake arm-wrestling move wherein he starts with...

Black Man Found Not Guilty of Crime, Still Sentenced to 7 Years In Prison

@wcnc via Twitter screenshotIn today’s example of how the American justice system treats black bodies, we take a look at Ramad Chatman, a 24-year-old man who was found not guilty by a jury of his peers but will serve seven years in prison...

Today's Best Deals: PowerCore II Battery, $29 Dremel, Inflatable Pools, and More

Anker’s PowerCore II battery pack, a $29 Dremel, and discounted Sugru lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web. Today's Best Lifestyle Deals: Speedo, Tarte Cosmetics, Net-a-Porter, Cole Haan, and MoreA Cole Haan sale at Nordstrom Rack, Speedo gear on Amazon, discounted Tarte...