0128-sarah-palin-political-career_full_600Just weeks after leaving Fox News, Sarah Palin is bouncing back by joining the fledgling Al Jazeera America news network as a host and commentator.

The former vice presidential nominee confirmed today that she has signed a multi-million dollar deal to host her own shows and to provide commentary on United States issues for Al Jazeera, which is best known for its news coverage of the Middle East.... Read More →


dick-fuld-006Former Lehman Brothers CEO Dick Fuld and three other Lehman executives were arrested today for crimes related to the collapse of the venerable investment bank in September 2008.

The four bankers were apprehended at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York where they were attempting to flee the country to escape imminent federal charges of filing false financial statements.... Read More →


sean_hannity1Fox News host Sean Hannity has blamed President Obama for Sunday's power outage at the Super Bowl.

In a quickly deleted tweet the conservative commentator insinuated that the Obama administration hated capitalism so much it sabotaged the advertising-filled corporate event in an act of civil disobedience.

In a tweet posted at 09:07 EST - a half-hour into the power outage delay - Hannity posted his thoughts on the matter:... Read More →


wpid-bk3mdr21-1280x708-e1376085268460-257x164.jpgNewark Mayor Cory Booker gave CPR to a sleeping elderly fan during the Super Bowl tonight, in an unnecessary attempt to save her life.

The 88-year-old woman fell asleep late in the first quarter. Booker, assuming she was dying of a heart attack, sprung into action and began giving her mouth-to-mouth.... Read More →


mugabeZimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe issued an executive order today banning the color white from his southern African country.

Speaking at a press conference in the capital Harare, the controversial, octogenarian leader said the order would immediately outlaw the possession of all white-colored objects and mandate harsh prison sentences for those found to be non-compliant.... Read More →


imagesResearchers at Harvard University announced today that they have found what appears to be a message from God written inside the human genome.

In a little-explored section of non-coding DNA, a team of top geneticists discovered a 22-word snippet of ancient Aramaic in which God confirms his existence and his role in creating life on Earth.... Read More →


rush-limbaughConservative radio host Rush Limbaugh was refused service at a Mexican restaurant in Florida today while attempting to eat lunch.

The owners of Pablo's Taqueria in Palm Beach Gardens say that they have a strict "no racists" policy and kindly asked Limbaugh to leave the premises when he attempted to place his order.

He initially declined to leave the restaurant, and after a brief argument was escorted out by security guards.... Read More →


800px-Rick_Santorum_CPAC_FL_2011Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum will make a celebrity guest appearance on the season finale of HBO's hit comedy series Girls. 

The conservative Catholic Republican is set to play a fictionalized version of himself who accidentally gets caught up in a Brooklyn gay rights rally and is offered shelter by Hannah, the lead character played by creator Lena Dunham.... Read More →


ann_coulter_rectConservative commentator and author Ann Coulter refused to stay on board a Miami to New York commercial airline flight today after learning the pilot was a woman of African-American descent.

According to witness reports Coulter was concerned the experienced, decorated pilot in question may have gained her position as a result of affirmative action and wasn't fully qualified to fly.... Read More →


jpeglongdrunk-facebook-girls-257x168Faced with continued investor skepticism over its long-term business model, Facebook has quietly started testing a new way of generating additional revenue - charging money to delete old photos.

The new settings, which are currently in beta, ask users to pay $5.00 to delete any photo more than 1 year old from their own Facebook profiles, and up to $20.00 to delete photos of themselves on other people's profiles.... Read More →


67581_5_Long absent from the national agenda, the issue of compensating African-Americans for their ancestors' time in servitude is poised to become a hot-button issue in President Obama's second term.

According to key White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, the Obama administration will take a 'very serious look' at the issue of reparations over the next year, and hopes to offer the nation's 40 million African Americans a large cash payout in early 2014. ... Read More →


Cropped-CMEC_1_009British Prime Minister David Cameron is considering appealing to a Euroskeptic public with a plan force to non-British E.U. nationals resident in the U.K. to wear a European flag badge outside their clothing, The Daily Currant can reveal.

According to a draft document, the Conservative Party has crafted a rule decreeing that Europeans from other countries must affix a biometric passport featuring the 12-starred E.U. logo to their lapels when appearing in public places. Those who do not comply would face deportation to their home countries.... Read More →