KwebbFormer Miss Alabama Katherine Webb has dumped Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron just days after his devastating loss in the Sugar Bowl to the Oklahoma Sooners.

The beauty queen announced the split in a short message on Twitter this afternoon, which stated that it was time for her to "move on" and thanked Alabama fans for their support.... Read More →


coccainecanadaCanada became the first Western country to legalize the medicinal use of cocaine today.

In a close 158-150 vote the House of Commons passed the Drug Policy Modernization Act (DPMA) ,which allows doctors to prescribe the drug to treat various medical ailments.... Read More →


893242-drugs-overdoseColorado is reconsidering its decision to legalize recreational pot following the deaths of dozens due to marijuana overdoses.

According to a report in the Rocky Mountain News, 37 people were killed across the state on Jan. 1, the first day the drug became legal for all adults to purchase. Several more are clinging onto life in local emergency rooms and are not expected to survive.... Read More →


2011_06_22_JA___TSAChildrenThe Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is under fire today for strip searching a 7-year-old girl at a Texas airport.

Monica Collins was preparing to take off with her family to Philadelphia from the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport when TSA agents boarded the airplane and told her parents that she was under suspicion of aiding a terrorist plot.... Read More →


Pope_Francis_at_VargihnaPope Francis has ordered a major expansion of the Vatican's controversial drone program, calling it necessary to protect the church.

"The Vatican has many enemies around the world, and we must take the necessary steps to defend the church and ourselves," Pope Francis said in an official statement. "Unmanned drones are the most effective way to strike at hostile targets -- be they in the Middle East or elsewhere -- while keeping our clergy out of harm's way.... Read More →


aikenClay Aiken has joined the cast of Duck Dynasty and is currently filming season 5 in Louisiana.

In a statement released on its website today, the A&E network said it hired the openly gay American Idol alumnus to increase diversity on the hit show, which follows the lives of the Robertson family and its duck hunting merchandise company.... Read More →


poy_charles_david_kochHappy holidays, everyone!

Oops, we meant Merry Christmas. We know how touchy you Christians are about that, thanks to us.

As two of the world's richest men, Christmas is our favorite time of year -- and our most profitable. There is nothing we love more than people buying stuff, especially stuff they don't really need or want and can hardly afford. It's what Christmas is all about.... Read More →


will ferrell spaceWill Ferrell parachuted from space today to promote his upcoming film Anchorman 2.

In a surprise publicity stunt, the actor was launched from Spaceport America in New Mexico and fell back down to Earth after a 22-mile drop along with a banner saying "Anchorman 2: In Theaters Tomorrow."... Read More →


walmart_5Walmart announced plans today to create its own payday loan business to support its financially strapped employees.

In a press release posted on its website, the nation's largest retailer said that it decided to launch the service after hearing complaints that workers often have trouble paying their monthly bills.... Read More →


palin arriveSarah Palin disembarked from a plane in Seoul, South Korea today expecting to attend the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.

According to local reports the former Alaskan governor and Republican vice presidential candidate arrived on Asiana flight 459 from Anchorage at 6:30 a.m. local time and took nearly a half hour to realize that she had flown to the wrong country.... Read More →


tumblr_mwktt15HU21qj5rqko1_500If you're concerned about the federal government collecting and storing your personal information online, worry no more.

The National Security Agency (NSA) announced today its new Private Data Buy-Back Program, which will allow ordinary citizens to purchase their personal data -- including emails, phone records and browsing histories -- removing them from government servers.... Read More →


kanyemandelaKanye West is under fire today for claiming that he will soon be a bigger cultural and civil rights icon than Nelson Mandela.

In an interview with WGCI radio in Chicago, the notoriously self-promoting rapper said that the 95-year-old South African leader's recent death will finally allow people to focus more of their attention on West's own accomplishments.... Read More →