In The News

[Content note for violence, racism]

Ten people were shot at Empire State Building this morning, at least two people are dead, including the shooter.

Getting less coverage: At least 19 injured in shootings across Chicago last night.

Mitt Romney joked today that no one has asked to see his birth certificate. Just in case you missed it, Romney is white. Hmmmm... Coincidence?

James Franco to star in a not-quite-remake of the gay-themed slasher film Cruising.

In Spain, a 120-year-old fresco of Jesus was updated by a novice painter. Art historians and religious types are not pleased. The internet, on the other hand, is giggling itself to pieces.

Lance Armstrong has been banned for life from racing. All that pedalling for nothing!

It's odd how much effort we, as a culture, put into investigating steroid abuse among athletes, especially when compared to how little we're doing about the epidemic of gun violence in the US.

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