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Candidate Who Plotted to Slaughter Muslims in a School Set Free Because He Isn’t a ‘True Threat’

A federal judge has thrown out a plea agreement between prosecutors and defense attorneys, claiming that despite pleading guilty, a former congressional candidate who planned to slaughter Muslims in a New York town is not a “true threat.” Former Tennessee … Read More

Video: Swedish Cops on Vacation in NY Show American Police How to Subdue Suspects Without Hurting Them

Four Swedish police officers vacationing in New York sprang into action to break up a brawl on a train – and did so without the brutality that has been seen all too often on grainy cell phone videos over the … Read More

Indiana Pizza Owner Brags About ‘No Gays’ Policy, Gets Destroyed on Yelp

An Indiana pizza restaurant is under fire after its owners bragged about their “no gays” policy on a news broadcast. Crystal and Kevin O’Connor appeared on ABC 57 to show their support for Governor Mike Pence’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration … Read More

Obama Is Smack In The Middle Of A Brewing Fight Over Workplace Wellness

If you work for a big company that offers you health insurance, chances are that your employer has asked you to take part in some kind of “workplace wellness” program. It might mean nothing more than answering a few questions … Read More

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world. Politics News on The Huffington Post

Rep. Alcee Hastings Says Old Texas Dildo Law Shows The State Is ‘Crazy’

A Florida congressman is not backing off his assertion that Texas is a “crazy state,” and he’s now citing an old law restricting dildos to make his case. “One of their cities has a law that says that women can … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

Watch The Emotional Moment A Judge Recognizes The Accused As A Former Classmate

Courtroom cameras captured the bittersweet moment that a south Florida judge realized the burglary suspect in front of her was a former middle-school classmate. Arthur Booth, 49, was in Miami-Dade Circuit Court for a bond hearing Thursday when Judge Mindy … Read More

‘The Other NRA': This Influential Restaurant Lobby Fights Pro-Worker Policies

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. “Something always seems to be starting in California,” Angelo Amador, an attorney and vice president for the National Restaurant Association, told Bloomberg News. … Read More

George Takei Calls Justice Clarence Thomas A ‘Clown In Blackface’ Over Marriage Equality Dissent

George Takei has come under fire this week for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a “clown in blackface” over the judge’s stance on marriage equality. However, the “Star Trek” actor insists that his comment was not racially motivated. During … Read More

This Is What The End Of European Democracy Looks Like

Underlying the question of whether European leaders and the Greek state will be able to come to terms amid the financial crisis is one even more fundamental: Is there room in Europe for democracy? In January, Greek voters elected a … Read More

Ann Coulter on Book Event Protesters: At Least They ‘Weren’t Molesting Any 4-Year-Olds’

Ann Coulter’s signing this week at a Barnes and Nobles in Costa Mesa, California was met with some fierce resistance from immigration activists who loudly objected to the ideas put forward in her latest book, Adios, America. “Two, four, six, … Read More

UMass Takes New Steps To Comply With Sanctions On Iranian Students

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst said last winter it would ban Iranian … Read More

Donald Trump Doubles Down on Mexican Comments: If Not Illegals, Then ‘Who’s Doing the Raping?’

Appearing on CNN Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended his comments about illegal immigrants as “rapists.” Speaking with Don Lemon on ‘CNN Tonight,’ Trump doubled down on the comments he made in his campaign announcement, saying, “You look at … Read More

This Video Shows Black Women Sharing Their ‘Degrading’ Encounters With Police

From excessive use of force to unwarranted — and often sexual — searches, black women are no exception from the ongoing encounters of police brutality. In a new video produced by Fusion, two black women detail their experiences with police … Read More

Lindsey Graham Joins Chorus Of Donald Trump Critics

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday criticized Donald Trump’s recent controversial remarks about immigrants, claiming Trump’s statements reflect poorly on the real estate mogul turned Republican presidential candidate. “What Trump said says more about Trump than … Read More