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Uganda's horrible law punishing "aggravated homosexuality" has been ruled illegal — not because anyone had second thoughts, but thanks to a procedural technicality.
8 Min Ago
The Daily Show-described "Sharknado of Government" went on recess without passing almost any necessary legislation. Is anyone surprised?
33 Min Ago
The Indian Parliament is no longer monkeying around.
55 Min Ago
With the release of "Bang Bang" comes the chance to answer an important cultural question: Which Nicki Minaj guest verse is best?
59 Min Ago
About 200 activists released 50 balloons carrying 10,000 Choco Pies. That's 770 pounds of Choco Pies.
1 Hr Ago
The monthly jobs report came in slightly below expectations, as the unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent.
The defeated House majority leader says he will resign early rather than serve out his term after leaving his leadership post on Thursday.
Jul 31, 2014 7:11PM ET
While sanctions will prohibit Rosneft from gaining access from certain technologies needed for deep sea drilling from the E.U. and U.S., a Norwegian company may be able to help.
Jul 31, 2014 5:54PM ET
Israel and Gaza agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire, but it was over before it even really began.
Jul 31, 2014 5:42PM ET
Manuel Linares, a physicist and ice cream enthusiast, has created color changing ice cream. As you lick the ice cream, it changes colors.
Jul 31, 2014 5:17PM ET
Quadruple eliminations are always brutal, but for some reason this episode felt as light and fun (and technically incredible!) as the series has ever been.
Jul 31, 2014 5:05PM ET
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has not spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin in almost two weeks.
Jul 31, 2014 4:36PM ET
House Republicans found themselves offering mixed messages in the aftermath of their failure to pass a bill to help fix the migrant crisis on the border.
Jul 31, 2014 3:54PM ET
Just not as much money as the Clippers.
Jul 31, 2014 3:42PM ET
This weekend's movies offer a raucous good time in the form of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. If you're in the mood for something completely different, however, seek out John Michael McDonagh's Calvary.
Jul 31, 2014 3:26PM ET
Beats executives Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will work with Apple in some capacity, however, the details are not completely clear in regards to their roles.
Jul 31, 2014 2:59PM ET
Back in March, CIA director John Brennan flat out denied the allegations that his agency was spying on the Senate Intelligence committee. “Nothing could be further from the truth,” he said.
Jul 31, 2014 2:46PM ET
Some bizarre episode submissions makes the Best Actress in a Drama Emmy race more competitive than it first seemed.
Jul 31, 2014 2:29PM ET
This bid comes only weeks after the Federal Trade Commission announced a lawsuit against T-Mobile for cramming phony charges into customers phone bills.
Jul 31, 2014 2:18PM ET
Speaker Boehner can't pass a bill addressing the border crisis in an embarrassing defeat for his new leadership team.
Jul 31, 2014 2:16PM ET
A experimental serum meant to fight the infection was delivered to Liberia on Thursday, but only enough for one patient.
Jul 31, 2014 1:30PM ET
Eric Cantor delivers his farewell speech as House majority leader and receives a bipartisan ovation from his colleagues.
Jul 31, 2014 12:49PM ET
Airtel users in Zambia will receive access to the app first. After that initial roll out, Facebook will make the app available to other mobile users on other service providers and in additional nations.
Jul 31, 2014 12:39PM ET
During one arrest he made two suspects flip a coin to decide who would get written up, according to one ticket, which read: "(Suspect) lost the coin flip so he got the ticket while the other person walked. (Suspect) was allowed to keep his pipe."
Jul 31, 2014 12:25PM ET
The trailer for Disney's eagerly anticipated (by some of us) Stephen Sondheim adaptation Into the Woods is here.
Jul 31, 2014 12:23PM ET
Pangolins are being over-poached, a conservation group has warned, thanks to being "eaten to extinction" in China and Vietnam.
Jul 31, 2014 12:01PM ET
All but five House Republicans voted to sue President Obama on Thursday. Those who didn't believe the House should go even further.
Jul 31, 2014 11:48AM ET
There's something perfectly fitting that goth-y teen icon Lorde will be, in her words, the "sole curator" of the soundtrack for Mockingjay - Part 1, the penultimate installment in the dark dystopian YA franchise.
Jul 31, 2014 11:43AM ET
Beth Pond on Merkel, Dennis Ross on the Middle East, Nicholas Kristof on gun control, Ramesh Ponnuru on the midterms, and Emma Brockes on "hate-watching."
Jul 31, 2014 11:41AM ET
Plus hot-or-funny verdicts on all sorts of actors, from Paul Rudd to Adam Scott to Channing Tatum to Zac Efron.