Two Police Officers Shot In Ferguson

  • Two police officers were shot outside the Ferguson Police Department early this morning, one in the shoulder and one in the face. Both are reportedly conscious and in critical condition. Demonstrations began yesterday as Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson announced his upcoming resignation as a result of the Justice Department’s report highlighting the extreme racial bias within the Ferguson Police Department. [USA Today]
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  • A producer at “The View” has been fired for being “profoundly and publicly disrespectful” to Rosie O’Donnell. [Page Six]
  • Smiley astronauts! [ABC News]
  • Slipknot guitarist Mick Thomson was stabbed in the back of the head in a drunken knife fight with his brother last night. Both brothers were hospitalized and what are reportedly “serious but not life-threatening” injuries. [Page Six]
  • Yesterday was a bad day all around for men who resemble each other and stabbings: two Boston Celtics fans both wearing Rajon Rondo jerseys got into a brawl at a Celtics game, and one man stabbed the other. [Deadspin]
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  • Sean Penn is surprised that views on gay marriage haven’t evolved faster. [HuffPost]
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