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White Guy Finally Gets Poetry Published — As Yi-Fen Chou

“If there is such a thing as employing yellowface in poetry, this has to be it.” That’s what Korean-American blogger Phil Yu, known as Angry Asian Man, has to say…

Newser | September 8, 2015 - 4:45 pm

7-Eleven Will Now Deliver Weird ‘Date Night Pack’

7-Eleven has announced it will begin delivery service in five US cities in an effort to “redefine convenience,” as one executive puts it in L.A. Biz. So what does redefined…

Newser | September 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

The Top 8 Finds in Latest Hillary Clinton Email Release

Gefilte fish and a “louche alcoholic” in the House: In its latest Hillary Clinton email dump, the State Department released 4,368 documents adding up to more than 7,000 pages last…

Newser | September 1, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Teen Cleared Of Most Serious Charge In Prep School Rape Case

The man accused of raping a 15-year-old girlwhile they were students at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school was found guilty of misdemeanor sexual assault but acquitted of more serious…

Newser | August 28, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Ohio Aims To Ban Down Syndrome Abortions

Ohio women, take note: Soon you may be unable to get an abortion if you’re doing it to avoid having a baby with Down syndrome. The state’s legislature—most of which…

Newser | August 24, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Sheriff: Caitlyn Jenner Should Be Charged With Manslaughter

Is jail in Caitlyn Jenner’s future? The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has wrapped up its investigation of a fatal car accident and thinks Jenner should be charged with vehicular…

Newser | August 20, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Rosie O’Donnell’s Teen Daughter Chelsea Is Missing

Rosie O’Donnell’s teen daughter has been reported missing in Nyack, New York, according to a post on the celeb’s website. It says police are looking for Chelsea, 17, who left…

Newser | August 18, 2015 - 4:45 pm

University Of Central Florida Suspends Frat Over Rape Rant

An incident report from the University of Central Florida says the school has suspended a fraternity after a recording surfaced of at least one member chanting offensive statements about rape,…

Newser | August 17, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Parents Sue After Doctors Decide Their Child Is A Girl

Pam and Mark Crawford of Greenville, SC, adopted MC when he was just 20 months old and then considered female. Born with “true hermaphroditism” or both male and female anatomy—including…

Newser | August 13, 2015 - 5:15 pm

40 Interns Sue Olsen Twins, Claim Long Hours, No Pay

Performing menial tasks around the clock for no pay is the main complaint in a class-action lawsuit brought by 40 current and past interns at Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s company,…

Newser | August 12, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Miley Cyrus: “I’m Not Sure How Titties Are Worse Than Guns”

Miley Cyrus sure knows how to grab our attention. With her MTV Video Music Awards hosting gig coming up on Aug. 30, she sat down with Marie Claire and let…

Newser | August 10, 2015 - 11:45 am

Cops Say Ritualistic Murder May Be Tied To Blue Moon

An elderly woman and her two sons have been found dead at their home in Pensacola, Fla., the apparent victims of what police are calling a ritualistic murder that coincided…

Newser | August 5, 2015 - 3:07 pm

US Huntress Poses With Her Kills

A huntress from Idaho has added her two cents to recent stories about Americans accused of hunting illegally in Africa—and attracted her share of outrage in return, the Telegraph reports.

Newser | August 3, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Donald Trump To Breastfeeding Lawyer: “You’re Disgusting”

The New York Times has pored over hundreds of pages of Donald Trump testimony from his many lawsuits over the last decade and found a lot of what it describes…

Newser | July 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Feds: Man Tipped Strippers 2200 Times With Company Cash

There’s using the company credit card for unethical reasons, and then there’s this alleged story out of Gilbert, Arizona. The feds accuse John David Berrett of dropping $476,000 of employer…

Newser | July 28, 2015 - 6:45 pm

Hacker: I Took Down New York Because I Hate NYC

New York’s cover story on 35 women accusing Bill Cosby of sex assault was hotly tweeted last night—but this morning no one can access it after a denial-of-service attack on…

Newser | July 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Guy Broke In Ex’s House, Hid Under Bed For Days

You know that creepy feeling like something or someone might be lurking under your bed at night? Warning: This story will not mitigate that. Cops accuse Jason Hubbard, a New…

Newser | July 26, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Twitter Threw Itself An Unfortunate Frat Party

Ahh, hindsight. While in the midst of a gender-discrimination lawsuit, some Twitter employees decided it was a good idea to throw a frat party. The now-controversial event took place on…

Newser | July 23, 2015 - 9:45 am

Ashley Madison Waives $19 Fee That Irked Hackers

The horses may have gone, but Ashley Madison is making sure the stable door is locked: The hacked affair-arranging site says it’s now offering users the ability to delete their…

Newser | July 21, 2015 - 2:15 pm

95 Percent Of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions

To further attempts to impose longer waiting periods and more stringent restrictions, abortion opponents have long used the argument that women suffer negative mental health after undergoing the procedure. That…

Newser | July 14, 2015 - 5:45 pm

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