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Teacher Suspended Over Ferguson Shooting ‘Skit’

An Alabama teacher has been suspended without pay after a lesson this week that had parents fuming. An unidentified female teacher at Selma’s Brantley Elementary was discussing current affairs with…

Newser | August 22, 2014 - 5:15 pm

More Unmarried Women Over Age 35 Having Babies

Although the birth rate for unmarried women has been slowly declining, middle-aged American women aren’t waiting to tie the knot before having kids. According to recent CDC data, birth rates…

Newser | August 14, 2014 - 4:15 pm

4 Lost Dr. Seuss Stories Coming Out

Horton heard a Who—and his ears might be ringing right now with the news that he’s about to make a comeback. Random House is republishing four Dr. Seuss stories on…

Newser | August 2, 2014 - 10:30 am

16-Year-Old Japanese Girl Charged With Decapitating Friend

A 16-year-old Japanese girl described by friends as emotionally unstable has been charged with bludgeoning and decapitating a 15-year-old friend, telling police “I did it all by myself,” the Japan

Newser | July 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Say What? 1-In-25 New Yorkers Is A Millionaire

If you were to chuck everybody who wasn’t a millionaire out of New York City, the city would still have a higher population than New Orleans, according to a new…

Newser | July 24, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Church Of England OKs Women Bishops

The Church of England today took a pretty large step into the 21st century, voting by a two-thirds majority to allow the ordination of women as bishops. It’s a reversal…

Newser | July 15, 2014 - 10:45 am

Is Katherine Heigl “Difficult”?

Remember that Hollywood Reporter piece last year in which insiders bashed Katherine Heigl as “entitled” and “difficult”? Well, reporters at yesterday’s NBC summer press tour certainly did, and the resulting questions made for a…

Newser | July 14, 2014 - 6:15 pm

5 Adult Stars Who Live With Their Parents

Despite their fame, fortune, and, you know, legal adulthood, these 10 celebrities still live with their parents! Read more on Newser…

Newser | June 30, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Rising Market: Stylish Bullet-Proof Clothes

For a while, a Colombian clothes designer named Miguel Caballero seemed to be the only player in what seemed to be a extremely niche segment of the market—bullet-proof clothes that were stylish to boot.

Newser | June 22, 2014 - 10:30 am

California Sterilized Inmates Without Lawful Consent

The California prison system illegally had dozens of women sterilized, possibly without their consent, according to a new report from the state auditor. Of the 144 inmates given tubal ligations from fiscal…

Newser | June 21, 2014 - 9:30 am

Study Says Women Are Aroused By Their Shoes

Women see shoes as purely utilitarian accessories that help them get around town … right? Uh, not exactly. The online retailer has confirmed in a nationwide survey that women…

Newser | June 17, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Casey Kasem Dead At 82

Radio icon Casey Kasem died this morning at age 82, his daughter Kerri announced on Facebook. “Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and…

Newser | June 15, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Reporter Investigates … Her Own Marriage Proposal

Maryanne Firth, a reporter in Welland, Ontario, didn’t mind that it was her turn to work last weekend. She’d finally get to learn what was behind the mysterious pink heart…

Newser | June 11, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Gunman, Student Dead In Oregon School Shooting

A lone gunman and a student are dead in a school shooting this morning at a high school about 12 miles outside Portland, Ore., police are confirming, contrary to earlier…

Newser | June 10, 2014 - 1:45 pm

7 Celebs Involved In Bizarre Lawsuits

Oprah Winfrey—a bad neighbor? That’s what one man who lives near her new property above Telluride, Colorado, seems to think. Retired physicist Charles D. Goodman is suing Winfrey, claiming the property…

Newser | May 30, 2014 - 2:45 pm

New Priciest-Ever Starbucks Drink Made With 60 Shots

Today in the annals of First-World feats: America has a new priciest-ever Starbucks drink. The customer behind the beverage, identified as Andrew, used his loyalty card to get a free…

Newser | May 28, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Straight People Need To See More Gay Kisses

There was a distinct outpouring of disgust when Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend after being drafted on Saturday night. Some of it was just outright bigotry, but Mark Joseph Stern at Slate was interested to…

Newser | May 21, 2014 - 11:45 am

Roommates Return $40K Found In Old Sofa

A 91-year-old widow in New York state has been reunited with her life savings thanks to the honesty of three young roommates who found the cash in a beat-up sofa…

Newser | May 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

Ill-Advised Selfie Leads To Guy’s Arrest

Pro tip: It may not be a great idea to post selfies on Facebook that show you dealing drugs … particularly if you were doing so next to sheriff’s deputies.

Newser | May 13, 2014 - 9:45 am

Women Have Surgery So Designer Heels Fit Better

How far are women willing to go for fashion? According to The New York Times, pretty far. The newspaper walks a mile in the shoes of a handful of LA- and NYC-based podiatrists…

Newser | April 29, 2014 - 1:45 pm

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