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Daughters Of Working Moms Make More Money

Debate in the mommy wars usually focuses on what kids lose out on if their mother works. But a major new study out of the Harvard Business School flips the…

Newser | May 17, 2015 - 11:30 am

The Thrill Is Gone: BB King Dead At 89

BB King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname “King of the Blues,” died late…

Newser | May 15, 2015 - 11:45 am

Lindsay Lohan Is Doing Community Service At A Brooklyn Pre-School

What’s worse: finding a note sent home with your kid indicating that his nursery school has been infested with lice, or a note informing you that Lindsay Lohan will soon…

Newser | May 13, 2015 - 11:50 am

Tamir Rice’s Mom Wants “Justice,” Lives In Shelter

Five months is long enough, they say, and they’re not willing to wait. The family of Tamir Rice—the 12-year-old boy gunned down by Cleveland police last year while carrying a toy…

Newser | May 5, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Now You Can Make Chipotle’s Guacamole At Home

Chipotle’s latest move touting its healthy ingredients: Yesterday morning, it revealed its guacamole recipe online, Consumerist reports. There are no secret ingredients: It’s just two ripe Hass avocados (they “should…

Newser | May 4, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Bar Owner Says 2-Way Bathroom Mirror Is Staying

The two-way mirror in the women’s bathroom of a bar in suburban Chicago is only there for harmless Halloween pranks and it’s not going anywhere, vows the owner of Cigars…

Newser | April 28, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Bruce Jenner’s Kids Forgive Him For His Absence

One of Bruce Jenner’s ex-wives expressed her support after Jenner confirmed Friday that he’s transgenderand identifies as a woman. Also standing firm behind the former Olympic athlete: his four oldest…

Newser | April 27, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Judge: Lab Chimps Have The Right To Fight For Freedom

The writ of habeas corpus lets prisoners appear in court to make their captors justify why they’re being held. Until now in the US, those who’ve used this legal tactic…

Newser | April 21, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Aaron Hernandez Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

After seven days of deliberation, a jury has found former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Odin Lloyd. The Boston Herald reports that…

Newser | April 15, 2015 - 11:15 am

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty On All Counts, Will Face Death

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been found guilty on all 30 counts he faced for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, including 17 that make him eligible for the death…

Newser | April 8, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Alabama Cop Faces Federal Charges In Brutality Case

A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February. Former Madison police officer Eric…

Newser | March 29, 2015 - 9:30 am

Dave Grohl Helps Out A Dying Fan

A big Foo Fighters fan with terminal cancer will get to scratch off one item from his wish list: meeting Dave Grohl and the band. The band was flying home from…

Newser | March 28, 2015 - 9:30 am

“Jinx” Director Andrew Jarecki On How They Discovered Robert Durst’s Damning Comment

This weekend saw Robert Durst’s arrest and the conclusion of HBO series “The Jinx,” in which he appears to confess to multiple murders. Just how was it that filmmakers managed…

Newser | March 16, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Here’s How Much We Spend To Get Married

In what some are calling one sign of an improving economy, if at the expense of newlyweds, a new survey by The Knot finds that the average cost of a…

Newser | March 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Waitress Gets 130 Percent Tip, Heartwrenching Note

A waitress in Tennessee was brought to tears this week when a customer left her a generous tip and a moving message. Claire Hudson, 25, was serving tables at Mac’s…

Newser | March 13, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Here’s The Scoop On Apple Watch

Today’s highly anticipated Apple event started with news of a partnership with HBO and updates on the iPhone and Mac computers (“Can you even see it? I can’t even feel…

Newser | March 9, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Lacey Spears Guilty Of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

A woman who blogged for years about her son’s constant health woes was convicted today of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

Newser | March 2, 2015 - 6:45 pm

America Has A New “Happiest” State

Dark horse Alaska has come from behind to claim the title of the happiest state in the US, LiveScience reports. Snagging the designation from 2013 winner North Dakota, Alaska—which didn’t even…

Newser | February 22, 2015 - 11:30 am

The Internet’s “Most Hated Man” Is Going To Prison

The man the BBC once called the “Net’s most hated man” is facing years behind bars after pleading guilty to several charges involving “revenge porn” site IsAnyoneUp.com. Hunter Moore, 28,…

Newser | February 20, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Nicki Minaj Crew Member Killed In Bar Fight

Two members of Nicki Minaj’s touring team were stabbed—one fatally—early yesterday outside a bar in Philly, where they were rehearsing for the tour. Minaj confirmed the news on Twitter, and…

Newser | February 19, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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