Smith College is reviewing its media access policies after student protesters last week banned reporters from covering a sit-in unless they expressed solidarity with the movement.
Ghost Sec, a group affiliated with Anonymous, the hacktivist collective, attacked a site by an Islamic State supporter found on the deep web and replaced the terror propaganda with a pharmacy ad for Viagra and Prozac.
An Australian man’s high-pitched screams while attempting to kill a spider in his apartment prompted neighbors to call North Sydney police recently, as they worried that someone was being violently hurt in a domestic disturbance.
Several lists came out this week in various online forums of the “best” Thanksgiving films. Unsurprisingly, “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” topped them all. So why does “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” still hold sway as both a classic comedy and retain its status as “the” ultimate Thanksgiving film nearly 30 years after its release?
While film director Naji Abu Nowar wants to tell stories about the culture of his Middle Eastern ancestors, the British-born director’s authorial influences come from cultures both west and east of his family’s native Jordan, where he was partially educated as a young man. Mr. Nowar co-wrote and directed the new film “Theeb,” which tells the story of the titular young Bedouin (Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat) who embarks on a treacherous desert journey alongside his brother Hussein (Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen) and a mysterious English soldier (Jack Fox).
The Statue of Liberty was originally intended to represent a female Muslim peasant guarding the approach to the Suez Canal, the Smithsonian said Tuesday.
A Georgia sheriff is gaining attention after posting a sign outside of his department Tuesday morning declaring his county “politically incorrect.”
A petition demanding that Princeton University remains committed to free speech is gaining steam in the wake of nationwide protests by college students seeking protection from offensive language on campuses.
Minnesota Republican Party officials have fired a volunteer social media manager who tweeted the hashtag #NegroProblem from an official Twitter account.
It is a number that would even give frantic political pollsters pause. Americans will enjoy 46 million turkeys on Thanksgiving Day. And it’s no wonder. Almost nine-out-of 10 Americans - 88 percent - tuck into a plate of turkey on the big day, and they put away an estimated 736 million pounds of it according to the National Turkey Federation, a trade association. Two thirds of Americans say eating leftovers is the best part of the meal. On Thursday, Americans will also help themselves to 30 million green bean casseroles.