Democratic challenger and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist was left standing alone prior to a debate with Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott when Mr. Crist insisted on having a fan onstage to keep him cool during the meeting. Candidates are now agreeing on terms of debates prior to taking the dais. (Associated Press)
A T-shirt company has issued a controversial feminist ad featuring several little girls as young as 6 dressed up in princess costumes and delivering an expletive-filled rant on the woes of the modern woman. (YouTube/FCKH8)
Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, is retiring at the end of this year after a decade in the Senate, meaning the 239-page, meticulously footnoted volume he's releasing Wednesday will be his last. (Associated Press)
Democratic candidate Charlie Crist, left, and Republican Gov. Rick Scott shake hands before their live television debate, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 hosted by WJXT-TV and CNN at the Channel 4 studios in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Will Dickey, Pool)
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, Daniele Watts attends a Janelle Monae concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Watts, who suggested she was detained by Los Angeles police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend has been charged with lewd conduct. The actress, who appeared in “Django Unchained,” and Brian Lucas each were charged Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, with misdemeanor counts that carry potential six-month jail terms. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP, File)
Gavin Seim, a Washington state activist and former Republican congressional candidate, recently filmed himself flagging down a police officer driving an unmarked vehicle and demanding to see identification. (YouTube)
Soldiers from the 35th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade pack their gear as they prepare for deployment to west Africa to aid against the spread of the Ebola virus in Fort Gordon, Ga., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan)
The days of friendly open crowds are seemingly gone. Both Keith Urban (left) and Jason Aldean (right) have experienced violence at recent shows. In July, 55 people were arrested at a concert by Mr. Urban in Mansfield, Massachusetts. There was even at least one charge of rape. A 22-year-old man was found dead — authorities said it was caused by extreme intoxication — after a concert by Mr. Aldean.