We have decided today to suspend Brian Williams as Managing Editor and Anchor of NBC Nightly News for six months. The suspension will be without pay and is effective immediately. We let Brian know of our decision earlier today. Lester Holt will continue to substitute Anchor the NBC Nightly News.
Dozens of retired military officers—including over twenty generals and admirals—joined with the Media Research Center in demanding an apology from NBC parent Comcast after the embattled network refused to acknowledge comments by a reporter claiming “American Sniper” Chris Kyle had “racists tendencies toward Iraqis and Muslims” and went on “killing sprees.”
A man allegedly shot dead three Muslim students execution-style near to the University of North Carolina campus on Tuesday after posting anti-religious sentiments online.
IF HE WERE A TEA PARTIER, THIS WOULD BE THE #1 STORY NATIONALLY:
After a 17-year-old shot three people at the Monroeville Mall, CBL and Associates, the mall owner, said it will card and eject unaccompanied minors from the mall on Fridays and Saturdays after 6 p.m. beginning on Feb. 27.
A “stingray” is a cellphone signal interception device which, according to the Daily Caller, may appear to citizens as regular cellphone towers. These trackers trick cellphones and similar devices into connecting with the tracker and once connected, whoever controls the “stingray” can access the device’s call records, texts, location, and other metadata.
Little League Baseball has stripped Chicago-area Jackie Robinson West of all wins from the 2014 Little League World Series.
1. If/when he gets out, he’ll be an expert at doing laundry.
This plot was too crazy even for Charles Manson.
Melissa Burton was on Facebook Monday morning when she came across a headline that has reverberated throughout the Internet echo chamber: “Report: St. Louis-area woman wanted to marry Charles Manson for his corpse.” While most readers took the story with an appropriate amount of bemusement and curiosity, it was more personal for Burton, whose 26-year-old daughter Afton has been dating Manson, now 80, and is planning to get married to the notorious criminal in the near future.
That’s an increase of 348,000 over last year, a surge of a whopping 14 percent from the 2013-14 school year, when charter enrollment rose by 288,000.
John Daly’s ex-wife, Sherrie Miller, is suing his current fiancee, Anna Cladakis, for basically being a homewrecker and destroying their marriage.
More cities are trying to follow in the footsteps of D.C.-area jurisdictions to give non-citizens the right to vote in municipal elections.