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Harlem Hate Pastor Threatens Stand-Off With Authorities

Feb 12
Could the notorious Harlem Hate Church follow in the footsteps of Waco, Wounded Knee and the Bundy Ranch?

Kanye's Lyrics About Taylor Swift Ignite New Controversy

By Kristin M. Hall | Feb 12
Kanye West's new album, "The Life Of Pablo," has ignited a new controversy between the rapper and pop superstar Taylor Swift.

Panel Advances Bill to Require Ultrasounds Before Abortions

By Bruce Shreiner | Feb 12
Abortion opponents increasingly on the offensive in Kentucky's statehouse advanced legislation Thursday that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women.

Former Transgender Inmate Settles With Prison Officials

By Kate Brumback | Feb 12
A former transgender inmate who had complained that she didn't get adequate treatment for her gender identity condition has settled a lawsuit against Georgia prison officials.

Pharmabro Shkreli Offers Kanye $10M for New Album, Fails at Being a Villain

Feb 12
Pharmabro Martin Shkreli took to Twitter shortly after Kanye West debuted his new album "The Life of Pablo" and offered the rapper $10 million for the yet-unreleased LP. He then said his offer "should delay the album for a few days."

Utah Panel OKs Bill Adding LGBT Protections to Hate Crime Law

By Michelle L. Price | Feb 12
A proposal to add protections for gay and transgender people to the Utah's hate crime law cleared its first test Thursday when it was approved on a 5-1 vote by a Senate committee.

Cliven Bundy to Remain in Jail in 2014 Nevada Standoff Case

Feb 12
The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday by federal authorities with leading a tense April 2014 armed standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents near his ranch in Nevada.

Trump Settles Lawsuit Against Univision

Feb 11
Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants.

Man Convicted of Killing Gay Banker in 90s Speaks Out After Prison Release

Feb 11
A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a gay banker in 1991 was released from prison in December, after serving a 23-year sentence, and is exclusively speaking out to ABC's Houston-affiliate station KTRK.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

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