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 2018-04-19 10:56 

The Daily Beast

John Avlon Talks Mike Pompeo Nomination...

CNN The Daily Beast's editor-in-chief John Avlon discusses what it will take for the Senate to confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State. Read more at The Daily Beast....

 2018-04-19 08:23 

The Daily Beast

A 'Breakthrough' Injection Could Reduce Number of Migraines Patients Suffer by 50 Percent...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Could a weekly injection halve the number of migraines patients suffer? A promising new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology on Tuesday suggests that's the case. It's welcome news for migraine ...

 2018-04-19 06:32 

The Daily Beast

Ernst & Young Partner Claims Firm Retaliated Against Her After She Reported Sexual Assault...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A partner at Ernst & Young was sexually assaulted and harassed by multiple colleagues at the company, which allegedly ignored the woman's complaints and then retaliated against her, according to a complaint she fi...

 2018-04-19 05:56 

The Daily Beast

University of North Texas Student Labelled N****r on Receipt From On-Campus Eatery...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When a University of North Texas student went to an on-campus eatery for buffalo wings, she left with a large serving of outrage—from a receipt that called her a n----r. "I need answers," Chelsea Shaw wr...

 2018-04-19 05:49 

The Daily Beast

Poll: Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke Race 'Too Close to Call'...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Months out from the U.S. Senate election in Texas, a new poll from Quinnipiac University found that the race between incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke is "too close to call.&...

 2018-04-19 04:21 

The Daily Beast

James Comey, Welcome to the Long List of People Trump Wants to Jail...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast While President Trump can't unilaterally send someone to prison, he can give someone a Twitter sentencing. James Comey has been subject to the most recent round of lock-him-up taunts from Trump, with the president...

 2018-04-19 03:02 

The Daily Beast

Unarmed Teen Killed by Police Was 'Simply Backing His Mom's Minivan' Out of Garage, Lawsuit Claims...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When 17-year-old John Albers threatened suicide on FaceTime , his friends called police. Within minutes of officers' arrival at the teen's home, he was dead—but not because he killed himself. Officer Cla...

 2018-04-18 21:43 

The Daily Beast

Is North Korea Outmaneuvering Trump and China?...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast BEDMINSTER, New Jersey—CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during the Easter weekend. The discussions, held in the North, were in preparation for Kim's historic talks w...

 2018-04-18 21:03 

The Daily Beast

Nikki Haley, Great Pushback. Now Resign on Principle....

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Nikki Haley slapped back hard at White House minions after they first suggested that her announcement of new sanctions against Russia was premature and then said it might have been the result of " momentary confus...

 2018-04-18 21:03 

The Daily Beast

Teen Got Feds to OK His 'Blaze It for Jill Stein' PAC...

Photo illustration by The Daily Beast With little fanfare, federal regulators took steps two weeks ago to kill a super PAC supporting former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein. The Federal Election Commission's letter of "administrative...

 2018-04-18 21:02 

The Daily Beast

Speak of the Devil: The Vatican Hosts an Exorcist Convention...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast ROME—Exorcist Ernest Simoni is no devil's advocate. The 89-year-old cardinal says he has come face to face with Satan hundreds of times, and lately he even drives out demons by cellphone. Simoni is the Hell-...

 2018-04-18 21:01 

The Daily Beast

China Keeps Trying to Scrub LGBT Content From the Web...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast HONG KONG—Chinese web censors believe that the presence of an LGBT community brings dark days to their nation, and over the weekend the hashtag #IAmGay was banned on the social media platform Weibo, a popular Tw...

 2018-04-18 21:00 

The Daily Beast

How the Feds Can Build a Case Against Michael Cohen for Paying Off Stormy Daniels...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Michael Cohen is under investigation for "acts of concealment" and "fraud," according to prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, who reportedly ...

 2018-04-18 21:00 

The Daily Beast

Amy Schumer Responds to Her Backlash: I'm Not Going to Shut Up...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Amy Schumer is in a familiar position. She'd have every right to be fed up about being back here, but instead she's facing it with admirable open-mindedness and even some optimism. Once again, there has been h...

 2018-04-18 18:45 

Yahoo News

Stormy Daniels wears American flag and 'bares all' on new magazine cover...

"We are really excited to have Stormy back on the cover of the magazine," Kelly Holland, CEO and owner of Penthouse, told The Daily Beast....

 2018-04-18 08:49 

The Daily Beast

Trump Reaches Deal to Send Detained U.S. Citizen Abroad, Gov't Says...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast The Trump administration says it has reached a deal to send an unnamed U.S. citizen it has held without charge in military detention for the past seven months to another country, according to court papers&...

 2018-04-18 08:03 

The Daily Beast

Long Island Iced Tea to the Grasshopper: Guilty Pleasure Drinks You Shouldn't Be Embarrassed to Order...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast From Long Island Iced Tea to frozen cocktails to Grasshoppers, there's a whole class of drinks that don't get much respect from modern bartenders or drinkers. But in the right bar and under the ri...

 2018-04-18 06:25 

The Daily Beast

When Brandon Teena Was Killed, LGBT Advocate David S. Buckel Wouldn't Let The Case Die...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast In the wake of his tragic suicide last weekend by self-immolation, 60-year-0ld David S. Buckel has been described most often as a " gay rights " lawyer. It would be far more accurate to describe him—as a...

 2018-04-18 06:15 

The Daily Beast

Did a 'Young Willem Dafoe' Threaten Stormy Daniels? Internet Goes Wild Trying to ID Her Sketch...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast May God have mercy on whoever's job it is to monitor IDthethug@gmail.com . That's the tabloid-worthy email address Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, created to solicit information regarding the ide...

 2018-04-18 05:21 

The Daily Beast

Justice Neil Gorsuch Gives Immigrants Big Win Against Trump's Deportation Machine...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The Supreme Court delivered a win for immigrants battling the Trump administration, with the justice Trump put on the high court, Neil Gorsuch, providing the margin of victory. The case, Sessions v. Dimaya , will imme...

 2018-04-18 03:29 

The Daily Beast

Private Prison Company Made Detainees Work For Toilet Paper, Lawsuit Alleges...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast A private prison company forced immigrant detainees to work for as little as $1 per day if they wanted toilet paper, toothpaste, and safe lodging, according to a new lawsuit filed on Tuesday. The class action suit, fi...

 2018-04-18 02:32 

Raw Story

James Comey launched the investigation that eventually led to Andrew McCabe's ouster: report...

Actions taken by James Comey when he was serving as FBI director eventually led to the ouster of his former deputy, Andrew McCabe, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. A "source familiar with the investigation" said that then-FBI Director Comey instr...

 2018-04-17 21:24 

The Daily Beast

Where Facebook's Fake News Has Deadly Consequences...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast BEIRUT—One weekend two years ago, in the middle of the security crisis caused by the extremist Islamic State group, fighting broke out in northern Iraq around the town of Tuz Khurmatu between members of the Iraq...

 2018-04-17 21:21 

The Daily Beast

Congressman Pushed Bills That Helped His Drug Company...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) has sponsored several bills that would have benefited a drug company in which he is the lead shareholder, a Daily Beast investigation has found. Collins is also trying to make changes to a go...

 2018-04-17 21:20 

The Daily Beast

RNC's Comey Attacks Are Right out of the Dictators' Playbook...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast When wtf moments happen at the pace they have in the age of Trump, it gets tough to sort out which outrages really matter. When we do encounter a stand-out moment, we need to take notice. And I say we'...

 2018-04-17 21:18 

The Daily Beast

Michael Cohen, the World's Worst Fixer, Made Court Watching Great Again...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Gasps and murmurs such as are often heard in TV and movie courtroom scenes, but almost never in real life arose when the name of Michael Cohen's third client was made known. "Sean Hannity," Coh...

 2018-04-17 21:16 

The Daily Beast

'ER' Star Anthony Edwards: I Don't See My Childhood Sexual Abuse as a 'Tragedy'...

Roy Rochlin/Getty Men come up to Anthony Edwards on the street to thank him. "They will say to me, 'It happened to me too,'" Edwards told The Daily Beast. "They have kept it to themselves, just like me. They say, 'I'm not ready...

 2018-04-17 21:15 

The Daily Beast

Who Will Rescue American Babies From ISIS?...

Photo illustration by The Daily Beast A recent PBS series highlighted the case of an American mother, Samantha Elhassani, who took her two American children into the so-called Islamic State and had two more babies there with her Moroccan husband, who beca...

 2018-04-17 20:58 

The Daily Beast

The Trump Fixer Who 'Knows Where All the Bodies Are Buried'...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast When Stormy Daniels appeared at Donald Trump's penthouse hotel room, on the lustful summer night in 2006 that has come to haunt his presidency , the two were not entirely alone. Trump's loyal bodyg...

 2018-04-17 20:33 

The Daily Beast

Kendrick Lamar's Pulitzer Prize Win: Overdue Recognition of Black Excellence...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Rappers boast of plenty of things in their lyrics, but now the Pulitzer Prize prize can be added to the list. Compton's Kendrick Lamar will be the first rapper (and first winner who is not a classical...

 2018-04-17 17:57 

AlterNet.org

Glenn Beck Is Trying to Sell Off His Private Jet As His Media Empire Continues to Crumble...

The former conservative star is fading. As his media empire collapses, Glenn Beck listed his private jet for sale, according to the Daily Beast.On the Federal Aviation Administration records, Beck is selling his 996 DC9-15 aircraft for an undisclosed pric...

 2018-04-17 17:38 

Raw Story

Glenn Beck puts his private jet up for sale as his media empire falls apart...

As his media empire collapses, Glenn Beck listed his private jet for sale, according to the Daily Beast. On the Federal Aviation Administration records, Beck is selling his 996 DC9-15 aircraft for an undisclosed price. The jet is registered under number N...

 2018-04-17 17:36 

Crooks and Liars

Sandy Hook Families Suing Alex Jones For Defamation...

It is time, America, for the Era of 'Conspiracy Theories For Profit' to END. Daily Beast: The parents of two children who died in the Sandy Hook massacre have filed defamation lawsuits against Infowars founder Alex Jones over his false claims that...

 2018-04-17 17:03 

Raw Story

Private prison inmates forced to work for their own toilet paper: lawsuit...

A newly filed lawsuit is accusing CoreCivic, the largest private prison company in the United States, of forcing inmates to work for as little as $1 a day in exchange for being allowed to use toilet paper. The Daily Beast reports that three immigrant deta...

 2018-04-17 08:37 

The Daily Beast

US, UK Accuse Russia-Backed Attackers of Hacking Routers in Espionage Campaign...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast The U.S. and the U.K. say that Russian state-sponsored hackers have been exploiting a software vulnerability found in thousands of routers around the world in order to break into networks and steal data...

 2018-04-17 06:51 

The Daily Beast

Michael Cohen Forced to Reveal His Mystery Client Is Sean Hannity...

Photo illustration by The Daily Beast Michael Cohen had as a client Fox News host Sean Hannity , Cohen's lawyers were forced to reveal in a Manhattan federal courtroom on Monday. Cohen, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, was present at a hearing whe...

 2018-04-16 23:18 

The American Mirror

FLASHBACK: Michael Cohen judge was Bill Clinton AG pick...

The swamp is deep. The Daily Beast reports: President Donald Trump and his longtime attorney Michael Cohen both lost a court challenge related to the FBI's seizure of Cohen's documents they both claim are protected by attorney-client privilege. Co...

 2018-04-16 21:15 

Zero Hedge

"Self-Centered, Self-Serving Jackass": FBI Insiders Furious After Comey Interview...

Current and former FBI agents are furious after former Director James Comey gave his first interview since President Trump fired him last year to ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Sunday night, reports the Daily Beast - which was privy to a play-by-play ...

 2018-04-16 20:58 

The Daily Beast

The Search for Lost Cocktail Classics...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast People have been writing books devoted to the art—science, craft, practice, habit, perversion, paraphilia, whatever—of mixing drinks since 1827, when Henry Slatter, publisher of the Oxford Hera...

 2018-04-16 20:58 

The Daily Beast

Alzheimer's Drug Trials Keep Failing—and That's Amazing...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast The morning before Thanksgiving 2017, neurologist Reisa Sperling was waiting for news. Sperling, an Alzheimer's researcher and professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, had been waiting ...

 2018-04-16 20:57 

The Daily Beast

The New Law That Puts Transgender Sex Workers in Danger...

Getty/Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast On Wednesday, President Trump signed SESTA/FOSTA into law—a combined bill that will make websites liable for their users' speech, with the stated purpose of combatting sex trafficking. The legislation,...

 2018-04-16 20:54 

The Daily Beast

Vladimir Putin's Billionaire Buddies Are Getting Scared, and Not Just of Sanctions...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Times are getting tough for Russia's oligarchs. Seven of them were sanctioned on April 6 by the U.S. Treasury, along with 17 government officials and 12 Russian businesses. More U.S. sanctions are on t...

 2018-04-16 20:54 

The Daily Beast

Chat Site for Gamers Got Overrun by the Alt-Right. Now It's Fighting Back....

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Discord wanted to create a chat platform for gamers. Instead it's attracted a community of white supremacists. Discord is a free voice and text app with invite-only chat rooms, but those private...

 2018-04-16 20:54 

The Daily Beast

Anatomy of a Russian Chemical Weapons Lie...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Russia and Syria say the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria , was all rebel-staged fake—and promise that they've got the evidence to prove it. But one of the pieces of evidence they ...

 2018-04-16 20:52 

The Daily Beast

Lawsuit: Pentagon Contractor Treated Workers Like 'Slaves'...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast A major government contractor kept American workers in "slave-like conditions," confiscated their passports, and forced them to work around toxic chemicals with no protection, according to a previo...

 2018-04-16 19:51 

The Daily Beast

James Comey's ABC Interview Has Furious FBI Insiders Lashing Out...

James Comey's first interview since President Trump fired him as director of the FBI has enraged his former agents who deluged the Daily Beast with their disdain as they watched him spin his side of the story to George Stephanopoulos on Sunday night. ...

 2018-04-16 19:14 

NewsBusters

Model, Daily Beast Slam Coachella Owner for Being 'Right Wing,' 'Pro-Gun'...

The liberal media is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Do they worship Beyonce at Coachella? Or do they eschew Coachella for having something to do with a conservative?...

 2018-04-16 18:33 

Raw Story

Trump attorney Michael Cohen compared him to a crime boss — long before Comey ever did...

President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney once compared him to a crime boss. The Daily Beast on Monday highlighted a past interview with Michael Cohen, in which he called Trump the "godfather of politics." "He is now the godfathe...

 2018-04-16 15:45 

The Daily Beast

'Rip Him Apart': Trump Glued to James Comey Book Blitz as Feud Escalates...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast On Friday, President Donald Trump met with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, her talking points and briefing materials in hand, in the Oval Office ahead of one of her routine televised press briefing...

 2018-04-16 15:20 

The Daily Beast

Comey: Trump Acts Like a Mob Boss & Is 'Morally Unfit to Be President'—But Shouldn't Be Impeached...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast In 2002, when James Comey was merely the fresh-faced U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York and not the focal point of unprecedented presidential fury , the future FBI director got his ...

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