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LA police arrive on scene, accidentally kill stabbing victim

John Winkler / Facebook screenshot, edited in Paint

The Los Angeles Ciunty Sheriff's department acknowledged Thursday that officers accidentally shot 30-year-old John Winkler, a production assistant for Comedy Central's "Tosh.0," who they mistakenly believed was the suspect in a stabbing incident inside a West Hollywood apartment.

University’s decision to rescind degree to critic of Islam not going over well

10:59 PM 04/10/2014

The decision made by Brandeis University to cancel the conferral of an honorary degree on Ayaan Hrsi Ali, a fierce critic of radical Islam, has drawn the ire of free speech enthusiasts who believe Brandeis succumbed to political correctness in service of religious fundamentalism.

This land is my land: Feds descend on cattle rancher’s land

5:07 PM 04/10/2014

Armed federal agents have descended upon a Nevada cattle ranch, and will soon settle a feud with 67-year-old rancher Cliven Bundy, who has contested the U.S. government's right to tax and regulate property that has been in his family since 1870.

Proven wrong: Democrat who said white people never adopt black kids

5:06 PM 04/10/2014

Alabama state Rep. Alvin Holmes, a Democrat, said last month that Republicans would support abortion if their daughters were impregnated by black men, and promised to give $100,000 to anyone who could prove that "a whole bunch of whites," had adopted black children in the state of Alabama.

Illinois Dem condemned for racial remark directed at black Republican

10:51 PM 04/09/2014

An Illinois Democratic state legislator apologized -- but later backtracked and said she was quoted out of context -- after seemingly referring to black Republican state legislator John Anthony as a "half" in a derogatory manner.

Arne Duncan slowly backing away from Common Core

10:40 PM 04/09/2014

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has always been a strong supporter of the Common Core Standards -- like his boss, President Barack Obama -- but he is now beginning to distance himself from a reform that has earned considerable animosity from teachers, parents, students and activists.

Watch Colbert’s hilarious takedown of absurd Common Core math problems

6:10 PM 04/09/2014

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert ripped into the Common Core standards on his Tuesday night show, ridiculing the absurd Core-aligned math problems that have baffled students, parents and teachers nationwide.

Brandeis U. rescinds honorary degree because recipient is anti-Islam

9:31 AM 04/09/2014

Brandeis University -- an institution named after Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis Brandeis, a famed defender of free speech -- has canceled plans to award an honorary degree to scholar Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who is known for her scathing criticisms of Islam and its treatment of women.

13-year-old sent to principal’s office after informing students of Common Core opt-out rights

8:22 AM 04/09/2014

A 13-year-old New York student says she was suspended for informing other students of their right to opt-out of Common Core-aligned standardized testing.

Cop faked porn site affiliation, tricked underage girl into sending him dirty pics

9:34 PM 04/08/2014

A former Utah police officer has been accused of tricking an underage girl into sending him naked pictures of herself by pretending to be a casting agent for a pornographic film company.

Kids take Common Core tests with ‘inappropriate content, ambiguous questions’

3:13 PM 04/08/2014

New York City principals are rising up against the Common Core testing that was forced on their students last week and contained "inappropriate conduct and ambiguous questions," according to one principal.

You decide: Is this coach who wrestled a drug dealer a hero or villain? [VIDEO]

10:07 AM 04/08/2014

A California high school suspended a science teacher and wrestling coach after the man fought with a student, but other students have jumped to the coach's defense -- and eyewitnesses say he merely pinned a troublesome classroom drug dealer.

Yale to skinny student: Fatten up or face expulsion (!)

6:24 PM 04/07/2014

A Yale University student has finally triumphed over college health administrators, who for months told her she was too skinny and would have to put on serious weight or be expelled.

Eric Holder wants gun owners to wear ‘smart gun’ bracelets

2:54 PM 04/07/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to explore "common sense" gun reforms, like mandating that gun owners would have to wear bracelets before they could activate their firearms.

TheDC reviews ‘Game of Thrones’ season four premiere episode, ‘Two Swords’

1:21 AM 04/07/2014

Ned Stark may have lost his head in season one, but his mighty greatsword, Ice--as much a symbol of his grim, cold morality as his family’s famous saying, “Winter is Coming”--still endured.

Update: College accused of censorship fights back… by censoring FB page

7:38 PM 04/06/2014

A Connecticut community college accused of abridging a student's free speech and due process rights addressed criticisms of its actions by shutting down its Facebook page.

De Blasio vs. Cuomo: Democrats fight Democrats over charter schools

4:23 PM 04/04/2014

A fight between New York's two biggest Democrats underscores the shifting politics of school choice reform -- something the left now supports in increasing numbers.

Your tax dollars at work: FBI raids 91-year-old man’s rare artifacts collection

9:59 AM 04/04/2014

Dozens of FBI agents, tents and police cars have descended upon the Indiana home of 91-year-old Don Miller, a world traveler with an amazing rare artifacts collection, due to government concerns that Miller's collection may violate international treaties.

Trigger warnings: New wave of political correctness hits campuses

11:03 PM 04/03/2014

Hypersensitive students and professors all over the country are about to score another victory for political correctness if they succeed in their mission to normalize the use of "trigger warnings," which are intended to protect people from taking part in class discussions and media that might offend them.

More from the White Privilege Conference: Tea party = RACISM

10:58 PM 04/02/2014

Not only are all members of the tea party movement racists, but the longer a person associates with the tea party, the more racist he becomes -- according to a speaker at the National White Privilege Conference, which was held in Madison, Wisconsin, last week.