The Republican National Committee spent almost $100,000 to buy up copies of Donald Trump Jr.'s book, and it was probably a big reason he made it onto The New York Times best-seller list. read more
Gahan Wilson, whose outlandish, often ghoulish cartoons added a bizarrely humorous touch to Playboy, The New Yorker, National Lampoon and other publications in the era when magazines propelled the cultural conversation, died on Thursday in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 89. read more
That's because some people's financial decisions are driven less by the perceived benefits of a fat bank account than by how much they can help others around them. These people have a higher degree of the personality trait known as agreeableness, meaning they are more likely to be altruistic, kind, and trustworthy than the rest of us. Agreeable people make great friends, but they're also more likely to be bad with money.
A prominent Texas state lawmaker admitted Thursday that he dropped an envelope containing several baggies of cocaine at an Austin airport, and he said he would be seeking drug treatment. read more
Florida State Rep. Kimberly Daniels thanks God for slavery, claiming "if it wasn't for slavery, I might be somewhere in Africa worshipping a tree." Rep. Daniels, the sponsor of a bill recently passed by the Florida House that would force every public school to post "In God We Trust" signs, is a dangerous religious extremist that dreams of a Christian theocracy.