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Concert Fans Angry as Hyped Bahamas Festival is Canceled

Concert Fans Angry as Hyped Bahamas Festival is Canceled

Apr 29
Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel.

Hacker Threatens to Release Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

Hacker Threatens to Release Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

By Michael Liedtke | Apr 29
A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released online.

Trump to Spend Day 100 in Office Talking Tough on Trade

Trump to Spend Day 100 in Office Talking Tough on Trade

By Jill Colvin and Paul Wiseman | Apr 29
President Donald Trump is marking his 100th day in office by talking tough on trade.

Private College Mandates Staff Opposition to Gay Marriage

Private College Mandates Staff Opposition to Gay Marriage

Apr 29
A private North Carolina Christian college is insisting that its faculty and staff sign a document that opposes same-sex marriage and abortion. One faculty member says she and eight of her colleagues have refused to sign it and are leaving the school.

Congress OKs Bill Averting Saturday Gov't Shutdown

Congress OKs Bill Averting Saturday Gov't Shutdown

By Alan Fram | Apr 28
With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend.

Watch: Bill Nye Slams Conversion Therapy with Ice Cream Cartoon, Ultra Conservatives Freak

Watch: Bill Nye Slams Conversion Therapy with Ice Cream Cartoon, Ultra Conservatives Freak

Apr 28
On a recent episode of Billy Nye's new Netflix show, the beloved scientist tackled sexuality and took aim at conversion therapy - a method believed by some that can "turn" gay people straight - by using ice cream.

Warren 'Troubled' by Report of Wall Street-Paid Obama Speech

Warren 'Troubled' by Report of Wall Street-Paid Obama Speech

Apr 28
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

Trump: 'I Thought it Would be Easier'

Trump: 'I Thought it Would be Easier'

Apr 28
President Donald Trump is sounding wistful as he reflects on his first 100 days on the job.

'13 Reasons' Sparks Criticism of Teen Suicide Depiction

'13 Reasons' Sparks Criticism of Teen Suicide Depiction

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 28
The suicide of the heroine in Netflix's new popular series "13 Reasons Why" shouldn't come as a shock, since it's depicted in the final episode of a series built around the character's death. But knowing that it is coming doesn't make it any easier.

Tennessee Senate OKs Bill LGBT Groups Deem Discriminatory

Tennessee Senate OKs Bill LGBT Groups Deem Discriminatory

By Jonathan Mattise | Apr 28
Words in state law must be interpreted as having "natural and ordinary meaning" under a bill passed by the Tennessee Senate on Thursday. Critics call it a sneaky way of encouraging state judges to deny rights to same-sex couples and transgender people.

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