via Andrew Sullivan:
In June of this year, the tragic, yet amazing story of Harrison Okene's survival in a capsized tugboat that sank off the coast of Nigeria stunned the world. Trapped in a 4ft sq. air pocket 100ft underwater in freezing temperatures, Okene survived on no food and some cans of Coca Cola for almost three days. Even more amazing is the video footage of the rescue that has just surfaced.
By Bob Cesca: There's a slim chance Obamacare's contraception coverage could survive the ideological knee-jerk of Supreme Court conservatives -- that is as long as a strong scientific case is made for the fact that, no, the morning after pill, also known as Plan-B or "emergency contraception," does not induce abortion.
Emails have emerged that show Wildstein and Christie's Deputy Chief of Staff, Bridget Anne Kelly, discussing the lane closures back in August, before the lanes were closed and traffic slowed to a crawl in New Jersey.
In a hilarious segment, Jon Stewart reacted to new accusations that Chris Christie's office used Sandy aid as political leverage last night, slamming Christie for what he called "Some old-school New Jersey corruption".
Monday wasn't a good day for Edward Snowden. Two different dispatches from the former-NSA-contractor-turned-Moscow-airport-resident were released in the space of an hour: a letter that was apparently delivered to President Rafael Correa of Ecuador, and a statement posted on the Wikileaks website.
Authorities handling unrest in Ferguson have demonstrated repeatedly they're incapable of maintaining order while respecting civil rights.