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Ricky Martin cancels charity event with Trump: ‘Your heart is filled with hate and ignorance’

Martin has decided to pull his annual charity golf tournament from Trump's International Golf Club Rio Grande in Puerto Rico. Martin also slammed Trump on Twitter, saying his heart is filled with "hate and ignorance."

The U.S. just had its first measles death in 12 years

This Thursday, Washington State health officials announced that a woman had died of measles, becoming the first person in the U.S. to die from the disease since 2003.

Retired priest: ‘Hell’ was invented by the church to control people with fear

The video is of an interview retired Episcopal bishop John Shelby Spong did with Keith Morrison of Dateline NBC back in August of 2006.

Here’s a simple way to explain America to non-Americans

It's important that non-Americans understand our cultural traditions.

Governor Jerry Brown signs California’s new mandatory vaccination bill into law

One of the toughest vaccination bills in the nation was signed into law this Tuesday, ending exemptions based on personal or religious beliefs from state immunization laws.

Texas pastor who said he’d set himself on fire if gay marriage was legalized was just kidding

A Texas pastor who suggested he would set himself on fire in protest if the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, now claims that he was only quoting lyrics from a song and didn’t intend to actually go through with the act in the first

The Baltimore Police warning that gangs were ‘teaming up to kill cops’ was bullsh*t

Back on April 27, Baltimore Police announced there was a "credible threat" that the Bloods, Crips and Black Guerrilla Family had joined forces to target officers. But according recent reports, other law enforcement agencies couldn’t verify the claim in the hours after it was

California just approved one of the toughest mandatory vaccine laws in the U.S.

California’s General Assembly just approved one of the most strict mandatory vaccination law in the U.S., completely eliminating parents from forgoing vaccinating their children due to personal or religious beliefs

Alabama’s GOP governor orders Confederate flags removed from the state’s Capitol

Apparently inspired by the actions of of his fellow governors in South Carolina and Virginia, Alabama’s GOP governor Robert Bentley ordered the removal of four Confederate flags flying at the state’s Capitol in Montgomery.

Jon Stewart slams Fox News on Charleston hypocrisy: ‘Their immunity to irony is a sickness’

Tearing into Fox News and Sean Hannity on Monday’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart slammed the network for politicizing Dylann Roof’s shooting rampage at an iconic South Carolina church, killing 9 people including a prominent black civil rights leader and senator.