Retaliation through demolition: Israel destroys Palestinian family home… for the third time (VIDEO)

The Israeli army has razed the home of a Palestinian who has been jailed, charged with killing a soldier. It’s the third time the family’s home has been demolished and more of its members are in jail, on charges including murder. Early on Saturday, a massive Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) detachment arrived at the El […]

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’ Won’t Be Family Friendly

If you were hoping the stop-motion Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio movie coming to Netflix would turn out to be family entertainment like the Disney version, think again. The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who has been trying to get this film made for years, recently confirmed that the adaptation is to be political, and not geared specifically towards children. Of […]

5 disparate ways to talk about politics with your family at Thanksgiving

Flickr/We Are Social Thanksgiving is a day for family, mediocre NFL games, voracious caloric consumption, and quite often,  political arguments that quickly devolve into fruitless acrimony.  The internet is filled with advice takes on how to politically engage your adversarial relatives at dinner.  The advice runs the gamut from meditation and deference to call-outs and […]

Venus Williams has settled a ‘wrongful death’ lawsuit with the family of the 78-year-old man who was killed in a multi-car collision last year

BBC Venus Williams was involved in a fatal multi-car collision last year. The incident led to the death of a 78-year-old man, who died in hospital two weeks after the three-car crash. Williams, who had been cleared of any wrongdoing by the police, had a “wrongful death” lawsuit filed against her by the man’s family. […]

Now Scream This: The Best Horror Movies About Family to Stream This Thanksgiving

(Welcome to Now Scream This, a column where horror experts Chris Evangelista and Matt Donato tell you what scary, spooky, and spine-tingling movies are streaming and where you can watch them.) Matt: Thanksgiving – the nightmare that is cyclical forced family engagements. Another night spent dodging questions about how you’re almost thirty and still not “settling […]

Members of the Saudi royal family are reportedly looking for ways to keep Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king

Nicolas Asfouri – Pool/Getty Images Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Rather, they are discussing the possibility with other family members that after the […]

Gay college athlete who was disowned by her family is in danger of losing her eligibility because her friends raised money to help her eat and pay bills

Streeter Lecka/Getty Canisius College cross-country runner Emily Scheck was disowned by her family this summer after her mother learned that she was dating a woman. Scheck — who had $ 20 to her name when her parents forced her to choose between conversion therapy and their continued financial support — has struggled to find money […]

Fantastic Beasts 2 end: Credence's REAL family is BIGGEST twist in Harry Potter history

Fantastic Beasts 2 has already opened today in many countries and will swiftly spread across the rest of the globe by Friday. Fans already know rather a lot about the background to the story from the trailers and the larger Potterverse, which have revealed the dark days ahead in the next four movies for Dumbledore, […]

4 members of the same family could face the death penalty in what has become the largest murder case in Ohio state history

AP Photo/John Minchillo An Ohio grand jury charged four members of the Wagner family with the 2016 murders of eight people on a family farm in Pike County. Ohio Attorney General and governor-elect Mike DeWine said in a press conference on Tuesday that the victims were “killed in cold blood.” Prosecutors are seeking the death […]