History of violence: Sheriff releases calls about Florida school shooter

Police have released 23 calls made to the home of attacker Nikolas Cruz, in a bid to deflect criticism over handling the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The final call, however, shows serious concerns were not acted on. Last week, Cruz shot dead 17 of his former classmates and teachers in his assault rifle rampage at […]

The Secret History of the Plot Against Gawker

Bollea v. Gawker isn’t just one of the most consequential lawsuits in the history of modern American media. It’s also probably the strangest. In 2016, Hulk Hogan, the professional wrestler, won a nine-figure lawsuit that ultimately bankrupted Gawker Media, a fleet of sites that epitomized the barbed brilliance of New York’s young media crowd. The […]

Trump has endorsed Mitt Romney — the man he once called the ‘dumbest and worst candidate in history’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney in his run for a Senate seat in Utah. Trump urged people to vote for Romney in 2012, but the two criticized each other heavily during the 2016 election campaign. The history of their relationship can be seen from Trump’s many tweets about Romney over the […]

Canadian duo blow away sports world with mesmerizing final skate to become the most decorated ice dance team in Olympic history

Maddie Meyer/Getty Canadian ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home gold at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday in Pyeongchang. The duo put together nearly a flawless routine that had the sports world in awe. Virtue and Moir are now the most decorated ice dancing team in Olympic history. Canadian ice dance team […]

5 biggest mismatches in WWE history

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The US figure skating team has already made history three times at the Winter Olympics — here’s how

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images The US figure skating team is still competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Three team members have already made history there.  Mirai Nagasu is the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics. Vincent Zhou is the first person to land a quadruple lutz at the […]

Russia is finally trying to deal with its dark Stalinist history

Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Russian society is starting to come to terms with the darkest years of Stalinism that gripped the country and its people in the 1930s. Though authorities in some cases have cooperated with grassroots efforts to recover the remains of executed family members and help them to rebuild the memories of their ancestors, the […]

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s ‘Solo’ Droid is Unlike Any Robot in ‘Star Wars’ History

Time for more Solo news! As this week chock-full of Solo details comes to a close, it’s time to learn a little about Phoebe Waller-Bridge‘s droid character, L3-37. This week was a cornucopia of Solo: A Star Wars Story riches. Let’s recap! The Solo trailer dropped. We learned Solo plot details. New Solo images showed off some new characters. Harrison Ford […]