Watch Rob Ford Sing and Dance to "One Love" at a Council Meeting Again

Rob Ford, Toronto's most beloved singing and dancing entertainer, marked the final meeting of that city's current council the way he is wont to do: pounding his chest, swinging his hips, and making gentle pushing gestures, as a reggae band performed Bob Marley's "One Love." He even sang along! » 8/28/14 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

I have a feeling either they're ignoring Weeksville and the rest of eastern Crown Heights or the apartment prices in the western part of the neighborhood are up even more than 58 percent. Feels like if they're really looking at the whole area, the big yet-to-be-gentrified swaths would pull that number down. » 8/28/14 12:07pm Today 12:07pm

Ebola Could Infect 20,000 People, World Health Organization Says

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could eventually affect 20,000 people—seven times more than the current number of cases—before it runs its course, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. Months after the disease was first identified, reported cases are still sharply rising. » 8/28/14 10:45am Today 10:45am

Report: Police Drove Over Michael Brown Memorial, Let Dog Piss on It

Between withheld information, unnecessary use of force, and aggression toward journalists, it should be clear by now that police in Ferguson colossally mishandled the aftermath of Michael Brown's death. A new Mother Jones report, however, paints an even bleaker picture than we've already seen. » 8/27/14 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm

Meet the Sexy Alien-Worship Cult Behind International Go Topless Day

Three days ago in New York City, dozens of bared breasts and half as many women marched from Columbus Circle to Bryant Park, accompanied by a coterie of similarly topless men. The occasion—International Go Topless Day—was marked by eager press coverage in the New York Post and elsewhere. Very little of it mentioned… » 8/27/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

World's Greatest Two-Year-Old Drops F-Bomb After Ice Bucket Challenge

We have seen have seen more ice buckets dropped on heads than we care to remember. We have seen superheroes and wanted criminals, former presidents and wisdom teeth patients who are obviously faking it. Today, we see a marvelously sassy British(?) toddler hop up and yell "fookin' 'ell!" as soon as she's doused. » 8/26/14 4:02pm Tuesday 4:02pm

Prison Guards Union Boss Asks: Do You Want Shit Thrown in Your Mouth?

Rikers Island has been under scrutiny for its violent treatment of inmates lately, but Norman Seabrook, who heads the union representing New York's correction officers, wants you to know that guards don't exactly have it easy. » 8/26/14 2:38pm Tuesday 2:38pm

Taco Bell Managers Posed as NYPD in Terrible Counterfeit Scam: Suit

Managers at two Manhattan Taco Bells cooked up the Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco Supreme™ of counterfeit scams and forced at least one employee to participate under false threat of arrest, according to a lawsuit. » 8/26/14 10:32am Tuesday 10:32am

Coroner: Black Man Shot Himself in Chest With Hands Cuffed Behind Back

According to a coroner's report obtained by NBC News, Victor White, a 22-year-old black man, committed suicide in the back of a police car by shooting himself in the chest while his hands were cuffed behind his back. The report contradicts the official police account, which said White shot himself in the back. » 8/26/14 9:22am Tuesday 9:22am

Experts: Foley Execution Video Was Edited to Streamline Beheading

The clip depicting American James Foley's beheading at the hands of an ISIS jihadi may have been staged, according to forensic video analysts commissioned by the UK Times. The experts don't dispute that Foley was murdered, however, and believe his death may have occurred after the camera stopped rolling. » 8/25/14 10:25am Monday 10:25am