Special Report: Children poisoned by lead on U.S. Army bases as hazards ignored

By Joshua Schneyer and Andrea Januta

FORT BENNING, Georgia (Reuters) – Army Colonel J. Cale Brown put his life on the line in two tours of duty in Afghanistan, earning a pair of Bronze Stars for his service. In between those deployments, Brown received orders to report to Fort Benning, the sprawling Georgia base that proudly describes itself as the century-old home of the U.S. infantry. read more

Creator of Pepe the Frog Is Suing InfoWars For Copyright Infringement

Matt Furie, the artist behind the internet famous cartoon Pepe the Frog, is suing Alex Jones, founder of the alt-right conspiracy theory website InfoWars.

While Pepe had long been a popular meme online, the character was co-opted by the alt-right during the 2016 election and images of him quickly became some of the most frequently used among racist, sexist, homophobic trolls on social media. read more

Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls On Fedex To Dump The NRA

David Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, has become one of the leaders in the movement for stricter gun control laws after the tragedy. One of the ways he’s been fighting back is by using his now massive platform to urge companies with partnerships to the National Rifles Association (NRA) to cut ties. read more

Eagles Player Chris Long Donated All Of His 2017 Game Earnings, Won’t Attend Super Bowl Celebration At White House

Eagles team member Chris Long is continuing to prove he stands by his values by refusing to visit the White House, should President Trump invite the team to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. This comes after his decision to donate his entire 2017 game earnings to different organizations dedicated to providing equal education opportunities. read more

6 Idiots Arrested After The Patriots’ Super Bowl Loss Sparks Riot In Massachusetts

An angry crowd of roughly 2,000 people gathered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst last night after The New England Patriots lost 41-33 to The Eagles in this year’s Super Bowl.

The gathering first appeared to mostly consist of students yelling “Fuck The Eagles!” but eventually devolved into a violent scene, resulting in six people being arrested and 12 having to be taken to the hospital. read more

The FCC Is Going To Investigate The False Nuclear Missile Alert That Sent Hawaii Into Panic

Hawaii was sent into panic on Saturday after residents received a push alert on their cell phones warning them that the state was under nuclear attack. It was later confirmed that the message was sent out accidentally after an employee mistakenly pushed the button triggering its release. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it would be investigating what happened. read more