What the Heck is Going on Here? A Man Looking for His Lost Son is Told He's Been Found... in His Own Basement.

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So, a little setup for this one: Firstly, Nancy Grace is a noxious demagogue and we shouldn't be humoring her. Just throwing that out there. Secondly, why would the child in question just... show up in the basement after all this time spent searching the house? And finally, dad here seems simultaneously defensive and elated in such a way that it's impossible to get a read on him. Point is, what in the heck is going on in this interview?

What the Heck of the Day: Giant Clamshell Floating Down the Mississippi River

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What the Heck of the Day: Giant Clamshell Floating Down the Mississippi River View Fullscreen
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This morning while filming the rising Mississippi River cameras picked up something very peculiar. Fear not, giant clam overlords are not taking over. The giant clamshell was discovered to be a playground item.

These Are All Actual Comments From the Story of One "Handsome" Criminal Arrest

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These Are All Actual Comments From the Story of One "Handsome" Criminal Arrest
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According to the original story, the suspect was seized in an Operation Ceasefire sweep, a program that specifically targets youth gun violence. The comments, on the other hand, seem to make this case look like something else entirely.

The lesson? Never look at the comments section.

Washington Redskins Trademark Canceled by US Patent Office Saying the Name is Disparaging

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Washington Redskins Trademark Canceled by US Patent Office Saying the Name is Disparaging
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"The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board agreed with our clients that the team's name and trademarks disparage Native Americans. The Board ruled that the Trademark Office should never have registered these trademarks in the first place," Jesse Witten, the plaintiffs' lead attorney, said in a press release. "We presented a wide variety of evidence – including dictionary definitions and other reference works, newspaper clippings, movie clips, scholarly articles, expert linguist testimony, and evidence of the historic opposition by Native American groups – to demonstrate that the word 'redskin' is an ethnic slur."
The team will appeal the case, according to a statement from its attorney, and it will be able to keep its trademark protection during appeal. Further, losing the trademark would not force the team to change its name.
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