Doctor Who Treated Ebola in Guinea Being Tested for Virus in NYC

A doctor who returned from West Africa last week is being tested for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Dr. Craig Spencer, who reportedly worked with Doctors Without Borders treating the deadly virus in Guinea, was rushed to the hospital earlier today after showing signs of a high fever and gastrointestinal… » 10/23/14 4:13pm Yesterday 4:13pm

Pharmacy-Raiding Bear Cub Bound for Rehab

A tiny cub, sad because he couldn't find his mother, went looking for chewing gum and prescription narcotics in an Oregon pharmacy on Sunday. But before the one-month-old bear could find any good pills, narcs from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife took him away—in a shopping basket no less, which is the most… » 10/22/14 2:17pm Wednesday 2:17pm

Man Wanders Brooklyn Street on Fire After Escaping Basement Blast

Yesterday afternoon, a man reportedly smoking a hookah in his Brooklyn basement accidentally set himself on fire and sprinted out into the street, where he wandered around for nearly a minute—most of his clothes melted off, according to reports—until witnesses were finally able to extinguish the flames. » 10/22/14 10:45am Wednesday 10:45am

Hannibal Buress Called Bill Cosby a Rapist During a Stand-up Set

During his stand-up show in Philadelphia Thursday night, comedian Hannibal Buress addressed the multiple sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby. "…You raped women, Bill Cosby," Buress said. " So, [that] brings you down a couple notches." » 10/20/14 4:35pm Monday 4:35pm

Michael Dunn Sentenced to Life Without Parole for Killing Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn was sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday morning for killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis in November 2012. Dunn, who murdered Davis over a dispute about loud "thug music" coming from a car the teen was sitting in, issued a halfhearted non-apology to Davis' family before the sentencing. » 10/17/14 11:59am 10/17/14 11:59am

Hospital Workers Treated Ebola Patient for Two Days Without Protection

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that health care workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas treated Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, for two full days without proper protective gear, potentially exposing dozens of workers to the deadly virus. » 10/15/14 3:20pm 10/15/14 3:20pm