Blizzard Update: NYC Schools Closed Tuesday, Subway Limited After 7 

Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced that all New York City schools will be closed Tuesday due to the "crippling" blizzard expected to hit the Northeast U.S. sometime this evening. LIRR and Metro North services will end at 11 p.m., and limited service on NYC subways will begin at 11 p.m., though the MTA says extra… » 1/26/15 1:30pm Monday 1:30pm

Drone Crash at White House Triggers Two-Hour Lockdown

A two-foot long "quad-copter" drone crashed into a tree inside the White House grounds early Monday morning, triggering a two-hour lockdown of the complex's perimeter. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed the crash this morning, though he claimed the drone is probably nothing to worry about. » 1/26/15 10:20am Monday 10:20am

SkyMall Files for Bankruptcy, Sends Man Back to Wretched Malls of Earth

SkyMall, the preferred shopping choice of Ambien-addled flyers everywhere, is broke. The company that owns the eclectic in-flight shopping catalog filed for bankruptcy on Thursday, in part because passengers prefer playing with their iPhones over buying weird shit from a magazine. » 1/23/15 11:08am Friday 11:08am

Prince Andrew Denies Teen Sex Allegations During Speech at Davos

Prince Andrew took a break from mingling with billionaires at Davos to issue his first public denial of allegations that he repeatedly had sex with an underage girl. "I just wish to reiterate and reaffirm the statements already made on my behalf by Buckingham Palace," he said. "My focus is on my work." » 1/22/15 2:25pm Thursday 2:25pm