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  • TV Skeptic: A 'balanced' discussion of UFOs on 'Anderson'

     
    Anderson Cooper discusses UFOs on "Anderson" with a MUFON member, a psychic, Joe Nickell and more....
  • Grimes, Cults, Grouplove to headline free Make Music Pasadena

     
    The Make Music Pasadena festival on June 16 is scheduled to include Grimes, Cults and Grouplove....
  • Was Manti Te'o a victim or a perpetrator?

    Was Manti Te'o a victim or a perpetrator?
    You can’t make this stuff up, at least if you aren’t Oscar Wilde. All-American Notre Dame linebacker Manti T’eo supposedly lost his grandmother and his girlfriend, supposedly a student at Stanford, on the same day in the fall, but came...
  • Manti Te'o hoax: Scandal has been 'nightmare,' family member says

     
    Relatives of one of the figures in the hoax involving Notre Dame's star linebacker Manti Te'o said the scandal has been a "nightmare" but believe the full truth will eventually get out. A deadspin.com report released Wednesday linked a Palmdale......
  • News and social media run amok

    News and social media run amok
    In the Newtown massacre, as in all such tragic events in a free and open society, both the news and social media went all-out to provide the fullest coverage of what happened and why. The latter is not yet fully known. In too many instances, though, the...
  • Celebrity 'swatting' hoaxes cause concern for law enforcement

     
    Celebrities are no strangers to invasions of privacy, with paparazzi snapping endless photos and websites publishing detailed information about stars' homes, including their street addresses....
  • Miley Cyrus not home during hoax kidnapping, shooting call

     
    Miley Cyrus hoax: No one was around at the Studio City home of singer and actress Miley Cyrus on Wednesday evening when Los Angeles police descended on the residence in response to what they thought was a potential shooting and hostage situation....
  • 'Finding Bigfoot': Is Animal Planet damaging its rep with shows about Sasquatch and mermaids?

     
    "We spend a lot of time talking to our audience," network president Marjorie Kaplan says. "The audience has voted with their remotes."...
  • Alleged fed action against San Diego pharmacies was an elaborate hoax

     
    An email announcement purporting to reveal a federal crackdown on San Diego pharmacies for a suspicious level of drug sales was a hoax, the U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday. The announcement was on letterhead similar to that of the U.S. attorney's...
  • Remains of fetus found in ‘Speed Freak Killers’ grave site

     
    San Joaquin County Sheriff's officials say they have found the remains of a fetus in the a body dumping site connected to 'Speed Freak' killers Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog....
  • Spiny water flea confirmed in New York's Lake #Champlain

     
    The presence of the spiny water flea, an aquatic invasive species, was confirmed in Lake George, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today. “DEC has worked with its partners on the Lake Champlain Basin Task Force to...