The Oxford English Dictionary Just Added ‘Woke.’ It’s Older Than You Might Think

The Oxford English Dictionary Just Added ‘Woke.’ It’s Older Than You Might Think Slang is almost always older than you think. English speakers have been calling stylish people “fly” since at least 1953. Though it’s everywhere now, the first known use of OMG goes back to 1917. And the Oxford English Dictionary’s latest update shows […]

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Father Arrested for the Murder of His Missing 5-Year-Old Son

Father Arrested for the Murder of His Missing 5-Year-Old Son A California man was arrested in Las Vegas Friday for the murder of his son, who has been missing since April. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department did not say what specifically led to Aramazd Andressian Sr.’s arrest. “After reviewing all of the evidence in […]

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CIA Chief Says Intelligence Leaks Increasing Due to Leaker ‘Worship’

CIA Chief Says Intelligence Leaks Increasing Due to Leaker ‘Worship’ (WASHINGTON) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the “worship” of leakers like Edward Snowden. “In some ways, I do think it’s accelerated,” Pompeo told MSNBC in an interview that aired Saturday. […]

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Off-Duty Black Police Officer Mistakenly Shot by White Colleague

Off-Duty Black Police Officer Mistakenly Shot by White Colleague (ST. LOUIS) — An off-duty black St. Louis police officer’s race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn’t recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer’s lawyer contends. The 38-year-old black officer was off duty when […]

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