Texas' Michael Morton spent 25 years in jail as county that wronged Greg Kelley simply ASSUMED he killed his wife
Texas' Michael Morton spent 25 years in jail as county that wronged Greg Kelley simply ASSUMED he killed his wife

Shockingly, neither the son's description of the murder nor the discovery of the wife's card was turned over to Morton's defense team

China issues bubonic plague alert as suspected cases linked to eating raw marmot emerge in the country
China issues bubonic plague alert as suspected cases linked to eating raw marmot emerge in the country

"At present, there is a risk of a human plague epidemic spreading in this city," a statement from the local health authority stated

Will 'fragile' Trump drop out of 2020 election race if dwindling poll numbers show no chance of victory?
Will 'fragile' Trump drop out of 2020 election race if dwindling poll numbers show no chance of victory?

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, currently holds an average lead of nine points over Trump

#JimmyJohns trend after White employees make noose out of bread dough to mock lynching of Black Americans
#JimmyJohns trend after White employees make noose out of bread dough to mock lynching of Black Americans

After multiple Twitter users called out the fast-food chain, it initiated an investigation and terminated the three employees

Trump asks Bubba Wallace to apologize for noose 'hoax', Twitter asks him to admit he was wrong about Central Park 5
Trump asks Bubba Wallace to apologize for noose 'hoax', Twitter asks him to admit he was wrong about Central Park 5

POTUS was referring to an incident where a noose was found in the driver's garage stall and NASCAR's order to ban confederate flags on race cars

Massachusetts officer fired over posting pic of niece at BLM protest holding sign calling for shooting of cops
Massachusetts officer fired over posting pic of niece at BLM protest holding sign calling for shooting of cops

Rookie Springfield Detective Florissa Fuentes said she was showing pride in her niece's activism and didn't mean to disrespect her colleagues

Meghan McCain says Kanye West's 2020 run can't be taken seriously due to his 'erratic and unhinged' behavior
Meghan McCain says Kanye West's 2020 run can't be taken seriously due to his 'erratic and unhinged' behavior

The View co-host also made it clear that she would not be supporting the rapper if he officially ran for president this year

Trump cropped out but Melania remains in Jeffrey Epstein photo during Fox News segment on Ghislaine Maxwell
Trump cropped out but Melania remains in Jeffrey Epstein photo during Fox News segment on Ghislaine Maxwell

It is unclear why right-wing media outlet Fox News chose to repeatedly air that particular pic from 2000 as there are multiple photos of Epstein online

Schoolgirl who got pregnant at 13 and claimed 10-year-old as father refutes rumor she's given birth prematurely
Schoolgirl who got pregnant at 13 and claimed 10-year-old as father refutes rumor she's given birth prematurely

Darya Sudnishnikova, 14, lashed out at "haters" who were spreading "false information" about her on a supposedly "fake" social media account

Woman branded 'Karen' and denied treatment for broken finger as she refused to wear mask inside hospital
Woman branded 'Karen' and denied treatment for broken finger as she refused to wear mask inside hospital

Insurance and Investment advisor Letitia Montana kept filming herself being refused help before she was escorted out of the facility by 3 security guards

Trump is scared of Melania because she 'does not cry' and 'disappears' when she gets mad, new book claims
Trump is scared of Melania because she 'does not cry' and 'disappears' when she gets mad, new book claims

Mary Jordan's new book 'The Art of Her Deal' also debunks the myth that the mother-of-one shed tears when her husband was elected president in 2016

Rumor of Antifa flag-burning event on July 4 brings heavily armed militia groups and bikers to Gettysburg
Rumor of Antifa flag-burning event on July 4 brings heavily armed militia groups and bikers to Gettysburg

In the days leading up to Independence Day, some online posts had called for protesters to gather at Gettysburg to burn American flags

Never Trump Lincoln Project plots to prevent POTUS' re-election and flip Senate majority to Democrats
Never Trump Lincoln Project plots to prevent POTUS' re-election and flip Senate majority to Democrats

A recent McClatchy DC report states that a number of anti-Trump Republicans think it is crucial to remove Senate Republicans who have backed Donald J Trump

Kellyanne Conway’s daughter Claudia, 15, blasts both parents for silencing her: 'Sorry, your marriage failed'
Kellyanne Conway’s daughter Claudia, 15, blasts both parents for silencing her: 'Sorry, your marriage failed'

Kellyanne and husband George Conway don't think the teen is old enough to be broadcasting her Trump-bashing political stance on social media

Trump-supporting White couple paint over city-approved BLM mural, claim 'there is no oppression or racism'
Trump-supporting White couple paint over city-approved BLM mural, claim 'there is no oppression or racism'

The police are now searching for the male and female who appeared to be sporting MAGA apparel

Tomi Lahren tells people to 'leave' US, Internet says they are 'ashamed of the govt', not the country
Tomi Lahren tells people to 'leave' US, Internet says they are 'ashamed of the govt', not the country

Many took to social media to criticize Lahren's tweet. Some said that they loved the country and reserved the right to criticize what they do not like about it

'Costco Karen' stages sit-in after being asked to wear face mask, yells 'I am an American, I have rights'
'Costco Karen' stages sit-in after being asked to wear face mask, yells 'I am an American, I have rights'

A woman was seen throwing a huge tantrum at a Costco in Oregon after an employee request her to put on a mask

Goodyear slammed after Denny Hamlin crashes out of Brickyard 400: 'Time for NASCAR to find another tire company'
Goodyear slammed after Denny Hamlin crashes out of Brickyard 400: 'Time for NASCAR to find another tire company'

This is not the first time Goodyear tires have created controversy at the Brickyard 400. In 2008, Goodyear's tires disintegrated rapidly during the race

Biden says he'll 'beat' Trump and transform America, Angry Internet reminds him he had '40 years in DC'
Biden says he'll 'beat' Trump and transform America, Angry Internet reminds him he had '40 years in DC'

Many took this opportunity to remind the former VP that he has had nearly 5 decades in office and yet he's talking about transforming the country only now

Trump repeats 'China virus' rhetoric, but Internet prefers the term 'Trump virus' as US death toll nears 130k
Trump repeats 'China virus' rhetoric, but Internet prefers the term 'Trump virus' as US death toll nears 130k

Trump repeated his earlier claim that an abundance of testing made the country’s cases look worse than they were

Secoriea Turner shooting: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms's response to death of 8-year-old 'despicable'
Secoriea Turner shooting: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms's response to death of 8-year-old 'despicable'

Many took to social media to express disappointment with Bottoms's statements, especially when she said, 'You can't blame this on police officers' after an 8-year-old girl was shot and killed

UK unveils $1.9 billion package to save its struggling theaters, music venues and cultural spaces amid pandemic
UK unveils $1.9 billion package to save its struggling theaters, music venues and cultural spaces amid pandemic

The package will provide music venues, independent cinemas, museums, galleries, theaters and heritage sites with emergency grants and loans

Trump tweets 'China virus cases up', brags about low deaths and new jobs in US as Internet calls him a 'loser'
Trump tweets 'China virus cases up', brags about low deaths and new jobs in US as Internet calls him a 'loser'

While the number of confirmed Covid-19 infections are rising sharply after states lifted lockdown measures preemptively, the death rate from the infections is falling

$40,000 Rolex trends after woman claiming to be White House spokesperson destroys Target mask display
$40,000 Rolex trends after woman claiming to be White House spokesperson destroys Target mask display

One user wrote, '$40,000 Rolex and you shop at Target? B***h you fake as f**k. Wear a mask, people. Not that hard'

Biden isn't cognitively fit to be president, says White House ex-doc: 'Debates with Trump will be disastrous'
Biden isn't cognitively fit to be president, says White House ex-doc: 'Debates with Trump will be disastrous'

Ronny Jackson said the Biden campaign will try to avoid all debates with Trump because on stage Biden will be an 'unmitigated disaster'

#BlackPanthers trends as White Twitter users mix NFAC up with socialist group after armed march clip goes viral
#BlackPanthers trends as White Twitter users mix NFAC up with socialist group after armed march clip goes viral

NFAC members gathered at Stone Mountain State Park demanding the removal of carvings of Confederate figures on the side of the mountain

What is NFAC and does it really want Texas as a 'Black ethnostate'?
What is NFAC and does it really want Texas as a 'Black ethnostate'?

NFAC leader Jay explained that the group comprises of ex-military Black people who are 'very disciplined' and 'expert shooters'

Lewis Hamilton kneels to support BLM movement with colleagues as six F1 drivers choose 'not to be controversial'
Lewis Hamilton kneels to support BLM movement with colleagues as six F1 drivers choose 'not to be controversial'

Formula One returned after a seven-month hiatus but was immediately met with controversy as six drivers didn't kneel in Austrian GP

Minneapolis ex-cop Tou Thao who told George Floyd 'that's why you don't do drugs' released from jail
Minneapolis ex-cop Tou Thao who told George Floyd 'that's why you don't do drugs' released from jail

Thao was seen standing and watching as his colleagues applied their full weight on the neck, torso and lower body of Floyd

JK Rowling torched for calling gender reassignment surgery new conversion therapy: 'Really disappointed in you'
JK Rowling torched for calling gender reassignment surgery new conversion therapy: 'Really disappointed in you'

She highlighted the accounts of people who had detransitioned and said that surgery was seen as the 'easy fix to girls who do not conform'

JK Rowling says she took pills for depression after Internet slams her for calling people on medication 'lazy'
JK Rowling says she took pills for depression after Internet slams her for calling people on medication 'lazy'

'When you lie about what I believe about mental health medication, you cross a line,' Rowling said as she defended herself

Trump blasted for saluting during national anthem, Angry Internet says 'you embarrass us in new ways every day'
Trump blasted for saluting during national anthem, Angry Internet says 'you embarrass us in new ways every day'

'Can someone explain Trump that as a civilian, non-veteran, he should have his hand over his heart during the national anthem?'

Ghislaine Maxwell and Kevin Spacey disrespected Queen by sitting on her throne in Buckingham Palace, reveals pic
Ghislaine Maxwell and Kevin Spacey disrespected Queen by sitting on her throne in Buckingham Palace, reveals pic

The duo had been at Buckingham Palace for a tour organized by none other than Prince Andrew

Is it legal for Kanye West to run for president in 2020? And here's why he can't represent either party
Is it legal for Kanye West to run for president in 2020? And here's why he can't represent either party

West's declaration to run now would be a late registration and it is still likely that he might cut in some votes from Trump or Biden

Seattle BLM protester Summer Taylor, 24, dies after car rams crowd, Angry Internet slams those defending driver
Seattle BLM protester Summer Taylor, 24, dies after car rams crowd, Angry Internet slams those defending driver

Taylor worked at a veterinary clinic and was described as 'an incredibly strong and independent spirit'

Trump trolled as cop sings Bruno Mars songs on July 4, Internet recalls how Obama had the REAL Bruno in 2015
Trump trolled as cop sings Bruno Mars songs on July 4, Internet recalls how Obama had the REAL Bruno in 2015

For July 4 celebrations, a police officer sang Bruno Mars songs and people couldn't help but recall the real Bruno Mars singing for the 2015 celebrations

July 4 fireworks slammed for triggering PTSD and scaring animals, Internet asks 'when will people ever care?'
July 4 fireworks slammed for triggering PTSD and scaring animals, Internet asks 'when will people ever care?'

Many offered alternatives to fireworks and said people could put up a laser show instead and save animals and PTSD patients from the loud fireworks

Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore toppled and thrown into harbor, Internet says 'take them all down'
Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore toppled and thrown into harbor, Internet says 'take them all down'

A video showed the statue of Christopher Columbus being taken down in Little Italy, Baltimore. Many took to Twitter to comment on how 'right this is!' while writing, 'It was just the beginning'

Nashville mayor cancels Fourth of July celebrations over Covid-19 but allows BLM protests to continue
Nashville mayor cancels Fourth of July celebrations over Covid-19 but allows BLM protests to continue

Many questioned the logic behind this decision as protests too can contribute to the rising cases of coronavirus

Two people drown in Lake Lanier on July 4 weekend, is Georgia's manmade reservoir cursed?
Two people drown in Lake Lanier on July 4 weekend, is Georgia's manmade reservoir cursed?

Since Lake Lanier was built in 1956, experts say 675 people have died in these waters

Macy's spends $6M on 4th of July fireworks, Internet asks about employees who were laid off  to reduce costs
Macy's spends $6M on 4th of July fireworks, Internet asks about employees who were laid off to reduce costs

Macy's had announced that they would be laying off about 3,900 corporate and management employees as coronavirus had affected the economy

CNN's 'The Fourth In America': Spectacular fireworks honor frontline workers, Kenny Loggins act makes fans smile
CNN's 'The Fourth In America': Spectacular fireworks honor frontline workers, Kenny Loggins act makes fans smile

'The Harlem Gospel Choir had me grooving! “Ain’t no stopping us now we’re on the move”! #CNNFourthOfJuly,' said a viewer

Did Trump pull a Biden during July 4 speech? Internet slams him thinking he mixed up Op Desert Storm, Vietnam War
Did Trump pull a Biden during July 4 speech? Internet slams him thinking he mixed up Op Desert Storm, Vietnam War

The Vietnam War took place between 1955 and 1975. Operation Desert Storm was the codename for the combat phase during the First Gulf War in the Middle East from 1990 to 1991

Shell Freedom Over Texas event airs without live audience but maskless crowd at venue leaves Internet confused
Shell Freedom Over Texas event airs without live audience but maskless crowd at venue leaves Internet confused

The event showed many people sitting at the venue without masks, but it later turned out to be an old footage

Essence Festival 2020: Joe Biden promises jobs, housing benefits and a better future for the Black community
Essence Festival 2020: Joe Biden promises jobs, housing benefits and a better future for the Black community

The new ESSENCE column #AskJoeBiden is a bi-weekly where Biden will directly answer questions submitted by readers of ESSENCE

Trump blasted for boasting about coronavirus testing, Angry Internet wonders if he can get any 'dumber'
Trump blasted for boasting about coronavirus testing, Angry Internet wonders if he can get any 'dumber'

He did it once again and this time he said that the country is seeing so many cases only because there is a lot of testing

Armed Black militia group NFAC marches at KKK stronghold Stone Mountain, supporters say they're 'in tears'
Armed Black militia group NFAC marches at KKK stronghold Stone Mountain, supporters say they're 'in tears'

The group, known as Not F**king Around Coalition (NFAC), demanding the removal of carvings of Confederate figures on the side of the mountain, where KKK was reborn in 1915

Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Munroe deaths: Eerie connection of Fourth of July to America's Presidents
Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Munroe deaths: Eerie connection of Fourth of July to America's Presidents

Three American Presidents died on the same day — John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in 1826 and James Monroe in 1831 — after US gained independence

Ivanka Trump called a 'sheep' after posting pic wearing face mask: 'Ya'll listening to the left fearmongering'
Ivanka Trump called a 'sheep' after posting pic wearing face mask: 'Ya'll listening to the left fearmongering'

Trump has refused to wear a face mask and his supporters took massive issue with his daughter wearing one