"The Happy Song makes me so HAPPY" North Carolina woman Courtney Ann Sanford's last words, according to investigators, texted onto her Facebook page before she hit the median and crashed into an oncoming truck.
Feds Revoke Washington's No Child Left Behind Waiver: For Seattle schools, as KUOW reports, that means less flexibility for the district to do things like help struggling students with on-campus tutors rather than busing them to private ones.
"Crafty Prostitute" And Barack Obama, according to a statement by North Korea declaring its readiness for "full scale nuclear war," is the South Korean President's "pimp." Right.
Ecuador Expels 20 Defense Department Attaches: The country's president complains that they had "infiltrated all sectors."
On Don Sterling: In case you haven't heard, he's the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team and he's a racist. This is an old story, actually—he was sued in 2006 by the Department of Justice for refusing to rent apartments to people of color—but institutional racism never gets as much attention as the individualized version, does it? Now there's leaked audio of him telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games, and the outrage is pouring in.
@drjessebenjamin @RaniaKhalek @marclamonthill we need the occasional sacrifice of a prominent racist to nurture false sense of fair society
— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) April 27, 2014
Chelsea Manning On Her Legal Name Change: "The trans* community faces three major obstacles to living a normal life in America: identity documentation, gender-segregated institutions, and access to health care. And I've only just jumped through the first one of these hurdles."
Hey look, 30,000 Chinese workers are on strike at a Nike contractor's sneaker factory: