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Trump Is Dropping The United States’ Demand For Women’s Rights In Afghanistan

On Monday night, President Donald Trump delivered a speech on his new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the broad strokes of which sounded almost exactly like the current war in Afghanistan. One da...
By Chris Tognotti

This GoFundMe Page Is Brilliantly Resisting Hate By Letting You “Adopt-A-Nazi”

When a "Free Speech" rally hosted by "Patriot Prayer," a group that has historically attracted white supremacists, descends upon San Francisco next week, it will have helped to raise hundreds of thous...
By Alexandra Spychalsky

Why The Powerball Winner Won't Take Home The Full $759 Million

In the second biggest Powerball jackpot in history, one winner takes all. Officials confirmed someone in Massachusetts bought the winning ticket for the Powerball jackpot totaling nearly $759 million....
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

The One Thing You Need To Understand About Powerball & Charity Donations

While one lucky winner bought the over $700 million Powerball jackpot ticket in Massachusetts, there's already another possible beneficiary: public schools. Lotteries including Powerball claim ticket ...
By Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

34 Losing Powerball Memes & Tweets For Everyone Who Didn't Become An Overnight Millionaire

The Powerball lottery drawing on Wednesday night seems to have been a bust, leaving millions across the country distraught at having to return to work tomorrow. Looking to share their anguish with oth...
By Cate Carrejo

Here's Who Won The Powerball Jackpot

The Powerball jackpot has been growing rapidly since June, with each twice-weekly drawing failing to yield a winner. As a result, the jackpot came out to a whopping $700 million by the time of Wednesd...
By Madhuri Sathish

This Is How The Powerball Lottery Is Being Divided Up

On Wednesday night, millions of Americans eagerly awaited the announcement of the winning Powerball numbers, with one of the biggest-ever lottery jackpots on the line. But when it was all said and don...
By Chris Tognotti

Here's When The Next Powerball Drawing Will Happen

On Wednesday night, one of the biggest lottery jackpots in the nation's history — $700 million — was on the line. The Powerball has reached the historic potential payout without a significant payout s...
By Cate Carrejo

Everything You Need To Know If You Win The Powerball Jackpot

The upcoming Powerball lottery has America buzzing with the exciting possibility of hitting it rich. But as thrilling as the possibility of a $700 million jackpot is, it's also a huge responsibility t...
By Cate Carrejo

Here Are The Winning Powerball Numbers You've Been Waiting For

Wednesday evening's Powerball prize came out to $700 million, making it the second-largest lottery jackpot in its history. According to The Washington Post, the person who won the prize had a one in 2...
By Madhuri Sathish

Trump Is Moving Forward With His Trans Military Ban

According to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, the Trump administration is moving forward with a ban on transgender Americans serving in the military. The new policy will both allow the Trump...
By Cate Carrejo

Here's Where Tropical Depression Harvey Might Hit In The United States

This weekend, a major storm that's been brewing in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to hit along the southeast coast of the United States. As such, and with the storm's recent surge in strength, it's im...
By Chris Tognotti

The New Trump Russia Email Alluded To A Meeting With Putin

According to a report by CNN published Wednesday, a newly unearthed email connecting the Trump campaign and Russian government from last summer has put a fresh wrinkle in the Congressional probe into ...
By Cate Carrejo

This Trump Official Threatened 2 Senators & Now He's Being Investigated

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is being investigated for threats he allegedly made to Alaska senators to persuade them to vote in favor of the Republican health care bill. All I can say is this ...
By Alexandra Spychalsky

Everything You Need To Know About The Guy Behind The Newest Russia Email

CNN reported Wednesday evening that congressional investigators on the Russia case discovered an email from Trump aide Rick Dearborn that apparently discussed the possibility of connecting Trump offic...
By Celia Darrough

Russia Investigators Find A New Email About The Trump Campaign & Putin

The ongoing Congressional probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has turned up new evidence Wednesday — someone was reportedly trying to get Donald Trump's campaign ...
By Cate Carrejo

A Potential Hurricane Is On Its Way To North America

After forming as a tropical storm in the Caribbean last week, Harvey has redeveloped into a tropical depression. On Tuesday, Harvey moved over the Yucatan Peninsula as a tropical wave after initially ...
By Madhuri Sathish

Saudi Police Arrest Teenager For Doing The Macarena In Public

According to Bloomberg, a teenager was recently detained in Saudi Arabia after dancing to the Macarena. A video of the 14-year-old, in which he dances on a crosswalk in the Saudi Arabian port city of ...
By Madhuri Sathish

How The Confederate Flag Got Its "Rebel" Nickname

After the deadly violence in Charlottesville Virginia, the controversial confederate flag, nicknamed the "rebel flag," has once again become a flashpoint in American politics. And perhaps because it h...
By Tara Wanda Merrigan

Bustle's Editors On Taylor Swift + Netflix

Happy hump day, everyone! Isn't it nice when there's plenty of news in a day that doesn't revolve around Trump? Sure, all this Taylor Swift craziness is a lot to take in, but hey, it's a welcome break...
By Rachel Simon

This Woman Wants To Buy Twitter So She Can Ban Trump Forever

It seems like people are so fed up with Trump's Twitter musings that they are willing to pay to never see them again. Among them is ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson, whose desire to boot Trump from T...
By Alexandra Spychalsky