Jennifer Abel
is a Heavy contributor and former daily newspaper reporter whose work has appeared in a variety of print and online publications including Playboy, the Guardian, MSN and others. Email her at jennifer.abel@heavy.com
Keith Raniere: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Keith Raniere is the leader and founder of Nxivm, allegedly a secret cultlike group whose women members are branded with his initials.

Kevin Wilshaw: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Christopher Perras: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A.J. Burgess & Anthony Dickerson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Maddi Runkles: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Grant Morse: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Grant Morse says a Southwest Airlines gate agent denied him, his husband and their three young children family boarding privileges because they were not a family.

Chris Cornell Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Debbie Odom Massey: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Al Green’s Call for Impeachment: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Used His Influence to Cost a Constituent Her Job

WATCH: Jersey Family Booted From JetBlue Plane Over Buttercream Birthday Cake

A Jersey City man says he and his family were unfairly kicked off a JetBlue flight. JetBlue says the family was being disruptive, but video of the incident doesn’t seem to back up the airline’s story.

Tracy “T.T.” Carroll: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Donald Trump’s History of Offering to Release His Tax Returns

WATCH: United Airlines Cancels Man’s Ticket For Videotaping Disagreement

John Oliver & Net Neutrality: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WATCH: Stephen Fry Facing Blasphemy Charges in Ireland

WATCH: Trump Praises Australia’s Universal Health Care After House Repeals Obamacare

Police Stop Facebook Live Suicide Attempt in Macon, Georgia

Tom Johnston: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Stephen Colbert Responds to #FireColbert Controversy

Hours before the Wednesday night airing of Stephen Colbert’s Late Show, CBS released details of the night’s opening monologue, where Colbert addressed the #FireColbert controversy from earlier that week.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Levee Breaches Intensify Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois Floods

Desiree Fairooz: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WATCH: Marine Le Pen Accused of Plagiarizing Almost an Entire Speech

PHOTOS&VIDEOS: May Day Protests Get Violent in Olympia and Portland

WATCH: Jesse Watters’ Possibly Crass Joke About Ivanka Trump

Fox News host Jesse Watters is under fire for a comment which critics say is a crass sex joke about First Daughter Ivanka Trump. Watch the video and read the transcript here.

Wuttisan Wongtalay: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Corey Stewart: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WATCH: Rachael Leigh Cook’s Updated Anti-Drug PSA Highlights Racist Drug Policy

WATCH: Starbucks Barista Unicorn Frappuccino Meltdown (and Customer Response)

Alex Jones’ Ex-Wife Kelly: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

InfoWars host Alex Jones has been famous for decades, but his ex-wife Kelly rarely made the news until their ongoing legal battle to determine who gets custody of their three children.