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
WATCH: Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain on The View

On an emotional episode of The View, Joe Biden consoled a crying Meghan McCain, whose father John was diagnosed with the same type of cancer that afflicted Biden’s late son Beau.

Chuck Schumer Sexual Harassment Forgery: 5 Fast Facts

Alabama Senate Election: Here’s how Twitter Responded

Dennis Hastert: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

WATCH: Roy Moore Spokesman Learns Bibles Aren’t Mandatory

Nathan Mathis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

An Alabama farmer whose gay daughter committed suicide went stood outside a Roy Moore rally the night before the special Senatorial election to talk about his daughter and her death.

“Make Our Planet Great Again”: 5 Fast Facts to Know

Alabama Senator Richard Shelby: 5 Fast Facts to Know

Casey Jordan-Marquez & Francisco Fernandez: 5 Fast Facts

Josephine Franks, Trent Franks’ Wife: 5 Fast Facts

Trent Franks: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Conservative Arizona Congressman Trent Franks is expected to resign over allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, sources close to him said on Thursday.

Janet Porter, Roy Moore’s Spokesman: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

#XmasGiftsFromTrump: The Best or Funniest Tweets

David Ermold: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Tina Dupuy: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

John Dowd, Trump’s Lawyer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Did Trump Tweet a Confession to Obstruction of Justice?

WATCH: Michael Flynn Then & Now “Lock Her Up/Lock Him Up”

Trump Impeachment Odds Spike After Flynn Guilty Plea

Delaware Earthquake: how far was it felt?

People from New York City to Washington DC were rattled by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered a few miles outside of Dover, Delaware on Thursday afternoon.

Bryon Hefner: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Randy Credico: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Geraldo Rivera Tweets in Defense of Matt Lauer

WATCH: Jim Clyburn Asks ‘Who Elected Them?’ in Defense of John Conyers

Lucian Wintrich: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The Gateway Pundit’s White House correspondent, Lucian Wintrich, was arrested Tuesday after grabbing a woman after an “It Is OK To Be White” speech at the University of Connecticut.

Colonel Lee Busby: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Leandra English: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Trump vs. TIME Magazine: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Lee Harvey Oswald: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Monica Conyers, John’s Wife: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Rep. John Conyers allegedly settle with a female staffer he’d fired after she refused his sexual advances. Conyers’ wife Monica, a former Detroit city councilwoman, is no stranger to scandal either.