Jennifer Abel
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Debbie Odom Massey: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A Nashville-area Chamber of Commerce executive resigned from her job after posting a bizarre Facebook rant blaming “LGBT blah blah blah” for ABC’s decision to cancel Tim Allen’s sitcom “Last Man Standing.”

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

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

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

In an interview with The Economist this week, Trump said “maybe” he’d release his tax returns after leaving the White House. Here’s his history of avoiding to release his tax returns dating back to 2011.

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

A potential Facebook Live horror story ended happily in Macon, Georgia this week, as viewers of a would-be suicide called 911 in time for police to stop it.

Tom Johnston: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Stephen Colbert Responds to #FireColbert Controversy

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

Wuttisan Wongtalay: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Corey Stewart: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Virginia gubernatorial candidate (and Minnesota native) Corey Stewart ignited an online firestorm over his opposition to New Orleans’ decision to remove monuments praising white supremacy and the Confederacy.

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

WATCH: Alex Jones Argues He Either is or Isn’t an Actor

Alex Jones Custody Battle: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

The lawyer for InfoWars’ Alex Jones, famous for conspiratorial railing against “fake news” and “false flag attacks,” says that Jones is merely a “performance artist” who is “playing a character.”

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Toxic Chemical Spill Closes Atlanta Interstate 75/85

Robert Godwin Sr.: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

VIDEOS: Alleged Cleveland Killer Steve “Stevie Steve” Stephens [GRAPHIC]

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Violence Erupts at Berkeley Protests

Mar-A-Lago Health Inspection Violations: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Days before the Japanese Prime Minister’s visit in January, Florida health inspectors found multiple safety code violations in the kitchen of Mar-A-Lago, Trump’s “Winter White House.”