Emer Hughes

Emer is originally from Dublin and is now a journalism and comparative literature student at NYU. She covers politics and global affairs for Heavy.com.
  • Was Lennon Lacy Lynched? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The hanging death of black North Carolina teen Lennon Lacy was quickly ruled a suicide. But the FBI is now probing the family's suspicion that he may have been lynched.

  • Calvin Peters: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • CIA Torture Report: The Most Shocking Abuses

  • Samaria Rice, Tamir’s Mom: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • WATCH: NASA Orion Spacecraft Flight & Splashdown Video

    The unmanned NASA Orion spacecraft splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean Friday after its successful inaugural flight.

  • Donny Ray Williams Jr.: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Daniel Pantaleo Not Indicted in Eric Garner’s Death

  • FBI Bulletin: ISIS Could Use Facebook Posts to Target U.S. Soldiers

  • Elizabeth Lauten Resigns: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Darren Wilson Free: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Darren Wilson has not been indicted by the grand jury in Ferguson in relation to Mike Brown's shooting death in August.

  • Chuck Hagel’s Replacement: The Top Possibilities

  • Peter Liang: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Obama’s Immigration Reform Speech: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Maxime Hauchard: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jonathan Gruber: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Keystone XL Pipeline Facts: Pros and Cons

  • Is ISIS Leader Al-Baghdadi Dead? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Harold Henthorn: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Loretta Lynch: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Loretta Lynch is Obama's reported next pick for U.S. Attorney General, replacing Eric Holder.

  • Tonette Walker, Scott’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Midterm Elections 2014: Republicans Take Back Senate

  • Georgia Senate Runoff: Dates, Polls, & Candidates

  • Louisiana Senate Runoff: Dates, Polls, & Candidates

  • Sybil Orman, Greg’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Sybil Orman is married to Greg Orman, the Independent Senate candidate in Kansas.

  • Jaime Gardner, Cory’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Carl DeMaio: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Maggie Fox, Mark Udall’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Election Day 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Midterm Elections 2014: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The 2014 midterm elections are on November 4th, and Senate, House, and Governor's seats are up for grabs.