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
  • 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

    Irish state police are investigating English actor and comedian Stephen Fry on charges of blasphemy in a TV interview he gave two years ago. Watch his allegedly blasphemous remarks and read about Ireland's 2009 blasphemy laws here.

  • 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

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

    The already bad floods that devastated parts of Arkansas and Missouri last weekend were made worse by levee breaches forcing mass evacuations and Interstate closures. St. Louis is effectively cut off from points southeast of it.

  • 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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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

  • PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Violence Erupts at Berkeley Protests

    Rallies in Berkeley, California turned violent as pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed on April 15.

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

  • WATCH: Alleged Robber Santavious Hurley Forces Man to Strip Down to Underwear

  • Chris Christie Asks Feds to End Airlines’ Overbooking Privileges

  • Kenneth Adkins: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • PHOTOS/VIDEO: Fire Destroys Half of Dunkirk’s Grande-Synthe Refugee Camp

    A Monday night fire injured at least 10 people and destroyed at least half the Grande-Synthe Refugee Camp in Dunkirk, France.