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
  • PHOTOS/VIDEO: Brush Fire Closes I-275 in St. Petersburg, Florida

    A fast-spreading brush fire in St. Petersburg, Florida, closed I-275 in both directions and forced the evacuation of a mobile home park.

  • WATCH: Brian Williams Talks About “Beauty of Our Weapons” in Syrian Missile Strike

  • Syrian Missile Attacks Damage Trump’s Right-Wing Support Base

  • Breaking News: US Military Launches Missiles Into Syria

  • Bashar al-Assad: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • LiveJournal, Now Based in Russia, Bans “Political Solicitation” in New User Agreement

    LiveJournal's new User Agreement bans "political solicitation" and "any other actions contradictory to the laws of the Russian Federation."

  • Atlanta, Georgia Tornado Watch: Photos & Videos of Flooding and Storm Damage

  • Amy Robertson: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Is Sebastian Gorka Editing His Own Wikipedia Page?

  • Erik Prince: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Twenty Companies Pull Ads From “The O’Reilly Factor.” How Many More Will Follow?

    Within 24 hours, over a dozen companies pulled advertising from "The O'Reilly Factor" in response to abuse and sexual harassment allegations against host Bill O'Reilly.

  • PHOTOS/VIDEO: Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Japan

  • WATCH: Massive Warehouse Fire and Explosions in Opa-Locka, Florida

  • WATCH: Explosion in Boston Sends Manhole Cover Flying

  • PHOTOS: Eruption of Japan’s Mount Asama Volcano

  • WATCH: Carnival Explosion in Villepinte, France Injures Dozens

  • WATCH: Protesters Set Fire to Congress Building in Paraguay

  • WATCH: Trump Leaves Signing Ceremony Without Signing Anything

  • Rachel Dolezal (Nkechi Diallo): 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Jose Torres & Kayla Norton: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Jose Torres and Kayla Norton were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for a two-day hate crime spree in Douglas County, Georgia

  • Sophia Bruner & Barry Thomas: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know