Allie Jones · 12/30/15 12:06PM

KaloBios Inc., the biotech company that fired its CEO Martin Shkreli earlier this month after he was arrested for fraud, filed for bankruptcy today. That makes two former Shkreli companies that aren’t doing so hot: Turing Pharmaceuticals announced layoffs last week.

Do Not Use TurboTax This Tax Season

Sam Biddle · 02/26/15 01:25PM

If you haven't already filed your taxes, you're probably considering TurboTax, the widely used software that makes filing a return easy for our nation of babies and dimwits. Consider an alternative: according to two former high-ranking employees, the company ignored rampant refund theft because it could take a cut.

Famous Feline Hello Kitty Isn't Actually a Cat

Gabrielle Bluestone · 08/27/14 05:43PM

Hot news out of Japan: Hello Kitty—a stuffed animal that looks like a cat, talks like a cat, and is named after a cat—actually isn't a cat at all.

Recruiters Scammed Army For Millions in Signup Bonuses During Iraq War

Adam Weinstein · 02/05/14 03:21PM

As the war in Iraq worsened and military enlistments flagged, the Army National Guard began a novel bonus program to recruit more troops. That desperation to hit quotas may have cost taxpayers $100 million in fraudulent bonuses by more than a thousand crooked recruiters, a new investigation shows.

Did Dinesh D’Souza Use His Mistress To Break Campaign Laws?

J.K. Trotter · 01/27/14 11:37AM

Last week, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara charged the conservative firebrand Dinesh D’Souza with steering his own money to a candidate (later identified as his Dartmouth classmate Wendy Long) under the names of others—a serious violation of federal campaign finance laws. Campaign records reviewed by Gawker suggest D’Souza may have employed the names of his former mistress, his mistress’s husband, and his own personal assistant to cover his tracks.