June 12, 2013 Archive June 2013

European leaders express outrage, but are they really OK with letting the NSA "do their dirty work"?

"Stand your ground" law helps white defendants a lot more than black ones

Encrypt your emails, evade the NSA

Popular birth control suspected in 23 deaths

Dick Durbin: FISA declassification bill will be "ill-fated"

New York City pitches $20 billion plan to prep for climate change

Pic of the day: Drone waiters!

David Brooks: The last Stalinist

North Korean factory offers propaganda art on the cheap

New York restaurant bans tips -- for wait staff's own good

"Riding the surf," the latest Bay Area youth craze

Ohio abortion clinic closes its doors, foreshadowing state budget impact

Executives concede TV isn't everywhere

Google bolsters mapping service, purchases Waze

The dangerous ethics behind Google's transparency claims

The crotch shot revenge

Is Alex Gibney's WikiLeaks film "state agitprop"?

Am I being slandered?

"This Is the End": Dude, it's the apocalypse!

Turkey prime minister to meet with protesters

Father of Snowden's girlfriend: I'm shocked

Damien Echols: How death row prepared me for my new life

Snowden whereabouts remain unknown

Massive Colorado wildfire forces prison evacuation

"1984" sales explode following NSA scandal

Senate drops measure to curb sexual assault in the military

Watch the first trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

Can Ultimate Frisbee go mainstream?

Clapper on NSA Congress comments: "I gave the least untruth"

Judge rules that Fox Searchlight should have paid its interns

Must-see morning clip: Daniel Bergner explains what women want on "Colbert"

ACLU sues over NSA phone surveillance

Peter King: Prosecute journalists who report on leaks

Bloomberg asks donors to cut off Dems who opposed background checks

Struggle to find jurors for Trayvon Martin case

Frank Luntz hired by Washington football team to convince people name isn't horribly racist

Kanye West: "The idea of Kanye and vanity are like, synonymous"

NSA has a propaganda center to make it seem fun!

Memoirist Marie Calloway: "I don't like the privileging of other topics over sex"

Pope Francis: there's a "gay lobby" in the church

Edward Snowden's girlfriend probably wasn't a stripper

Mexican-American boy's national anthem provokes racist backlash

Mike Huckabee: "We’re now even seeing television commercials portraying same-sex couples"

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" returns this fall

State Department accused of covering up sexual assault overseas

Listen to an evolution of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky"

Senate to expand women's bathroom to accommodate historic numbers

House GOPer: Rate of pregnancy from rape is "very low"

Darrell Issa gets nastier

"Bling Ring" reality show is "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" on Adderall

"I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality”

James Clapper must go

5 things we still don't know about the NSA "black hole"

Michael Bay to direct film adapted from Tom Clancy video game

FEMA denies funds to rebuild fertilizer plant explosion town

Crispin Glover hates the ending of "Back to the Future"

A modest proposal to save Detroit

Pic of the day: George H.W. Bush wearing Superman socks

"She's All That" was M. Night Shyamalan's greatest film

How James Clapper will get away with perjury