June 21, 2013 Archive June 2013

New link suggests George W. Bush direct descendant of notorious slave trader

Georgia antiabortion group too extreme for Erick Erickson

Gandolfini's death prompts rampant fat-shaming

All-female jury selected for George Zimmerman trial

Abercrombie learns not to mess with Taylor Swift fans

"The Attack": I married a suicide bomber

House kills controversial farm bill

Ted Cruz's father says he bribed an official to get out of Cuba

Novelist calls out London Review of Books for excluding women

Pentagon: Reading Salon makes you a threat!

Pick of the week: Hijacked by Somali pirates

Dan Harmon just can't shut up

More on NSA spying

A tale of two presidents: The one we voted for – and Obama

Investigation ramps up into McConnell eavesdropping

Will reading make you rich?

Millennials save the world: Smartphones to the rescue!

Miami captures second straight NBA title

Did Tarantino invent Tony Soprano?

Brazilian president calls emergency meeting

FDA approves over-the-counter sale of Plan B, lifts age restrictions

Taliban offer to free US soldier

Goodwill pays workers with disabilities as little as 22 cents an hour

GOP's 7 most mind-boggling "scientific" theories

Stephen King's biggest fear is Alzheimer's

Boston bombing conspiracist resigns from NH Legislature

5 signs Brazil's not ready to host the World Cup

Gandolfini collaborator: "He felt there were enough cameras on the faces of celebrities"

Must-see morning clip: Paula Deen suffers from Type I or Type 2 racism

Why hasn't Paula Deen apologized?

The seven best Hulk accounts on Twitter

"Naked and Afraid" not nearly as sexy as it promises

House of Representatives: Still terrible at everything

Kickstarter apologizes for letting creepy pickup artist raise money on its platform

Is the Christian right losing its grip on the GOP?

Now the government's cracking down on privacy tools!

Paula Deen to address racism comments in video

Fighting more forest fires will come back to burn us

The government's toothless privacy watchdog

Minuteman leader charged with child molestation

"Pynchon: The Movie"? Eight writers who should have biopics

Are Google and Microsoft buying their way out of net neutrality?

Watch Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in biopic trailer

Bloomberg BNA to monitor employees' snack pantry use with cameras

London Review of Books editor: "We are getting better" on gender equality

James Turrell lights up the Guggenheim

The eight categories of bizarre celebrity baby names

Welcome to America, atheists!

The gay rights movement's key advantage

"Devious Maids" skewers the one percent

Gun control rally turns violent, embodies state of political discourse