August 15, 2013 Archive August 2013

Right-wing push poll accidentally finds Obamacare popular

Dad to daughter: Have awesome sex!

Diary of an ice queen: The literature of the Amanda Knox case

Women decide what it means to be a "man"

"Lee Daniels' The Butler": An Oscar-worthy historical fable

5 reasons your "sexual peak" might be fake

We're nomads seeking tenure

Even little kids have a wage gap

Elites keep ruining America

The next Silicon Valley will be in the Middle East

11 of your favorite actors' least appreciated roles

Russian television anchor comes out on air, is immediately fired

The right's new bluff to appease its radicals

6 of the nuttiest right-wing statements from this week alone

From foster care into the sex trade

Must-see morning clip: Kevin Spacey defends "House of Cards'" Emmy nominations on "Colbert Report"

GOP touts female, minority "rising stars"

Extreme weather and climate change may be in a "vicious cycle"

Muslim Brotherhood knew a massacre was coming

New Jersey marriage equality case could be litmus test for national impact of DOMA ruling

Russell Simmons apologizes for Harriet Tubman sex tape

Rand Paul: No "objective evidence" black people are disenfranchised

When wind power is too effective

Court shuts down final Prop 8 appeal

GOPer invites Obama mask-wearing rodeo clown to Texas

America's new progressive revolution

Why John Boehner has to keep making crazy threats

Laura Prepon reportedly leaving "Orange Is the New Black"

Severe heat waves set to quadruple by 2040

GOP Rep: My most popular vote ever was against Boehner

Story of a human being: Who gets to be Bradley Manning?

JC Penney ads aren't bullying, they're just dumb

Feminism can't be just for white women

Snowden cannot receive a fair trial here

Republican lawmaker sues the federal government to keep his daughters from using birth control

Huge majority wants Clapper prosecuted for perjury

The White House is getting solar panels

Glenn Beck: Rodeo clown with Obama mask is "a very brave artist"

Does anyone care about black women?

How war became child's play

Why won't President Obama free more prisoners?

Fox News uses flawed math to "disprove" climate change

Low-income parents spend a quarter of their total earnings to care for their children

Salman Rushdie: We live in a "culture of offendedness"

Obama's fumbling comments fuel controversy over Fed pick

Conservative group: Fox News is "pro-homosexual propaganda"

Reversing the U.S.'s military policing

West Virginia could be the next abortion battleground

Millions of eligible Americans don't collect food stamps

Ex-Post ombudsman: Fire Jenn Rubin

Spray-on "smart glass" blocks heat and light

Chris Farley's friends remember: "His greatest love was just the act of laughter itself"

"Cutie and the Boxer": Unforgettable portrait of an unusual marriage

Hagel to U.S. military: Ignore President Obama on sexual assault

Climate change is making apples softer and sweeter

Great-grandmother accuses Bob Filner of sexual harassment

Don't tell infertile people to "just adopt"