August 30, 2013 Archive August 2013

Oil explodes in Texas and spills in Massachusetts

TV can make America better

Wal-Mart offers healthcare benefits to employees' same-sex partners

Republican lawmaker says he serves God, not his constituents

Should Tim Scott really have been at the march?

Lena Dunham has always loved her body

Kim Jong Un's ex-girlfriend allegedly killed by firing squad

Cities will kill us all!

Pick of the week: The housewife and the stripper

Millennials deserve megaphones too

That mean roommate? That's my wife!

Higher education is a lifetime sentence of debt

Britain votes against military action in Syria

In Syria, real life is grimmer than fiction

Tom Friedman's bizarre fantasy: Here's who he needs to meet

Millennials hate Bruce Springsteen

Irish poet and Nobel winner Seamus Heaney dies at 74

The poor and the middle class will save America yet

The parody shirt the NSA doesn't want you to wear

With nothing to lose and a living wage to win, fast-food walkouts spread

How CEOs flagrantly rip off their companies and get away with it

Leaderless party endures humiliating week

Video games are the new movies

What do Syrians think of a potential U.S. attack?

Second Grand Canyon discovered beneath Greenland's ice sheet

China cracks down on independent film

Man trying to turn tiny North Dakota town into colony for white supremacists

Must-see morning clip: Bill Murray returns to Letterman for 20 year anniversary

Tom Corbett apologizes for state lawyers who compared married gay couples to children

U.S. military brass wary of Syria plan

Hip-hop remix of "Othello" strikes a chord with prison inmates

A nation of stoners: Is this the beginning of the end of the war on pot?

U.K. police given extended authority to investigate Miranda data

Are introverts the new feminists?

People are paying thousands for "haute" veggies

First lawsuit to cite stop-and-frisk ruling filed

Sly Stone planning comeback with all-albino band

Facebook is adding profile pictures to its facial recognition technology

Tooth sensors can aid weight loss and fight cavities

It would take a really, really long time to walk a lightyear

Ready or not, the Programmable World is upon us

Electric cars might get cheaper thanks to fiber-optic sensors

Why sex with presidents is so hot right now

Hawaiian Airlines to replace flight entertainment system with iPad minis

BP accuses Louisiana leaders of "political grandstanding" over Gulf oil spill

Nike's newest store is made of garbage

The Navy is considering blowing up dolphins

No one wants it, but we'll have a little war anyway

Syrian civilians stock up in fear of U.S.-led attack

Dave Chappelle walks off stage in response to hecklers

Now you can Rent-a-Wife for $40 an hour

Police chief: Cop was ok to hit pregnant woman

GOP's destructive grifter: Jim DeMint peddles political poison

Does Russ George deserve a Nobel Prize or a prison sentence?

Living in poverty has the same effect on the brain as regularly going without sleep

"It feels like a personal assault": How the GOP drives away scientists

Kerry as the anti-Rumsfeld: "We know...We know... We know"

Queen's Brian May wrote a hit song about badgers

NSA's semantic duplicity: Misleading the public without technically lying

Liz Cheney is "not pro-gay marriage" but believes in "freedom for everybody"