January 06, 2014 Archive January 2014

Biblical birth control: The surprisingly contraception-friendly Old Testament

Jenny McCarthy: Rumors that my son does not have autism are "blatantly inaccurate and completely ridiculous"

Move over, Kerouac! "Grand Theft Auto" is the American Dream narrative now

Tiger Mom is back with despicable new theory about racial superiority

Pope asks Catholic Church not to alienate kids of gay or divorced parents

Bright idea: Smart street lamps light up only when needed

"Little Failure": Growing up Soviet

The wrong kind of queer

10 ways porn perpetuates myths about men and sex

From Nixon to Paul Ryan: How right-wing radicals deceive America

De Blasio's impossible task: Fix Bloomberg's New York

GOP's ulterior motive on unemployment: Economic sabotage?

10 worst right-wing moments of the week — "global cooling" edition

Scalia's golden chance to kill unions

The shadow government's secret religion

James Franco and Gary Shteyngart are starry-eyed lovers in "Little Failure" book trailer

Water pollution from fracking confirmed in multiple states

World War I never ended

Federal appeals court to review Texas abortion law as battle for reproductive rights rages on

Liz Cheney quits Senate race

China destroys 6 tons of confiscated ivory in its first major stand against poaching

NBC releases promos for late night shows with Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers

Tea Party debacle implodes: Liz Cheney quits Senate race

Japanese ship allegedly caught whaling in protected waters

The New York Post hits a new low

Jennifer Weiner gets her moment in big New Yorker profile

GOP Rep. Peter King: Rand Paul "doesn't deserve to be in the United States Senate"

Conservatives are losing their minds over economic reforms that already exist

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer: Running for president would “ruin my life"

5 reasons the contraception mandate matters for everyone

Supreme Court blocks Utah marriage equality ruling

The bizarre quasi-"outing" of Aaron Schock

You can now remove the word "millennial" from everything you read on the Internet

Republican National Committee reschedules winter meeting to let members attend massive antiabortion rally

Texas family describes "pure hell" of being forced to keep their loved one on life support

The Melissa Harris-Perry media frenzy: How a white news world sees a woman of color

Tea Party Senate candidate: Move the U.S. Capitol to Nebraska!

Oil company knew all along that it was transporting highly explosive chemicals