January 17, 2014 Archive January 2014

American Apparel mannequins now have pubic hair

The New York Times' piece on Aaron Schock's quasi-outing never mentions Aaron Schock

States find terrifying ways around lethal injection shortages

Hunter: "I want to be intimately involved with a black rhino"

California faces water shortages and wildfires as "mega-drought" gets even worse

NSA collects around 200 million text messages every day

"Men We Reaped": A memoir of community, time and loss

Fighting climate change could end up costing more than dealing with its effects

Breaking: N.J. Senate will subpoena David Samson and Regina Egea in Bridge-gate probe

Republican lawmaker uses "thoughts of God himself" in speech denouncing abortion

Ted Nugent writes insanely racist Op-Ed about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

California Republican Tim Donnelly releases one of the strangest ads ever

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback compares abortion to slavery

Robert Redford on Oscar snub: "Hollywood is what it is. It’s a business"

NSA defenders' shameless "national security" bait and switch

"SNL" finalist on audition: "It was such a historic moment"

Jezebel's Lena Dunham mistake: Why offering money for her photo is disingenuous

Up close at the Egyptian revolution

Dude, where's my pardon?: Colorado's marijuana law raises serious legal conundrums

Robots are stealing your job: How technology threatens to wipe out the middle class

GOP's next moral disgrace?: How right-wing crazies may kill a voting rights fix

6 rules to follow to be nominated for an Oscar

Robert Reich: Red-state voters are paralyzed by economic anxieties

"Lone Survivor": A fact check

Oscar-nominated documentarians behind "The Act of Killing" fear for their lives

Christie's "patent lie": Leader of probe explains why his defense is "not credible"

Sorry, Tom Brokaw: Christie's bridge flap demands real scrutiny

Noah's Ark had baby dinosaurs: 5 insane Christian fundamentalist teachings

8 conservative anti-poverty ideas that will make things so much worse

Brace yourself: The polar vortex is coming back

"Spineless": Krugman slams French President François Hollande

"The Daily Show" salutes women, fears the future in which they rule with an iron fist

"You can't have it both ways": Green groups break with Obama over hypocritical energy policy

Influential GOP Sen. Tom Coburn is calling it quits

D.C. is riddled with natural gas leaks

Report: Christie demanded Port Authority job be created for bridgegate suspect

Ted Cruz, suddenly the GOP's biggest loser

Your iPhone is ruining your sleep

Obama announces NSA reforms

Vladimir Putin to gay Russians: "Leave the children in peace"

Must-see morning clip: Stephen Colbert wants to fix the NSA surveillance program with (surprise) more spying!

Everyone's a paparazzo: The weird world of Sundance

"Duck Dynasty" season premiere sees a 28 percent ratings drop

These 7 countries are responsible for over 60 percent of global warming

Kellers' cancer writing shows how broken journalism has become

"The worst drought California has ever seen" is now an official emergency

Obama's NSA reforms: The devil in the details

Virginia no longer plans to make oral sex between 17-year-olds a felony