July 15, 2014 Archive July 2014

"Weird Al" releases first of 8 new videos: "Tacky," a parody of Pharrell's hit "Happy"

Figures on government spending and debt

Conor Oberst rape accuser: "I made up lies to get attention"

House bans the Department of Energy from acknowledging climate change

Why soccer will never come home to the U.S.

Our endless "War on Terror": The truth behind an incoherent foreign policy

Michelle Rhee's minions meet their match: New anti-charter group declares war

Scalia's major screw-up: How SCOTUS just gave liberals a huge gift

Why strangers taking off clothes in "Undress Me" is a progressive dream

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

Fish and Wildlife Service to eliminate bee-killing pesticides from protected lands

Here are the states where you are most likely to be wiretapped

Women are searching online forums for free sperm

I was a drunk, angry teacher

William Zabka: 30 years later, the "Karate Kid" cast is like a frat

From wet T-shirts to oral sex contests: A brief history of sexploitative party games

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

10 Things to Know for Today

Why Christians get the 10 commandments wrong

Is J.K. Rowling the new George Lucas?

The new American exceptionalism: An imperial state unable to impose its will

GOP's Reagan love explodes: How the Gipper is causing a major party clash

Jon Stewart returns from vacation to find that "The world has gone mad!"

Swarms of earthquakes continue to rock frack-happy Oklahoma

Must-see morning clip: Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart destroy the Hobby Lobby decision

Dick Cheney’s biggest regret: Not invading Iraq and Iran at once

Ann Coulter's voter fraud secret: Why she urged Republican not to push issue

An ex-vegan takes on the trolls

Why Comcast's disconnection nightmare is even scarier than it sounds

Jenny Lewis shares new video starring Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart and Brie Larson dressed in drag

Study: EPA power plant rules won't be the disaster states think

Undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas arrested at border

Women who post sexy photos to social media are seen as less competent

The "Duck Dynasty" network urges you to embrace diversity

My lunch with the Cheneys: Noshing over ex-VPs latest garbage with standing-room only crowd

Federal judge: Pregnancy can be grounds for enhanced criminal penalties

"Weird Al" shares "Word Crimes," an inventive parody of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines"

A word of caution about a tech bubble from Janet Yellen

Cheetahs have become the hot new "luxury pet," and it's driving them toward extinction

From Superman to the Green Turtle: How superhero comics are really assimilation fantasies

"Stuffers" put on pounds to feed their sexual desires

GOP's pathetic new outreach plan: Bring policy talk "down to a woman’s level"

GOP's pot stunt earns a White House veto threat: Another sign of Dems' evolution on marijuana

Rihanna tweets, then deletes, a pro-Palestinian message

Billionaire's political disaster: Untangling Sean Parker's centrism fiasco

Wingnuts' anti-child disgrace: From Murrieta to Oracle, America's worst at it again

CNBC invites climate denier on-air to explain why the "demonization" of CO2 is just like Hitler's treatment of Jews

The right's new, ridiculous Clinton conspiracy will make your head explode

The sweetest sin: Austrian parish erupts after porn shoot desecrates sanctuary

Would you take a "hot car challenge"?