July 22, 2014 Archive July 2014

Figures on government spending and debt

Duke Energy completes river cleanup, leaving behind 36,000 tons of coal ash

Wives do not owe husbands sex, no matter what the spreadsheet says

Michael Sam is not a distraction: Why Obama's executive order is so necessary

Nurse won't prescribe birth control, sues because she didn't get a job that requires prescribing birth control

Clueless rich kids on the rise: How millennial aristocrats will destroy our future

Ken Ham wants to end the U.S. space program because the aliens are all going to hell

Giving up beef can do more to save the planet than giving up cars

Netflix is testing a new feature to help you hide your softcore viewing habits

Spike Lee edits together footage of NYPD chokehold victim with scene from "Do the Right Thing"

Worst sales pitch ever: The ad industry's shameless history of using feminism to sell products

Princeton Mom is out of control: How Susan Patton turned one crazy op-ed column into a mini-empire

"For an instant you even consider rape": The terrifying 1970s manual that shaped the pickup-artist movement

How to survive an American century: From JFK to the apocalypse

Lindsey Graham's phony meltdown: Why he's covering for House GOP on immigration

The right's "Planet of the Apes" moment: New depths in climate denialism

This video of child actors cursing like sailors will totally make your day

You won't believe how many Americans accept medical conspiracy theories

5 giant companies that are screwing the American taxpayer

"A much larger and more dangerous movement": Right-wing militias thrive post-Bundy -- and the media won't talk about it

Dinesh D'Souza's laughable embarrassment: A review of "America: Imagine the World Without Her"

Stephen Colbert wins battle against Amazon: "We did it!"

Glenn Beck says the Common Core is "creating millions of slaves"

Meet a 5-year-old girl who knows more about "Guardians of the Galaxy" than its movie stars do

Haunting drone footage captures damage caused by Washington's worst-ever wildfire

Why didn't Philip Seymour Hoffman leave anything to his children?

New device tests drinks to see if they've been roofied

Marissa Alexander denied new Stand Your Ground hearing, still faces up to 60 years in prison

Billionaire Carlos Slim wants a three-day work week

Jon Stewart demonstrates the impossibility of discussing the Israel-Gaza conflict

The right apes Osama?! How an attack on Gazans went off the rails

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart mocks Russia's implausible theory for the Malaysia plane crash

"The Ted Cruz of his day": How Robert La Follette explains today's dysfunction

Study: Natural variations can explain the so-called "pause" in global warming

Legalize sex work, ax the HIV rate

How to annihilate the New York Times' call for "robot caregivers"

Rick Perry's bizarre babysitters club: A new "solution" even too daft for him

Watch Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson and the National rehearse a play for "Funny or Die"

Blake Lively's new lifestyle site is like Goop -- but a lot less cool

NYPD internal memo on death of Eric Garner neglects to mention officer's chokehold

Right-wing judges push to gut Obamacare: What you should know re: Halbig case

NHL: Climate change is going to cause serious problems for hockey

College students don't know about female condoms

Rubio's desperate immigration lie: Rewriting his own record to appease the Tea Party

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

Politico finds one more reason for women to feel guilty: No Koch sisters!

Scientists just found another reason to be worried about the deadly MERS virus

Fred Armisen: "Saturday Night Live" was smart to increase the diversity of its cast

Issa's surprising new enemies: Why Republicans are mad at him now, too

Feds: Vast majority of Newark police pedestrian stops are unconstitutional

Comcast memo on terrible customer call: It was "painful to listen to this call"

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

"I can't breathe!" Police overreach, Eric Garner and the chokehold of racism

Mom arrested for letting daughter play in park is out of jail -- but out of a job