August 04, 2014 Archive August 2014

These adorable kids are completely baffled by an ancient typewriter

400,000 people in Ohio told to avoid drinking tap water containing toxins

The truth about Internet slang: It goes way back

"Getting Schooled": Back to teaching in the era of Common Core

American nurse with Ebola to leave Liberia Tuesday

I can't stop cheating on my husband

Scientists revolt against one of Europe's most ambitious research projects

Love at any size

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

5 findings about USAID travelers' program in Cuba

For Michael Phelps, there's no place like home

Justices silent over execution drug secrecy

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

This is why Washington is awful: Senators congratulate themselves for giving Israel more money

The media's big torture lie: "Enhanced interrogation" and the politics of false equivalence

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Donald Trump freaks out about Ebola

Top P.R. firms will no longer represent climate deniers

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver blasts New York Times for big conflict of interest

Cole attack suspect presses US for secret records

How far should Google go to find child porn?

Texas' HB 2 back in court -- and the stakes are higher than ever

Senate Republicans prepare to unveil pro-torture report

"I could kick his butt": Why Mitch McConnell is in serious trouble

This is climate change: Ohio's water crisis was a man-made disaster

Why does "The Strain" distrust doctors so much?

Ayan Hirsi Ali: Bibi Netanyahu deserves Nobel Peace Prize for Gaza campaign

Heritage Foundation founder publishes error-filled Op-Ed in defense of trans fats

Wingnuts run the GOP now: Tea Party haters got everything they wanted on immigration

I lived my life as a Native American, then found out I wasn't one: Brando Skyhorse on his mother's lies

"They were war crimes": The specific, legal case for international charges against Israel

Texas' public school disaster: How segregation and cuts are gutting the system

Women get ripped off because people lie to them

Paul Krugman cheers the Obama victory everyone else forgot

The truth about science vs. religion: 4 reasons why intelligent design falls flat

Reagan's crony returns to spew his drivel -- on MSNBC?

These kids are in hell, and we should be ashamed: Meet the children at the border who want a new life here

Big oil companies pay an absurdly low tax rate

Republicans' mad Iowa dash begins: A presidential pander-fest for the ages

Tucker Carlson's "uptight" rules: His wisdom on single parenthood and statutory rape

Free idea for anti-rape campaigns: Stop blaming victims for drinking

The Kardashian index and the 10 best #alternatesciencemetrics tweets

How Mark Zuckerberg sells snake oil

GOP Rep. Mo Brooks: Dems are waging a "war on whites"

The country's largest environmental group is profiting from oil drilling

Please do not freak out about birth control being linked to breast cancer

The truth about anti-Semitism: A liberal millennial's second thoughts

Trey Gowdy's Benghazi setback: New humiliation for GOP's scandal hunter

How not to avoid a bad online review

Israel has broken my heart: I’m a rabbi in mourning for a Judaism being murdered by Israel

Why a Paul Feig all-female "Ghostbusters" reboot could be better than the original