August 11, 2014 Archive August 2014

My Christian virginity pledge nearly destroyed me

Why we're addicted to mysteries: How the search for the unknown has brought out the best in people

The kiss that ended my engagement

Hillary's break from Obama: Here's what it really means (hint: She's still a hawk)

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

Philly history may hold Democratic convention edge

APNewsBreak: LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Missouri man

Sen. McConnell using Obama's unpopularity in Ky.

What's scary about Ebola, reasons not to fear it

10 Things to Know for Today

Billionaire's sketchy Middle East gamble: Meet the man betting on war with Iran

Fox News has a new Cliven Bundy -- and again, the right's new hero has some explaining to do

Boehner contracts amnesia: Speaker completely forgets a whole year!

6 worst right-wing moments of the week — Limbaugh's latest conspiracy theory

You have to watch Arcade Fire's amazing tribute to Nirvana

Sarah Palin's rant on liberals, fast food and hell makes no sense

Secret experimental Ebola drug enters clinical trial

Once a cheater, always a cheater (really)

Christian conservative pundit agrees with ISIL: Iraqi Yazidis are “devil worshipers”

Study: Keystone's climate impact would be 4 times greater than feds claim

There are two environmentalist movements: One for rich whites, the other for poor minorities

Are we stuck with sexist trolls forever?

"Goodbye Jane" by Wesley Stace: Exclusive premiere of brilliant new video, with a nod to A-Ha's "Take On Me"

Bob Odenkirk's "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul" debuts first trailer

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown viral hashtag blasts media portrayal of African-Americans

Mitch McConnell's coal-fired claptrap: Dirty fuels and stupid politics in Kentucky

Can this new gadget really deter shark attacks?

Tea Party's horrifying cousin: Here comes “constitutional conservatism”

Welcome to TV hell: 8 things you learn watching Sarah Palin's insane new channel

Women must undergo pap smears and virginity tests to teach in Brazil

Hillary's overlooked '16 worry: Will she write off the anti-interventionist left again?

Hachette CEO to Amazon: Withdraw the sanctions you have imposed against our authors

Paul Krugman exposes libertarianism's "foolish fantasy"

ExxonMobil and Russia are now drilling for oil in the Arctic

Yet another study confirms the "overwhelming" scientific consensus on climate change

From Wishbone to Bruiser to viral star Tinkerbelle: A pop cultural history of tiny dogs wearing clothes

Another nightmare Comcast customer service call surfaces

"Meet the Press'" real problem: What to expect from the Chuck Todd misadventure

The 8 least essential oral histories of all time

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver and Sarah Silverman issue a PSA over payday loans

Jezebel calls out Gawker Media for failing to address incessant misogynist comments

What was Tony Stewart thinking?

Will there always be sexist Internet trolls? A science educator gives an answer

Your bottled water is sucked straight from California's drought

Erick Erickson doesn't understand why calling Wendy Davis "Abortion Barbie" is sexist because Erick Erickson is sexist