August 14, 2014 Archive August 2014

Can a machine provide reliable mental health counseling?

Maryam Mirzakhani becomes first woman awarded math's "Nobel Prize"

Tea Party star defends absurdly racist campaign flyer

GOP's shady "news" websites: Republicans get into the propaganda game

Will the zoos of the future be cage-free?

California man sues doctor for listing homosexuality as a "chronic condition"

Anonymous released alleged audio from St. Louis County Police dispatch, from the day Michael Brown was killed

“Dinosaur 13”: Why Fox News would have had a field day with T.rex

"I'd go out in public wearing tight pants to shock people": Life as the man with the world's largest penis

"He slammed my head against the glass": Ferguson police arrest HuffPost, WaPo reporters

Nightmare in Ferguson: Cops become a brutal occupying force

AP NewsAlert

Stanford professor 1st woman to win top math prize

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George R.R. Martin: I'm not going to write gay sex scenes just for the sake of doing it

George W. Bush's false heroes: The real story of a secret Washington sham

Gun nuts' alcohol debacle: Why their new booze scheme is the scariest yet

Ferguson's massive problem: What Mike Brown's death means for black families

More proof that the religious right's "family values" obsession is really about misogyny

Nigeria confirms 1 more Ebola case

"You're welcome. I'm awesome!" Rick Perry's rebranding is full of self-delusion

Bill Maher: "You could just tell there was a humanity in Robin Williams"

4 disgraceful ways conservatives are trying to derail medical marijuana

A nerdy Taylor Swift joins Jimmy Fallon for teen girl sketch "Ew!"

Release the officer's name: It's time to stop shielding Michael Brown's killer

One nation under SWAT: How America's police became an occupying force

Canada donates 1,000 doses of Ebola vaccine; WHO says drug is likely still months away

Watch never-before-seen footage of Michael Jackson in music video for "A Place With No Name"

ICYMI: Oxford Dictionaries adds "mansplain" and "douchebaggery"

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

The darkest summer hits of all time

Jimmy Fallon brings the ice bucket challenge to the "Tonight Show"

Meet the farmer who instilled a love for Lorde in his cattle

Republican Governor compares Detroit floods to a leak at his lake house

Black America's everyday reality: Ferguson and the world that terrorizes us

Reports: Gov. Nixon to remove St. Louis County police from Ferguson

Joe Scarborough's police apologism: Being arrested was the reporters' own fault

Thanks to rising beef prices, "pink slime" is making a comeback

Orwell Estate rep likens Amazon to the Ministry of Truth, accuses retailer of "doublespeak"

Young men don't think they need consent for anal sex

Police strike back at Anonymous over identity of Michael Brown's shooter

Ticking clocks can literally speed up fertility

Rush Limbaugh lashes out at media for outrage over his tasteless Robin Williams comment

How did the Ferguson Police get such sophisticated weaponry?

“Are the white women wearing actual chains?”: Meet the abortion rights group Texas feminists oppose

Obama: No excuse for excessive police force in Ferguson

All hell has broken loose: When law enforcement is law and order's biggest threat

"The Giver": A lukewarm dystopia that arrives years too late

Claire McCaskill: The police have "become the problem instead of the solution"

Robin Williams' wife reveals beloved actor had Parkinson's

The right's sneaky antiabortion plot: Using obscure property regulations to close providers

Anonymous' Twitter account suspended in conjunction with Ferguson protests

Starbucks's HR fail: Why you can't raise kids unless you know your work schedule in advance

Following the harassment of Zelda Williams, Twitter vows to "improve" trolling policies

"Keep your plan" bites back: The ACA fix that could cause new headaches for Obama

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: "I'd absolutely call myself a feminist"