August 20, 2014 Archive August 2014

They are no longer police: Why Ferguson reminds us that America is not exceptional

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Obama campaign visionary joins Uber in its quest for world domination

St. Louis police shoot and kill another young black man

There is so much wrong with this cop's victim-blaming screed

Poll: 70 percent of Americans want the government to quit trying to restrict abortion

Journalist James Wright Foley reportedly beheaded by ISIS

Taylor Swift's music video is uncomfortable, but is it really racist?

Here is the Rick Perry mugshot you've been waiting for

"Expedition to the End of the World": A spectacular voyage toward doomsday

5 reasons this clip of a Fox News reporter getting cussed out on air is magnificent

The best sex tips you'll ever hear -- from a man with no penis

"It didn't come alive until you heard his voice": Lorne Michaels on the epic legacy of "SNL" announcer Don Pardo

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Robert Reich: American democracy is diseased

"We always have to be so stoic": How one Michael Brown protester defied respectability politics

Key events following the death of Michael Brown

Militarized cops' scary new toys: The ugly next frontier in "crowd control"

Wall Street's hot new scam: Shady banking consultants absolve the banks that pay them!

Ferguson's absurd dilemma: What if being peaceful won't change a thing?

US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

The conservative parent trap: Why I love seeing Republicans have gay kids

7 disgusting ways Michael Brown and Ferguson have been smeared

Must-see morning clip: Watch George W. Bush unwittingly take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Eric Holder: Justice Department will "continue to stand with" Ferguson

Jimmy Fallon crushes Pierce Brosnan in "GoldenEye 007" video game challenge

Michelle Duggar's hateful anti-transgender rights campaign

Why Season 3 of "Girls" got snubbed by the Emmys

Grain mixed, livestock lower

The Michael Brown case hinges on this one detail

Don Lemon shocked to learn that National Guard used "N-word"

GOP surrenders on Obamacare: Why they slashed spending on anti-ACA ads

Breaking: The contraception mandate benefits women

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The ticks that are going to turn us all into vegetarians

Updated "SNL" oral history reveals President Obama rejected a sketch about racial profiling

"A nation of cowards": What Eric Holder needs to say today

No, Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson isn't throwing up gang signs

Campaign raises almost $130,000 to feed Ferguson school children

In defense of the "ugliest house in Queens"

Michael Brown, Gaza and a crowd-sourced record of abuse: In defense of "clicktivism"

More evidence of sexism in tech? Investor gets called out for gross emails

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Bobby Jindal gets denied: Judge blocks move to ditch Common Core

White power won't give in -- and that's why there will be more Fergusons

The Emmys have no idea what the difference is between a "miniseries" and a "series"

Co-founder of "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" drowns at age 27

Love makes sex better for most women, say some women

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Nick Offerman turns Reddit's shower thoughts into statements of "simple genius"

4 reasons Darren Wilson's defenders should think twice

More madness at Ferguson: Watch this officer point his rifle at protesters

Milwaukee is the new Portland

More government shutdowns! McConnell admits what GOP Senate will wreak

Frack-happy Oklahoma rocked by 20 earthquakes in just one day

Sex ed in the age of "Fifty Shades": Author of controversial book about sex speaks out

Fox News host's shocking Islamophobic rant: "You solve it with a bullet to the head"