August 25, 2014 Archive August 2014

U.S. journalist Peter Theo Curtis released two years after being abducted by al Qaeda group

Beyond Ferguson: 5 glaring signs that we're not living in a post-racial society

Why the VMAs are the best awards show ever created

Wiz Khalifa wears suicide prevention shirt to VMAs

Watch the VMAs' opening performance with Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj and Jessie J

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

Using tax credits to pay premiums gets complicated

Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings

Rand Paul's latest cowardice: There's a reason why he runs away from immigration policy

Rick Perry's controversy snowballs: How his indictment spawned a new flap

Fox News' latest phony obsession: Ferguson, gun control and Second Amendment hypocrisy

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — An avalanche of horrific Ferguson claims

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

"I can get really angry about it": Meet the Dem taking on Joe Barton and his own party

Watch the top 6 moments of the 2014 VMAs

Watch the VMAs' surprisingly powerful statement about Ferguson

VMAs play strange 23-second tribute to Robin Williams, Twitter responds with outrage

The VMAs' 4 most awkward attempts to be socially conscious

Fox News host: Eric Holder "runs that DOJ like the Black Panthers would"

WHO: The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history will take $430 million to contain

Paul Krugman: "Rick Perry doesn’t know the secrets of job creation"

Beyoncé makes "having it all" into a show-stopping 20-minute spectacle

John Oliver mocks inaccurate Internet headlines by destroying a Pinata

Miley Cyrus' homelessness call-to-arms proves she's the next Madonna

Get ready: Prince set to release two brand-new albums in September

Heading to a third Iraq War? The scary new danger of mission creep in the Middle East

Stampede at Hindu holy procession kills 10 Indians

The "Rice Bucket Challenge" is India's clever, classy take on the charity fad

A new explanation for tech's pathetic gender diversity: The personal computer

9 shocking facts you need to know about sugar

Michael Brown was "no angel," according to outrageously skewed New York Times report (UPDATED)

Doctors agree: School shouldn't start so early in the morning!

New Yorker piece proves therapists are the perfect subject for Lena Dunham

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters: Why moral perversity of U.S. position in Gaza is stunning

Nail polish: The stylish new way to prevent date rape?

Arby's new $10 "Meat Mountain" will destroy us all

Fox contributor: Michael Brown shouldn't be described as "unarmed" because he was so big

Why Mark Zuckerberg's war on click bait proves we are all pawns of social media

What Lena Dunham's personal essays reveal that "Girls" doesn't

Paul Ryan is the latest Republican to get an earful on immigration

Obama's crazy Augusts: Why this one's relatively mild, by his standards!