August 26, 2014 Archive August 2014

New York Times' defense of Michael Brown "no angel" piece completely misses the point

Report: Amazon reached $1 billion deal to buy video game streaming service Twitch

10 seconds' warning: How scientists knew Napa's massive earthquake was coming

Another Ferguson police officer is being sued, this time for brutalizing a 12-year-old

California goes all in for reproductive rights: "Abortion is a basic health care service"

"Winter is coming": George R.R. Martin does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Georgia restores gun rights to ex-cop who attempted to rape a woman with his gun

Ferguson’s booming white grievance industry: Fox News, Darren Wilson and friends

Juror in Renisha McBride case: "No one believed" her killer's claim of self-defense

Meet the man who's promised to sleep with 365 people in a year

Lighten up, Emmys: How to fix the worst awards show on TV

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Here are the winners of the 2014 Emmys

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Watch Billy Eichner and Seth Meyers quiz New Yorkers about the Emmys

Weird Al Yankovic parodies "Game of Thrones" and "Mad Men" theme songs

Jimmy Fallon upstages Stephen Colbert's Emmy win with hilarious acceptance speech

Sofia Vergara's bizarre, objectifying Emmy moment

"Robin Williams, what a concept": Billy Crystal's perfect tribute to the comedian

Hurricane Marie grows stronger in Mexican Pacific

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Hacking a traffic lights is frighteningly simple

Libertarians' true identity revealed: Rich conservatives OK with gay people, basically

Maureen Dowd's Sorkin-esque mess: What's behind her unreadable swipe at Obama's golf game

Burger King pulls trigger on huge anti-tax scheme: Will ditch USA after giant corporate merger

A backward-looking Emmys honors "Modern Family" and CBS comedies -- again

CNN plays chilling audio recording allegedly from Michael Brown shooting: "At least 11 shots"

Elite schools are still mostly attended by wealthy people

Senior Hamas official: Extended cease-fire reached with Israel; announcement expected in Egypt

Senior Hamas official: Extended cease-fire reached with Israel; announcement expected in Egypt

Science explains why the mosquito is the world's deadliest animal

Bill O'Reilly gets schooled on white privilege by Megyn Kelly

Sofia Vergara defends her objectifying moment, calls criticism "ridiculous"

GOP campaign defends using image from James Foley’s murder in campaign ad

How Stephen Colbert became the new king of late night

Weird Al's Emmys parody reveals that he doesn't watch TV

Al Sharpton does not have my ear: Why we need new black leadership now

Here are the 6 funniest moments of the 2014 Emmys

It wouldn't be hard for the military to become trans-inclusive

Two out of three Americans don't think police are held accountable for misconduct

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The left's secret midterm weapon: How marijuana ballot initiatives can change turnout

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Tackling the terrible sexism in video games: Women are portrayed as sexual playthings or victims of violence

Right-wing hawks want another war? Make them vote on it

CBS Sports Network to launch all-women sports show

Short men stay married longer than tall men -- but tall men still "marry up"

New York TV stations disproportionately cover crimes committed by black people

6 numbers that tell you everything you need to know about America's busted priorities

A quarter of Americans think Ebola is coming to get them

Leaked IPCC report: Impacts of climate change may be "severe, pervasive and irreversible"

CBS Sports Network to launch all-women sports show

Stephen Colbert isn't sorry for only having "one woman" writer

Playboy's shockingly astute guide to avoiding street harassment

Christianity's shame game: 5 dangerous & ridiculous sex myths spread by the religious right

G-Unit raps about police brutality: "They killed a few and they gonna kill some more"

Darren Wilson supporters and Ferguson business owners clash: "You stupid jackass!"

The lost art of the public apology: How "shake it off" became the default celebrity response to scandal

Sofia Vergara's spin at the Emmys: A subversive stunt or just a woman on a rotating platform?