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Joan Rivers' defiant star power: What she reveals about the cultural obsession with youth

Hollywood remembers Joan Rivers: Ellen DeGeneres, Ricky Gervais and more respond to comedian's death

Scientists have sequenced the coffee genome

Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Jesus" is fiction: Fact-checking the Fox News' anchor's "history" of Jesus's death

Human rights lawyer arrested while waiting for her family in Times Square

Playboy's response to hacked celebrity photos: Just a ploy for clicks and feminist credibility?

How to go viral while quitting your job

McDonnells' humiliating fall: Former GOP governor and wife convicted on multiple corruption charges

Watch Joan Rivers's 8 funniest talk show appearances

Two guys, two books: Capitalism's collapsing, let's drink with Cheever and Carver!

Why the GOP is so obsessed with voter fraud

"Want to feel old?": Welcome to the age of nostalgia-bait

"Last Days in Vietnam": Is the humiliation of 1975 about to be repeated?

AP Top Sports News At 8 p.m. EDT

10 Things to Know for Friday

Toronto kicks off with Downey Jr.'s 'The Judge'

Paul Krugman blasts the right-wing "deflation caucus" for "being wrong year after year"

11-year-old builds Lego version of David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest"

The Gulf of Mexico is devouring Southeastern Louisiana

Gun nuts' special privileges: How police treated a dangerous "open carry" zealot

My daughter's Ebola scare: Why we're not ready to panic (yet)

Gaza's scary new outrage: How some Israeli leaders are pushing for war crimes

Late night television hosts pay tribute to Joan Rivers with insults, jokes and memories

Gloria Steinem on consent and sexual assault: "Since when is hearing 'yes' a turnoff?"

Hillary Clinton bashes climate change deniers

Stephen Colbert blasts GOP candidate for terrible comments on women, Muslims and the LGBT community

Must-see morning clip: Refugee children are attacking America with finger paint

Larry David's Broadway play will probably not star any dogs

Joan Rivers' death brings out the snarling trolls

Obamacare website hacked in "denial of service" attack

GOP's Kansas nightmare: How a red state is on verge of unthinkable upsets

A reminder from the World Health Organization: LGBT people are not "sick"

How Twitter can avoid the Facebook trap

Move over, Mitch! Paul Ryan lets slip secrets of how GOP will run the Senate

What Bill O'Reilly gets wrong about Asian Americans

Missouri Republicans fight to pass one of the most draconian abortion laws in the country

Glenn Beck's laughably absurd Ferguson claim: "The good has far out-shadowed the bad"

The fifth season of "Boardwalk Empire" is the end of an era for HBO

"It’s just an absolutely necessary thing": Why one woman is crowdfunding her abortion

Jill Abramson on her New York Times legacy: "I poured my energies into putting out a hell of a paper, and a hell of a website"

The EPA is (finally) taking on air travel

Stop promoting idiot pundits: NBC revamps "Meet the Press" with always-wrong Joe Scarborough and Luke "Meritocracy" Russert

It's John McCain's party again: How the GOP returned to total hawkishness

A Happy Ending Salon with Zadie Smith, Matthew Thomas, Emily Wells and More!

Grossest political ad of the season: Wingnut for Senate stokes racial resentment in new, terrible TV spot

Military base cancels Cee Lo Green performance over rape comments

Community Discussion: Should we resurrect the passenger pigeon?

"God Help the Girl": An irresistible pop musical from Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch

Noam Chomsky exclusive: Pope Francis, Oscar Romero and the horror of Reagan foreign policy

"It's more difficult for a song to become a lightning rod": DJ Shadow on the future of music

Apple vows to beef up iCloud security after celebrity nude photo hack

"Cut Boehner off at the knees": How to finally end the GOP's immigration charade

Bob McDonnell's shocking stupidity: How could a politician have been this dumb?

Judge accused of hitting wife enters court program

Esquire's weird guide to "portly" style

Update: Jamaican officials report that unresponsive plane has crashed

This Michael Brown character smearing is particularly awful

The 10 most inhumane laws courtesy of Southern Republicans

Mrs. America goes to Crimea: The pageant that once tried to be trailblazing is a disaster

Watch Funny or Die's brutal satire of Ferguson police militarization

Dear media: Women can be sexual predators too

Werner Herzog will have a cameo on "Parks and Recreation" next season

Portland's planning a village of tiny houses for the homeless

"Duck Dynasty" star's anti-atheist scheme involves a Nicolas Cage movie about the Rapture

CDC report: 1 in 5 women have been raped

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly planning to convert to Judaism