September 17, 2014 Archive September 2014

Glenn Beck thinks up a new way we're all about to die

"Wretched, disgusting commie leftists": My nightmare fighting gun nuts in a red state

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

"The Guest": "Downton Abbey" heartthrob wreaks havoc on America

"A lot of my life has been ruined because of sex": Belle Knox opens up in a gripping new documentary

You're about as sexually attractive to me as a turtle: Coming out as asexual in a hypersexual culture

Miss America, Janay Rice and our long history of conflating glamour and violence

Quotations in the News

Atheists don't get terrorism: Why Sam Harris fails to understand the "Islamic threat"

There's no rationalization for corporal punishment: Why Adrian Peterson's apologists are wrong

America's "ground troops" fiasco: Why Congress must straitjacket the presidency

Religious right's warped icon: Why Mike Huckabee is wingnuts' best white hope for '16

Red meat is destroying the planet, and the Frankenburger could help save it

American Front leader convicted on paramilitary training charges

A suggestion for the House Benghazi committee: Let's talk about private military contractors

Naomi Klein on climate failure: "It's not that we've done nothing. We've done the wrong things"

Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson for duration of child abuse investigation

Must-see morning clip: "The Daily Show" explores the drug cartel of big pharma

Election 2014 update: Mitch McConnell says he’s the “candidate of change”

Fox News thinks you aren't really poor if you have an air conditioner and Internet access

Julianna Margulies and Jimmy Fallon perform your favorite songs as campy school administrators

The Internet reportedly just passed a major landmark

Rand Paul's McCain embarrassment: More amateur hour for sloppy senator

Report: Law enforcement in Los Angeles County kills one person every week

Sean Hannity worries the Adrian Peterson case will prevent parents from teaching kids that "being gay is not normal"

The mother of Adrian Peterson's son is "outraged"

Mark Ruffalo calls on the Avengers to divest from fossil fuels

Now they're just trolling: House Republicans to vote on rehashed energy package

Meredith Vieira shares her own history of domestic violence

The most controversial celebrity cameos on "Sesame Street"

"Mindy Project" and "New Girl" return at the height of Fox's identity crisis

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel: Twitter is "horribly mismanaged"

Can domestic abusers change? Meet an expert who thinks it's possible

PBS's "Blank on Blank" unearths bizarre 1980 interview with Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson

Los Angeles schools will relinquish grenade launchers ... but not rifles or armored vehicles

GOP state senator: Islam “is a cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out"

Right-wing blogger accuses Chris Hayes of sexism — and is proven hilariously wrong

New marijuana PSA mocks Maureen Dowd's very bad trip

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How Twitter helped unmask a hate crime

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 6th Circuit same-sex marriage ruling could predict SCOTUS' next move

Zero-calorie sweeteners may be affecting our guts in a surprising way

We need to rethink end-of-life care in America

NYPD suspends "totally unprovoked" officer caught kicking street vendor

Boehner's "knucklehead" problem: Why he's handing Democrats a big gift

This "zero-waste" supermarket got rid of all food packaging