September 25, 2014 Archive September 2014

Southern Baptist Convention kicks out church for being too tolerant of LGBT members

Amazing: Watch someone get a tattoo in slow motion

Water vapor and clear skies discovered on Neptune-sized planet

Dinesh D’Souza’s pathetic persecution complex: No, he isn’t the victim of a government conspiracy!

Virgin America flight diverted because of masturbating passenger

Another blow for BP: Judge rules businesses can keep oil spill payouts

Let me be Lil Miss Hot Mess: Facebook took away my stage name

The 3 biggest myths about pornography, debunked by Belle Knox

"Ben and I owe everything to him": Matt Damon tells Katie Couric he was shocked by the death of Robin Williams

Cannon backfires at Fort McHenry in Baltimore

Hilary Mantel is not a terrorist: Debunking the ludicrous right-wing backlash to her short story

Viggo Mortensen on "Lord of the Rings" -- and playing an American at last

Lies the media repeats about Iraq: Phony patriotism, fake Syrian "moderates" and the very real end of empire

The 6 dopiest right-wing attacks on Obama

Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

GOP war on black voters quietly re-ignites: New ploys show it's not just ancient history

The domestic violence gender trap: Hope Solo, Ray Rice and the tired myopia of "women do it too"

The nasty, scary rise of tick-borne diseases

"A very brutal style of warfare": Terrorism expert explains ISIS -- and what you should really know

GOP finds its 2014 message: Obama held a coffee cup, hates military!

Morning midterms update: 3 Senate contests have Princeton’s Sam Wang “tearing my hair out”

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart calls midterm elections "an adult summer camp competition"

Kids have some advice for Jimmy Fallon and "The Tonight Show": Tell better jokes!

David Boies' sorry lesson: Why defending LGBT marriage alone doesn't make you a pro-gay hero

Jon Stewart asks: Is Wall Street's favorite new company just Craigslist with better graphics?

Fox News host calls female fighter pilot who led Syrian airstrikes "boobs on the ground"

Stephen Colbert destroys Fox & Friends over their reaction to Obama's "latte salute"

Bill Clinton’s stunning statement on charter schools: Why it's more striking than it looks

"South Park" brilliantly satirizes the Washington Redskins name debacle

Scott Brown is losing his mind over ISIS: Why his plan to combat it is batty

Wall Street won't save the world: Why "free-market solutions" are a recipe for disaster

Are condoms killing you? This new contraceptive company wants you to think so

Breaking: Eric Holder reportedly stepping down as AG

Tea Partyer: John McCain a "118-year-old" warmonger

Kansas to host a massive sex toy auction in the face of ongoing budget crisis

FBI: U.S. mass shootings more than doubled in past five years

Sierra Leone quarantines 1 million people due to Ebola outbreak

Grisly murder ignored: How we failed Angelia Mangum and Tjhisha Ball

Eric Holder’s complex legacy: A civil rights hero who defended the national security state

Marriage is not very romantic when you're broke: Why 30 percent of young people say they're not hitched

7 things you think you know about money — that are actually completely untrue

Who will replace Eric Holder? The thorny politics of selecting a new attorney general

The millennial is dead: How an irrepressible stereotype was finally supplanted

A power ranking of reality TV stars facing financial ruin

$554 million: U.S. government gives record settlement to Navajo Nation for gross mishandling of resources

Updated: Pennsylvania is literally blaming a woman for her own rape

"Jimi: All Is by My Side": This is the weirdest rock biopic of all time

Video of lemurs licking lollipops is the cutest thing you'll see all day

Bill Simmons is lying to himself: Why I don't believe his rant

Neocons' Ferguson freakout: Why their latest attack on Obama makes them look so silly

Wingnuts react to Holder resigning: "Black Panther... Race-Baiter... Mullah"

7 different types of non-believers

Why we can't rely solely on national government to cut carbon emissions

Condom cookbook provides a strange (and tasty?) way to think about sex ed

Your free speech isn't being oppressed, anti-vaxxers

Scott Brown's Iraq amnesia: Former senator conveniently forgets why we didn't leave troops behind