October 01, 2014 Archive October 2014

ISIS takes control of Iraqi wheat supply

"This guy might be an a**hole, but he’s not alone": Woman who penned epic open letter about sexual harassment speaks out

The 8 most tabloid-y things Piers Morgan did as a CNN host

California makes history by banning plastic bags: Here's what we should take on next

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

Science explains if the war in "Star Wars" is physically possible

UPDATED: First Ebola case in U.S. confirmed: Here's why there's (probably) no reason to panic

The South's victim complex: How right-wing paranoia is driving new wave of radicals

Tracy Morgan can't believe that Wal-Mart is blaming him "for an accident that they caused"

Freelancers aren't slackers! The New York Times gets Portland -- and "Portlandia" -- wrong

"Men, Women & Children": Hollywood's Internet lameness reaches new lows

My feminist dilemma at the peep show

Stop telling women not to "take things personally": Ed Champion and the plague of gendered criticism

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8 disturbing ways the Kochs have amassed their fortune

Wal-Mart's new scheme to prey on America's poor

The American family is a myth: Why our national moral panic must stop

From 9/11 to ISIS: The massive failure of U.S. intelligence

Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

Chris Christie tanks: Why new numbers could spell doom for his 2016 run

"You think we’re this dumb?": Inside the sick, cynical mind of Mitch McConnell

Wall Street's P.R. whopper: How its big new lie can trigger another crisis

Politico Magazine: Obama might need to be assassinated before we can get Secret Service reform

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart updates "Schoolhouse Rock" classic "I'm Just a Bill"

Methadone treatment is the gold standard for pregnant opiate users. So why are we punishing these women?

Stephen Colbert mocks the wrongful penalty against Muslim NFL player

Jon Stewart dubs Indian PM the "next Ronald Reagan for the world"

Djokovic extends China Open winning streak to 21

Issa's dumb Secret Service farce: Oversight hearing devolves into typical circus

Chaffetz's "overwhelming" ignorance: The case against turning the White House lawn into a shooting gallery

Stephen Colbert mocks Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin and Bobby Jindal in epic Values Voter Summit takedown

"Morning Joe" wonders if the Secret Service hired a woman because it's "good for the brand"

Midterms Digest: Could America’s “most unpopular governor” survive?

The "pre-cation" is a trap!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is very upset that doctors won't spread irrational Ebola panic

Oh, the irony! Starbucks' fake pumpkin products may have created a real pumpkin boom

Why would a woman try to buy a used IUD on social media?

Far-right birther's secret funders: Look who's backing Islamophobe Frank Gaffney

What would happen to the Earth if humans became extinct?

California abolishes "gay panic" defense for LGBT hate crimes

Doctors "don't know" if Tracy Morgan will ever perform again

This is climate change: 35,000 walruses forced ashore by melting Arctic sea ice

The NYPD's shameful message to black teens: "Get out of the neighborhood"

Women respond to sexist category on "Jeopardy!": This is what we really want

Religious right haunts GOP: Why party's Christianist problem won't go away

7 disgustingly racist anti-Obama cartoons

Christie's cowardly immigration dodge: Ducking the issue to hold off conservatives ahead of 2016

21 famous song lyrics that are shockingly scientific

Seriously?! American Ebola patient was mistakenly released from hospital

I am a woman who agrees with the GOP that all women are dumb

Gun nuts' tragic confusion: Why "open carry" groups don't get police brutality

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Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after major security breaches

California just entered its fourth year of drought: Why things could soon get much worse

Florida cop tases 62-year-old woman in the back

College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators