October 08, 2014 Archive October 2014

Science proves that you love your dog like a baby

Texas abortion providers head to Supreme Court to fight restrictive anti-choice law

GOP's gay rights crack-up: Why the wingnut base won't let Republicans move on

Girl distributes heroin at school thinking it's candy

Illinois plutocrat's campaign cratering: How Bruce Rauner went from frontrunner to underdog

Facebook to begin using your personal data to help other apps advertise

Pornhub debuts massive billboard -- in the middle of Times Square

Philadelphia's school reform debacle: Despised governor crosses the line

Business Highlights

Anita Sarkeesian explains the most "radical" way to support women online

"Inherent Vice": A first look at Paul Thomas Anderson's loopy Pynchon movie

"I doubt Donald Antrim feels that way": Diane Cook and Marie-Helene Bertino talk revision, realism, reviews -- and secret celebrity audiences

The real star of "Gone Girl": Ben Affleck and the art of male full-frontal

We've corporatized the planet: The unseemly secret about America's foreign policy

Your Top Plays for Today

News Guide: A quick look at Ebola developments

Bubbles, basketball part of modern HR celebrations

10 Things to Know for Today

Gone girls and boys: 11 of the best movies about marriage

7 disturbing facts about the Koch brothers' civil rights history

The bigots finally go down: How anti-gay haters officially lost the marriage fight

Joe Perry: "On stage, we're the same people we were when we were nineteen years old"

"Moustachioed CEO whisperer Tom Friedman": How the "celebrithet" took over the Internet

4 common bathroom products that are more dangerous than you probably know

The global warming scandal that wasn't: Conservative media's latest claim is full of hot air

"Voters will remember this": Scott Walker administration says $7.25 an hour is a "living wage"

Must-see morning clip: "Daily Show" labels Joe Biden "the Seinfeld of vice presidents"

Stephen Colbert disapproves of Ebola drug ZMapp because it won't get you high

Kenan Thompson catches up with Bill Hader in new "SNL" promos

"The Daily Show" uncovers a disturbing truth about police shootings

Jennifer Lawrence's Wikipedia page was edited to include stolen nude photos, because that is the world in which we live

Pharrell, Elton John, Lorde and others star in fantastic cover of "God Only Knows"

Black teenager pepper-sprayed by police in his own home

A brief history of Rock the Vote PSA millennial "icons"

The Stephen Collins "shot" heard round the world

The science of rubbernecking: The real reason we can't look away from a car crash

Fraternity loses its charter for displaying pro-rape "no means yes" sign at a party

GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner has held 3 positions on climate change this week

Why Americans are so easily terrorized by ISIS

Washington underwater? Why rising sea levels could cause devastating flooding in the near future

Canada's on course to cause serious damage to the Arctic

Justice Anthony Kennedy blocks same-sex marriage in Idaho

Hilarious "Funny or Die" video says what we're all thinking about social media

Breaking: The Texas Ebola patient has died

GOP goons suddenly run scared: What three anti-women warriors want to hide

This woman has chosen to die on November 1 — and she wants you to know why

Sarah Silverman wants to raise $30 trillion to close the wage gap

Hysterical National Review editorial unloads on Supreme Court over marriage equality, predicts legalized incest

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson says you can't get STIs if you have "Biblically correct sex"

Peggy Noonan channels America: If she (or Joe Scarborough) believes it, so must the nation

America's sex and race failure: Why Raven-Symone and an Ohio couple are struggling

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

Jay Leno's return to TV is reportedly imminent

Thom Tillis' awkward Obamacare dance: It's the worst law in history, except for its central purpose

Let's all take a minute to process Louis C.K.'s feelings about Mars

Creationist attacks Stephen Hawking: "The Bible says he's a fool"

Tea Party Senate campaign's response on contracts skirts conflict of interest issue

Bobby Jindal's foreign policy farce: Inside a dopey pre-presidential routine

Did Wal-Mart just move us closer to single-payer health care?

When death is a life-affirming choice

Fracking company teams up with Susan G. Komen, introduces pink drill bits "for the cure"

GOP's Ebola hysteria: Thom Tillis' toxic mix of unfounded panic and awful policy

Dog belonging to Ebola victim euthanized by Spanish regional government

"Categorically false": Homeland Security swats down wingnuts' ridiculous ISIS claim

Shonda Rhimes calls offensive NYT piece "a very good reminder" of "casual racial bias"