October 14, 2014 Archive October 2014

Bill Maher and Sam Harris' proof is wrong: Their argument is based on an untrustworthy poll

Is this the campaign that will convince parents to vaccinate their kids?

Disgustingly sexist GOP lawmaker says Dem congresswoman will lose because she’s “ugly as sin”

Jim Bob Duggar (incorrectly) says birth control causes abortion

GOP voter ID law gets crushed: Why Judge Richard Posner's new opinion is so amazing

Don't call "Twin Peaks" a "cult classic"

"I spent 10 years doing New York all wrong": Adelle Waldman on youth, loneliness and finally finding Brooklyn

How to stay obsessed and enamored: The best way to save a marriage is sex

AP Top Sports News At 12:08 a.m. EDT

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

Romney legacy expands to brain diseases

5 stupid, sexist things expected of men

Richard Dawkins: Religion isn't the problem in the Middle East

Tea Party's talking-point robot: How Tom Cotton's unchallenged lies could tip Senate control

"We hope they were duped": How prosecutors gave banks the best "penalty" ever

A nation of Sayrevilles: Why locker room sexual assault is all too common

U.S. nurses: Our hospitals are unprepared for Ebola

Why the polls may be overstating GOP strength in Colorado

Katha Pollitt: America is a "fiesta of licentiousness," but we're still conflicted about sex

Amazon's selfish defender: Hugh Howey's short-sighted, Ayn Rand-ian argument harms book culture

Elizabeth Warren plans midterm blitz to keep Senate in Democratic hands

Must-see morning clip: "The Daily Show's" Jessica Williams gets an exorcism via Skype

7 horrifying things that can live inside your body

Death is coming for "The Colbert Report" in just 32 episodes

Jon Stewart slams Dems for campaign fundraising hypocrisy

Leon Panetta's self-righteous fury: The truth about another D.C. "maverick"

New in works perks: Facebook and Apple to cover egg freezing

President Chris Christie is never going to happen

"I am a human being. Not a campaign prop": Disabled Wendy Davis supporter fires back at conservative criticism

"Parks and Rec" writer Megan Amram: Rape apologists are like internet trolls

Bill O'Reilly's latest Ebola freakout: Top health official should "have a little dignity" and resign

Chuck Todd, the Disqualifier: When journalists borrow from the flack's lexicon

Today’s Politico Playbook is disgustingly cynical, even for Mike Allen

Study: Internet users in red states are more likely to search for porn

Paul Ryan: "We've had climate change forever"

Anti-vaxxers' dangerous new Ebola obsession: The last thing we need are conspiracy theories

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Frozen poop pills could be a potentially life-saving treatment

Publicly funded family planning saved $13 billion -- but lawmakers don't think it's worth the investment

"Your child probably won't get into the Ivy League": How I learned to parent average kids

Stephen Colbert nearly breaks character over a Colorado poll: "Looks like a recently lit joint"

Jimmy Kimmel's extreme weather update: Meteorologists draw a lot of penises on air

Defense argues FAMU hazing death was 'contest'

Hucksters, hawks, and charlatans: the GOP’s 10 most clownish 2016 presidential candidates

It's okay if Amal Alamuddin is Mrs. Clooney now

Smoking is to blame for 14 million major medical conditions in the U.S.

GOP official wonders why military hasn't launched coup against "domestic enemy" Obama