October 17, 2014 Archive October 2014

"Tornado swarms" are now a thing we have to worry about

Move over, Rick Santorum! Ted Cruz is the GOP's new anti-gay rock star

There may be toxic chemicals in your pizza box

Watch GOP Senate Cory Gardner candidate shamelessly dodge questions on personhood legislation

Fracking's disgraceful, transparent new "pinkwashing"

O’Reilly vs. Stewart: The ugly truth about that white privilege debate

Parrot missing for years returns speaking Spanish

BDSM haunted houses and sexy demons: Why it's so hard to separate sex and horror

The lies we live by: What "Gone Girl" and "Transparent" have in common

"Birdman": Michael Keaton heads an all-star cast in a crackling showbiz satire

In defense of Rick Scott: Why I think I might understand his weird fan gambit

Capital One shares fall as 3Q profit disappoints

Your Top Plays for Today

6 things Americans should fear more than Ebola

I'm a basic b*tch, and that's OK

The plot to maim Google: How AT&T and Comcast plan to upend the internet

Cutting through the Ebola B.S.: Here's what we really need to worry about

America's looming freak show: How GOP control in 2015 will terrorize a nation - with no political repercussion

7 disastrous possible outcomes of our new war with ISIS

The 5 most toxic myths about Ebola, debunked

"I knew how he thought": Wesley Clark on Milosevic, neocons and America's future

Paul Krugman slams clueless "policy crusaders"

The GOP could still blow this: How Iowa and Georgia could screw up the party's plans for Senate control

Area eye doctor offers free Ebola expertise: What to make of Rand Paul's hysteria

Stephen Colbert blasts those declaring Bush vindicated over WMD

Wingnuts' "incompetent" irony: Why they're hollering nonsense at another bureaucrat

This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad since Willie Horton

Bill O'Reilly: "White privilege" gives people an excuse to fail

John Grisham backpedals on defense of underage porn: "I can think of nothing more despicable"

The sad end of a young Hollywood star

Man isolated for potential Ebola exposure in the worst possible place

"Parks and Rec" writer Megan Amram and Nick Offerman make science sexy

Wife-beating judge digs deeper: Why Mark Fuller should be in prison

Louie Gohmert: Nurses infected with Ebola are victims of Democratic "war on women"

Sean Parker to atone for redwoods wedding debacle by creating an app

Bill O'Reilly finally admits it: I'm really obnoxious!

Arrested for peeing? What's really behind NYPD's "public lewdness" crackdown

Good luck with that: Rand Paul imagines GOP could win a third of African American voters in 2016

Obama names "Ebola czar," immediately gets new attack from the right

Peggy Noonan's plan to save America: Think like an 11-year-old

"Twin Peaks" novel will reveal what happened during the show's 25-year hiatus

"Dear White People" is the college movie of our times

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart mercilessly mocks Rick Scott and "fangate"

News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

Planned Parenthood president: "When politicians argue and shout about abortion, they’re talking about me"

ALEC's disgusting new ploy: How corporate America's trying to roll back local liberal laws

What we can learn from Channing Tatum's struggles with ADHD

Community Discussion: What is the future of energy?

"The Daily Show" destroys Sam Brownback's failed conservative experiment

Michael Dunn sentenced to life plus 105 years in racially charged killing

The right's Lena Dunham delusion: Anger, misogyny and the dangers of business as usual

The cast of "The Wire" had an incredible reunion: Here's what we learned

Judge denies attorney's request to delay hearing during maternity leave, then berates her for bringing her baby to court

Iowa's Tea Party disaster: Joni Ernst's shocking ideas about the welfare state

Who needs a million dollar wedding?

"Deeply troubling": Jan Brewer isn't happy marriage equality is coming to Arizona

EPA: Bee-killing pesticides used on soy crops don't even do what they're supposed to

Tea Party congressman: Hamas terrorists might infect themselves with Ebola and sneak into U.S.

Led Zeppelin loses first court battle in "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit