October 20, 2014 Archive October 2014

American meat's disgusting secret: Why factory farms are even worse than you thought

Stephin Merritt: "What I had in my head was 'Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks'"

Why this Iranian-born writer fears for America's soul

"You sat in the splash zone": The messy truth about breast-feeding

Why I visit prostitutes

The sex crimes I kept secret

Denkinger's miss revisited as Series returns to KC

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

Federal police take control of 13 towns in Mexico

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person

US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

10 Things to Know for Today

My personal Scott Walker travesty: Why I can't make ends meet in Wisconsin

Supreme Court's civil rights backlash: How a new case could set us back decades

Paul Krugman unloads on Amazon: Economist sounds off on why its heavy-handed tactics "hurt America"

“We can fight back”: Elizabeth Warren comes out swinging on midterm trail

6 worst right-wing moments of the week -- Ebola idiocy abounds

John Oliver slams SCOTUS for not allowing live video, creates hilarious canine reenactments

Ray Rice could be reinstated to the NFL by next month

Nigeria and Senegal are officially Ebola-free

Serena Williams shuts down tennis chief's "racist, sexist" remarks

Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives out Notorious RBG t-shirts as gifts

Must-see morning clip: John Oliver blasts U.S. for deplorable treatment of troop-saving interpreters

There are only six northern white rhinos left in the world

"We are exchanging the corporate rip-off for the public one": Iggy Pop's brilliant rant on U2, Radiohead and how the Internet is killing musicians

George Will uses misinformation to question science: Ebola edition

Dems’ Ebola freak-out: Why the party’s defensive crouch feels a lot like 2004

Ruth Bader Ginsburg destroys GOP's lie: Why voter ID is the right's new poll tax

GOP calls for Ebola Czar, gets Ebola Czar, hates Ebola Czar

Bill Maher revives radical Islam debate, discusses blasphemy case in Pakistan

King Tut had a clubbed foot and other maladies because his parents were siblings

Evolution complete: President Obama backs constitutional right to marriage equality for first time

SWAT team's brutal murder: How they killed an innocent man on his childhood driveway

Texas GOPer Greg Abbott won't say if he'd defend interracial marriage ban

Jenny Slate's Marcel the Shell is back with adorable secrets and a song

"They're going to start destroying each other": Why TV's new golden age is doomed

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wants to see 9 women on the Supreme Court

Scientists penetrate the fishy history of sex as we know it

Parents freak out over Ebola, keep Rwandan children from starting elementary school

Rand Paul's worthy goal: Why we shouldn't laugh off his attempt to woo African-American voters

Google plans to remove links to Jennifer Lawrence's stolen nudes

We shouldn't need an "undo" for body modifications

Why I'm considering botox

Daily soda consumption seriously messes up your DNA

The end of pot brownies? Colorado's considering a ban on most edibles

GOP governor's "compassionate conservative" hoax: Mike Pence's callous indifference toward the unemployed

America's locker room culture: What sports shares with our most powerful institutions

Restaurant to charge for "artisanal" ice cubes

17 things we learned from Paul McCartney's hilarious Twitter Q&A