October 21, 2014 Archive October 2014

Colorado tests reach of Democrats' ground game

Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter to fight cyberbullying, is swiftly attacked by trolls

GOP governor's stunning Obamacare admission: John Kasich on why it's here to stay

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

Over one-quarter of Americans own up to Internet troll behavior

NRA: Guns aren't intimidating because "they're just bits of plastic and metal"

Don't Miss the Inside Salon Politics Event

Labor Secretary Perez pushes Obama jobs proposals

FKA Twigs is the only person who should be allowed to wear Google Glass

The 4 weirdest things we learned about sex this week

Baby boomers ruined America: Why blaming millennials is misguided -- and annoying

The great Amazon debate: A leading Amazon critic and a self-publishing rock star try to find common ground

Farrah Abraham's new erotic novel misunderstands what "erotic novel" means

RIP "mansplaining": The Internet ruined one of our most useful terms

"Saturday Night Live" announces Leslie Jones will join the cast

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

AP NewsAlert

China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

10 Things to Know for Today

How Ebola panic could cost billions

12 reasons Texas' new voter ID law is racist

"I cannot continue to live and work like this": How Wal-Mart drove me to shut down Park Avenue

Meet the Iraq War truthers: Why they're convinced Bush was right on WMD

How Nigeria successfully curbed its Ebola outbreak

The gospel of Ephron: What Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham's books have in common

10 key questions in the fight for Senate control

Paul vs. Paul: Ron trashes Rand's "politically motivated" Ebola travel ban

'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

"We've created generations of people who hate us": Snowden documentarian on America's imperial disasters

Ferguson's amazing pumpkin-spiced protest reveals America's repugnant double standard on race

John Oliver's SCOTUS canines used to reenact the Hobby Lobby arguments

Must-see morning clip: Jimmy Fallon "egg Russian roulette" competition is absolutely amazing

Ted Cruz's surgeon general lunacy: How he's resorted to embarrassing lies

Arctic town cancels Halloween on account of polar bears

John Kasich's Obamacare circus: GOP governor wants to repeal ACA but keep all ACA's money

Monica Lewinsky can't stop the problem of cyberbullying

Prozac seems to affect birds in the same way it affects humans

The "Teen Mom" story we don't see on TV: Why high school students need birth control and parental leave

GOP’s travel ban insanity: Why their latest Ebola farce is so absurd

Americans' scary media habits: New study surveys our polarized news landscape

Rwanda is now screening all U.S. visitors for Ebola

Texas scientist: We don't need to reduce smog because we spend 90 percent of our time indoors

Reagan adviser Bruce Bartlett: Face it, Obama is a conservative

Jill Abramson confronts David Carr for dismissing NYT sexism: "That's ridiculous!"

Skip Bayless: Kobe Bryant's sexual assault charges helped him "sizzle," sell sneakers

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Confessions of an obsessive fan: Billy Joel and the "horror" of modern celebrity

World's researchers to Canada: Stop censoring science!

Dem candidates' awkward balancing act: Needing black voters while trashing first black president

The irony of Scott Brown: How his campaign proves GOP is no national party

Pickup artists are stuffing rubber vaginas with cash and hiding them around L.A.

America's ugly economic truth: Why austerity is generating another slowdown

Veterans with PTSD are crybabies, according to conservative radio host

GOP's minimum wage disaster: How Chris Christie and Scott Walker are stepping in it

Listen: Recordings capture the mysterious silencing of a California forest