December 03, 2014 Archive December 2014

How NYC's bug problem is helping take care of its trash problem

"A mockery": Conservative group condemns planned execution of mentally ill Texas man

GOP's "Cromnibus" ploy: How Boehner hopes to appease the right and avoid a shutdown fiasco

Chicago set to increase its minimum wage to $13 an hour

Rand Paul's latest ballot option: Dare Alison Lundergan Grimes to defy him!

Fast Company promoted a live chat with creepy "male feminist"

The real queen of the naked photo shoot: Madonna's long history of posing nude

Meet the group that's writing antiabortion legislation for lawmakers across the country

Woman pens amazing newspaper retraction in support of transgender son

CDC: Circumcision is a very good idea

Olive oil's disastrous year: Prices soar as extreme weather and pests decimate harvest

Judge allows libel lawsuit against Glenn Beck to proceed

California actually put someone away under new "revenge porn" law

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart destroys Fox News coverage of protests in Ferguson

The best of Stephen Colbert according to the "Colbert Report" team: 10 of the best "5 x Five" segments

Congress finally agrees on something: Nazis shouldn't get a dime of Social Security

"These pseudo-religious people who I find laughable": Jesse Ventura talks Republicans, Nazis and running for president

Chris Rock's lesson for Ross Douthat: Why the right is so deluded about Ferguson

Stunning video montage counts down critic's 25 favorite movies of the year

Figures on government spending and debt

Bravo's first scripted series knocks it out of the park: “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” is like a more grounded "Sex and the City"

Anne Lamott: "Look at the Tea Party: Some of the angriest, most hateful people on earth, and they’re backed by what they think is Scripture"

"Wild": Reese Witherspoon sends mixed messages in a gorgeous liberation fable

Attorneys: Condemned killer in Texas is delusional

Your Top Plays for Today

The 21 best Reagan protest songs of the '80s

Robert Reich: Rich parents are perpetuating racial inequality

Meet "The Daily Show's" new South African comedian

10 Things to Know for Today

Jian Ghomeshi's quiet accomplice: Why the CBC must be investigated, too

White America's scary delusion: Why its sense of black humanity is so skewed

Police think we're the enemy: There will be more Fergusons if we keep militarizing local cops

"He would resent the way he is used": How Martin Luther King would feel about his legacy

Bill Clinton's big fear: Elizabeth Warren 2016

Thomas Jefferson vs. the Bible: What America's founding father really thought about religion

Bill Cosby slammed with new lawsuit for alleged sexual assault of 15-year-old girl

Bill O'Reilly had a psychotherapist diagnose "sadistic" atheists

"We can't even admit we have a problem!": Jon Stewart and Larry Wilmore discuss racism in America

"Complex, convoluted": Dem senator unloads on Obamacare, says single payer far better

Barbra Streisand strikes back at climate-denying senator

Even my alma mater doesn't love Cosby anymore

"This doesn't look like grief": Fox News host argues Michael Brown's stepfather is responsible for Brown's death

Stephen Colbert slams America's "cruel and unusual" prison system

Likely nominee for defense secretary looks like a hawk

Bill Cosby thanks defenders Whoopi Goldberg and Jill Scott on Twitter

Dear "Mindy Project": It's time to introduce Mindy Lahiri's parents

Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams slow jam Obama's immigration executive order

Rolling Stone's UVA rape story backlash: When narratives are so compelling that we don't notice unbalanced reporting

America's fast food nightmare: Why workers are going overseas to find a minimum wage

WSJ's attack on wind energy fails to disclose Koch connection

"Fox & Friends": Bring back poll tests!

Rick Perry's Nixon moment: Why tonight's looming execution is a test of his humanity (UPDATE)

Stephen Colbert is taking his "victory lap" to the next level

We are all seriously sleep deprived

World Health Organization: Stop performing "virginity tests" on rape victims

Court halts execution of mentally ill Texas man

Jeb Bush vows not to pander, as Jeb Bush panders to collection of CEOs

Vast majority of Americans believe in climate change according to poll

New poll of Latinos brings good news for Hillary Clinton

Rand Paul is a conspiracy theorist: Time for the world to call him what he is