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Dems' campaign finance secret: Why the party isn't all that unhappy with further gutting of restrictions

Former top model Beverly Johnson claims Bill Cosby drugged her in the '80s

Wall Streeter continues to bleed support for Treasury post -- but Goldman Sachs CEO likes him!

The good, the bad and the viciously snubbed: Unpredictability rules in Golden Globe nominations

"Princeton Mom" tells CNN: Acquaintance rape isn't rape, it's a "learning experience"!

Black congressional staffers stage walkout to protest police killings

Long live Colbert and Stewart: 11 perfect moments that define their relationship

Cher unloads on the cromnibus as only Cher can

Senator: USAID's Cuba hip-hop project 'reckless'

EXCLUSIVE: "Corrupt, toxic and sociopathic": Glenn Greenwald unloads on torture, CIA and Washington's rotten soul

The 12 most illuminating tidbits from Chris Rock's Twitter Q&A

Charter schools' ugly separate-but-unequal reality

"These kids are really rich AND they get to fly": Cristela Alonzo on "Peter Pan," her immigrant upbringing, and being a Latina in the TV biz

Marginalia's moment: Philip Roth, Don DeLillo and the joys of writing in books

"Inherent Vice": Pynchon meets Anderson in an absurd, glorious search for meaning, circa 1970

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The fossil fuel industry's Jekyll-and-Hyde trick: Back climate reforms while quietly financing lobby to kill them

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Globes snubs: Jolie, Nolan get no love this year

Cheney's scary pile of garbage: Why his torture defense is even worse than you think

Elizabeth Warren goes to war: Why the Democratic Party could seriously change -- for real, this time

"A 21st-century segregationist claim": Why Giuliani's race screed is so foolish -- and dangerous

Stephen Colbert schooled Fox News hard: Comedy, Bill O'Reilly and the exposure of right-wing patriotism lies

Paul Krugman: Stop listening to the deficit scolds -- they've lost all credibility

Government by Wall Street: JPMorgan CEO whipped votes for last night's spending bill

Pope Francis: Yes, dogs can go to heaven [UPDATED]

St. Louis Rams donate to police charity over "hands up, don't shoot" controversy

Jon Stewart tries to forget torture report: Dissects the royal visit to New York

Beverly Johnson says Cosby drugged her

Report: Christie aides may be indicted under federal fraud statute

Stephen Colbert lights up Scott Walker

Science says men are idiots

A new day for liberals: What we learned in the epic clash over the spending bill

Chris Rock to Charlie Rose: "Black people laugh better than white people"

Beyoncé explains life, fame and feminism in new short film

Updated: Allen West plagiarism bombshell: Tea Party hero lifted passages from viral Internet post

"Why are U punishing me": Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin are the break-out stars of the Sony email chain reality show

Torture apologists' quiet setback: Why Brennan's hazy torture dodge could be lethal

Geraldo Rivera doubles down on "be a better father" comment

Court reinstates suit against Saban's daughter