December 20, 2014 Archive December 2014

Sponsor of Missouri’s “father knows best” bill: “It's not a woman's body with an abortion. It's a child's body”

Rest easy? FEMA is not fully prepared for a major disaster

Colbert's pitch-perfect finale: "Stephen Colbert" breaks character at last

"This is not a war, this is a 12-year-old kid!": Shocking video shows plainclothes NYPD officer punching child

EPA goes soft on toxic coal ash

“So you lost your dick?”: Inside an Ivy league transphobia nightmare

Gun nuts' vile Muslim test: Why open carry activists don't want to extend the right to everyone

Community Discussion: Can we do without fracking?

From Keystone to "James Flacco": Highlights from Obama's year-end news conference

Richard Pryor created Chris Rock and Louis C.K.

"I made no money and I was drenched in blood": This is what it's like to star in a B-movie

Business Highlights

"The nuts hated him": How the Bush dynasty -- and its evolution -- explains America

15 reasons America's police are so brutal

David Brooks' silly police fantasy -- and the problem with soft-on-cop liberals

Lisa Loeb: I don't want to go back to the '90s

Our criminal justice system is a disaster: The conversation we need to have after "Serial"

Put the evil bastards on trial: The case for trying Bush, Cheney and more for war crimes

"Princeton Mom," Kevin Williamson and the revolting rise of the rape truthers

7 things Americans think are more plausible than man-made global warming

The Year in Fear: From Ebola to street violence to Comrade Kim

Falling oil prices worry Algeria