February 18, 2015 Archive February 2015

A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference

Anti-choicers: Stop bullying women with bloody photos

Ohio Supreme Court strikes down local fracking bans

An old wingnut conspiracy theory returns: Fox News pundit wonders if Islamists are "embedded in the White House"

Finally, something Guy Fieri doesn't suck at: Brokering Middle East peace talks in "The Interview" deleted scene

Krispy Kreme's "KKK Wednesdays" promotion backfires, obviously

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Rand Paul's big mistake: Why his unofficial presidential campaign is flailing already

"Genetic sexual attraction is normal, and very real": A woman describes the reality of parent-child incest

10 truly bizarre Tea Party bills: From nipples to militias to religious zealotry

Map depicts the loudest and quietest places in the US

Global warming is going to hammer New York: New study reveals a future of heat waves, downpours, rising seas

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

You know you want to watch shirtless Justin Bieber get pelted by eggs

"Holy sh*t! I was terrified": Actor Rahul Khanna on "The Americans," his "simulated sex waiver" and filming that infamous suitcase scene

Nudity and "The Bachelor": What a contestant's Playboy past reveals about double standards and sex

If you’re not a good girl, I’m going to leave

Jam bands are smarter than indie rockers: They made the pointless concert album all but obsolete

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your Top Plays for Today

Police: Vegas mom, son searched for vehicle before shooting

Black, queer, feminist, erased from history: Meet the most important legal scholar you've likely never heard of

"That's something that should make libertarians nervous": Inside the tumultuous rise of an American ideology

GOP still party of stupid: Scott Walker, Fox News and why 2016 hopefuls must appease wingnut base on evolution

Robert Reich: Trade deals ravage the middle class (and everyone else)

“A problem no one should ignore": HUD Secretary Julian Castro unloads to Salon on gay rights, homelessness & America

Rick Scott's corruption spiral?: Scandal swirls around another GOP governor

John Oliver exits the "Daily Show" hosting sweepstakes: Re-examining the search to replace Jon Stewart

Could "Selma" take best picture?: Pulling for the Oscar underdogs in these 8 critical races

Sorry, Chris Christie: New Jersey governor performs worse than any other GOPer in swing state poll

The 2015 Westminster Dog Show champ is basically the most adorable animal on the planet

"Surely, you can just have hologram Jon": John Oliver's brilliant proposal for a "Daily Show" replacement

"I don’t think a guy would have made 'Tampon Run'": Salon talks with gaming girl wonders Andy Gonzalez & Sophie Houser

Pussy Riot releases powerful English song "I Can't Breathe" about police brutality

Bibi's expenses bombshell: Could scathing report derail prime minister's re-election bid?

"Wheel of Fortune" contestant stuns everyone by solving puzzle with just one letter

Texas judge rules state same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

Taylor Swift and Jimmy Fallon dance like complete goofs on the jumbotron

GOP's new immigration deceit: Republicans are dishonestly reframing the DHS funding fight

Boehner & Bibi's blunder: The problem is much bigger than not giving Obama a "heads up"

Marijuana munchies are real -- and scientists might have figured out why

Clintons' Keystone cash: Agency lobbying for pipeline is a major donor to family foundation

"Fifty Shades" star Dakota Johnson to David Letterman: "Are you my dad?"

"I'm going to hold my nose and vote for 'The Imitation Game'": An Oscar voter reveals why "Selma" will lose, Michael Keaton will win and the secrets of her ballot

Conservative pundit Dinesh D'Souza calls Obama a "boy" from "the ghetto"

Matthew Perry almost wasn't in "Friends" because of an alien baggage-claim show

Can Brian Williams still get a dinner reservation in New York?

Jeb's foreign policy fiasco: Distinguishing himself from George W. Bush... by tapping Wolfowitz

The 1 percent are hurting dogs: Pure-breds, pedigrees and the sick politics of perfect puppies

Welcome to the future: Ingenious artificial skylight feels so, so real

The Kochs' stunning Tesla hypocrisy: Why their new clean-energy alliance doesn't sit right

Mitch McConnell, "fixer" no more: Why we're headed to another (partial) shutdown

Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen

Bill Murray to "Parks and Rec": "I hear you might have some dead work for me"

Blink-182's Tom DeLonge is the perfect candidate for the Mars One voyage

Rahm Emanuel's hollow victory: Why Chicago's mayoral campaign has national implications

I gave up social media for Lent