February 19, 2015 Archive February 2015

Fox News' phony 1 percent populism: Megyn Kelly helps Scott Walker solve (one of) his college problem(s)

Oklahoma's demented fight against AP history

This is what Republican governance looks like: Bruce Rauner's frightening agenda

Little Caesars' bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza is a triumph of human ingenuity

Hugh Grant would rather be anywhere in the world but in this interview

The deadly science of drinking soda: Research puts a number on soft drink-related cancer cases

"Lean the f*** away from me": Jessica Williams, "impostor syndrome" and the many ways we serially doubt women

Tackling TV’s rape problem: Why “Broad City” and “Shameless” could change how we talk about sexual consent

Our embarrassing, servile media: Does the New York Times just print everything the government tells it?

White people: Don't get offended on Margaret Cho's behalf

Physicist whose work helped world see 1st moon walk dies

What we're not being told about suicide and depression

Police: Rapper Afroman punches female fan on stage

GOP's middle class charade: Ronald Reagan, Rush Limbaugh and the real threat of the Christian right

US couple and daughter killed in New Zealand car crash

"Rolling around in armored vehicles": The terrifying future of American policing

Your dog knows when you're down

Chris Kyle's PTSD: The untold, real-life "American Sniper" story

The right’s latest rape lunacy: Guns on campus won't prevent rape -- but they will put women in jail for self-defense

Fox News has no shame: Easily duped wingnuts spout phony science and climate-change lies

The conservative case for DACA: The intriguing legal theory you won't hear on Fox News

Know your Oscars controversies: Here are the fights following 10 nominated films

Rudy Giuliani unhinged: Obama doesn't love America

"He's an honest man. He's a truthful man": Allison Williams breaks her silence

Fox News' latest absurd theory: "Lessons on white privilege" are ruining education

Louis C.K.'s greatest wish: To die a horrible death in the new "Alien" sequel

Will Smith is still not too old to get jiggy with it on "Letterman"

Scott Walker's Achilles heel: How his immigration record could scuttle his 2016 bid

Nancy Pelosi had to mediate run-in between Kathy Griffin and Lana Del Rey

Dear Norm Macdonald and Eddie Murphy: A Bill Cosby SNL joke is anything but "kicking a man while he's down"

Chicken farmer who spoke out against factory farm abuses files for federal whistleblower protection

New York Post blasts Obama with appalling "Islamic terror" front page

Shocking and awful: "Own man" Jeb Bush sounds as ill-informed on foreign policy as his brother

Hundreds of patients exposed to terrifying superbug at UCLA hospital

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

Of course Eddie Murphy side-stepped the Bill Cosby joke on SNL: He's been playing it safe for years

Conservative activist suggests Ruth Bader Ginsburg's SOTU nap was impeachable offense

"Pre-allegation Bill Cosby": How Eddie Murphy's SNL refusal feeds the myth of Cosby's innocence

America's "visiting professor" scam: How colleges are watering down higher education

Jeb's ugly Iraq revisionism: Laying the failure of his brother's war on Obama

It's not just Jeb: Why all the GOP candidates should be grilled about George W. Bush's foreign policy

Wal-Mart bumps its minimum wage to $9 an hour, but workers say it "still falls short"

Jeb-ghazi: A conservative group's hilarious campaign to tie Jeb Bush to Benghazi

Nestle USA to remove all artificial ingredients from chocolate products

Texas issues first-ever same-sex marriage license

GOP congressman: U.S. will lose to ISIS if we keep "taking God out of this country"

The Obama administration is playing politics with John Roberts, and it's about time

"Fifty Shades of Grey" reimagined as a terrifying thriller

Oliver Sacks says he has terminal cancer

Bill Cosby thanks Eddie Murphy for opting out of "SNL" impersonation

What went viral 5 years ago today: This super weird "Avatar" thing

The teaser for the final episodes of "Mad Men" has arrived