March 13, 2015 Archive March 2015

Kanye West thinks "racism is a dated concept"

Ball-busters who "kill the buzz": Why the Ellen Pao case is a master class in sexism disguised as "culture fit"

"Everybody was dead": Bill O'Reilly's El Salvador "firefight" claims challenged

Ted Cruz to NASA: Stop focusing so much on climate change and go explore space

AP Top Sports News At 5:27 p.m. EDT

What went viral 5 years ago today: Kristen Stewart was the world's biggest movie star and people hated it

The French are not as cool with infidelity as you think

"It Follows": An instant horror classic about the dark side of teen sex

Tom Cotton's war on reality: The GOP will recognize no limits

What I learned from a male sex surrogate

New players replacing newspapers in seeking government info

15 immigrants protected from deportation arrested in sweep

Jeb Bush's emails detail his relationships with top donors

Homework is making our kids miserable: Why the classroom staple is a colossal waste of time

Trey Gowdy's Hillary hypocrisy: Why he's the last person who should be demanding Clinton's private emails

We are not your mascots: Why Laura Ingraham's Redskins remarks are so clueless

Florida's anti-climate crusade is an Orwellian nightmare

The right's ridiculous Neville Chamberlain obsession

Quotations in the News

New York Times' poverty blind spot: How Nicholas Kristof & David Brooks blew it this week

"A new degree of pettiness": Why is the U.S. really sanctioning Venezuela?

Paul Krugman: The dollar is getting stronger -- and that's a bad thing

Kathy Griffin leaves "Fashion Police": "I do not want to contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism"

Sean Hannity tries to humiliate Ferguson protester in stunningly condescending interview

Humanity's "surprising" climate win: Global CO2 emissions didn't rise in 2014

Hurricane Sandy survivors still don't have homes: "The Daily Show" reports

Chelsea Handler and Nick Offerman appear butt-naked on Esquire's April cover

Someone at the NYPD has been editing Eric Garner's Wikipedia page

Bernie Sanders is increasingly iffy on running for president -- and the reason is thoroughly depressing

Police: Attacker aimed to kill US envoy over military drills

Put a woman on the $20! Campaign aims to replace Andrew Jackson with a "female disrupter"

Harper Lee update: One state agency says the author "seems to be aware" of her book deal

Conservative lawyer: I'll defy marriage equality ruling the same way I'd refuse to hand a Jew over to the Nazis

“Three McConaugheys and a Baby" and more brilliant early sketches and side gigs by the current "SNL" cast

Is this the most awkward "Final Jeopardy" of all time?

“She was human, she was not an experiment”: A pregnant patient's right to die should not be a matter of debate

"Thanks, Obama!": POTUS reads mean tweets about himself on "Jimmy Kimmel"

Final tweets: What we can learn from these last public statements

Marco Rubio's sudden surge: Why the GOP may be stuck with him in '16

GOP's absurd new tax scam: What its "middle-class tax relief" is really about

Glenn Beck may quit NRA over board member Grover Norquist's (non-existent) Muslim Brotherhood ties

Jon Stewart hammers Chris Christie over staggering Exxon corruption

Community Discussion: Can nature documentaries change the world?

Justice system to 13-year-old girl: It's not rape because you have curves

Erick Erickson: Obama wants Iran nuclear deal so he can "humble the arrogant crackers"

Cleaning up Tom Cotton's mess: Why conservatives' excuses just aren't credible

Race, outrage and white male excuses: It's much worse than just one frat boy

"A lot of us are disappointed and angry": Martin O’Malley sounds off to Salon

Caught between the cool girl and the "Trainwreck": Navigating the cruel angles of pop culture dating tropes

Stop whining about the Democrats’ weak bench!

First penis successfully transplanted from one body to another

Why is Kevin Bacon lying on a stranger's kitchen counter with a plate of eggs?

A volcanic eruption just created the world's newest island — and it is absolutely breathtaking (PHOTOS)