March 27, 2015 Archive March 2015

More treatment, less jails: Incarcerating pregnant women for drug use is dangerous, not compassionate

Scientology and Hollywood: Tom Cruise, John Travolta and the new "Going Clear" shockers

Building explodes in New York City, at least one person critically injured

It may be time for climate scientists to stop flying so much

Why Mariel Hemingway's new revelation about Woody Allen matters

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursday

I was a lying telephone psychic

Business Highlights

The 7 weirdest junk-food drinks of all time — from Salty Watermelon Pepsi to the "McNuggetini"

Stop the sex-offender registry panic: "A lot of those dots on the map would never hurt your kids"

Hey, white Hollywood: Looking for work in the age of "Empire"? Here's some friendly advice

Where are all the normal atheists? TV's non-believers always let me down

AP Top Sports News At 8:13 p.m. EDT

Quotations in the News

5 ways Republicans can distance themselves from religious wingnuts

AP Exclusive: Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

FACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Core

America's "political expectations" problem: What the "doc fix" drama reveals about Washington

Fox News would have hated Ronald Reagan: These conservative icons would be RINOs to the party of Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton

GOP's "religious freedom" riot: How a bigoted Indiana law could roil GOP primary

President Ted Cruz's dystopian America: The scorched hellscape of a climate-denying White House

The most hated bands of the last 20 years: "Like Nickelback before there was Nickelback"

Key dates in the Amanda Knox prosecution

AP NewsAlert

White supremacy's gross symbol: What the "the stars and bars" really represent -- and why

"Let the Palestinian people go": What younger Jews will be asking of Israel at Passover Seder this year

Harry Reid won't seek re-election in 2016

"Events have proven their cherished beliefs wrong": Paul Krugman demolishes GOP's economic fairy tales

Jon Stewart demolishes Fox News: "You have a massive ego and spend 24 hours a day jerking yourself off"

Rachel Maddow explains everything wrong with America's logic-defying Middle East policies

9 painfully awkward politicians who tried their hands at comedy — and failed

Watch super high people taste test coffee

Jon Stewart gives epic send-off to departing correspondent Jason Jones

Basketball player legally named "Guy F*ck" finally allowed to use real last name

American religious leader blasts "sinful" climate denial: "We are making war on the integrity of this planet"

Obama geeks out to "The Wire": The complete transcript of his interview with David Simon

Anti-LGBT "religious freedom" laws are wrong, but #BoycottIndiana isn't the answer

Instagram has a problem with women: Bloody accident photos are fine, but periods are "inappropriate?"

Philadelphia has a Ferguson problem: "You’re telling a lie and backing it up with lies"

The meat industry is contributing to a crisis of global proportions, and the White House is giving it a free pass

Woody Allen’s thin artistic veil: Mariel Hemingway's memoir is just the latest glimpse into the director's life

This Teletubbies video with a Joy Division soundtrack is totally bizarre — and glorious

The rich's Scott Walker bungle: Why plutocrats fell for the wrong GOP governor

Lawmaker publicly discusses her rape and abortion, man in audience laughs at her

American billionaires on welfare: The Koch brothers and other ranchers stealing your tax dollars

Wall Street's political shakedown: We'll stop funding Dems if Elizabeth Warren won't sit down and shut up

Monsanto lobbyist insists herbicide isn't toxic, but refuses to drink a glass: "I'm not stupid"

College-educated Republicans are more likely to think climate threats are overblown

"We need a revival in the country": Rand Paul suggests marriage equality reflects "moral crisis"

Community Discussion: Is it too late to save the forests?

Paul Ryan's American tragedy: What GOP's next big budget fight is really about

The terrifying consequences of careless teen driving caught in alarming dash-cam video

"Make me the villain of your next book": Maine governor fires back at Stephen King

Lena Dunham is not an anti-Semite: "Girls" star targeted yet again after controversial New Yorker piece

James O'Keefe's deceptive Ivy League hit job: How the right-wing "journalist" stooped to a new low

Dan Bernstein's apology isn't enough: Sexism in the sports world has to stop

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is not laughing at your Robert Durst jokes

Oil Council foresees the end of fracking, proposes the worst possible alternative

Rand Paul's character problem: How he compromised his entire belief system for politics

Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

See the first trailer for J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy"