May 05, 2015 Archive May 2015

The Bridgegate outrage that nobody is talking about

Peer-reviewed, non-partisan academic study finds that the EPA emissions rule will save thousands of lives

Fox News will not quiet me: I beat back death threats and vicious name-calling after my Baltimore story went viral

AP NewsAlert

The International Space Station had the best Star Wars Day ever

Time to panic: Big data says you may already have ruined your kid's life

Magazine prints entire issue with HIV-positive blood to combat stigma

5 ways "Last Man on Earth" could save itself next season

Robin Williams will voice a dog in his final film "Absolutely Anything"

"Curiosity craves otherness”: The author of “The Empathy Exams” talks about the trick of fiction with writer Austin Bunn

The new battle of Los Angeles: Stop trying to make "the next Brooklyn" happen

A former sex slave's terrifying ordeal: "As soon as he put the blindfold on, I knew something was wrong"

"Vaginas are more like pennies": Virgins have questions about sex, Reddit has answers

APNewsBreak: Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairman

America is an Ayn Randian dystopia: The five-step process that is privatizing the country to oblivion

Robert Reich: The Trans Pacific Partnership is a corporate hijacking

America's assassination industrial complex: How the drug wars of the '90s became the drone wars of today

How Bernie Sanders could make 2016 very, very interesting

Dangling a bit of justice doesn't make us equal: What's next in Baltimore

10 Things to Know for Today

"Should we get rid of all the Jews?": Megyn Kelly accuses Bill O'Reilly of "catering to the jihadis"

Chris Brown finishes probation -- then punches someone at a basketball game

ISIS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attack, but experts are wary

Jeremy Renner won't stop calling Black Widow a "slut": "I’m unapologetic about a lot of things"

Charlie Hebdo cartoonists distance magazine from Texas shooting: "There is absolutely no comparison"

Congress' despicable war on working women: How our warped laws perpetuate discrimination

Ryan Gosling finally ate his cereal in moving tribute to deceased Vine creator

Scott Walker would like you to know that he's an intergalactic princess

Bill O'Reilly's racist, sexist stand-up comedy routine is maybe even worse that you'd expect

Fox News defends Ben Carson's hilarious early campaign blunders: "He's a surgeon — not a community organizer!"

Barack Obama & David Letterman plan their retirements together: "I would really like the idea of playing some dominoes with you"

Marvel doesn't seem excited about female superhero movies: "Very bad idea and the end result was very, very bad"

Stop blaming a "rabid feminist 'Avengers' backlash" for Joss Whedon's Twitter exit

South Carolina college student caught poisoning roommates' food -- could face 20 years in prison

Researchers link fracking to Pennsylvania drinking water contamination

Louis C.K. returns to film in the most "Louie" way possible: Playing a depressed, middle-aged rookie cop

Oh, the places these bigots will go!: "The Daily Show" bids farewell to the "Hate Class of 2015"

Secret battles behind the GOP freak show: The backroom struggles for Republican domination

Pamela Geller compares self to Rosa Parks: "I will not abridge my freedom so as not to offend savages"

The Huckster could pull it off: Why the Beyoncé-hating, gay-baiting Mike Huckabee may go the distance in 2016

The era of (Bill) Clinton liberalism is over. What does that mean for Hillary and the Dems?

“They’re full of sh*t": Sex workers claim A&E exploited them for reality series "8 Minutes"

Will Ferrell crashes David Letterman monologue with impersonation of veteran sportscaster Harry Caray

The Christie "comeback" tracker: How many rebounds can New Jersey's governor (almost) have?

The GOP's paranoid right-wing renaissance: What Pam Geller's anti-Islam fear mongering says about American politics

Bill Nye reveals the science of racism: "We're all the same, from a scientific standpoint"

The truth about Operation Jade Helm is that some of you can’t handle the truth: Obama really isn't invading Texas

Fox News "Medical A-Team" member Keith Ablow: "Men should be able to veto women's abortions"

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

Richard Cohen, unmitigated racist: Why the Washington Post hack is pining for Nixon

Conservatives try to figure out #HowToSpotAFeminist, are quickly enlightened by feminists

Oregon lake eerily disappears once a year

Jon Stewart schools "Dallas dipsh*ts" who think Obama is invading Texas

New study reveals just how jaw-droppingly sexist the American workplace still is

Nepal earthquake animal rescue

Panera is banishing more than 150 artificial ingredients from its food

The Internet is (mostly) a bottomless pit of despair, but memes just might save its soul