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Patton Oswalt, Emily Nussbaum and the best pre-"Mad Men" tweets

The apocalypse is coming — is the human race even worth saving? Neal Stephenson ponders the big questions in "Seveneves"

How "Game of Thrones" ruined Loras Tyrell: HBO's “gay cartoon” is so much more in the books

Intimacy after the "call girl" years: How sex work changed the way I have sex

AP NewsAlert

"Making porn is fun": The startling rise of DIY erotica

This is the only way "Mad Men" should end

Jay-Z and Beyonce bailed out Baltimore and Ferguson protesters: Report

Marco Rubio's insane "Mad Men" tweet: His takeaway was that the 20th century was awesome

Twitter can't believe what happened on the series finale of "Mad Men" either

Venezuela opposition holds primaries for legislative contest

Redmond fired as manager of Marlins after sweep by Braves

States saying 'no' to cities seeking to regulate businesses

Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

Jeb's bankrupt healthcare fantasy: Expanding coverage with Apple Watches and freedom

The Koch Brothers' guide to 2016: How to win $1 billion for your Republican candidacy

The Wall Street Journal's absurd Paul Krugman hypocrisy: No one is better at "character assassination" than them

Paul Krugman drops an epic truth-bomb on Jeb Bush. Marco Rubio and the Iraq war debate

The one tweet that may hold the meaning to "Mad Men's" final scene

"Mad Men" finale recap: "Someday, people are going to brag that they worked with you"

An in-depth Salon investigation: Is any Republican besides John Bolton not running for president?

"Game of Thrones" recap: Another brutal wedding, another vicious rape

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback uses private email account for state business: report

ABC News guest: “The death penalty is going to go the way of opposition to gay marriage”

Marco Rubio gets his comeuppance: How his Fox News interview on Iraq went disastrously wrong

John Oliver destroys “‘chicken-f*cker” lawmakers who let big companies drive farmers below the poverty line

Obama bans feds from giving local police armored vehicles, military-style weapons

Duke professor exposed for posting shockingly racist Internet comment: "Virtually every black has a strange new name"

Joyce Carol Oates tweets epic dissatisfaction with "Mad Men" finale

Oil CEO tried to get scientists fired for investigating the connection between fracking and earthquakes

Reporting on Waco biker gang killings reveals disparities in news coverage

The most ridiculous moments from the "Mad Men" finale

No one will forget about Simple Minds' 30-year anniversary tribute to "The Breakfast Club"

"Mad Men's" ambiguous finale earns ambiguous reviews: What the web's smartest voices are saying

America's vicious cycle of murder: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev & the totalitarian logic of our death-penalty obsession

"Pitch Perfect" beats "Mad Max" at the box office: Can Hollywood stop its sexist assumption that women's stories don't sell?

Jon Hamm has an irresistible idea for a "Mad Men" spinoff

Cate Blanchett need not be your sexual role model

"Game of Thrones" politics: Secret missions, desperate lies and the dangerous art of the double-cross

Amy Schumer perfectly parodies the insanity of child pageantry

Big Oil's astronomical hand-out: Fossil fuels receive $5.3 trillion in global subsidies each year

Here's why people are so upset about the latest "Game of Thrones" rape: "So cheap, such an obvious choice, I felt offended as a fan"

Who said it: A “Mad Men” character or a Republican presidential candidate?

Conservative Twitter is furious about Jay-Z and Beyonce bailing out Baltimore and Ferguson "thugs"

Lindsey Graham, bloodthirsty monster: The real reason his plan to "call a drone" is so dangerous

Jeb Bush endorses anti-LGBT "religious freedom" laws: "That is what faith is about"

"Game of Thrones" writer, Sansa and Ramsay speak out about horrifying rape scene: "I kinda loved it"

The last great "Mad Men" debate: Who won the '60s, the hippies or Ronald Reagan?

Mike Huckabee's apocalyptic pledge: Why his presidency would leave America in economic ruin

Barack Obama's shocking TPP paradox: Why the gargantuan trade deal undermines everything he says he cares about

"Better places than here": "Mad Men" gives Joan and Peggy happy endings, but the feminist struggle isn't over

Maya Rudolph just won commencement season with this hilarious Beyonce impression

Cloud computing company offers hilariously craven defense of sexism on Twitter

Taylor Swift’s feminist manifesto: "Misogyny is ingrained in people from the time they are born"

What was missing from the "Mad Men" finale (Hint: It's not a Coke commercial)

Forget push prizes, here comes the "wife bonus"

The climate nightmare we aren't taking seriously enough: President Scott Walker

U.S. summers are about to become a lot less tolerable for a lot more people

Chris Christie's frightening authoritarianism: Why his new 9/11 pander may be his worst yet