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Don't believe what the media says about Bernie Sanders

The New York Times bungles transgender rights: What its Caitlyn Jenner op-ed gets wrong about feminism and gender identity

From black chicken to burnt toast powder: Your foodie trends come straight from the Guy Fieris of reality TV

1 in 3 Americans struggle with an alcohol use disorder, says new study

Like "Justin Bieber writing a book on parenting": Twitter is furious about Beyoncé's new vegan diet announcement

Triple Crown win draws big TV rating, but not biggest

GOP senator: Blame Obama if my party's Obamacare sabotage succeeds

Former homeschooler on the Duggar family's horrifying fundamentalist "education": "It’s literal rape culture"

Can Apple's new streaming service become music's Netflix?

Fox News host gets schooled on fracking -- and angrily orders his guest off the show

From Pompeii to PornHub: A brief, fascinating history of smut

Sparks: The true godfathers of free-form, eclectic modern rock

Memo to crotchety feminists: Caitlyn Jenner is a woman, and we must embrace her -- it's what's feminist and what's right

Black America is so very tired of explaining and debating

10 times "Game of Thrones" ripped fans' hearts out

Robert Reich: Lobbyists are snuffing our democracy, one legal bribe at a time

The super-rich are taking us for a ride: The obscene concentration of wealth at the top

The right's slimy new scheme: The made-up "religious freedom" protection designed to gut same-sex marriage

This is America's worst college: Screwed-over Corinthian College students get screwed again by so-called debt relief

10 Things to Know-Today

Hillary Clinton's big unanswered questions: No, we still don't know what kind of campaign she'll run

"Liberals still don't take Reagan seriously enough": New biographer says Reagan was postwar America's FDR

Ann Coulter: It's "electoral suicide" for Republicans to do anything except "drive up the white vote"

Father of 13-year-old pool party guest condemns McKinney cop: "I'm not gonna stop until he is fired"

Megyn Kelly: McKinney teen wrestled to the ground by cop "was no saint either"

Watch Rachel Maddow’s Stephen King-worthy recap of the Dannemora, New York prison escape

Mike Huckabee doubles down on his Duggar defense: "We all deal with crises"

Larry Wilmore shreds Fox News coverage of McKinney: “The PC police can f*cking wait – let’s keep talking about the real police”

Brian Williams will be permanently replaced by Lester Holt: CNN

Hillary's post-Obama dilemma: Can Dems win working class whites without dog whistles?

You Must Hear This! "Ambergris"

Fox News is covering for the Duggars: With shifty language and half-truths, Fox chooses the side of a molester

Chris Christie's epic screw-up: Exxon giveaway is even more of an environmental disaster than we thought

Grover Norquist breaks the GOP: Why Louisiana conservatives are begging for the anti-tax crusader's mercy

Why repealing Citizens United won't save American democracy

Stephen Colbert premiers his kicky new "Late Show" jingle

Kickstarter's greatest triumph: Making Uwe Boll, the "world's worst director," disappear

NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton on why police racial disparity is so hard to fix: "So many [black men] have spent time in jail"

A Republican is pledging $175 million to get his party to take climate change seriously

From the Duggars to the Bachelorettes, we've made our cynical TV beds — and this damning critique of our "reality" obsession couldn't come at a better time

5 reasons Jeb Bush's soon-to-be-announced campaign is already a mess

Tour de Thirst: 8 statements that prove Ann Coulter has become pathetically desperate for liberals' attention

A tale of two teens: Megyn Kelly, Josh Duggar and Fox News' double standard for black youth

John Thune's just the beginning: GOP will blame Obama if SCOTUS guts health reform -- and it'll probably work

Jon Stewart rips GOP "cattle-call panderthon": "Marco Rubio is the only candidate not pandering the sh*t out of this thing"

Joyce Carol Oates' epic Twitter fail: She thinks Jurassic Park photo is real, aches for poached dinosaurs [UPDATED]

America's criminalization of women continues: Woman charged after allegedly self-inducing abortion

Dinesh D'Souza boasts to Fox News: I'm using my community service hours to indoctrinate immigrants against Obama

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Revealed: Millions in covert donations are backing the climate denial movement

Watch Larry David and Jason Alexander gang up on Jimmy Fallon during "Tonight Show" appearance

Texas' draconian abortion restrictions upheld by 5th Circuit

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

"The Daily Show" hammers "a**hole" McKinney police officer: "This is progress because a cop pulled a gun on a group of black kids and no one is dead"

Marco Rubio's chaotic finances: He lives high on the hog -- while preaching austerity for everyone else

Donald Rumsfeld comes to Jesus -- 12 years later: Now he admits George W. Bush was wrong about Iraq

Guide dog jumps in front of oncoming bus to save blind owner

Americans aren't all Muggles, after all: The new "Harry Potter" spinoff will feature an "American Hogwarts"

Franklin Graham leaves gay friendly Wells Fargo for gay friendlier North Carolina bank

"True Detective"’s maddening teasers: Why their moody minimalism works