June 15, 2015 Archive June 2015

10 times in history when polyamory was surprisingly embraced

Culture is dead — again: It's the end of civilization as we know it (and maybe we feel fine)

Spokane NAACP postpones Monday's Rachel Dolezal meeting

Have faith in "Game of Thrones": We need its urgently human, primal fantasy now more than ever

"Just be yourself" is cruel, fraudulent advice to give young people

Big Cat Derek is the most amazing person on Vine

I was the only virgin on Tinder

10 Things to Know for Monday

"Game of Thrones" finale tweets that are totally spoiler-free

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

Dave Chappelle on Rachel Dolezal: "There's no reason! She just needed the braids"

Rachel Dolezal's support in Spokane slipping

Hillary Clinton's revolutionary idea: The election reforms that could heal American democracy

Paul Ryan can't even convince Fox News that Republicans have a viable Obamacare alternative

"Game of Thrones" recap: Confessions, escapes, and bloody acts of revenge

Photo of a raccoon riding alligator is proof that the end is nigh

CNN anchor apologizes for calling Dallas gunman "courageous and brave"

Paul Krugman: Democrats have rediscovered their spines

Rachel Dolezal's parents: "We taught our children to tell the truth so we weren't going to lie--we told the truth"

Our long national charade is over: Jeb Bush ends his official non-candidacy after treating us all like fools

Iowa gun nut shoots woman to death after she files sexual harassment complaint

Mitt Romney doesn't trust Hillary Clinton: "She's smiling with her mouth but her eyes say, 'Where's my latte?'"

Jeb Bush's daunting path: Why he's even weaker than Mitt Romney

Supreme Court shuts down North Carolina's extreme antiabortion ultrasound law

Your dog has your back — will throw major shade at people who wrong you

"Game of Thrones" star on Cersei’s horrifying Walk of Shame: "She's either going to die, or these lessons are going to help her in some way"

"Way, way out of line": Watch climate deniers bad-mouth the pope

The Christian right's raging id: What Franklin Graham's latest vile comments reveal

Neoliberalism poisons everything: How free market mania threatens education -- and democracy

Pizza Hut's "pigs-in-blanket" pizza has "Fox and Friends" hosts comparing wieners

Hillary lets Republicans have it: 6 takeaways from her first post-launch interview

John Oliver and Helen Mirren debunk U.S. torture practices: "The reason so many of us believe that torture works is that it does—on TV"

"It's just a snapshot of what we have to go through just to live": Caitlyn Jenner, trans activism and the long road to acceptance

Rachel Dolezal is not Caitlyn Jenner: Race and gender are not the same

"Horrible dried-out garbage": Chain restaurant employees reveal what to never order

Fox’s dumbest Rachel Dolezal take yet: This means we can lie about our ages to apply for Medicare now, right?

North Carolina beaches open for tourists despite multiple shark attacks on Sunday

Rachel Dolezal steps down as president of NAACP Spokane chapter

Hillary's lame "stand" on TPP: Good things are good, and bad things are bad!

Bobby Jindal's dishonest scheme: Even fellow Republicans are embarrassed by this one

Baltimore is the new South Africa: Black political power in South Africa -- or in Baltimore -- hasn't prevented horrendous racial injustice

Hillary Clinton's rendezvous with history: She's returning Dems to their liberal roots -- but will it work in 2016?

Watch "Game of Thrones" fans absolutely lose their minds over finale shocker: "Stop killing my people!"

Cancel summer: There is a flesh-eating bacteria infecting people at Florida beaches

The American middle class isn't coming back — it's going to die with the Baby Boomers

"Game of Thrones" finale: Cersei's public shaming has deep historical roots

"The Yahoo! of GOP candidates": Twitter relentlessly mocks Jeb Bush's campaign logo

"Game of Thrones" finale shocker: What we saw, what we didn't see, and what it all might mean

What Mitt Romney's bizarre weekend retreat reveals about the GOP primary

Economic rights are human rights, and human rights are economic rights: Hillary demolishes bogus silos that limit the inequality debate

Catholic archbishop resigns over sex abuse scandal as Vatican vows to prosecute negligent leaders

Jon Ronson says Cersei’s shaming is just like Twitter: "On social media we are like a horrific mob from 'Game of Thrones'"

Jon Stewart's worst night ever: "It was total silence. Impressive in its discipline"

"If we don't act now, we're all going to pay": 5 arguments for climate action that even conservatives can't ignore

Amy Poehler is getting annual Leslie Knope updates from Mike Schur: "I just want to track what she’s doing"

Supreme Court shuts down Scott Walker: Today's ultrasound decision is a big defeat for anti-choice warriors

5 worst right-wing moments of the week -- Climate deniers clown themselves

Ex-Sen. Scott Brown to Fox News: Bernie Sanders won’t be a serious contender until he stops spitting and combs his hair

Colorado court says employers can fire you for legally using medical marijuana

Jeb Bush's historic crypto-campaign: How the GOP frontrunner made American democracy even more corrupt

Wait Wait...did Kim Kardashian just slay an NPR quiz show?

A draft of the pope's big climate encyclical leaked early -- and it has a damning message about humankind's environmental destruction

BuzzFeed asks women in bikinis to comment on police brutality in McKinney