December 20, 2015 Archive December 2015

Our new post-Obama "Star Wars": Race, the Force and the dark side in modern America

Debbie Wasserman Schultz must go, and the case Bernie Sanders must make tonight

Sword vs. lightsaber: How the Samurai warrior inspired the Jedi Knights

"This is why people are panicking here": Björk takes on an "extreme right-wing redneck government" to preserve Iceland's open spaces

Hello Barbie's war on imagination: The childhood-destroying gift you don't want to give your kid

"I’m the parent who wants their kids to have sex": Mary Louise Parker talks poetry, nudity, one-night stands and her brilliant new book

Sixteen years in academia made me an a-hole

DNC criticized for holding critical Democratic presidential debate on Saturday night

Viewers flood Twitter condemning ABC for "abysmal," "garbage" live-stream of Democratic presidential debate

O'Malley calls Trump "fascist" in opening remarks of presidential debate

Sanders butts heads with Clinton in debate, condemning her hawkishness, proposing "a new foreign policy"

"Hillary just terrified everyone": Edward Snowden slams Clinton's hawkish foreign policy in third debate

AP Top Sports News at 12:42 a.m. EST

Donald Trump has Jeb Bush pinned: The last honest GOP candidate wants to denounce Trump, knows the rules won't let him

Meet the Fox News atheist -- the man Bill O'Reilly calls a fascist and Sean Hannity thinks is evil

The United States is scarier than the Islamic State

8 reasons a Bernie Sanders presidency would be great for Trump supporters

Juvenile injustice?: Kids in San Bernardino County pay the price with overzealous school cops

"Debates are stupid. You should be paying me": "Saturday Night Live" mocks the GOP debate in brilliant cold open

The "SNL" moment we’ve all been waiting for — Tina Fey's Sarah Palin and Amy Poehler’s Hillary return: "I heard that after you lost you had to become a secretary"

Can brain science tell us more than the Quran about why young, non-religious Somali Americans would want to kill and die in Syria for ISIS?

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band close out "SNL"’s musical year with a joyful performance

Justice denied: Rachel Corrie died protesting the demolition of Palestinian homes by Israeli forces. Her parents carry on the fight

Donald Trump can't truly win: Why we must not ignore that the Left is still growing too

We have gun violence all wrong: Mass shootings only tell a fraction of the story

After Roe: It's hard to believe now, but the abortion debate wasn't always so toxic. What happened?

Is this how World War III begins? Religion, end times, terror and the frightening new Middle East tinderbox

No longer pretending to be objective, NYT turns 3rd debate into "The Hillary Clinton Show"

There is no bromance between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin