February 22, 2016 Archive February 2016

It's time to end Antonin Scalia's prison state: How the next SCOTUS justice could help end mass incarceration

This "smart" vibrator wants to tell you about your orgasm

America's shameful state of decay: Sanders is campaigning on rebuilding the country's infrastructure -- will it work?

My search for the Nazi who saved my mother's life

Nina Simone’s “Strange Fruit”: Inside the Jim Crow childhood of the High Priestess of Soul 

A brother's mourning clothes: I wanted a uniform of grief

Getting off (line): What’s lost in the age of internet porn

Bernie's not "too old" to be president: Voters need to stop obsessing over Sanders' age

Democrats who backed Iraq now dare slime Sanders' foreign policy experience?

The right's SCOTUS unreality: Republicans are justifying obstructionism by just making stuff up

Good riddance, Bush Dynasty! Why Jeb's disastrous campaign is a fitting end to a poisonous history

Donald Trump's rageful white cult: Race, fear and the GOP front-runner's slick manipulations

The 100 top political donors of the 2016 presidential cycle have spent $195 million

Remember when people met IRL?: This couple's romance began in fourth grade, decades later they reconnected

Paul Krugman: The GOP's savior is a "fringe crank" pandering to the party's "ignorant elite"

Detained whistle-blower Julian Assange remains hopeful he'll be able to leave embassy; warns a Clinton presidency would bring "disaster"

Why Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary — even if he loses

The scariest thing about Trump's primary dominance: The GOP still doesn't understand the monster it created

Watch a 106-year-old woman meet Barack and Michelle Obama — you can thank me for it later

The "Girls" wedding from hell: Is Lena Dunham torturing her characters or us?

Behind the music on "Vinyl": There are Strokes cover bands that sound more like Lou Reed than this

John Oliver lays bare the South's abortion-clinic nightmare: "Mississippi now has four times as many S's as it does abortion clinics"

How Delaware became an American haven for "grand corruption"

Trump insists tweet that Obama would've attended Scalia's funeral "if it were held in a Mosque" was just a joke

"What is it with these ding-dongs?": Watch this hilarious "Simpsons" take on the crazy election

Al Sharpton: Donald Trump is like what "Don King would have been if he'd been born white"

GOP's Constitution hypocrisy: Supreme Court drama proves top Republicans are only loyal to the "law of the land" when it's convenient

Donald Trump's uncontrollable birtherism: Trump is now questioning Marco Rubio's eligibility to run

"Winter is Trumping": The Donald Trump "Game of Thrones" mash-up you've been waiting for

What Kesha doesn't need now: Demi Lovato feuding with Taylor Swift over appropriate support

Ted Cruz has failed: He can't beat Donald Trump but he just might be the GOP's only chance to nominate Marco Rubio

Bernie, you're done: Following Nevada loss, pundits rush to write Sanders campaign obits

Dolores Huerta takes on Bernie's base: Nevada caucus flap speaks volumes about the frustrations of Sanders supporters

"I didn't think I'd ever live to see a colored President": 106-year-old explains why she danced with joy at meeting the Obamas

Facebook is not a charity: Mark Zuckerberg's "Internet for all" push is big business, barely disguised

GOP's Trump panic: South Carolina rout leaves Republicans looking for something, anything to save them

Hillary's about to get away with a stiff-arm: She needs to fundamentally rethink her policies -- and we need to demand it

The last stand of tolerance in the Republican Party: What Trump vs. Rubio would reveal about GOP voters