August 19, 2016 Archive August 2016

Hashing out the end of "The Nightly Show" with Franchesca Ramsey: "You can’t force people to have conversations they’re not ready for"

"Dangerous precedent for free speech": NJ Gov. Chris Christie signs law punishing boycotts of Israel

TV finally gets mental illness right — by laughing about it

Patty Hearst's America: What "American Heiress" gets wrong (and right) about an insane time and place

Monarchy in America? One of Trump's tax proposals would create a permanent aristocracy overnight

The half-life of deindustrialization: Why Donald Trump is just a symptom

Tim Kaine's red state mission: His revealing tour of Missouri, Wyoming and Idaho

Obamacare's bumpy week: Just how big a deal are the ACA's insurer woes?

"We could be really experimental": Why Gawker went down and why we'll hate ourselves for missing it

2 commuter buses collide in New Jersey; no word on injuries

Sexism, meet racism: Trump's Angela Merkel comments expose the collision of misogyny and white supremacy

Medical mudslinging: Right wingers reach a new low with their smears about Hillary's health

Thank you, Larry Wilmore: "The Nightly Show" goes out with a party — and a reminder to "not confuse cancellation with failure"

CNN announces launch of drone-based newsgathering division

Former Wahlburgers employees sue over denied wages, tips

Hyundai Genesis owners can now control their cars through Amazon's Alexa

WATCH: "The Daily Show" asked Trump supporters about this "extreme vetting" and their answers are as insane as you'd imagine

Washington man stabs kissing interracial couple, cites Donald Trump when arrested

Facebook announces desktop gaming platform to compete with Valve's Steam

Paul Manafort resigns as Trump campaign chairman after Breitbart shake-up

NBC's "Superstore" challenge: Can an Olympics preview win over viewers?

Class dismissed: Is the Trump campaign driven by racism or economics? The only possible answer is both

Peter Montgomery explains why conservative Christians are lining up behind Trump

Uber got this right — Pittsburgh is America's city of the future

The ballad of "Swim Shady": Ryan Lochte's Rio fiasco is more proof that male athletes are a protected class

"Manafort overboard": Twitter reacts to Trump campaign chairman's resignation

Joe Scarborough: Trump "playing a role" when he "gets behind microphones at political rallies"

NBC knows who to blame for poor Olympics ratings -- millennials and their "Facebook or Snapchat bubbles"

Baltimore ends contract with lawyer linked to neo-Nazis who defended cops in case against wrongfully imprisoned black man

Pew poll: Majority of American men, 63 percent of Republicans believe sexism is over

The Ocean is "Endless": Frank Ocean’s new visual album is a heroic read on digital culture