December 21, 2016 Archive December 2016

Prince of lies: Donald Trump's contradictory remarks about "violence" reflect his power to distort reality

Ignorance or paranoia? Trump links three unrelated attacks in his "us vs. them" worldview

The Trump University fraud case has been settled for $25 million

Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

CIA agent who debriefed Saddam Hussein says the agency is full of "yes men"

"Lowercase trauma," identity crises epidemical in D.C. as Donald Trump readies to move to town

Closely associated with tragedy, "surreal" is also the word of 2016

Donald Trump's political persona aligns with that of a fascist leader, according to 14 key signs

BULLSH**TER OF THE DAY: Donald Trump, for votesplaining to Bill Clinton

Artivism is a fierce and reflexive response to the election of Donald Trump: Will it make change?

“SNL” normalizes Casey Affleck: A year after Trump's appearance, letting another alleged sexual abuser serve as host sends a bad message

Don't go, Michelle Obama! Her Oprah interview was a powerful reminder of why she'll be missed

Angry that Journey's in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? Don't be.

WATCH: Introducing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017

WATCH: Perpetrator behind Berlin Christmas marketplace terrorist attack still at large

Live long and smoke weed: The year's 6 biggest drugs stories, good and bad

Scott Pruitt’s anti-EPA legal activism: Can Trump's EPA pick undo clean air and water protections?

Journey of reconciliation: An unexpected lesson from Pearl Harbor

The fight to end on-call retail shifts makes progress — but federal protections are still unlikely

"Drain the swamp" — of all those P.C. liberals! Turns out Trumpers don't care about lobbyists or plutocrats

WATCH: "Too many of us are just consuming food as fuel" — author Shane Mitchell on exploring the world through food

James Comey's reference to Hillary Clinton's emails — which may have altered the election — was about "nothing at all"

Apple’s Tim Cook: Trust me, we actually do care about desktop computers

Conflicts on top of conflicts: Another "emoluments clause" that should bar Donald Trump from office

WATCH: NYC council candidate expresses concerns over Trump upholding conservative values

As a white nationalist, what do you do? A conversation with a scholar of America’s extreme right

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly channels inner Afrikaner, complains that "the left wants power taken away from the white establishment"

President Obama bans some ocean drilling areas forever

What does North Carolina's HB2 "bathroom bill" cover?

Ryan Zinke, Donald Trump's choice for secretary of the interior, allegedly committed travel fraud while a Navy SEAL

Donald Trump is still sore about the whole "lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College" thing

Roger Ailes demands apology from newspaper columnist for "gropey old men" headline

Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump's secretary of state pick, once bragged about his "close relationship" with Putin

Strange bedfellows: Making peace with Glenn Beck on "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"

Donald Trump's new D.C. hotel ranks really badly, according to luxury travel site

Donald Trump and the death of "presidential": Will this clown destroy what's left of America's prestige?

2016 was a great year for feminist pop culture — and the punishment was Donald Trump

LISTEN: Female "Ghostbusters" sparked a Donald Trump-sized backlash

WATCH: In the sexist trolls vs. "Ghostbusters" war, Donald Trump wins

Conspiracy website WorldNetDaily claims the "war on Christmas" now involves physical assaults

Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump's "drain the swamp" promise was "cute, but he doesn't want to use it anymore"

Donald Trump's "half-blind" solution to his conflicts of interest won't exactly stop his conflicts of interest

Donald Trump's doctor's prognosis on the future president: "If something happens to him, then it happens to him"

Former "Apprentice" producer reflects on "buffoon with the funny hair," Donald Trump, winning election

Texas is kicking Planned Parenthood out of the state's Medicaid program