December 27, 2016 Archive December 2016

Best of 2016: Six times John Oliver made us all smarter this year

A media resolution for 2017: Stop asking clueless celebrities to comment on race relations

A postelection postmortem of the #GirlBoss era

Sex and the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Movie superheroes are being scrubbed of desire

Donald Trump in "La La Land": Retro romance is seductive — and encourages a yearning for a less beautiful past

WATCH: Black Lives Matter movement plagued with "insecurity"

My Little Free Library war: How our suburban front-yard lending box made me hate books and fear my neighbors

Money won bigly in 2016: An expert tells us how to follow the money in politics

WATCH: Amanda Knox case happened at a "pivot point of journalism"

Taxpayer-funded capitalism: Here are the biggest corporate subsidy deals of 2016

WATCH: The four methods of bystander intervention — how to help prevent public harassment

Donald Trump's irresponsible nuclear weapons tweets: Pure whimsy, or prelude to apocalypse?

Donald Trump: The UN is just a club for people to "have a good time"

Donald Trump says he's going to shut down the Donald J. Trump Foundation, but legally can't

WATCH: Comics go beyond artistic expression and speak to literacy, social issues, and more

Now all news is "fake news": The right's war against truth goes back long before 9/11

The tail wagging the dog? NYPD’s long history chronicling hate crimes

President Obama says he could have "mobilized a majority of the American people" and beaten Donald Trump in 2016

NRATV, the gun lobby's very own news show, wants to protect us from "the mainstream media’s assault against freedom"

Republicans are vexed by factions on replacing health law

Donald Trump, Republicans threaten to get back at UN for Israel resolution

Julian Assange has kind words for Donald Trump, says Russia has "vibrant" criticism of Vladimir Putin's government

Alt-right leaders are predicting a "revolt" if Donald Trump doesn't do their bidding

Donald Trump will be tweeting from the White House, his press secretary confirms: "It's just a really exciting part of the job"

Ironic justice: Donald Trump could completely overhaul the judiciary, thanks to Republican obstructionism

Beat back the hack: Cyber-deterrence is a difficult task with huge potential

Israel's ambassador to the U.S. claims to have proof that America was behind controversial UN resolution — but he'll only share it with Donald Trump

"This is not Woodstock": Donald Trump adviser doesn't even care if no celebrities show up to inauguration

East Antarctica is melting from above and below

We've found the song that perfectly describes 2016: "Happy New Year (Prince can't die again)"

Author, actress and "Star Wars" star Carrie Fisher dies at age 60