December 29, 2016 Archive December 2016

Pushing back on Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry defends Obama's action on UN vote

Carrie Fisher's 10 best scene-stealing roles

Democrats are going to miss Harry Reid when he's gone

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

Donald Trump can't let go of things: His latest salvo against President Obama is the latest in a long list of one-sided battles

Tom Cotton makes populist argument for "reorientation toward ultra-high-skill immigrants"

Jim Jarmusch's "Paterson" finds beauty in humble New Jersey setting

Sex in the cornfields: The agony and ecstasy of dating at a strict Christian college

Princess Leia's last victory: Carrie Fisher's books become bestsellers after her death

WATCH: Canceling the Klan — A&E scrapped reality show after discovering producers paid KKK members

WATCH: Has Donald Trump realized that he can't spin the world?

Actress Debbie Reynolds has died, son says: "She's now with Carrie and we're all heartbroken"

Income inequality is off the charts: Can local policies make a difference?

Silent, bloody killer: Hypertension is yet another reason to exercise during the holiday season

Is anti-racist a code word for anti-white? No, but the people behind #WhiteGenocide may think so

Paul Ryan's idiotic power play: Just maybe, his move to squelch future protests will backfire

WATCH: 2016 Best of Salon Talks: Authors

Donald Trump is, once again, taking credit for jobs he had no part in creating

Tensions in Tel Aviv: Relations between President Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu hit rock bottom

The climate struggle is real: 10 biggest global warming stories of 2016

When normal conversations become death threats: Rabid anti-abortionists target Texas abortion providers

Russia's blueprint for political chaos: Alleged hacking may just be part of Vladimir Putin's grand game

So much for the watchdogs: Don't worry about the media normalizing Donald Trump, worry about them enabling him

WATCH: The year in fake news

"We ought to get on with our lives": Donald Trump breaks from President Obama's retaliation plans for Russia hacking

President Obama, Donald Trump have a "very nice conversation" about Trump complained about "roadblocks"

Norm Macdonald explains why he thought Donald Trump would win: "Nobody asked if he's voting for a demon says yes"

President Obama expands environmental legacy with 2 Western monuments

Donald Trump will have scandal-prone televangelist pray at his inauguration

Donald Trump is thinking of partially privatizing veterans' health care

Bristol Palin is trying to get angry about celebrities snubbing Donald Trump's inauguration

Sean Spicer, Donald Trump's future press secretary, says "Business as usual is over" when it comes to the new administration

A resolution for the Internet in 2017: Spare us all your outrage over outrage

Republicans are determined to repeal Obamacare, even before knowing what they'd replace it with

Donald Trump's celebrity-free inauguration could make the White House great again

Did anyone doubt Donald Trump would have a hand in writing his inauguration speech?

More Americans admire Barack Obama than Donald Trump: poll

Gutting for Medicaid: With Donald Trump's win, Republicans want to reform health care for poor and disabled Americans

Should clean air and clean water be constitutional rights? A lawsuit claims they should

John McCain isn't going to let Rex Tillerson become secretary of state without answering tough questions about Vladimir Putin

Melania Trump, currently suing a publication for defamation, says her goal is to protect the First Amendment

Fighting back against anti-feminist backlash: Women can win the Trump era's new culture war