February 06, 2017 Archive February 2017

This is your brain on fake news: what's behind the human willingness to swallow "alternative facts"

No compromises, no concessions: When raising the minimum wage becomes a bad thing

The radical possibility of a song a day

Last exit to romance: The strange alchemy of LGBTQ romance and the books that give us hope

Animal Planet's truly unFURgettable tradition: 10 adorable Puppy Bowl moments you need to watch

Risky business: Will President Trump’s ban cause foreign-born doctors to look elsewhere?

Notes from a trailing spouse: The hot sauce is great but grocery shopping can feel like a roller derby and Abu Dhabi is no place for a barfly

The Latest: Budweiser ad grabs buzz with immigrant tale

Focus on Trump, not Gorsuch: His presidency should be legitimized before vote on his SCOTUS pick

Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win 34-28 in OT

WATCH: Super Bowl LI ripe with political messaging, from Lady Gaga to lumber

President Trump does not have a concrete governing strategy

Unions at lowest levels in decades: To gain power, we must stop following the rules

Superbug superhero: 3 ways you can easily avoid antibiotic drug abuse

A Yiannopoulos, Bannon, Trump plot to control American universities? Robert Reich "wouldn't bet against it"

Bizarre GOP infighting over federal lands: Some conservatives think land grabbers are going too far

Thanks, Trump! "Saturday Night Live" reclaims its satirical mojo amid a national emergency

Gov. Scott Walker's Wisconsin could be a model for President Trump on unions

Donald Trump's White House is plagued with dysfunction: reports

Want a better solution to America's problems than a border wall? End drug prohibition

Making sense of the news: First we have to determine what "the news" actually is

Building the realm of alternative facts: Trump's lies are enabled by years of right-wing media

Donald Trump denounces negative polls, coverage as "fake news"

VoteVets calls out President Trump by name in new ad: "You want to be a legitimate president? Then act like one"

Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement

"I have no words": Conservatives are shocked by Trump's "disgusting" moral relativism with Vladimir Putin

President Trump's anger over his ban was limited to Twitter, as his Muslim ban stalls in court

"There are a lot of killers. We got a lot of killers. What, do you think our country's so innocent?": Turns out, O'Reilly is not a man of principle

Kellyanne Conway previously brought up the fictitious "Bowling Green massacre" to justify Trump's Muslim ban

"This guy's a fraud": Bernie Sanders sees right past President Trump's rhetoric about helping the middle class

6 things Steve Bannon has declared war on

POLL: Which political impersonation from this week's "SNL" was your favorite?

Mitch McConnell won't fund President Trump's voter fraud investigation

Angela Merkel: Germany will seek common ground with President Trump wherever possible

Questions arise about Neil Gorsuch's volunteer claims while at Harvard Law School

Nancy Pelosi cools Trump impeachment fever: "When and if he breaks the law, that is when something like that will come up"

Kremlin demands apology from Fox for Bill O'Reilly calling Vladimir Putin "a killer"

We have a vaccine for six cancers, so why are less than half of kids getting it?