August 30, 2017 Archive August 2017

Photo of submerged Houston side-by-side with Trump’s tone-deaf tweets wins the internet

The 2 degrees that matter most

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

How to remove Trump

Hurricane Harvey as must-see TV: Donald Trump treats his first big natural disaster like a campaign rally

Programs meant to encourage women in STEM may be backfiring — because it's not women who need to change

Harvey is a global warming issue — and a test for Donald Trump's denialism

With the Census in peril, what will it take to "right the ship?"

When hate meets hoax

People like Joel Osteen are a big reason why Americans are dumping religion

Get ready for Donald Trump's murky, soak-the-rich tax reform plan

Most Americans strongly dislike Trump — but the angry minority that adores him controls our politics

Donald Trump seemed to be rooting for a hurricane to get more powerful

Judge tosses Sarah Palin's defamation lawsuit against The New York Times, touts First Amendment

Harvey’s record rains just triggered Houston dams to overflow

Why Americans who live far from coasts should also be worried about flooding

Evangelicals' bigotry-filled Nashville Statement is denounced for its anti-LGBT message

Joel Osteen didn't turn his megachurch into a shelter because the city "didn't ask"

The New York Times invites Erik Prince to advocate for privatizing the Afghanistan war

Tomi Lahren fulfills her destiny, joins Fox News as a contributor

Leah Remini claims Scientology pushed her to convert Kevin James

Finnish president rebukes Donald Trump's claim the country is buying "great fighter jets"

What made the rain in Hurricane Harvey so extreme?

Watch a Hurricane Harvey survivor challenge CNN on its exploitative coverage

Texas residents are turning to Twitter for help from Harvey-powered floods

NRATV host: President Obama "set race relations back 100 years in this country"

Fortune eats own foot explaining why Uber shouldn't have hired a woman CEO

Salon Exclusive: Watch a clip from IFC's latest episode of "Baroness Von Sketch Show"

"Game of Thrones" director dispels all those theories about Tyrion and Daenerys

Ivanka Trump's latest sell-out is no surprise: Why would she stand up for workers now?

UN rights chief condemns Donald Trump's statements about the media

Trevor Noah: "The gap between the lie and the truth could not be wider"

Fox News suddenly cares about how the media treats the first lady's attire

The military is already denying trans members health care, advocates claim

Donald Trump's pivot to tax reform is quickly panned by his biggest fans: "Jeb! had better ideas"

ESPN football analyst quits due to concern over concussions: "I can just no longer be in that cheerleader’s spot"

Are machines driving the future?

Why has Pennsylvania's solar market plummeted?

Punk rock frontman Jeff Rosenstock is solo now and killing it

The Village Voice and me: The untold story of how I became a writer