August 31, 2017 Archive August 2017

Planes, trains or automobiles: What's the most carbon-efficient way to travel?

"Gluten-free water" shows absurdity of trend in labeling what’s absent

The space Trump fills in America’s racial politics

Chances of Trump impeachment at high point

Donald Trump is one of the biggest threats facing humankind: 50 Nobel laureates on what keeps them up at night

Trump's decision on equal pay is about more than Ivanka's hypocrisy

Disaster capitalism in action: Corporate greed made Harvey worse — now comes the cash grab

The devil’s pact: Putin, the alt-right, and the long shadow of history

The media is busy creating a left-wing "threat" to balance out the awful racist right-wing hordes who threaten civil society

LGBT rights in Louisiana make slight gains — with lots of pushback

Decriminalization is not effective, says cannabis lawyer

Trump's handling of Harvey is a massive blunder — but watch out for what Republicans will do next

Republicans want to use disaster funds to pay for Trump's Mexico border wall

Chemical plant explodes in Texas, adding to the dangerous recovery

Jared Kushner's company has been scouring the world for investors: report

Kamala Harris is co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders' single payer bill

Time for some game theory: How responses to natural disasters like Harvey could be improved

Pranksters sneak KKK hoods, Putin postcards into racks at Trump Tower gift shop

"Fox & Friends" wants an end date to Robert Mueller's Russia investigation

The Trump administration is asking an ex-DeVry University official to monitor higher ed fraud

Donald Trump has an ethanol deal for Chuck Grassley, who will be speaking with Donald Trump Jr. soon

White House defends Trump's claim that he witnessed the devastation of Hurricane Harvey "first hand"

Mayor of Hell, Michigan declares heterosexuality illegal, impeached immediately

Asian-American star says she changed her name because "Hollywood is racist"

Donald Trump is under a lot of stress right now, and you should feel bad for him, friends say

Cop says "We only kill black people" on camera: shocking, not surprising

Subprime mortgages are coming back!

An all-women "Lord of the Flies" reboot is a contradiction in terms

With his tax-reform plan, Trump finds a new enemy: The 1%

After Trump's heartless Harvey response, Pence plays consoler in Texas

Cops don't need grenade launchers

Fox News poll: 56 percent say Trump is "tearing the country apart"

Penn State professors get $300,000 to create fake-news detector

Is ageism the last acceptable prejudice?

David Clarke has resigned as Milwaukee County Sheriff, clerk says

Twenty years on, Princess Diana's legacy is felt in Harvey-battered Houston

"BoJack Horseman": Life's hilarity and pain, illustrated

Fox News promised British regulators it would do better — then it just gave up