December 27, 2017 Archive December 2017

Best essays of 2017: The day I put my bikini away

Drug industry spent millions to squelch talk about high drug prices

No holiday season for sex workers

Get the latest entry in the best-selling "Civilization" series for half off

Contempt of court: Trump's judicial blitz betrays his hostility to rule of law

First special election of 2018 is in Trump country — and Democrats are drooling

Democratic base wants impeachment: But does anybody else?

Before Trump, hate was already present in Canada

California makes safety warnings for cellphones mandatory

Why do our computing devices seem to slow down?

Russians and GOP still trying to "sow chaos"? Well, it's working

Barack Obama: Social media is destroying our discourse

Department of Justice has a "systemic" sexual harassment problem, inspector general reports

Mika Brzezinski "used to love" her job — until Donald Trump

Vanity Fair gets savaged for suggesting Hillary Clinton should take up knitting

Israel announces plan to name Western Wall train station after Trump

Trump promises to go "back to work," immediately heads to golf course

Russia's latest accusation against the United States is its most ironic yet

Library of Congress to stop archiving every darn tweet ever

Yes, men will wear all black to Golden Globes in a sign of solidarity

The world's richest grew $1 trillion richer in 2017

What Kwanzaa means for black Americans

Michael Flynn's family pleads for a pardon from Trump

Does North Korea have Anthrax? New reports suggest yes

AT&T sheds 1,000 employees after touting GOP tax plan, giving out bonuses

"A walking billboard": Ivanka Trump criticized for using social media to promote her brand

Mueller investigators question RNC staffers about work with Trump campaign

After Lorde cancels Tel Aviv show, Israeli ambassador demands meeting

Sorry, Trump: Your arch-nemeses Obama and Clinton are still "most admired" Americans

Video-game addiction may become an official mental-health diagnosis in 2018

A year after Carrie Fisher's death, #CarrieOnForever unites a grieving galaxy

How "The Wonder Years" grew out of the Reagan era

The legend of Big Chicken