December 29, 2017 Archive December 2017

Best essays of 2017: Preyed upon by a Hollywood director

Computer programs deciding how long people spend in jail

The EPA tries to turn a blind eye to carbon emissions

A return to debtors' prisons: Jeff Sessions' war on the poor

Trump's EPA head will do anything to avoid protecting Americans from pollution

Is the Senate really up for grabs after Alabama? Just maybe

About that stolen election in Honduras

Our fight with fat: Why is obesity getting worse?

By the numbers: a 2017 money-in-politics index

We really shouldn't let Silicon Valley into our schools

Trump says he can do whatever he wants with the Justice Department

Newt Gingrich promises "enormous shock" in 2018: Yeah, but for whom?

Don't fall for the great CNN truck golf distraction

Here are the best/worst moments from Trump's New York Times interview

Trump trolls America during a cold snap that covers 1 percent of the Earth’s surface

Indiana lawmaker proposes law for snowflakes triggered by NFL anthem protests

Documents reveal Margaret Thatcher didn't trust pandas

Someone found secret line of code on the GOP website — and it's ridiculous and ironic

Trump: "We could use a little bit of that good, old global warming"

Did Queen Elizabeth reference "The Crown" in her Christmas Day broadcast?

Sorry, NY Times haters: You don't have to grill Trump to interview him

2017 was even worse for wealth inequality

Why Paul Ryan snubbed a Republican congressman's fundraiser

Marco Rubio expresses doubts about the tax reform bill he just voted for

Obama is tweeting out the best "good news" stories of 2017, because he knows what we need right now

What's in store for the White House staff in 2018? Good question

Apple half-apologizes for intentionally slowing old phones

Trump Administration fires remaining members of HIV/AIDS council

San Juan's mayor blasts Trump as "disaster-in-chief"

State Department releases classified emails from Anthony Weiner's laptop

The loneliness of expat life

The 22 most underrated albums of 2017