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  • “The Blue Room”: French star Mathieu Amalric in a crafty remix of “Gone Girl”

    1 October 2014, 7:12 pm

    A cheating husband, a dangerous woman and a crime that may or may not have happened -- in a canny French thriller
  • Our Gchats, ourselves: How the G-transcript became the closest chronicle of modern life

    1 October 2014, 7:12 pm

    In her new memoir, Lena Dunham makes the chat log into art. So I dug into my own archives to see what I'd learn
  • No one eats a banana like that: The phenomenon of SFW porn

    1 October 2014, 7:12 pm

    A peek inside the online communities devoted to the art of making X-rated images hilariously PG
  • Conservative hero Ben Carson: New AP U.S. History course would make students “ready to go sign up…

    1 October 2014, 6:10 pm

    "I think most people when they finish that course, they'd be ready to go sign up for ISIS"
  • Gun nuts’ tragic confusion: Why “open carry” groups don’t get police brutality

    1 October 2014, 5:54 pm

    To their credit some gun groups didn't like John Crawford being shot by cops. The problem: their reasoning (update)
  • “Why should we believe you?”: The worst politicizations of the Ebola crisis

    1 October 2014, 5:39 pm

    "Responsible leaders would close this country off to anybody who had been or was from one of the origin countries"
  • North Dakota high school eliminates dangerous threat to male students: Yoga pants

    1 October 2014, 5:39 pm

    Sexist dress codes don't just sexualize girls. They tell boys it's okay to be out of control -- and they need to go
  • Scott Walker’s shameless cynicism: What a new interview inadvertently reveals about the White…

    1 October 2014, 5:23 pm

    The Wisconsin governor hails himself as the antidote to cynicism in politics. But it's pols like Walker who feed it
  • The Duggars are comparing abortion to the Holocaust again

    1 October 2014, 4:53 pm

    The evangelical reality TV stars made a dangerous comparison in support of a Tennessee antiabortion amendment
  • Breaking News: Michael Dunn convicted of first-degree murder in Jordan Davis’ death

    1 October 2014, 4:37 pm

    Months after another jury convicted Dunn of lesser counts but deadlocked on first-degree charge, a new conviction
  • Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after major security breaches

    1 October 2014, 4:06 pm

    The move comes one day a report that an armed man with a criminal record shared an elevator with President Obama
  • California just entered its fourth year of drought: Why things could soon get much worse

    1 October 2014, 4:06 pm

    The 2014 water year was California's driest since 1977
  • Florida cop tases 62-year-old woman in the back

    1 October 2014, 4:06 pm

    Officer Terry Mahan has been placed under administrative leave pending the investigation
  • The NYPD’s shameful message to black teens: “Get out of the neighborhood”

    1 October 2014, 3:35 pm

    Witnesses allege that a group of black teens walking through Park Slope were told to leave the neighborhood
  • I am a woman who agrees with the GOP that all women are dumb

    1 October 2014, 3:04 pm

    If you are mad about those new GOP ads then you don't understand dumb women! Or maybe you are a dumb woman!
  • Seriously?! American Ebola patient was mistakenly released from hospital

    1 October 2014, 2:33 pm

    "Regretfully, that information was not fully communicated"
  • 21 famous song lyrics that are shockingly scientific

    1 October 2014, 2:02 pm

    Scientists in Sweden have secretly been placing Bob Dylan lyrics in their research for years. Now it's our turn
  • Christie’s cowardly immigration dodge: Ducking the issue to hold off conservatives ahead of 2016

    1 October 2014, 1:46 pm

    Chris Christie is refusing to comment on immigration in the vain hope that conservatives will forget they hate him
  • Women respond to sexist category on “Jeopardy!”: This is what we really want

    1 October 2014, 1:46 pm

    First of all, don't reduce us to trite stereotypes
  • 7 disgustingly racist anti-Obama cartoons

    1 October 2014, 1:30 pm

    The Boston Herald runs an appalling editorial cartoon promoting racial stereotypes. It isn't alone
  • Religious right haunts GOP: Why party’s Christianist problem won’t go away

    1 October 2014, 1:15 pm

    Cory Gardner and Joni Ernst's misleading statements show the Republican Party's radical new problem
  • Doctors “don’t know” if Tracy Morgan will ever perform again

    1 October 2014, 12:28 pm

    "Doctors don’t know the answer. I don’t know the answer," said lawyer Benedict Morelli
  • This is climate change: 35,000 walruses forced ashore by melting Arctic sea ice

    1 October 2014, 12:28 pm

    With sea ice at record lows, the animals were unable to find a place to rest
  • What would happen to the Earth if humans became extinct?

    1 October 2014, 12:13 pm

    Humans have a huge -- not always good -- impact on this planet
  • California abolishes “gay panic” defense for LGBT hate crimes

    1 October 2014, 12:13 pm

    The state is the first to outlaw a defense tactic contrived to reduce sentences for LGBT assaults

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