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7 more trendy superfoods that are anything but

Some of the hippest health foods make the murkiest claims about their benefits and ethical sourcing

Paul Ryan’s stunning hypocrisy: The little-noticed way the GOP proved it’s full of it

GOP's still banging the "Grubergate" drum -- but an under-the-radar push from Ryan shows they don't mean a word

Kubrick’s indestructible influence: “Interstellar” joins the long tradition of borrowing from “2001?

Every sci-fi movie since Kubrick's 1968 masterpiece has echoed the original in certain unavoidable ways

Man stabbed 9 times after asking catcaller to stop harassing his girlfriend

Are boys just being boys when someone is nearly paralyzed -- or killed -- by a stranger?

Report: Wal-mart’s clean energy boasts are little more than greenwashing

Wal-mart gets 40 percent of its electricity from coal, and only 3 percent from renewables

“He masturbated with my hand”: Why we demand graphic details from our sex abuse scandals

Both titillating and banal, these specifics become part of a grotesque collective narrative

Stephen Colbert is fearful of a potential chocolate shortage

In what is surely one of Colbert's last "Threat Down" segments, he worries about chocolate, sexiness and Columbus

“How To Get Away With Murder” and “Scandal” end with a bang: The most riveting power struggles on TV

The two shows had back-to-back midseason finales last night, and both were full of complication and manipulation

Let them do another shutdown: Why Republicans are killing themselves on immigration

It may stoke the Tea Party’s gleeful rage, but will only serve to alienate Latinos -- and forefeit the White House

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson is negotiating his resignation

Wilson did not want to resign during the grand jury proceedings, for fear he would appear guilty

“The right thing to do”: Paul Krugman praises Obama’s immigration action

Economist and celebrated liberal columnist Krugman applauds the president's executive order

Al Sharpton’s latest “hustle”: New lessons, new reports of troubling finances

Immunity from “the sorts of obligation most people see as inevitable, like taxes, rent, and other bills”

Global warming’s winter warfare: Why climate deniers are reigniting their bogus cold-weather crusade

It's been freezing in parts of America this week, which can only mean one thing: More fighting about global warming

Anarchy in the GOP: Why Obama’s immigration move exposes the right’s lunacy

A fine speech ignored by networks -- but Fox still calls plan "amnesty," while wingnuts warn of "ethnic cleansing"

Reza Aslan: Sam Harris and “New Atheists” aren’t new, aren’t even atheists

EXCLUSIVE: Renowned scholar calls Harris, Dawkins anti-theists, and as dogmatic, fundamentalist as true believers

America’s Bill Cosby awakening: Why the rape allegations are finally sticking

Hannibal Burress and social media raised awareness, but there's also been a sea change in the way we view sex abuse

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