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From Gary Webb to James Risen: The struggle for the soul of journalism

Two courageous reporters dug up dark government secrets. Only one was betrayed by his peers. Why did it happen?

Chevron greases local elections with geyser of cash

Reports reveal the multinational has been pumping money into Mitch McConnell's and John Cornyn's Senate campaigns

How “Archie” went from dull to daring: The world’s tamest comic series is now our most groundbreaking

Archie used to be the safest, squarest comic book franchise out there. But in the past few years, something changed

23 ridiculous products you need to survive America’s “Ebola apocalypse”

The disease has landed in New York City, and a few online retailers are cashing in on the resulting panic

Reza Aslan’s atheism problem: “Fundamentalist” atheists aren’t the issue, apologists for religions are

Major religions all contain macabre fables, explicit injunctions for vile behavior no civilzed person should accept

Les Claypool: I’ve been exploding Americana for 30 years

The Primus lead singer on the band's new biography, Bee Gees covers and his Willy Wonka tribute

7 facts that show the American dream is dead

A living wage, retirement security and a life free of debt are now only accessible to the country's wealthiest

“Hot goods’” hot mess: Minimum wage crackdown sparks backlash

Unrest in the Pacific Northwest threatens a provision of federal wage law protecting American farm workers

Vashti Bunyan: It’s hard to imagine making another album

Bunyan on "Heartleap," the democratization of music, and why she writes songs about her family

Lena Dunham’s “race problem” is not really her problem at all

Why does Lena Dunham inspire so many young women to wax poetic about our own creative potential?

Community Discussion: How should we protect the oceans?

The evidence stacks up that we're wrecking the oceans. What should we do?

McConnell’s “bipartisan” flop: Bizarrely taking ownership of a GOP political disaster

Mitch McConnell says his efforts to privatize Social Security show he's a bipartisan consensus builder. Wait, what?

One Percent’s politics of nothing: Why inequality is absent in these midterms

For all the money spent and all the attention paid, this year's midterms feel incredibly small. Here's why

Midterm campaigns’ silver lining: Simpson-Bowles gets toxic!

Democrats are learning the hard way not to support plans with Social Security cuts. But at least they're learning

This award-winning photo stunningly captures the essence of a threatened species

The photo is the winning entry for this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

America’s modern political nightmare: Two electorates, separate and unequal

The glee with which the GOP relies on Obama-hate to turn out its base shows the disturbing racial reality of 2014

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