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At 85, Jules Feiffer Finally Gives Us a Graphic Novel

Jules Feiffer JZ Holden As you might expect, Jules Feiffer, 85, has a long, impressive résumé, starting from his apprenticeship, at age 16, with comic industry legend Will Eisner. Raised in the Bronx, New York, Feiffer went on to publish dozens of books, plays, and screenplays—his animated short, Munro, won an Oscar in 1961. Show More Summary

How Responsible Are Michael Brown’s Parents for His Demise?

We cannot continue to excuse criminal behavior by claiming poverty and inequality.

Romney Defends Coal Record on Stump for W.Va. Senate Hopeful

Democrat has been pointing to a 2003 speech in which Romney denounced a coal-powered facility.

Give Obama a Break About Vacations: Presidenting is Hard

If we ever had an Independence Day-type scenario, this is not a president who would personally fly an F-15 against the alien mothership

‘Get Ready,’ Warns Hagel: ISIS ‘Beyond Anything That We’ve Seen’

Dempsey says terror group "can be contained, not in perpetuity" -- as ISIS threatens to exterminate Turkmen town under siege.

Fundraising Effort for Ferguson Cop Who Shot Michael Brown Gets Ugly

Comments left on a GoFundMe crowdfunding page in support of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Compiled by Jon Hendren The comments seen in the image above were written by donors to the online fund set up to support Darren Wilson, the cop who shot Michael Brown six times in Ferguson, Missouri, last week. Show More Summary

How The US Helped ISIS Grow Into a Monster

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. This essay is excerpted from the first chapter of Patrick Cockburn's new book, The Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising, with special thanks to his publisher, OR Books....Show More Summary

CNN refutes bogus Fox News claim: Darren Wilson didn’t have a fractured eye socket

The rumor of Wilson's injuries has been floating around various media outlets, unsubstantiated

Here’s your ultimate character-based guide to marathoning “The Simpsons”

If you have a favorite "Simpsons" character, here are the marathon episodes to watch so you don't miss out

Holder pursues a federal civil rights case in Ferguson

In many ways, this case is the key to Holder's tenure as attorney general

Talib Kweli blasts Don Lemon for CNN’s Ferguson coverage: “That’s not what happened”

The hip-hop star and activist criticizes the media coverage of Ferguson protests and the CNN host takes offense

What Militarization Has Done to Our Police Departments

This story originally appeared on ProPublica. Protests have continued for more than a week since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Police officers initially met protesters with full riot gear, armored vehicles and assault rifles, escalating tensions and leading Gov. Show More Summary

Eat a taco, drink a beer and help protect reproductive freedom

Critics of the Ice Bucket Challenge note there are other good causes that need donations. Abortion is one of them

Julia Roberts doesn’t need the spotlight: Why the Emmys is too obsessed with movie stars

The parade of megawatt film stars at the Emmys is evidence of TV's vestigial inferiority complex

Family of unarmed National Guard vet killed on live TV to receive $5 million settlement

The settlement represents the largest payment the city has made in a fatal police shooting case in nearly a decade

Wendy Davis wants to end statute of limitations on sexual assault and rape

"To turn around and make survivors pay the price for our failure... is almost criminal in itself"

Meet the scientists who sat Rick Scott down and explained climate change to him

The Florida governor gave experts a half hour to make the case for climate action. Here's what they told him.

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