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Don’t make heroes of women who die in childbirth

A mother's untimely demise makes headlines -- but the reporting goes too far

Scientists explain why you won’t be changing the minds of any climate deniers this Thanksgiving

Living through extreme weather doesn't affect people's perceptions of climate change, a new study finds

George Stephanopoulos scores coveted first interview with Darren Wilson

Stephanopoulos had to beat out other high-profile anchors to win the interview

GOP plots pathetic new ways to pester Obama: Don’t let him give a State of the Union!

GOP leaders are trying to determine how best to express rage at King Obama. Some options are funnier than others

Mark Whitaker: “I was wrong to not deal with the sexual assault charges” in Cosby biography

Bill Cosby's biographer vowed to address the allegations he left out of his recent book "at the appropriate time"

Anna Kendrick on the need to embrace feminism: “It’s practically become a curse word”

The actress suggests overcoming negative stereotypes and taking on the feminist label in a new Daily Beat interview

“They still don’t care”: Michael Brown’s mother laments grand jury decision

Lesley McSpadden was captured speaking out in a moving video moments after the grand jury decision was announced

“Something is very, very wrong”: Why Ferguson exposes our system of justice

Like Rodney King and Trayvon Williams, Michael Brown's treatment is now a symbol of America's deepest failings

Missouri Governor Summons More National Guard, Empanels Ferguson Commission

Missouri Legislative Black Caucus has denounced Nixon's "militarization of the police."

College president: Best way to avoid rape is to stop drinking, having casual sex

The president of Eckerd College joins in the chorus of universities failing to adequately address sexual assault

America’s toxic race rule: Why Ferguson protests revive the ugly “twice as good” myth

Police brutality started and escalated this controversy. So why are we spending so much energy warning protesters?

Ferguson prosecutor blasts “social media,” outrageously misses the point

In his speech last night, Robert McCulloch seemed like he was ready to indict Twitter and Facebook

How “Homeland” became an action movie

"Homeland" has managed to dramatize politics with grit and nuance. So why is it remaking itself as a thriller?

Flames of Ferguson Illuminate Age of Obama

When history remembers the Obama administration, the flames of Ferguson will light up our memories.  It wasn’t just an AutoZone and Jade Nails burning up in the fires of Ferguson, it was also the “Hope” of 2008 going up in smoke. Instead of hope, the age of Obama has been characterized by racial division and […]

“That’s my momma!”: Ferguson cops fire tear gas at group carrying unconscious woman

While a group tried to remove a protestor suffering a heart attack from the crowd, police shot rubber bullets

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