The U.S. military has been corrupted by its addiction to airstrikes. Here's why that's so dangerous
Sure, Bookends seems harmless enough. But it actually represents the worst impulses of today's critical culture
Arkansas' Mark Pryor releases an ad promoting the Affordable Care Act, upending the GOP's anti-Obamacare narrative
True GOP believers insist their small government beliefs have nothing to do with race. They're deluding themselves
Claiming you shot someone out of fear of your life can be a "get out of jail free" card -- depending on who says it
For decades the state has been a hot bed for the country's most virulent racists, from neo-Nazis to the KKK
This story originally appeared on Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Show More Summary
In his press conference Monday discussing the shooting of an unarmed black teenager and the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama addressed the continuing prevalence of racial inequality in the US. "You have young men...Show More Summary
Economy, immigration look to be issues in close race.
Incumbents versus angry voters -- who wins?
Top of the world, Vlad!
So what's next for the GOP strategy?
Yousafzai, a global crusader for women's education and literacy, has extended her reach once more -- to her family
New federal data shows the steepest declines in the South, where birth rates still remain highest
Peace prevailed last night in Ferguson, Missouri—for the most part. There were a few bottles hurled at the cops, and dozens of arrests, but no gunshots, looting, teargas plumes, or fusillades of rubber bullets. Largely to thank for this turn of events are the Peacekeepers, a group comprised of mostly of Ferguson and St. Show More Summary
And if it's at all like Col. Chris Hadfield's YouTube videos from space, we're in
Texas' longserving governor isn't the first leader to face wrath for a veto.
Nut butters are being pulled from the shelves of Trader Joe's and Whole Foods
"It's unbelievable. It's four times, five times the volume," said the owner of Metro Shooting Supplies.
“The honest fact is when you see something really violent it does a strange thing to you," the late journalist says