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Jon Stewart dishes on “Meet the Press” courtship

"I'm sure part of them was thinking, 'Why don't we just make it a variety show?'"

Woman in catcalling video tells CNN: “I was reliving past experiences of sexual assault”

"I had to keep remembering that I wanted to start a dialogue," actress Shoshana B. Roberts said of the project

What Can the Developer of the Polio Vaccine Teach Us About Ebola?

This story was originally published on Had he lived, Dr. Jonas Salk would have turned 100 this week. Salk was a young man when in the spring of 1955 he announced his discovery of a vaccine that could prevent polio. He was hailed as a modern miracle worker. Show More Summary

Columnist who called Michael Brown an “animal” parts ways with West Virginia newspaper

Days after posting a racist rant to his personal blog, Don Surber is out at the Charleston Daily Mail

David Brooks’s dumbest column yet: Fighting the scourge of “partyism”

The real problem is "Brooksism" -- Republicans ignoring that their party has moved so far right it won't govern

America’s new Ebola hero: Defying hysteria, Kaci Hickox bravely goes for bike ride

Nurse Kaci Hickox isn't accepting a quarantine. Her fight is a necessary attack on the fearmongering of the moment

Presidential “pixie dust”: How a quiet new rule can wipe away your basic rights

New language declassified from DOJ says a president can violate an executive order. Here's what that could entail

GOP’s abortion tipping point: How a midterm sweep could move the needle even further to the right

Mitch McConnell has boasted about introducing a 20-week ban in the Senate. That's just the beginning

Boehner’s lawsuit fiasco: Why his lame Obamacare gambit is a humiliating failure

John Boehner wants to sue Obama, but seems to be having trouble finding a lawyer who will take the case

32 Countries Where Global Warming Could Make Violence Worse

Recently, the Pentagon released a disturbing report. Climate change, it warned, will exacerbate problems like terrorism and disease outbreaks, drain military resources, and create new enemies. The report said that the military's basic...Show More Summary

Meet another wingnut who’s trying to lie about his anti-choice record

Republican Dennis Richardson wants to push Oregon's first abortion restrictions as governor. Sound moderate to you?

D.C.’s most horrifying event: Beltway insiders channel junior high students at “spy prom”

Welcome to a mix of the Oscars and the junior high prom -- where DC insiders and spies come to celebrate themselves

Lena Dunham gets famous friends to model for Planned Parenthood

Pals Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Jemima Kirke and Ellen Page sported the limited edition pink tees

I’m terrified of my new TV: Why I’m scared to turn this thing on — and you’d be, too

From facial recognition to personal data collection, this thing is downright scary -- and so are the implications


SIT-IN AT THE TURKISH EMBASSY! Take up the appeal of Kurdish comrades Let’s Organize, the same day, rallies and initiatives in every city of women in solidarity with the Kurdish women fighters, against Isis and imperialism! From the interview with Asia, a Kurdish representative attending the meeting on 11 October: ” [...]

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