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Mitch McConnell’s promise/threat: New Obamacare chief will have “worst experience of her adult life”

The Senate minority leader says Obama's nominee to run the Department of Health and Human Services may have regrets

Vermont’s set to make history as the first state to require GMO labeling

The state Senate passed a bill mandating labels on all process foods containing GM ingredients

Militias and mayham: The truth about American military assistance in Libya

Whispers of a shadowy mission in the Canary Islands raise important questions about clandestine operations abroad

Why do we fumble over athletes and rape accusations?

A New York Times investigation reveals yet another bungled case of sports and alleged abuse

O’Reilly’s racial fear-mongering: How a dangerous, tired shtick got worse

He hectors a basketball coach about the horrors of players raised on “hip hop stuff.” The coach sets him straight

NBC’s “Parenthood” needs to loosen up its sense of family values

One of the best shows on network TV also espouses some of television's most conservative ideas

How GoDaddy helped the creepy spammer

Is it any accident that a harassing troll chose a sexist company to host his website? Almost certainly not!

Turkey’s Prime Minister accuses Twitter of being a “tax evader”

Three weeks after the country lifted a ban on the social media site, Twitter execs meeting with officials in Turkey

Peoples War in India Clippings 16/4/2014

All set for general strike: Maoist IMPHAL, April 15: The Maoist Communist Party Manipur has in a press release said that preparation for the April 16 general strike called against the misuse of Local Area Development fund of the MP Dr Th Meinya Singh for ten years all set ready and further disclosed [...]

World Popular Resistance Clippings 16/4/2014

U.S. Supports Arrest of Movadef Members The United States government saluted Peru on its arrest of almost 30 members of a political group that had close ties to the Shining Path rebels. In a statement, the U.S. State Department said it “congratulates the Government of Peru for last week’s arrests of at least 28 [...]

What’s hot at Tribeca: James Franco, Joss Whedon, eco-terror

New York's spring film fest launches with urgent political docs, riveting crime films and a brand new Coppola

Glenn Beck: “I feel like I’m wasting my life”

The right-wing media mogul wants to make movies, says, "I hate politics"

Peoples War in India Clippings 15/4/2014

MCP calls for 12 hr general strike in Manipur The Maoist Communist Party (MCP) is calling a 12 hour general strike in Manipur on Wednesday ahead of the polling in the general Inner Manipur Parliamentary seat. Its demolition squads have planted 15 bombs at strategic places to make the strike a success. This was [...]

Maya Rudolph’s 11 most memorable TV moments

The SNL alum will host a variety show next month. So we present her best impersonations, from Maya Angelou to Oprah

Cops: Doctor Took Naked Pix Of His Patients

Arkansas gynecologist facing five felony voyeurism charges APRIL 16--An Arkansas gynecologist is facing video voyeurism charges after he allegedly used his cell phone to take nude photos of patients during office exams. Voyeur Gynecologist read more

Karl Rove’s “social welfare” joke: Why it’s so hard to fix shady donor rules

The hidden problem with shady "dark money" behemoths: How to crack down on them without hurting honest non-profits

The 5 most egregious failures of the Jameis Winston rape investigation

The shamefully flawed investigation -- by the school and the police -- was a failure from start to finish

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