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Reading “50 Shades of Grey” is linked to abusive relationships and eating disorders

Fiction can be an important tool in fighting sexual abuse -- but not if it reaffirms dangerous ideals

Russell Brand absolutely demolishes Fox News over Ferguson coverage

On the latest episode of his web series, the British comedian takes Fox to task for its one-sidedness

Darren Wilson GoFundMe campaign has become hub of racism and hate

The crowd funding page supporting the Ferguson cop has been hijacked by 4chan users aiming to "intensify the hate"

These Climate Scientists Are Telling You What They Really Think

Angry. Worried. Frustrated. Anxious. Such are some of the words that Australian climate scientists use to express their feelings about the dysfunctional climate debate (which, in Australia, has recently seen the repealing of a carbon tax, a chief objective of the current Liberal Party prime minister Tony Abbott). Show More Summary

Make cops wear cameras: A simple way to hold the police accountable

Do it for Michael Brown and so many others. It's time to act on this moment of consensus and enact reform

Stephen A. Smith smacks down Sean Hannity in conversation about Michael Brown’s shooting

Hannity claims he is an expert because he has been a pistol marksman since he was 12 years old

Paul Krugman: Politically motivated inflation hawks are horrible at making policy

This is what happens when "Republican politicians draw their economic ideas from Ayn Rand novels"

Watch a bunch of silly outtakes from “Conan”

"Please don't make me do this bit!" the comedian cried in one gag reel. "I've got children!"

“Everything people thought was wrong then is wrong now in spades”

Sure, rich people have always controlled our politics -- but never quite like this, a leading expert explains

GOP’s 1994 problem is back: Why a big win this year could doom it long-term

Riling up anti-immigrant passion may help turn out the base in '14. But here's a lesson they can't afford to ignore

Michelle Rhee’s real legacy: Here’s what’s most shameful about her reign

The "education reform" leader who just stepped down gets plenty of criticism. But people overlook this

How Uber will conquer America

It doesn't matter if Democrats or Republicans run the country — tech's new powerhouse will still win in the end

4 worst right-wing reactions to Michael Brown’s killing and the Ferguson protests

Laura Ingraham has taken aim at demonstrators on the street, while Fox News has decided this is all Obama's fault

House Candidate Called Female Senators "Undeserving Bimbos in Tennis Shoes"

Republican congressional candidate Jim Hagedorn could face a major obstacle in his race to unseat Minnesota Democrat Tim Walz: conservative blogger Jim Hagedorn. Hagedorn, the son of retired congressman Tom Hagedorn, was a surprise victor in last Tuesday's GOP primary. Show More Summary

Ruling on Nuclear Waste Storage Could Create a "Catastrophic Risk"

Strict safety controls sought by environmental groups for the storage of radioactive waste at dozens of nuclear power plants may fall to the wayside under a rule that's expected be approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission next week. Show More Summary

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