Scientists are getting closer to finding what causes this increasingly common condition. Could autism be in the air we breathe?
"F*ck that sexist sh%t!" If you can't stand the idea of little angelic girls cursing, you better not watch.
Inside Kansas' struggle for equality in law, politics and religion. Tom Witt had planned an ambush. The burly director and lobbyist for Equality Kansas who moves and talks more like a Marine drill sergeant than laid-back Kansan, had spent days working to pack a state Senate hearing room with surrogate parents, babies on their laps, their grandparents and doctors.
25 percent of tax revenues will go to mental health and substance abuse agencies. At the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Portland last month, the atmosphere was that of a winning NASCAR pit crew during the victory lap.
As the Keene State protests showed, some people feel the freedom to (literally) piss on people. Guess who they are.
All the actress did was pull back the curtain on our hypocrisy by letting herself be seen in public past a certain age.
“America’s doctor” promoted spurious weight-loss products to his audience. A research paper that touted the weight-loss benefits of an extract from green coffee beans has been retracted by the researchers that published it.
This is what happens when you stand up to the misogyny of gaming culture. They threatened the wrong woman this time.
These countries deserve something much better than the old, dirty energy that we in North America no longer want.
We used to understand that leadership required something other than drones and bombs. We have to get a grip.
Critics question its safety and its culture, but CrossFit’s aggressive response is a tad more worrisome.
Our response is starting to echo the war on terror. We can't let that happen. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.
Many of the politicians who are now the biggest promulgators of Ebola hysteria fever were also the ones pushing the budget cuts over the last decade.
Imagine what would happen if Ebola was a widespread threat? In the U.S., there’s growing evidence that Ebola can be quarantined.
As the woman collected her belongings and prepared to walk out the front door, the man allegedly fired a “long gun” inside of the residence.
A SWAT team mistook Sam Mullane for two suspects and shot him in the driveway. In the middle of the night of May 31, 2012, a SWAT team arrived at a house deep in Oregon’s coastal forest, searching for two men suspected of a brutal beating in nearby Yachats.
The National Review's hit piece was disgusting, but far from unique. There is an intractable kind of misogyny that resists all argument.
The woman at the center of the Internet Era's first scandal says enough is enough when it comes to cyberbullying.
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Fear is even more expensive than medical costs. According to a recent Gallup poll, nearly a quarter of Americans are worried about catching Ebola, despite the fact that their chances of actually getting it are vanishingly small at this point.