The paper of record asks the burning question of whether a thin man can win over fat America. Jeb Bush is rapidly losing weight, and the New York Times is on it. The former Florida governor has lost 30 pounds since December on the Paleo diet, the fad du jour where you eat only things cavemen ate, like rocks and dirt and the flesh and brains of your vanquished foes from the nearby heathen tribe.
Who can resist the allure of no taxes and no government interference in people's private lives? Accessible only by car via miles of winding, dusty Croatian roads, Gornja Siga – current population zero – is an unlikely testing ground for a plan to shape the world’s political future.
It can definitely be done! This week, four vacationing Swedish police officers, Samuel Kvarzell, Markus Asberg, Eric Jansberger and Erik Naslund, happened to be on a New York City subway train when a fight broke out among two apparently homeless men.
Yeupp, the Daily Show host even has a favorite element. Rockstar astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson revealed how, not only has it become officially cool to be a science geek, but some of the coolest pop culture figures—Jon Stewart anyway—started out as geeks.
How else to explain how these false economic ideas live on and on and on? Paul Krugman has a little fun in his Friday column, using an extended zombie metaphor to express a rather serious point.
Could Clinton's silence on the matter be due to a serious conflict of interest? The Trans-Pacific Partnership has divided the Democratic Party, with most Democrats in Congress and activists in the country opposing the agreement as party elites such as Barack Obama are supporting it.
Louisiana police reportedly used a stun gun on 38-year-old Ervin Leon Edwards. A newly released video – which contradicts police reports – shows a black Louisiana man lying facedown and unresponsive in a jail cell where he died after officers shocked him with a stun gun.
The Justice Department had previously said that Petraeus acknowledged giving sensitive information to his mistress.
Currently, about 9 percent -- or $270 billion -- of America’s $3 trillion public pension fund assets are invested in private equity firms.
The deputy insists the dog came right at him and that he was “defending himself” for her dog running at him.
They were supposed to show off the GOP's deep bench. Instead, they highlighted incompetence. What do Scott Walker, Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal all have in common?
The 27-year-old African-American man died Sunday from spinal injuries, one week after Baltimore police arrested him.
A judge's decision suggests yet more special treatment for the wealthy former insurance executive. Robert Bates, the Oklahoma volunteer sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed an unarmed man earlier this month, is heading to the Bahamas on vacation with the blessing of a local district court.
The curmudgeonly director addressed rumors that he threatened to shoot Moore back in 2005. During a panel at CinemaCon this week, Clint Eastwood addressed longstanding rumors of a feud between himself and director Michael Moore.
The lesson is, crime doesn't pay -- unless you work on Wall Street. Jon Stewart compared the “eerie” similarities between the Atlanta teacher cheating scandal with fraud on Wall Street, and discovered that the only difference between the two seems to be who was actually punished.
On the season three premiere of her notorious comedy show, the comedian skewered misogyny in way that's smart, funny, and brilliant.
What was a seemingly selfless act of kindness would subsequently end with Lawrence being fatally gunned down by a cop.
The action in Pico Rivera, California, is linked to a store that has been the center of labor organizing.
Walker and the other GOP candidates are showing us who they truly are, before the deluge of political ads.
A well-known activist is fighting for her parental rights after Kansas police and CPS took her child.