Politics

October 30, 2014

The Media's Overreaction to Ebola Is Sending a Chill Through My Coworkers at Doctors Without Borders
9:57 AM

It's not "fair or accurate," and it "has sent a chill through my colleagues."

Want to Know How the U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Afghan Army Is Performing? That's Classified.

It's emblematic of a larger issue of over-classification in government.

Thursday's GDP Report Will Tell Us a Lot About the Economy
7:58 AM

But it won't reveal whether wages are growing.

October 29, 2014

Most Ebola Patients in the U.S. Survive. Half in Africa Die. Why Are We Letting This Happen?
11:15 PM

Most U.S. patients are surviving the disease. Maybe we should make sure West African patients get the same treatment?

How Female Comedians Went from Self-Hating to the Self-Help Shelf
Amy Poehler's new book is the latest in a boomlet of you-go-girl guides
10:04 PM

Her new book is self-help—and it's fabulous

The Russian Sanctions Are Working: Putin Can't Keep Buying Popularity
8:00 PM

The economic prognosis for Putin does not look good. 

Russians Are Absolutely Gleeful Over the U.S. Space Rocket Explosion
4:31 PM

Guess who built the rocket's engine, though. Hint: Not the U.S.!

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