Politics

August 19, 2014

The Catholic Church Prefers Medieval Barbarism to Modern Abortion
8:00 PM

Women can be strapped down and force-fed until their fetus comes to term.

Obama's Biggest Problem: Political ADD
The president's inability to focus on a single issue is hurting him with voters
8:00 PM

The president's inability to focus on a single issue is hurting him with voters

When Does the Ferguson Story End?
At least two things probably need to happen first
8:09 AM

At least two things probably need to happen first. Here they are.

August 18, 2014

Now Even Republicans Are Being Accused of Waging a War on Coal
8:00 PM

The upside-down politics of Kentucky's Senate race.

Stop Giving Money to the U.N.'s Relief Agency for Palestinians
It's the best hope for a Palestinian state

It's the best hope for a Palestinian state.

The Right-Wing Response to Ferguson Is Depressingly Predictable
2:38 PM

Once again, conservatives are questioning a black victim's character.

Justice for Michael Brown Rests Almost Entirely in the Hands of This One Man
10:07 AM

The most powerful person in Ferguson isn't a cop. It's the prosecutor

Escalation in Ferguson
The governor orders the National Guard in
8:07 AM

The Department of Justice has stepped up its involvement in the case, too.

August 17, 2014

Exclusive Emails Show Ohio's Doubts About Lethal Injection
The state worried new drugs could make prisoners "gasp" and "hyperventilate"—and used them anyway
8:00 PM

Five years before Arizona took two hours to execute an inmate, officials in Ohio worried the same drugs would cause prisoners to "gasp" and "hyperventilate"—and used them anyway.

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