Politics

July 17, 2014

The 2014 Midterms Matter More Than You Think
Winning the Senate would finally put Republicans on the spot
9:46 AM

Winning the Senate would finally put Republicans on the spot.

Wildfires Are Raging Around the Country—There's a Better Way to Fight Them
8:39 AM

It's the one time Republicans and Democrats actually agree on something.

July 16, 2014

Obama Just Hit Russia With New Sanctions. Here's What It Means.
7:08 PM

"It's a complicated package," says an administration official.

This One Graph Explains What Happens When You Give a Child Migrant a Lawyer—And When You Don't
3:00 PM

Not all undocumented kids get lawyers, but the ones who get legal help have a huge advantage.

Russia's Meddling Might Backfire With an Empowered, Unified Ukrainian Church
12:56 PM

The Kremlin's attempts to undermine Kiev might unite Ukraine's divided Orthodox church.

I Don't Care If You Like It
Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric
11:55 AM

Women are tired of being judged by the Esquire metric.

Paul Ryan Is Still Selling His Rejected Agenda, Now With Populist Rhetoric
11:02 AM

Ryan has realized that his old ideas needed new packaging.

Photos That Brutally Demonstrate What Teenagers Will Endure to Escape to Europe
This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like
10:39 AM

This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like. 

Hillary Clinton Tells Jon Stewart She Wants an Office Without Corners
10:02 AM

Hillary Clinton made a lighthearted appearance on last night's "Daily Show with Jon Stewart." 

Marriage Isn't the Answer to Poverty
The emphasis on single mothers overshadows other important factors
9:36 AM

There are plenty of other factors that are more important than the number of single mothers.

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