The reclusive—and controversial—filmmaker vowed to never speak publicly after his ‘Nazi’ scandal at Cannes. But he broke it to discuss the uncut version of Nymphomaniac at the Venice Film Festival (kind of).
Continue reading Lars von Trier Breaks His Vow of Silence
Inside the Tohono O’odham Native American Nation in southern Arizona, Border Patrol agents wield deadly force on unarmed Americans with near impunity.
Continue reading Where Feds Rule With Violence & Secrecy
Alright, alright, alright: Matthew McConaughey wasn’t the only actor whose Emmy night didn’t end as planned. Here’s a look at the biggest shockers from Monday night’s kudofest.
Continue reading Biggest Emmy Snubs and Surprises
Convicted felon Dinesh D’Souza is hawking a new book and making outlandish comparisons, again.
Continue reading D’Souza: Ferguson Protestors Like ISIS
After Ferguson, we all must renew our efforts to eliminate the scourge of racism from American life.
Continue reading What We Need Are Anti-Racists
From a new book that explores the ever changing and always complex relationship between God and America, here’s a portrait of the preacher who tried to scare people into Heaven.
Continue reading Jonathan Edwards, Malign Evangelist
The liberation of Paris from the Nazis has a deep and emotional meaning for the French, but like so much about that nation, it’s complicated.
Continue reading Who Liberated Paris in August 1944?
The pontiff who earlier denounced the “tyranny of capitalism” is now opening the way to sainthood for clergy killed because they were identified with “the theology of liberation”
Continue reading Sainthood for a Slain Priest?
History has shown that air power can be a deciding factor in battles, if only the Arab states would use it against ISIS.
Continue reading How a Real Air War Could Demolish ISIS
The governor was indicted for threatening to veto funding for a unit that investigates corruption unless a top Democrat resigned. But did he really just want to get rid of the unit?
Continue reading Was Perry Just Looking For an Excuse?
The cost of labor in China is going up, so Chinese manufacturers are moving to Africa, and they’re playing all the angles.
Continue reading ‘Made in China’ Now Being Made in Africa
Michael Brown’s family and community deserve more than the slim chance of his killer going to jail. Another Midwestern town, torn by a police shooting, has the answer.
Continue reading Prosecuting Wilson Won’t Bring Justice
In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Elizabeth Warren’s lawyer reiterated again that she’s not running for President.
Continue reading Elizabeth Warren Is Still Not Running
Conflicting media reports and Italy’s military support for Kurds leave families of Italians held by terrorist group in a fearful limbo.
Continue reading Three Italians Among 20 ISIS Hostages
Because the Internet wanted it for itself
Continue reading Viral Vid: Lego ‘Ghostbusters’
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey split for the normal reasons: the accumulated stress of balancing home and work life, her stubbornness, his busy schedule, and Kim Kardashian.
Continue reading He’s Not a Gigolo, But He Had Sex With…
Learning from the Obama presidential campaigns, the Democrats are rolling out a sophisticated national ground game they hope will get ‘souls to the polls.’
Continue reading The DNC Knows Everything About You
Everyone right and left is mocking it. But the Texas governor ignored statutory procedure and acted unilaterally. Sorry, that’s serious.
Continue reading How Rick Perry Could Get Convicted
In the chamber where Officer Darren Wilson received a commendation six months before killing Michael Brown, a minor court generates major money from the city’s poor and working people.
Continue reading Ferguson Cops’ Shakedown Scam
New studies are published every day claiming breakthroughs. But most of them are full of bad science. Here’s what to look out for.
Continue reading How To Tell If a Study Is B.S.