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Republican Lisa Murkowski says it’s time for her party to take climate change seriously
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
Alaska is experiencing costal erosion, bigger storms, and melting permafrost
Tech dealers now trying to save the tech “addicts” they’ve created
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
The new Center for Humane Technology aims to lead the fight against society’s obsession with the Web
“Bill of the month”: A college student’s $17,850 drug test
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
When a doctor asks you for a urine sample, ask what it's for. And how much it costs
Fake news to fake porn: Technology is taking us places no one ever imagined
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
We're surrounded by a simulated reality stranger than anything sci-fi's great writers could have conceived
Russian trolls, fake news and provocateurs: That’s been Trump’s method all along
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
Mueller's indictments confirm my "wrestling heel" theory: Trump's a master showman who rigged the whole spectacle
Biggest obstacles to prison reform? Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
Trump has repeatedly claimed he supports prison reform, but his administration's actions suggest otherwise
Ditch the deodorant, save the planet?
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
A new study brings to light a little-known source of dangerous emissions: personal care products
This city just took a major step to reform its oppressive and inhumane bail system
February 21st, 2018, 05:14 AM
"The city jails are filled with people charged with misdemeanors only because they cannot pay”
Scholars rank U.S. presidents — and Trump’s ranking isn’t so great
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Despite Trump's claims that he is a "genius" and the most-popular president ever, his report card isn't excellent
“Sonic weapon attacks” on U.S. Embassy don’t add up — for anyone
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Cuban scientists and a new American report both shoot down a list of bizarre theories
There is some surprising progress for the rights of incarcerated women
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Several states are fighting to put an end to cruel health practices applied to women prisoners
It’s getting harder to prosecute politicians for corruption
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A conviction requires proof that the official committed an act that goes to the core of their office
Why we still can’t stomach Jimmy Fallon
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
That fatal Trump petting happened eons ago. Yet our distaste for "The Tonight Show" host lingers on
Berlinale 2018: “U – July 22” is a mass shooting movie that’s as horrifying as it has to be
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
In exploring the visceral register, director Erik Poppe has fashioned a new genre, “true horror,” or docu-horror
This defense of Harvest Boxes leaves me very hungry for answers
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Despite claims to the contrary, the government's new scheme to feed poor Americans doesn't actually offer solutions
It really is lonely at the top
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
When you're the boss of a small business, the job never ends, and isolation can be part of the package
5 big questions about Pennsylvania’s major gerrymandering ruling
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The dust is settling in a case that's likely to shape the 2018 midterms — and could set a benchmark
Since dawn of Trump era, a record 21 states see a decline in well-being: poll
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A new Gallup poll shows how states' well-being dropped dramatically in 2017. Is a divisive president to blame?
Newt Gingrich’s guns-in-schools solution: Let’s arm teachers
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
"We are not going to confiscate guns on the scale to make us a disarmed country," Gingrich told "Fox & Friends"
Serena Williams: ‘I almost died after giving birth to my daughter’
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
In a powerful op-ed, Williams reveals her post-pregnancy complications and highlights disparities in healthcare
Let’s see what Donald Trump Jr. is doing in India
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Even though the president's son is supposed to only focus on Trump's businesses, he is talking politics in India
The Senate looks to undo Dodd-Frank banking regulations
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Only 10 years after the financial crash, bipartisan lawmakers look to roll back banking regulations
Clarence Thomas selectively edits the Second Amendment
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
He was miffed that gay marriage and abortion rights are protected but California gun buyers have a waiting period
Idaho senator threatens students who traveled 7 hours to talk to him about birth control
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
"Abortion is murder," he shouted. "Next time you walk into my office, you'll be dealing with Idaho State Police."
Dems in Congress demand hearings for Trump’s sexual harassment accusers
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Time to fight for survivors
Fox News plans something special for its superfans
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Fox superstars such as Tomi Lahren and Sean Hannity are going to be showcased in Fox's new venture
“Black Panther” shatters box office records
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The nearly all-black Marvel film's groundbreaking success may finally push Hollywood to produce more of its kind
A youth baseball team is selling raffle tickets for an AR-15 despite public outcry
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The wake of a mass shooting isn't the best time to raffle off high-powered weapons. Someone missed that memo
Pro-Trump media launch attacks on student survivors of Florida school shooting
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Thanks to Donald Trump Jr., survivors of the Parkland shooting are now in the center of another controversy
David Brooks’ grand gun control idea: Give NRA supporters what they want
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
When it comes to dealing with mass shootings, Brooks wants to make sure gun owners' feelings don't get hurt
So much for Mitt Romney being the cure for Donald Trump
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Romney and Trump appear to be on better terms as the Republican Party attempts to save face before the midterms
Facebook looks for a solution to its Trump-induced communications crisis
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Everything you need to know about Facebook you can learn from what it did this weekend
Could public funding of elections revolutionize politics?
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Our campaign finance system is clearly broken. A new local law in D.C. could be the tip of a promising iceberg
A mass shooting kept Donald Trump away from the golf course — but not all weekend
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
As teenagers were buried by their families on Monday, Trump went to his private golf club
Trump begins to face the truth on Russia — with a new round of lies
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
In Trump's epic weekend meltdown, he denies his past denials — and desperately searches for someone else to blame
Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts are gerrymander-free — and Republicans are angry
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Not wanting to give up its unfairly gerrymandered districts, Pennsylvania GOP leaders vow "action in federal court"
Is the Pentagon endorsing Trump’s war on Democratic institutions?
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Is the Pentagon endorsing Trump’s war on Democratic institutions?
Meet the coalition building a global union movement against capitalism
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Leftist unions are building a global movement based on similar experiences in the workplace
These earbuds last 5 times longer than Apple AirPods
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Sure, Bluetooth headphones sound like a great idea — but usually, they’re either too expensive or crap out right when you need them the most. But the Ascape Audio Ascend-1 Truly Wireless Earbuds won’t let you down. These earbuds are making waves in the audiophile community, but it doesn’t take a music buff to see why. The […]
Keep out the rain with this dripless umbrella
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
If you’ve ever been caught in a severe rainstorm — you know the kind where your umbrella flies up, making you feel like Mary Poppins (except you’re soaking wet and possess zero magical powers), then you know it’s not exactly a good time. Everyone should own a durable, wind-resistant umbrella, especially if you live somewhere that […]
Swapping one evil for another: Have mass shooters replaced serial killers?
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Mass shootings are up, while the classic serial killer has almost disappeared. Have we swapped one for the other?
Anti-abortion group Operation Rescue has become fully “red-pilled” by an 8chan conspiracy theory
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The group appears to now believe in a far-right conspiracy theory — encouraging their supporters to follow suit
How to hack an intelligent machine
February 20th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Microsoft and Alibaba revealed that their artificial intelligence system beat humans at a comprehension test
How can I use TV and movies to teach my kids media literacy?
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Teaching your kids to think more deeply about what they're watching and reinforce positive ideas is very important
Maryland offers many insured men free vasectomy coverage
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A new law mandates that insurers cover vasectomies without an out-of-pocket charge
Control your phone. Don’t let it control you
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Tips for using your device intentionally and being a great digital role model
Schools, sex and scandals: See it all at the movies
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A persistent culture of silence has prevented school communities from discussing sex scandals until it is too late
A Congressional hearing for Trump’s accusers is political TNT: could it actually happen?
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
All of the chips are in place, except for one important one
Reconsidering the femme fatale: Laura Lippman’s “Sunburn”
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A woman walks away from her husband and child with a plan to be free. What else is she capable of?
Smashing Pumpkins are almost reunited — and that’s the problem
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Without original bassist D'Arcy Wretzky, is it right to honor the band's '90s halcyon days?
The complex history of “In God We Trust”
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Although the phrase has been symbolic of a link between American identity and religion, there's more to the story
Government shutdown once again shows the lies behind deficit hysteria
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Why it's just an excuse to hurt poor people
All the presidents’ cabins: Why we’re so enamored with these humble log homes
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Most of the log cabin memorials built to presidents are based on nothing more than myths and dreams
The Arctic permafrost holds a crazy amount of mercury — and that’s bad news
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A new study on the Northern Hemisphere’s mercury has troubling implications for wildlife and human health
What’s inside Olympians’ skis? Making skis strong enough for Olympians to race on
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Creating sturdy Olympian-level skis is no easy task
My fellow women, you are dumb
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
I regret to inform you once again that the thing you like is actually bad
Fiscal fraud: Why supply-side economics refuses to die
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
"Trickle-down" theory should have been junked by 1988, but Republicans still claim to believe it. Deluded or lying?
The Rhode Island progressive who helped make paid sick leave a reality
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Marcia Ranglin-Vassell now has her sights set on passing a $15 minimum wage
Why the Internet of Things is designed for corporations, not consumers
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A logistical and privacy headache, a universe of “smart” devices may be a bad idea
How the Irish helped Abraham Lincoln save the Union
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Lincoln had a special relationship with the Irish, including the immigrants who fought in the Civil War
How can I tell if an app or a website is really good for learning?
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Sometimes it's hard to tell which apps will actually help your child learn
The next big storm to rock Puerto Rico: suicide
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The island hasn't recovered from Maria — and the next hurricane season starts in three months
Celebrity monomania: Maybe Trump and Oprah aren’t as different as we think
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Our historical moment has a bizarre and dangerous intensity — but that doesn't mean it all won't be forgotten
The hidden superpower of “Black Panther”: scientist role models
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
King of a technologically advanced country, Black Panther is a scientific genius
David Arquette, The Dandy Warhols, “Black Panther” and more on SalonTV
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Join in on Salon's live "Black Panther" chat and don't miss two "Salon Stage" acoustic sets
Baltimore police corruption myths: Dirty cops don’t just target criminals
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Yes, robbery is still illegal, even when cops are pocketing the spoils
Why you need a VPN in 2018
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Nothing is sacred, especially not the internet. Unless you’ve been living underneath an actual rock, you’ve heard about the recent FCC ruling that declared net neutrality dead. That means that your Internet Service Provider (ISP) can do whatever with the service they provide you. Wait, what? The internet? What can they do? Let’s explain: you […]
What John Adams really thought about Thomas Jefferson: “I shudder at the calamities”
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The friendship between the ex-presidents was tested when Adams' private trash-talking letters were published
Could Beer City kill foodtopia?
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Restaurants often rely on alcohol to make their income
The sound and the fury: Inside the mystery of the Havana embassy
February 19th, 2018, 05:14 AM
A ProPublica investigation reveals the the political maneuvering that is reshaping U.S.-Cuba relations
How many gigs are you wearing?
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Scientists created magnetic garments that they say can store data, unlock doors, or control a nearby smartphone
Why media role models matter
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
There's no guarantee that a star will stick to a lifestyle that kids can look up to — or that you'll approve of
How a thrill-seeking personality helps Olympic athletes
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Olympic skiers can top 90 miles per hour
Honey, who shrunk the proton?
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
An ongoing mystery in sizing up this basic subatomic particle may lead to a major new discovery in physics
5 activism suggestions that actually work
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
One key to success: Keep your tent wide and your path narrow
At “ground zero” for dog racing, Florida moves toward change
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Most states ban the sport, but in Florida, greyhounds still face a different fate
Fan-favorite Olympian Adam Rippon joins NBC as correspondent
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Seriously, is there anything this figure skater can't do?
If you’re blushing, you’re still human: Why you should lean in to your embarrassment
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Salon talks to "Cringeworthy" author Melissa Dahl about the benefits of mortification
Five lessons Trump could learn from Lincoln
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Perhaps this President's Day, Trump could spend the holiday reflecting
Trump to hold “listening session” with students, teachers from Florida shooting
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Trump will meet with students and teachers next week, but will he meet with those who have called for action?
Rush Limbaugh admits his immigration fears are about voting, not security
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Limbaugh said he would agree to citizenship for all undocumented immigrants, but they can't vote for 15-25 years
Up close and personal with Matthew Heineman, director of “The Trade”
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Salon speaks to the documentary director on the risk and reward of recording danger at close range
“Tell Them We Are Rising”: An education in resilience
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Stanley Nelson's latest examines the story and necessity of historically black colleges and universities
3 ways the US should prepare for the next flu pandemic
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
With this year's strain of influenza being particularly devastating it highlights where we still lack preparations
John Oliver gives us six lessons on how to report on Trump
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The late-night comic would never call himself a journalist, but he has some pretty sound advice for us anyway
Blaming everyone else, Trump has yet to condemn Russia for election interference
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
In numerous tweets Trump issued attack after attack, but remained silent towards Russia in the wake of indictments
22 million reasons black America doesn’t trust banks
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Emancipation is about financial security too
Donald Trump’s infrastructure con
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
He promised so much and delivered so little
Full court press: GOP’s state-level power grab goes far beyond Trump
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Faced with unfriendly rulings, Republicans in many states are now trying to undermine the judicial system
The Trump administration isn’t even masking its contempt for the poor anymore
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Blue Apron for SNAP recipients? A new proposal is as offensive as it sounds
Gov. John Kasich pleads on guns: Congress “totally dysfunctional” and Trump must lead
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
"Do I think they can do anything on guns? I hope they prove me wrong and they can because I have no confidence"
“Black Panther” is a film about history . . . that makes history
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Salon talks to Rashad Robinson of Color of Change about the groundbreaking achievements of Marvel's new blockbuster
Republican candidates line up against Louisiana’s Democrat governor
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The state’s Democrat incumbent, John Bel Edwards, faces powerful opponents from the majority party
Florida student survivors announce “March For Our Lives”: Here’s a time to talk about gun control
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
"This is about the adults. We feel neglected, and at this point, you're either with us or against us"
Law enforcement in the Trump era: Great again!
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Trump's unconditional support for law enforcement raises questions about accountability, and an expansion of powers
I approved this Facebook message — but you don’t know that
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Political ads are required to say who paid for and approved the ads, which has now extended to Facebook
Alabama police want to profit from innocent people
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
An Alabama sheriff and prosecutor defended the disturbing practice of civil asset forfeiture
Sen. Tammy Duckworth: Reject Trump’s judicial nominee for his “complicity in torture”
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
The senator from Illinois calls on her colleagues to refuse to confirm Howard Nielson as a federal judge
America’s always had black inventors — even when the patent system explicitly excluded them
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
African American inventors have largely been ignored and discredited
Apple AirPod owners need this accessory
February 18th, 2018, 05:14 AM
Sometimes the best things in life are the simplest things — the stuff that makes our lives easier in little ways, like backscratchers, step-stools, and automatic wine openers. If you’re the owner of a set of Apple AirPods, you probably love them for their wireless convenience and crisp audio quality — and hate the way […]