You would have been embarrassed to read these out loud in high school. But they make the plays so much better.
Hamas and Fatah just agreed to form a unity government. It's a huge shakeup for Israelis and Palestinians alike.
Amazon has announced it has worked out a deal with HBO and will be offering a very basic selection of HBO shows for Amazon Prime members.
Brian Tomasik argues that consciousness is a spectrum, and even the simplest processes — like computer opponents in video games — can be conscious. It's much worse, he says, to kill an animal than a bot, but the bot still matters.
A new study indicates that there's more room for monetary stimulus than a look at the unemployment rate alone would suggest.
A new study of five states with online sales taxes shows that customers in those states cut their Amazon purchases by nearly 10 percent.
The Obama administration has been extremely stingy in granting pardons or relief to prisoners. That's about to change entirely.
Even though it could help military veterans, the federal government considers marijuana more dangerous and less medically valuable than cocaine and meth.
The Pacific bluefin tuna has fallen to historically low levels in recent years — a victim of heavy fishing and Japan's boundless appetite for sushi.
Mark Kleiman – author, blogger, professor, and drug policy adviser – discusses the future of legalized pot with Ezra Klein. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.
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