CREDIT: Shutterstock For decades, Richard Martin’s life has imitated William Faulkner’s art: his past was never dead; it wasn’t even past.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Jim Mone African Americans in Minneapolis are dramatically more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses including marijuana possession, “disorderly conduct,” and vagrancy — and those disparities start young.
University of Pennsylvania, Hey Day, 2007. CREDIT: Matt Rourke/AP If you have been wasting time on the internet at all in the past few days, you’ve probably read about “Wasting time on the Internet,” a new University of Pennsylvania writing course Kenneth Goldsmith will be teaching in the spring.
Fox News’ Megyn Kelly talks to Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman, who does not actually have a degree in meteorology.
Kaitlin Holmes is a senior at the University of Michigan, as well as a current intern on the Women’s Initiative team at the Center for American Progress.
MANCHESTER, TEXAS — Tell Gloria Trevino you like her house, and she’ll laugh right in your face. “You like this?
Florida residents hold signs at a protest outside of Duke Energy’s St. Petersburg office on Wednesday, Oct.
CREDIT: AP The Federal Reserve is calling a halt to the unusual bond-buying program that has spent nearly $3.5 trillion to help keep the economy aloft over the past six years.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker CREDIT: AP Photo/David J. Phillip Houston Mayor Annise Parker (D) announced Wednesday that the city was withdrawing subpoenas that had been issued to five pastors who helped lead the effort to challenge the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) with a referendum.
CREDIT: Shutterstock All 6,600 GameStop stores will be closed on Thanksgiving, the company told ThinkProgress.
CREDIT: AP Africa has a white head of state for the first time since the apartheid regime collapsed in South Africa 20 years ago.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich CREDIT: AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File On Saturday, during a meeting with the Plain Dealer editorial board, Gov.
On Oct. 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast, killing more than 100 people, destroying entire communities, and inflicting more than $70 billion in damages.
Organizers gather in Montpelier, Vermont to protest a natural gas pipeline. CREDIT: Carl Gibson MONTPELIER, VERMONT — Despite Vermont becoming the first state in the U.S.
Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! CREDIT: Shutterstock Stephen Cavanaugh is incarcerated by the state of Nebraska. He also identifies himself a “member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster” in a legal complaint filed against the state’s Department of Corrections.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez (left) and Senate candidate Cory Gardner (right). CREDIT: AP Images Over the past decade, Colorado has seen an unprecedented oil and gas development boom, with nearly 30,000 wells drilled between 2004 and 2013 and a total of almost 53,000 wells in production as of this month.
Amelia Rosch is an intern for ThinkProgress. CRE bacteria is responsible for 600 deaths a year and cannot be treated by antibiotics.
CREDIT: Shutterstock More than 800,000 people around the world commit suicide each year, according a United Nations report released last month.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Opponents of a minimum wage hike in the United States usually warn that it will hurt employment growth.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, sits with his son George P. Bush before speaking to supporters at Hardin-Simmons University, Tuesday, Oct.