Gruesome photos of a woman strangled to death were posted on 4Chan this week, but this particular type of horror is hardly unique to 4Chan or even the internet age.
After their midterm election route, Republicans could potentially pass a veto-proof bill to approve the pipeline. But Obama was going to approve the project anyway.
Though the young woman with terminal brain cancer presents a relatively uncomplicated case for assisted suicide, the right to die with dignity should spread based on her example.
A Baltimore cop faces perjury charges for lying about the beating of a suspect, but police aren't held accountable often enough for the lies they tell courts.
What is billed as the most advanced flying car ever has been unveiled in Europe, but the futuristic flying car is now actually a retro idea.
The apparent end of the bogus distinction between groups who are terrorists and individuals who are merely crazy could have troubling consequences for civil liberties.
A new report finds that available records show only 4 percent of the people killed by drone strikes in Pakistan can be identified by name as al Qaeda militants.
The riot in sleepy Keene, New Hampshire this past weekend reminds us how riots are racialized — and that party riots are no joke.
The first case of so-called internet addiction through Google Glass is not a horror story about technology, but a tragic tale of contemporary mental anguish.
Cornel West is right — struggle is messy, and the time for platitudes about peace from elder statesmen has long passed.
CNN's absurd comparison of the deadly virus to the jihadist organization reflects the fascination with end-times in the Western imagination.
Even when expressing neo-Nazi beliefs or getting dozens of drag queens' Facebook accounts suspended, trolls are allowed to enjoy a moral ambiguity.
The latest US military action in Iraq and Syria doesn't have a name, so awards given to the men and women fighting will come under an old War on Terror designation.
The Hong Kong pro-democracy protests borrow from a global language of dissent, but are reflective of the very specific politics and history of the administrative region.
The new social network Ello will likely not replace Facebook or revolutionize social media. But it could make us think — and it'll definitely have porn.
The group's videos aren't 'slick' or 'sophisticated' — they're amateurish. To say otherwise gives their barbarism unwarranted praise.
A controlled march, however big, has only limited political force. Which is why it's important for people to remain in the streets even when it's not officially sanctioned.
New encryption on Apple's just-released iOS 8 prevents the tech giant from accessing data on users' iPhones and iPads for the authorities.
The FBI's huge biometrics database just reached "full operational capacity," but the outrage machine is burned out on surveillance.
The assisted suicide of a convicted murderer and rapist raises questions about assisted suicide, mental illness, and the barbarism of death penalties.