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Jon Stewart Sends Off Larry Wilmore in Style: ‘What Did You Do, Piss Off Peter Thiel?’

Nightly Show producer Jon Stewart helped say goodbye to Larry Wilmore on his final night as a late-night host.<p>Back when <i>The Nightly Show</i> was still …

New York Times braces for big change

A working group is focused on results in 2020 — which means the paper must transform itself right now<p>This summer, The New York Times is ushering in a transformation more radical than it has seen in almost half a century, perhaps since the great Abe Rosenthal overhaul of the 1970s, which created the …

Is the Democratic Primary Really Rigged?

Bernie Sanders supporters are increasingly convinced the election isn’t a fair fight. That's bad news for the Democratic Party.<p>Who would have guessed things would turn out this way: After sidelining a crowded field of rivals, Donald Trump is the last man standing in the Republican presidential …

Middle-class

These girls want to be Boy Scouts—but for now, they’re calling themselves Unicorns

Ella Jacobs, Daphne Mortenson, Taylor Alcozer, and Skyler Westover—all 10 years old—and Skyler’s 13-year-old sister Allie call themselves the “Unicorns.” They’re hoping to soon call themselves Boy Scouts.<p>On Nov. 13, the five girls from California stood before a panel of Boy Scout leaders in Santa …

Mark Zuckerberg Will Take Two Months Off When His New Baby Arrives

Zuckerberg says he'll take half of Facebook's four months of allotted parental leave time.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is about to become a father, and he’s decided to take two months of parental leave when the new baby arrives, he shared on his Facebook page Friday.<p>Facebook offers its employees up …

Obama’s Dem Allies Revolt Over Syria

Top Democrats are starting to break with the president over Syria, further weakening his waning influence inside his own party.<p>The Paris terrorist …

Amber Rose: Hip-Hop’s Joan of Arc

The feminist activist has come under fire for gold digging-adjacent comments she made, but Rose remains a powerful, rebellious voice in the fight …

'Ridiculous and amazing' Slack messaging app keeps human users in mind

Slack Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Stewart Butterfield has a theory about why Albert Einstein achieved mainstream popularity while a fellow genius, Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel, didn't.<p>It's the same reason he thinks his San Francisco's company's real-time messaging software, Slack, has …

Your online guide to Chris Christie

<i>Part 17 in a series: Your online guide to the presidential candidates. Each time someone decides to run, we'll do something similar, helping you navigate the online world around each candidate.</i><p><i>(Part 1: Ted Cruz.</i> <i>Part 2: Rand Paul. Part 3: Hillary Clinton. Part 4: Marco Rubio. Part 5: Bernie Sanders.</i> …

The Kids in the Hall, coming to Chicago Friday, still have "vicious" fights, but they're "invincible" on stage. http://sun-tim.es/1pB149D

Smoky Chickpea, Red Lentil & Vegetable Soup

5 stars based on 170 votes<p>If you’re in need of a little pick-me-up, this soul-satisfying soup is just the ticket. Here’s what I love about it: you …

Broiled Spicy Chicken Thighs with Sweet & Tangy Honey Glaze

5 stars based on 139 votes<p>Inspired by one of the most popular <i>Cooking Light</i> chicken recipes, these chicken thighs are delicious, family-friendly …

Mirin Glazed Salmon

Servings: 4<p>Total Time: 20 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine)<br>• 1/4 cup light brown sugar (do not substitute dark brown sugar)<br>• 1/4 …

Piketty’s big flaw? Capitalism isn’t the same around the world

Everyone is talking about inequality and capitalism nowadays. That’s great, but before we all jump on the bandwagon to “fix” capitalism, let’s talk about which capitalism(s) we wish to fix and how we intend on doing that.<p>Thomas Piketty has recently written a timely and provocative analysis of …