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Stephen Colbert Says 'Iron Man 3' And 'Man Of Steel' Are 'Destroying America'

The "Colbert Report" host takes specific issue with "Man of Steel" and "Iron Man 3," joking that they are "destroying America."<p>"First of all, Superman is the quintessential American hero," Colbert said on his show. "Yet they gave the part to some limey named Henry Cavill."<p>Colbert continued to claim …

What makes The Great Gatsby great?

They called him an "ultra-modernist" and dismissed his books as overrated and forgettable, just "so much unnecessary evanescence travelling first …

Defending ‘Iron Man 3”s Big Plot Twist

Defending 'Iron Man 3''s Big Plot Twist<p><i>This article contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for “Iron Man 3.” Like big enough to fly an Iron Patriot through.</i> …

Comics

Donald Trump Goes Ballistic On Jon Stewart After 'Daily Show' Segment

On Wednesday "The Daily Show" aired a segment in which Jon Stewart referred to Donald Trump as F**kface von Clownstick. He said that it was Trump's birth name.<p>And while we're pretty sure Trump isn't one of the "Daily Show's" regular viewers, he did manage to hear about the segment and was, …

Biden's bipartisan bromance

It seems Vice President Joe Biden can't say enough good things these days about Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).<p>"He's not only a great hero, he's an honorable and decent man, and he has the courage to vote his conscience," Biden gushes in the latest installment of the White House-produced audio series …

Shining the Light on Press Freedom Worldwide

For the past two decades, World Press Freedom Day has served to remind us of the vital importance of the freedom of the press to human rights, good governance and freedom. Every day, in countries with repressive regimes, overreaching governments or in war zones, journalists put their lives on the …

Freedom of the Press

The real reason not to intervene in Syria

<b>President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington April 17, 2013. (Reuters/Yuri Gripas)</b><p>Not only can outside interference in humanitarian emergencies not help — it can actually make things worse<p>Jordan Smith<p>May 3, 2013 5:22pm (UTC)<p>Demands by politicians and pundits for …

Congress Mentions Jobs Far Less Frequently Than It Used To

Jobs are still a top issue for many Americans, but it seems as though Congress has started to lose interest -- members of the House and Senate are talking about jobs only about a quarter as much as they did two years ago.<p>Congressional attention to jobs -- or, at least, talking about them -- reached …

Potential 2016 candidates begin to test the waters

Emily’s List Executive Director Stephanie Schriock explains why the group would like to see a woman president and whether Hillary Clinton will dominate the Democratic field.