The Kansas Senate Race Is Just Getting Weirder

The Kansas Senate race is becoming unexpectedly interesting.

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Convicted On Corruption Charges

A once rising GOP star hits bottom.

Joan Rivers Dies At 81

DNA Evidence Clears Two Men After 31 Years, Including One Who Was Sentenced To Die

Two men in North Carolina are free after spending 31 years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit.

This Just in: Presidential Candidates are Egomaniacs

And presidentialism encourages this kind of behavior.

Democrat Drops Out Of Kansas Senate Race, Which May Help Democrats

A political earthquake in the Sunflower State that could have a big impact on the battle for control of the Senate.

We Don’t Need No Stinking Strategy

Obama’s current policy—tactical level strikes with no obvious long-term strategic aim—may well be the best we can hope for.

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Ban on Same-Sex Marriages

A lower court judge has upheld the Louisiana Constitution’s limitation of marriage to “one man and one woman.”

OTB Caption Contest

Time for Another OTB Caption ContestTM

Hollywood Has Worst Summer In 17 Years

The summer of 2014 was the worst Hollywood has seen since Bill Clinton was President. It’s pretty easy to figure out why.

Baby Boomers Shocked They’re Getting Old

Michele Willens wonders, “When Did We Get So Old?”

US Airstrikes Weaken ISIS, Strengthen Militias

Massive US intervention has for now liberated Amerli, averting humanitarian disaster. Another crisis looms.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Life’s A Beach Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.