How Philly's Little Leaguers Reclaimed "Taney" From America's Shame

You may never hear from Mo'ne Davis again. But even so, she and her teammates have already accomplished something amazing: They've taken back the name "Taney" from history's shit list. In a wonderful stroke of ironic resonance, the name that now evokes a mixed-race, inner-city little league team that made a lot of… » 8/22/14 4:45pm 8/22/14 4:45pm

Supreme Court Allows Hobby Lobby to Refuse Birth Control Coverage

The Supreme Court's biggest decision of the term is here. In the cases known as Hobby Lobby, they've ruled 5-4 that closely held corporations need not provide contraceptive coverage because it would substantially burden them under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Justice Alito wrote the majority opinion. » 6/30/14 10:48am 6/30/14 10:48am