Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Fast-food workers striking in New York City in July of 2013. (Photo: Annette Bernhardt)
Marking another victory for fast food workers who have staged strikes and protests across the United States, the National Labor Relations Board announced Friday it is taking joint legal action against McDonald's Corporation and several franchisees for violating employees' rights to organize....
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Stephen (right) and Sambo (left) talk to a sick man in Freetown to determine if he should be tested for Ebola. (Photo: WHO/Stephan Saporito)
The Ebola death toll in the three West African countries most impacted by the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday announced the first...

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Stephen Colbert ended his dazzling nine-year run by gleefully killing death and leading a massive sing-along with former guests from Willie Nelson to Gloria Steinem. Colbert's withering smarts, righteous anger and basic humanity helped get us through the Bush years - still, alas, so with us. Colbert highlights include his blistering takedown of Bush at the White House press dinner as a stunned W sat a few feet away. Colbert's truthiness will be missed.