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Articles September 2013

Hélène Grimaud: Concert Pianist, Wolf Whisperer

Will The Vitter Amendment Be The Inevitable Compromise?

No Exit Plan for Boehner as Government Shutdown Begins

We’re Here, We’re Pro-Israel/Pro-Peace, We’re Used to It. Now What?

What’s Different at J Street This Year?

Amanda Knox Murder Retrial Begins in Florence Courtroom

The Obamacare Quiz: The Results

This Week’s Hot Reads: Sept. 30, 2013

Obama: Shutdown 'Doesn't Have to Happen'

How the Government Shutdown Hurts National Security

Marco Zanini Heads To Schiaparelli

Obama's 5 pm Statement

Sparring Over Feminism at J Street

American Dreams, 1983: Meditations in Green by Stephen Wright

'Breaking Bad' Breaks Records, Hillary Clinton Doc Cancelled

Van der Goes at the Metropolitan Museum is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Paris Fashion Week Photo of the Day: Sept. 30

Everything You Need to Know About the Looming Government Shutdown

What’s Next For The ‘Breaking Bad' Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, and More

The Republicans Are Blaming Their Victims

Ted Cruz and Other GOP Congressmen Lose by Acting Like Winners

Ex-Republican Congressman: Shutdown Is a ‘Dangerous Game’

The Obamacare Quiz: How Dumb Are You?

Marc Jacobs May Bid Adieu to Louis Vuitton; Elle Man Launches in France

Givenchy Goes Tribal

Stella McCartney's Feminine Look

The Internet Reacts to 'Breaking Bad' Finale

Apple Leaves Coke Flat in Global Top Brand Survey

Backdating Those Fergie and Andrew Remarriage Rumours

Bill De Blasio’s Retro Values Are Back in Fashion

Government Shutdown? Wall Street Refuses to Panic

Shock as Diana Movie Ad Posted At Entrance to Pont d'Alma Tunnel Where She Died

House Republican Hostage Takers Are Unfit to Govern

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Spring/Summer 2014 (PHOTOS)

The Gay Divorce Trap: When Same-Sex Marriage Goes Wrong

Obamacare Fear-Mongering Hall of Fame: Death Panels and More

VA Getting Veterans Hooked on Opiates

The Ballad of Mitzi Stauffer Briggs, Heiress Who Lost It All in Vegas

All About Grandma: Terry McMillan on Her New Novel, ‘Who Asked You?’

Republicans Aren’t Hostage Takers, They’re Political Terrorists

A Porn Star’s Letter to Her Unborn Son

Kitty CATure Fashion Show, An Amazing Dog and Cat Fashion Show, Happened In New York This Weekend

Fergie: 'Andrew Will Always be My Prince!'

How Congress Will Still Get Paid in a Government Shutdown

Christian Hendricks Goes South To Capture Queer Culture

'Breaking Bad's' Series Finale Cements Its Status As One of the All-Time Greats

Celebrities React to ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale, From Jimmy Kimmel to Warren Buffett

Paris Fashion Week Photo of the Day: September 29

‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’

‘The Good Wife’ Is Back With a Terrific Fifth Season Premiere

Céline's New Look

J Street Debates How Israel Can Be Both Jewish and Democratic

‘Millionaire Matchmaker’s’ Patti Stanger On ‘Don John,’ Porn Addiction, and Relationships

The Connection Between Obamacare and ‘Breaking Bad’

At Kenzo, Life's A Beach

House Delays Obamacare: Twitter Reacts

Chloé's Modern Exoticism

The 9 Best ‘Breaking Bad’ Parodies: Jimmy Fallon, Lana Del Rey, Bill Nye, More

Rand Paul Controls the Wacko Bird Flight

The Suicidal Shutdown: Hyper-Partisan Fever Rules the Government

‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere: New Cast Members, Same Boring Show

Fringe Factor: Halt Teen Pregnancy Without Birth Control

Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj & More Celebrity Twitter Pictures (PHOTOS)

The 17 Most Iconic Scenes in ‘Breaking Bad’ (VIDEO)

Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records

New York Bartenders on Their Favorite Bourbon Drinks

Breaking Bad Finale: Lost Interviews With Bryan Cranston & Vince Gilligan

Gun Crazy: No More 'Thoughts and Prayers'

‘Breaking Bad’ Finale, ‘Homeland’ Premiere: How to Survive DVRmageddon

Amanda Knox Faces a New Murder Trial in Italy

How Did Rand Paul Become a Liberal Hero?

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders

From Led Zeppelin to Breaking Bad: The Lamest Generation

Jobs First Plan Would Create a U.S. Economic Ceasefire for Stability

J Street Launches $1 Million Campaign To Mobilize U.S. Jews For Peace

Here Comes the Shutdown: Three Reasons It Will Hurt the GOP

Paris Fashion Week Photo of the Day: September 28

A Fashion Spectacle at Comme des Garçons

'Sex and The City' 3? Hilarious Twitter Account Imagines A Third Installment

Are Leather Jogging Pants a Thing?

Viktor & Rolf's Prep School

How to Stop Iran: Obama's War By Other Means

Can Internet Trolls Take Down Obamacare?

Miley Cyrus's Smartest Tattoo

The Week’s Best Longreads for September 28, 2013

‘Captain Phillips’ Is a Gripping, Award-Worthy Film

Bloody Bloody Richard Nixon’s Role in a Forgotten Genocide

Solar Power Plant in the Mojave Could Power 140,000 Homes

The Daily Beast Staff Picks Their Favorite ‘Breaking Bad’ Moments (VIDEO)

Is Sudan’s Uprising the Beginning of the End of Omar al Bashir?

Jimmy Kimmel Spoofs Kanye, a Kitten Is Rescued & More Viral Videos

Iran, Yes. Congress, No. Obama Won’t Budge for Hardliners at Home

Up to Speed: 5 Key Moments From the Michael Jackson AEG Trial

In Palestinian Theater's New York Performance, the Play After the Play is the Thing

A Brief History of Iran-U.S. Relations

Listen to ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Aaron Paul’s New Dance Song, “Dance Bitch”

Don’t Cheer Yet—Iran’s Opposition Activists Are Still Getting Crushed

Tina Fey's Funniest 'Saturday Night Live' Moments (VIDEO)

McArthur Taylor, Son of War Criminal Charles Taylor, Defends His Father

Will Valve’s New Steam Controller Revolutionize Video Game Play?

The GOP’s Gotta Know When to Fold

Paris Fashion Week Photo of the Day: September 27

The Little Girl Who Welcomed Mossadegh to New York

Best & Worst Dressed

30 Years to Catastrophe

Clashes at Al Aqsa, Speeches at the UNGA

Week in Photos: September 27, 2013

Wall Street Is Starting to Worry About a Potential Government Shutdown

Hey, Hey, LBJ, How Many Actors Have Played You Today?

Taylor Swift Cast in ‘The Giver,’ Kimmel Laughs at Kanye ‘Rap Feud’

Listening Closely to Abbas’s U.N. Speech

Which 'Washington' Will Republicans Vote Against?

13 Best Fashion Instagrams

Kieron Bryan: British Journalist Held Without Trial in Russia

8 Damning Facts From the U.N.’s Climate Change Report

All About Floral at Christian Dior

Laid-Back Cool at Isabel Marant

Pieter Hugo at Yossi Milo is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 9 Best Musical Performances: Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, More

Young Voters Still Read MSN, Yahoo

OMG I Want This House: Sag Harbor Edition

Another Break With Tradition As George To Be Christened in Church

One State Can Be a Credible Alternative

Kanye West Reportedly Enlists Former Balmain Designer For His Fashion Comeback; Business of Fashion Reveals Its Fashion 500 List

Azzedine Alaïa Retrospective Opens at Palais Galliera in Paris

Azzedine Alaia Exhibition Opens in Paris (PHOTOS)

William and Kate's New Conjugal Coat of Arms

Italian Gay Activists Boycott Top Pasta Maker

‘Michael J. Fox Show’ Star Katie Finneran Is Fall’s Funniest Breakout Star

My Pushback to Chris Hayes

The Doors Never Sold Out to Crass Commercialism

Swing States Sit Out Obamacare: What Four Holdouts Are Doing

Supermarkets and Retailers Turn Blind Eye to Food Stamp Funding Cuts

A Global Slaughter of Christians, but America’s Churches Stay Silent

‘Homeland’: The 7 Plot Points You Need to Remember for the Season 3 Premiere

End Days for the GOP

Documenting Afghanistan’s Transformation

The Gospel According to Bill O’Reilly

Is Pippa Badly Dressed?

The First ‘Glee’ Without Cory Monteith Was Blissfully Joyous

Suddenly, Great Expectations for Iran-U.S. Relations

Kanye Vs. Kimmel: West Lashes out at the Late Night Host Via Twitter

Why the Clintons Love Sierra Leone’s Boy Genius

Wendy Davis Is (Probably) Running for Texas Governor

How We Read Now

All That Glitters

PFW Photo of the Day: Sept 26th

Lucio Fontana at Dominique Levy is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Cory Booker's Favorite Strip Club?

How to Cure Your Anxiety? Read Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady,’ Of Course.

Rick Owens Brings Steppers To Paris

Beast Reader's Best Military Tattoos (PHOTOS)

What the GOP Doesn’t Understand About the Debt

Apple, China Mobile Deal May Be Coming Soon

Imprisonment of Canadian Activists Illustrates Egyptian Regime's Growing Repression

Yahoo! Poised to Cash In on Initial Public Offering of China E-Commerce Giant Alibaba

Clinton Unites African Leaders in Her Crusade Against Poaching

Lynsie Lee Isn’t a Vegan and Other Fun Facts About the Stripper Tweeting Cory Booker

My Unexpected Birthright Experience

Why the NSA’s Vietnam-Era Watch List Is Still Relevant

Topless Protesters Crash The Runway

Balmain Says 'Relax'

7 Best 'Between Two Ferns' Clips

Jimmy Fallon’s Best ‘Classroom Instruments’ Performances: Sesame Street, 'Blurred Lines,' More

Malala, Bloomberg Honored At The CGI Global Citizen Awards

Vote for a Hero at Home

At Balenciaga, Short & Sweet

Paris's Craziest Show Yet

The Seven Biggest Rivalries Inside the Food Network

Alessandro Dell'Acqua Replaces Marco Zanini at Rochas; M.I.A. to Launch Versace Collaboration

"Soldier N" Flees To Thailand After Diana Murder Claims

The Fukushima Generation: New Data on Birth Defects in Post-Meltdown Japan

What Hassan Rouhani Really Said About the Holocaust

Scandal in Twerktown: Big Freedia’s Twerking World Record Challenged

James Wolk on ‘The Crazy Ones,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Lone Star,’ and More

Companies Must Get Smarter About Hiring and Nurturing Part-Time Workers

Is Ted Cruz Doomed to a Political Flameout Like Michele Bachmann’s?

The Court Case That Pivots on What ‘Corrupt’ Really Means

Watch the 13 Best ‘Glee’ Guest Appearances

Lost and Found in Tijuana: Behind an Amazing American Rescue

A Plea for Peace in Syria

In Defense of Jonathan Franzen

Brooklyn Is the New Guantánamo for Three Suspected Al-Shabab Members

How to Survive a Filibuster

Silk Road Is the eBay of the Online Drug Trade

‘The Michael J. Fox Show’ & Robin Williams’s ‘The Crazy Ones’ Are Fall’s Best New Sitcoms

What Michael J. Fox’s Return to TV Tells Us About the Power of Optimism

Balthus: Girls and Cats (PHOTOS)

'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit's' Wild and Crazy 15th Season Premiere

A Celebration of Fall(ing)

'Criminal Minds'' 7 Most Crazed Killers: From Human Marionettes to "The Reaper"

Somalia President: Al-Shabab Could Attack the United States

PFW Photo of the Day: Sept. 25

Goldman’s Lloyd Blankfein Says He Learned ‘Lessons’ from Occupy Wall Street

Heather Cassils at Ronald Feldman is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Stars of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Answer Fan Q’s Via Twitter—Here Are the Best Replies

‘One Relishes the Pain’: Julian Barnes’ Memoir of Grief

No Talk, No Peace: How Israel's Separation Barrier Cuts Off the Conversation

Philippa Gregory: What Are You Reading?

Rochas's Sweet Tooth

Piers Morgan Pesters Clintons About 2016 Plans At CGI

‘Breaking Bad’ Meets ‘Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium’… And It Is Glorious

Dries Van Noten Kicks Off Paris

Gareth Pugh's Sci-Fi Galaxy

Ted Cruz's Faux-Filibuster Highlights

Highlight Reel: 11 Craziest Moments From Ted Cruz’s Quasi-Filibuster

Netflix Promises More ‘Arrested Development,’ Batman Prequel Coming to Fox

Changing Western Beauty Ideals: Nina Davuluri and Julie Chen

Congressmen Introduce Bills to Aid Legal Marijuana Businesses

Rouhani at the U.N.—Disappointment or Success?

Ted Cruz's Biggest Cheerleaders Are On Right-Wing Talk Radio

Bezos: Kindle HDX Won't Make Money, and I Don't Care

One Perfect Summer Day in Virginia Woolf, Saul Bellow and Others

Jamelle Bouie Takes on Ted Cruz

Victoria Beckham To Collaborate With Skype; Jay Z Teams Up With Barneys New York For Holiday Collection

CGI 2013 : Getting Beyond Boardroom Quotas To Get Women In The Corner Office

Partition Skepticism and the Future of the Peace Process

Ted Cruz’s Fake Fight Against Obamacare Is Making Millions

Pippa, Jemima and Graydon Out in London

Royal Clock Keeper Needed

Where to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S. (Photos)

A History of Male Nudity in Art

‘Masculin, Masculin,’ a Retrospective of Male Nudity in Art, Opens in Paris

Inconceivable! 26 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Princess Bride’

Exclusive: White House Struggles to Replace Janet Napolitano at DHS

Kate Moss Auction at Christie’s (PHOTOS)

Tesla’s Rise Forces Other Automakers to Up Their Electric Car Game

How I Write: Jonathan Lethem

Ted Cruz Might Just Have Won the Future for the GOP

Most GOP Senators Will Bow to Ted Cruz on Obamacare

How ‘Parenthood’ Star Monica Potter Makes You Weep Uncontrollably

A Message of Hope in Response to the Attack on Prabhjot Singh

11 Studly Instagrams of Scott Eastwood, Clint’s Sexy Son (PHOTOS)

Scott Eastwood Is More Than Just Clint’s Smokin’ Hot Son

Teaching Italy's Boys Not To Kill Their Girlfriends

Bill Gates Talks Toilets, Polio Efforts at CGI

Bill Clinton and Obama Sell Obamacare at the Clinton Global Initiative

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Premiere Wows (and Puzzles) Us

#DisappoinTed?

'Homeless' Man Does Amazing 'Breaking Bad' Impressions—But Is It A Viral Stunt?

Turkish President: Syria Deadlock a 'Disgrace'

Samantha Lewthwaite, Omar Hammami and More Western Jihadists (PHOTOS)

Jackson: Saxophone-Playing Wouldn’t Help Obama

Autopsies on Hannah Anderson's Family Bring Police No Closer to a Motive

Hillary Clinton’s Dare to Republicans

The 16 Most Batsh*t Moments in Kanye West’s Radio 1 Interview

Bringing Mobile Technology to the World’s Women

April Dauscha at ISE is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Kris Jenner Says She Checks TMZ Daily; Takes On Haters

What Canada's History Teaches Us About the Feasibility of the One-State Paradigm

Live Blog: Ted Cruz Launches a Sorta Filibuster Against Obamacare

Miley's 5 Wild Outfits From "23"

The GOP is Still Chained to the Base

Brazilian President Slams U.S. Spying in Front of the Whole World

Some Traders Got 'No Taper' Decisions News Early

Israel Trolls Iran With Parody Rouhani LinkedIn Account

The President Pushes For Peace

Miley Cyrus Gets Naked For 'Rolling Stone,' 'The Voice' Ratings Surge

Obama: America is Special!

Horse_ebooks is Dead

Twitter’s Terrorist Policy

Iran, Try Peace or Get War

The Wii U Must List

Samantha Lewthwaite: ‘White Widow’ Involved in Kenya Attack?

Comedians For Diplomacy: 'Give Peace a Dance'

The Clinton Global Initiative Kicks off With Tears, Impressions, and Fighting Words

Obama: Hold Assad Accountable

Obama's UN Speech

Kanye West Disses Saint Laurent's Hedi Slimane; Victoria's Secret's Creative Director Calls Casting "Terrifying"

Israel Mocks Iranian Leader in Un-Diplomatic Tweet

How Legislators View Their Constituents

The U.S. Army Gets Tough on Tattoos in a Reversal of Policy

Trailblazing Capt. Gail Harris on Her Many ‘Firsts’ in the Military

‘Boy Meets World’ Turns 20: The Silly Show We Can’t Help but Love

U.S. Malls on Alert After Al-Shabab Assault in Nairobi

Robin Sloan’s Book Bag: Five Science Fiction Books That Matter

Roger Ferguson Is Wall Street’s Fantasy for Federal Reserve Chairman

I’m a Porn Star and I Believe in God

‘Dazed and Confused’ Director Richard Linklater on Its 20th Anniversary

What Ronald Reagan Can Teach Barack Obama About Dealing With Iran

Kofi Awoonor, the Ghanaian Poet, Killed in Westgate Mall Attack

Al-Shabab: The Jihadi Recruitment Drive in Minnesota

On the Cusp of Change: A Trip Through Burma (Photos)

‘Dazed and Confused’ 20th Anniversary: 20 Craziest Facts About the Cult Classic

Backstage at Giorgio Armani Spring/Summer 2014 (PHOTOS)

Can Ted Cruz Win by Losing?

The Rise and Fall of the Infamous SarcMark

7 Hacks to Revolutionize Your Facebook Experience

Harry To Travel To Australia Next Month

Fiscal Crisis Face-Off

Burger King’s New French Fries Took Ten Years to Develop

Finding The Dragon Lady: In Search of Vietnam’s Infamous Madame Nhu

Pietro Testa at the Metropolitan Museum is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Obama Concedes Washington’s Powerlessness on Gun Control

Madeleine Albright Celebrates Joining Twitter With "Tweet" Pin

A More Violent Hamas?

Emmy Awards Score Ratings High, Jon Hamm May Undergo Surgery

UN: HIV Rates On Decline

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York

Vine Reacts to 'Breaking Bad'

Court Rules Settlement Land Belongs to Palestinians, But Victory is Hollow

Lawmakers Set a High Bar for Iran to Escape Sanctions

Health Care Now, Health Care Then

John Avlon: It's Time For a Reality Check

Sean Eldridge, Husband of Facebook Mogul Chris Hughes, Running For Congress

Up to Speed: 3 Things to Know About New York’s ‘Hell Week’

Quebec’s Proposed Charter of Values Shames the Idea of Liberty

Remembering Anna Piaggi

In Defense of Jeff Daniels: Why He Deserved to Win the Emmy

Apple’s New iPhones Met by Strong Demand

Pakistani Church Bombing Kills Dozens (Photos)

Giorgio Armani Under The Sea

Miley Cyrus Wears Black Pasties; Naomi Campbell May Score Her Own Talk Show

Salvatore Ferragamo's Military Hints

Missoni Goes Exotic

Dolce & Gabbana, From Ruins to Riches

Between Two Catastrophes: Look at Syria, and Question Everyone's Stories about 1948

This Week’s Hot Reads: September 23, 2013

Granite State, the Penultimate Episode of Breaking Bad, Is Walter White’s Final Act

This Amoeba Eats Your Brain: Naegleria Fowleri Rattles New Orleans

Obama’s Plan B for Securing Assad’s Chemical Weapons

Nevada Sued For ‘Greyhound Therapy’ For Mentally Ill Patients

Government Shutdown Melodrama Won’t Matter on Election Day 2016

Unless Congress Acts Time is Out for Iraqi Allies Waiting on Visas

What Made Charlie Parker Great? Reviewing Stanley Crouch’s Biography on Bird

7 Juiciest Bits from Hillary Clinton’s New York Profile

Rediscovering Richard Dawkins: An Interview

Allison Janney and Anna Faris on ‘Mom,’ Girl Crushes, and Charlie Sheen Meltdowns

Were Americans Among the Al-Shabab Nairobi Mall Attackers?

John Boehner Is Letting GOP Extremists Hold the Government Hostage

Hassan Rouhani: Iran’s Mysterious New President

How Prince William and Kate Achieved Anonymity on Anglesey By Driving a Battered White Van

Inside The Bizarro Prince Harry Murder Plot

Shutdown? What Shutdown? It’s Time to Buy U.S. Government Bonds!

NCIS’s 11th Anniversary: Michael Weatherly’s Top 10 Moments

The Crazy Emmy Awards 2013: Wild Upsets, Odd Hosting & More (VIDEO)

Best of the Emmys Red Carpet

Marni's Sophisticated Summer

Downton Abbey Back on British Screens, No Spoilers!

The End of Bo

Army Stops Prescribing Drug With Dangerous Side Effects

The Return of Terror: Lessons of the Nairobi Shopping Mall Siege

Slaughter in Nairobi: Bloody Siege in Shopping Mall Kills Dozens

1D's New Song "Diana" Leaks

Paris Hilton, Bar Refaeli & More Celebrity Twitter Pictures (PHOTOS)

Is 'How I Met Your Mother's' Ted Mosby a Slut?

Why the Right Is Bashing My Muslim Comedy Movie

Best Business Longreads for the Week of September 22, 2013

On La Route de Cidre: Getting Buzzed on Normandy’s Cider Trail

Dave Eggers, Arcade Fire and Other Hipsters Shun the Internet

In Tiny Ajo, Arizona, Border Patrol Agents Are Living the Dream

A Real-Life 'Breaking Bad' Tour of Albuquerque

Emmy Predictions 2013: Who Will Win, and Who Should Win (PHOTOS)

Do Blues Musicians Need to be Really, Really Old?

Fringe Factor: Bill Nye The Science Guy Does Not Understand Science

I've Written 51 Obituaries for Gun Victims in 18 Months

The Myths of Matthew Shepard’s Infamous Death

America, Once Again Dazed and Confused in the Middle East

The Friskies Awards Aims to Find the Next Internet Cat Star October 15

Miss America Nina Davuluri: Just A “Girl Next Door”

Nairobi Mall Attack Signals the Rise of al-Shabaab

Bottega Veneta Spring/Summer 2014: Palazzo Fashion

The 9 Best Places To Skinny Dip Around The World

Legends of the Jet Society

The Week’s Best Longreads for September 21, 2013

Snapchat: Naughty, Goofy, Ethereal, Permanent or All of the Above?

Chicago’s Bloody Aftermath: ‘This Is Not Something We Can Say Is OK’

Meet Kiersten Downs, She Biked 3,800 Miles for Student Veterans

AmeriCorps Turns 20 and Still Needs Support to Stay Alive

Sunday Assembly Is the Hot New Atheist Church

In Syria, Rebels Without a Plan

What the Spies Knew: The Secret World of Anglo-American Intelligence

The Next Step in the Divestment Fight: Bill McKibben

Kevin Trudeau, the Pitchman the Feds Can’t Stop

13 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week (Photos)

The Iconography of Bill Murray (PHOTOS)

Reconsidering the War on Steroids

‘Dolores Claiborne’ Star on Her Sudden New Role

Emmys 2013: What Show Should Win It All? Our Critics Debate

Vanessa Williams, the First Black Miss America, On Nina Davuluri and Racism

Ellen Sings ‘The Fox,’ Ride on an Eagle’s Wing & More Viral Videos

Gunmen Attack Nairobi, Kenya Shopping Mall (Photos)

Obama Pushed to Deny Visa or Arrest Sudan’s Genocidal President at UN

Reading Lustick Carefully

Versace, Versace, Versace

Warren Buffett Slams Debt Ceiling Drama as "Damn Dumb"

Next Generation of Consoles Shown Off

Pope Francis Is Awesome

House Republicans Give Up On Immigration Reform

JP Morgan Chase’s Long List of Expensive Legal Settlements Grows Even Longer

The Daily Beast Roars On

Billy Ray Defends Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Very Rich

Dear Israeli Right: This Is What Anti-Semitism Means

Will the GOP’s Rage Against Obamacare Accomplish Anything?

Phil Collins at Tanya Bonakdar is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Iran Nuclear Deal Credit Should Go to Kirk and Menendez, Not Obama

Best & Worst Dressed of the Week

Stephen Fry's Furious Rebuttal of Telegraph Story Reignites Feud With Peter Hitchens

Why the GOP’s Shutdown Insanity Won’t Hurt the Right Wing

A Coming American Schism Over Pope Francis?

The NYC Ballet Gala's Best Dressed

Lebanon's Palestinian Refugees Cannot Be Ignored

Tonya Lee on Her New Hallmark Movie, ‘The Watsons Go to Birmingham’

House Passes Budget Resolution Defunding Obamacare

The Hero Summit Agenda 2013

Emporio Armani's Water Lilies

Joe Biden to Give Keynote Address at JStreet Conference

Facebook Privacy Concerns Prompt 'Virtual Identity Suicides'

The Evolution of Drake

Anthony Vaccarello Reportedly in Talks to Design Versace's Versus Line; LVMH Buys Majority Stake in Nicolas Kirkwood

13 Stunning Health and Wellness Retreats (Photos)

Origami Shoe Design to Revolutionize Footwear

The Pixies Talk About Their Reunion, New Music and a Missing Band Member

The Sinister Side of Homeschooling

Obama’s Labor Pains: Unions Rage Against the Affordable Care Act

The Turkish ‘O.C.’ and 7 More Crazy Remakes of American TV Shows

The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book

Why Everyone Loves Kerry Washington

With House Win, GOP Pushes Food-Stamp Cuts to the Far Right

The Great GOP Mental Health Hypocrisy

The Georgia Militia Murders

Banter With the Beast: Nancy Gibbs, 'Time's Woman of the Year

Following Alexander Wang

The Complete Kerry Washington Lookbook

Emmys 2013: Should Jon Hamm Finally Win Best Actor? Our Critics Debate.

Put Your Guns Down, William

Obama Administration Issues New Rules Capping Carbon Emissions From New Coal Plants

Gaddafi Abducted Young Girls, Raped His Own Soldiers, Says French Journalist Annick Cojean

Monotone-Silence Symphony by Yves Klein is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

A Nintendo Tribute to Hiroshi Yamauchi

OMG I Want This House: Versace Edition

Why the Israeli Supreme Court Ruling on African Migrants Isn't Enough

The SEC Can’t Make CEOs Care About Their Employees

Watching Anthony Bourdain in Palestine

Prabal Gurung, Olivier Theyskens, Iris Van Herpen for New York City Ballet (Photos)

Users quitting Facebook cite privacy concerns

Miuccia Prada's About Face

Delia Ephron Talks Her Memoir, ‘Sister, Mother, Husband, Dog’

This is the Most Outrageous, Immoral Attack on Obamacare Yet

Toddlers Denied Tiaras: Behind the French Push to Ban Pageants

Did Floods Cause a Fracking Disaster in Colorado?

Siena’s Disembodied Saint at the Basilica di San Domenico

The Pope Confesses Church’s ‘Obsession’ With Gays, Abortion

The Best (and Worst) Rihanna Covers: Jared Leto, Vin Diesel, Selena Gomez, More

Priceline Stock Breaks Through $1,000 Barrier

Inside Fendi's Dream World

Michelle Obama to Host National Design Award Winners; Is This the End of Prada Marfa?

Thief Holds Tony Blair’s Daughter At Gunpoint Demanding Jewels and Cash

Palestinian Youth and the Failure of Oslo

Exclusive: The National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction

Inside Carl Sciortino’s Viral Campaign Ad

Prince Charles Oldest Heir in British History Today

The Mystery of the Ayvani Perez Kidnapping

Paula Deen, Feminist Icon?

Women Without Race: ‘Miss Anne in Harlem’

Do the Emmy Awards Hate Kids?

Inside the Washington Navy Yard’s Building 197 During Alexis’s Rampage

The GOP Is Threatening Murder-Suicide With New Shutdown Warnings

Emmys 2013: Who Should Win Best Actress?

There’s Something About Mary Lambert

Pentagon Papers’ James C. Goodale: The Outrageous NSA Opinion

New Sentencing Project Report Reveals Scary Increase in Life Sentences

The Clintons Can’t Shake Their Reputation for Ethical Shadiness

Week in Photos: September 20, 2013

Prince Andrew's Lonely Life

Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same’ Is Good, But Not the Great Album We Were Hoping For

Before Video Games, Comic Books Were Society’s Great ‘Menace’

Milan Fashion Week Photo of the Day: September 19

He's Watching You Sleep

McCain Blasts Putin in Pravda: He’s Made Russia a ‘Friend to Tyrants’

Alabama’s Segregated Sororities

Get Drunk with Hanson

The Speech Obama Hates Giving

Why Is Apple Punishing Me, a Loyal Fanboy, With iOS7?

Mark Zuckerberg Blasts Obama on Spying

Israeli High Court Judges Let the Oppressed Go Free at Yom Kippur

Welcome to America’s New Gun Normal

Milan Fashion Week Photo of The Day: September 18

The Fed’s Bond Announcement is a Warning to Republicans

John McCracken at David Zwirner is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Nine Themed Hotel Suites That Put Regular Rooms to Shame (Photos)

Beinart and Shenhav Debate One State Versus Two

Massive Flood Rages Through Colorado (PHOTOS)

Report: Zac Efron Went to Rehab, Kerry Washington Named Best Dressed

Now Is Not the Time for New Gun Laws

Obama and Syria: Fighting the Wimp Factor

Boehner and Defunding Obamacare

Boehner Caves to the Cruz Cabal’s Demands

Elizabeth Warren Takes a Victory Lap

Gucci Goes Sporty & Sexy

‘Last Supper’ Flap Dredges Up Ken Cuccinelli's Demons

Why Don’t We Have a Database on Gun Deaths?

Kate Moss To Cover of Playboy; Versace Mansion To Become A Hotel

Objectifying Palestinians in Beinart's 'American Jewish Cocoon' Essay

Israeli Settlers Hold Special Session with E.U. Legislators

Big Data’s Powerful Effect on Tiny Babies

Nicholas Sparks: How I Write

Exclusive: The National Book Awards Longlist for Nonfiction

President Obama’s Style Deficit

Friends Say Aaron Alexis Was Into Buddhism for the Thai Women

Colorado Residents Fighting to Save Their Flooded Homes

The Obamacare Swindle (It’s Not What You Think)

Is ‘Dads’ the Worst Comedy You’ve Ever Seen?

Aaron Alexis Was Hearing Voices a Month Before His Rampage

China’s Forgotten Traumas in World War Two

Will Obama Learn the Right Lesson From the Summers Debacle?

StopHillary Super PAC Goes After McAuliffe in Virginia Race

Can Bill de Blasio Fix New York’s Income Inequality?

Hanson Got Me Drunk on Their New Beer, Mmmhops (Really)

A Visit to Sharpshooters, Where Aaron Alexis Bought His Shotgun

The Threat Against the Olympics

How William's Guard Dogs Were Killed Days After He Left His RAF Job

Deportation Is Ripping Families Apart and Obama Is Doing Nothing To Stop It

The Sugar Daddy Scholarship

Don’t Call Navy Yard Gunman Aaron Alexis a Veteran

Television’s Finest Schlock: Sons of Anarchy’s Episode ‘One One Six’ Is So Damn Shakespearean

Grand Theft Auto V Review: The Best Game Ever?!

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NYPD on the Real ‘Enemies Within’: Going Undercover With Jihadis

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James Franco On His Necrophilia Flick ‘Child of God,’ His Roast, Gay Rumors, and More

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