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Articles December 2014

14 Things We Were Grateful For in 2014: From Bill Cosby’s Comeuppance to ‘The Interview’

Japanese Bitcoin Heist ‘an Inside Job,’ Not Hackers Alone

Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown

Wrestler Mark Schultz Hates the ‘Sickening and Insulting Lies’ of ‘Foxcatcher’

The Silicon Valley/D.C. Divide on the Sony Hack

Indonesia Should Head AirAsia Black Box Hunt

Spies, Lies, and Rape in the Air Force: An Undercover Agent’s Story

What Did Scalise Know?

New Year’s Celebrations Around the World (Photos)

The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More

Zebra Finches, Dolphins, Elephants, and More Animals Under the Influence

Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?

New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019

Exclusive: Inside a Cop-Killer’s Final Hours

The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain

Bow Down, Bitches: How Beyonce Turned an Elevator Brawl Into a Perfect Year

The Refuseniks Hiding From ‘Happy New Year’

New Year’s Eve, Babylon Style

You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions

How ‘Ethical’ Hotel Chain Marriott Gouges Guests in the Name of Wi-Fi Security

We Need Our Police to Be Better Than This

How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll

Hedwig, Hugh & Michael Cera: 12 Powerhouse Theater Performances of 2014

The World’s Toughest Political Quiz

The Best Columns of 2014

The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It

The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline

GOP Boss Gets Help From ‘White Hate’ Pal

How to Open a Champagne Bottle With a Saber

Russia’s Rebel In Chief Escapes House Arrest

Who Will Get AsiaAir 8501’s Black Boxes?

Font of Invention

Racists Melt Down Over Steve Scalise

Nicki Minaj: High School Actress

Pulled Documentary Says William Felt ‘Used’ by Charles’ Push for Camilla

FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence

Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?

Wreckage, Bodies of AirAsia Crash Found

No. 3 Republican Admits Talking to White Supremacist Conference

Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement

The Alterna-‘Godfather’: ‘A Most Violent Year’

History's Craziest Hangover Cures

The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality

Can Hip-Hop Prevent Honor Killings?

2014 Was a Delectably Good Year for Sleaze

Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014

The Fiery Death of Sotto Sotto, Toronto’s Celebrity Hotspot

Bill de Blasio’s Tea Party Problem

Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea

Goldie Taylor―What Would Happen if I Got in White Cop’s Face?

Why Your New Year’s Diet Will Fail

Judge: Rehoming Kids Is Trafficking

Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays

Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation

Some Taylor Swift Facts After A Massive Year

Will A De Blasio Apology Really Help?

Who Is Joe Manganiello? Sofia Vergara’s Fiancé on the Value of Hard Work

A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall

'TODAY! The Musical'

Pope-Shooter Ali Agca’s Very Weird Vatican Visit

Did Bad Weather Bring Down AirAsia 8501?

‘We’re Going to Die’: Survivors Recount Greek Ferry Fire Horror

From Edison to Jobs

Chris Colfer Writes His Own Destiny

The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370

Will Texas Stay Texan?

The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.

Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family

The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan

Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive

Brie Larson’s Hollywood Transformation

The 2014 Novel of the Year

The Cultural Crimes of Iggy Azalea

Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink

Obama Is Right on Race. The Media Is Wrong.

Goodbye To The Greats: Notable Deaths in 2014

Can Self-Help Books Really Make a New You?

Rush Limbaugh’s Fear of a Black James Bond

Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?

The Attack on the Hidden Internet

How Public Sector Unions Divide the Democrats

The Most Exciting New Hotels, Restaurants, and Submarines of 2014

‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards

Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014

Memo to Cops: Criticisms Aren’t Attacks

Italy’s Terror on the Tracks

Public Marriage Proposals Must Die

Hallucinating Away a Heroin Addiction

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 22-28, 2014

Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church

The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma

Are You There, God? It’s Nicolas Cage and the Year in Cinematically Pimped Religion

The Bars That Made America Great

The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More

Biking With the Bard

American Democracy Under Threat for 250 Years

Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five

How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline

Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding

How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’

Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet

A Novel Nearly Impossible to Review

Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between NY Cops and City

Marching in Memory of Akai Gurley

Thousands of Cops Choke Back Tears, Honor NYPD’s Fallen

The NYPD Says Farewell to Officer Ramos

Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?

Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex

The Brothers Who Ambushed ISIS

Inside A Finishing School for Transwomen

Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange

What, and Who, You'll Be Wearing in 2015

Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014


2014: Revenge of the Creationists

Santa Fails One More Time

Week in Photos: December 27, 2014

The Best of The Stacks: Mencken, Mel Brooks, Allman Brothers, and More

Red Tape Is Strangling Good Samaritans

A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat

He Bullies Kids and Calls it News

Bulletproof Coffee and the Case for Butter as a Health Food

Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole

Seven Must-Read Stories About North Korea, Police Deaths and Glenn Beck

China’s Internet Is Freer Than You Think

Best Buy Punches Back at Amazon

The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity

I Was Honeydicked Into Spending Christmas with ‘The Interview’

In The Shadow of Murdered Cops

When It Comes to Great Whisky, The Size of Your Still Matters

The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots

Newest U.S. Stealth Fighter ‘10 Years Behind’ Older Jets

Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time

14 Worst Movies of 2014: ‘Monuments Men,’ ‘Sex Tape,’ and More

Those Kansas City Blues A Family History

A Sunni-Shia Love Story Imperiled by al Qaeda

A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran

Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar

Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination

When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?

The Revolutionary Women of ‘Selma’

Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Michael Tomasky’s Year-End Quiz: Test Your 2014 News Knowledge

ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism

Meet Our Animal Robot Overlords

The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler

Best and Worst of the Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls Christians on Christmas

In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive

Jesus Wasn’t Born Rich. Think About It.

Rebranding The Land of Mongol Warriors & Ivan The Terrible

Sweden’s Burning Christmas Goat

Florence Preps ‘David’ for the Big One

To GOP Congress, as Usual, It’s Welfare on the Chopping Block

Carla Hall’s Christmas Day Treat: Rum Balls

Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015

A Year In The Life of The Canterbury Tales’ Storied Beginnings

The Alps as You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘Into the Woods,’ ‘Inherent Vice,’ ‘The Interview,’ and More

The Top 10 Nontraditional Christmas TV Episodes

18 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Love Actually’

St. Louis Shooting Is the Anti-Ferguson

Did ISIS Shoot Down a Fighter Jet?

Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess

Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers

No, North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony

Merry Christmas from the World’s Best Directors

France’s Wave of Crazy-Terror Christmas Attacks

Alleged Cop Killer’s Blood-Soaked Screenplay

A Field General in the War on Christmas

Julianne Moore Is Oscar Gold in ‘Still Alice’

Prince George’s Christmas: Better Than Yours

Obama’s One Hand Clap With Castro

One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts

Yes, I Like Christmas Music. Stop Laughing.

My Love Letter to the Stetson

Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus

Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year

The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)

The Big Business of Fashion Counterfeits

The Story of the World’s Greatest Cricket Player

Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries

#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project

Rand Paul Has a Few Festivus Grievances

Why I’m for the War on Christmas

The Inside Story of How Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Finally Made It to Theaters

Save the Date: Women in the World 2015

Exclusive: Bin Laden ‘Shooter’ Under Investigation for Leaking Secrets

BBC Reporter Gets High On The Job

Watch The Countess of Grantham Faint As Clooney Kisses Her For Fundraising Special

Cyberwar on North Korea Could Be Illegal

Bobby Shmurda and Rap’s Ultimate Hoop Dream

The Felon Who Wouldn’t Leave Congress

The Monsters Who Screamed for Dead Cops

Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave

Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive

Why Muslims Love Jesus Too

GOP Won’t Forgive Rand for Cop Critique

The NRA’s Twisted List for Santa

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack

‘Ready for Romney’ Is Amateur Hour

David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in WashingtonianTakedown

What Would Jane Eyre Sext?

‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music

Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Balmain Campaign: High Fashion Meets Low Culture

The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker

A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality

Joe Cocker’s Life in Photos

A Blind Man Sees With Sound

What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale

Three EMTs Rush to Save Two Officers

Joe Cocker's Deep Live Cuts

De Blasio Right To Focus on Officers' Families

Dr. Evil Gives Lessons to North Korea, Sony

This Week’s Hot Reads: December 22, 2014

The Women Battling an Islamist Strongman

North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom

Jena Malone’s Long, Strange Trip From Homelessness to Hollywood Stardom

The Next Phase of the Koch Brothers’ War on Unions

Canada ♥ Cuba Just Got Complicated

The Stacks: Sell the Overcoat, Keep the Dignity

The Bloodiest Media Coups of 2014

Merry Christmas, Defense Contractors!

The Early Days of an LGBT Pioneer (Photos)

Tim Howard’s Wall of Intensity

Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu, Protesters?

Men, Ice Your Balls To Make Babies—and Other Male Fertility Fixes

How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas

Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute

Silicon Valley Sets Its Sights on Africa

20 Best Movies of 2014: ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ and More

The Novel That Foretold the TNR Meltdown

The LGBT Center That Changed Our Lives

Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters

Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star

'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops

Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish

De Blasio and the New York City Protesters Have No Blood on Their Hands

The NY Police Union’s Vile War with Mayor De Blasio

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec 21

COEXIST’s Bonehead Bumper-Sticker Politics

Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 15-21, 2014

Mistletoe is the Vampire of Plants

Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats

Was Baby Jesus A Holy Terror?

How Pope Francis Became the World’s BFF

Riding Thailand’s WWII Death Railway

Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault

How Will Cuba Play In Peoria?

Travel Posters from A Pre-Castro Cuba

Star Wars Christmas Lights, Unedited Footage of a Bear, and More Viral Videos

The Year in Photos: 2014

Dr. Howard Fuller's Injustice Education

After The Fall: Introducing The Anti-Villain

A Few Great Men Too Many: Aaron Sorkin Doesn’t Think You Can Handle the Truth

Should the U.S. Really Pay a Kim’s Ransom?

Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel

Anger at The Cop Killer - And The Police

Two Cops ‘Assassinated’ in Brooklyn

The 'Execution' of Two Police in Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Sony Hackers Guardians of Peace Troll FBI, Anonymous Convinced Hack Didn't Come From North Korea

Inside the 'Surprisingly Great' North Korean Hacker Hotel

Kim Jong Un, Avert Your Eyes: Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Gets the Porn Parody Treatment

Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar

Venezuela Says Goodbye to Its Lil Friend, While the Rest of the Continent Cheers

Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.

Jamie Foxx: Get Over the Black ‘Annie’

Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is

Champagne: You’re Drinking It All Wrong

New York’s Conservative Fracking Ban

Book Bag: Great Books About Cuba

Hitler’s Hail Mary

OMG, I Want This House: Woody Creek, CO (Photos)

Whips, Chains, and Slaves: Inside the World’s Only BDSM Chateau (PHOTOS)

Six Must-Read Stories About the Sony Hacks, Congo’s Forgotten Colonial Getaway and Another Woman’s Story of U-VA

Congress’ Gift That Keeps on Giving

Inside The World’s 10 Oldest Restaurants

You’re Never ‘Cured’ of an Eating Disorder

Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau

NYC’s Garner Protesters vs. Pro-Cop Protesters

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal How Studio Dumped ‘Asshole’ Adam Sandler

Obama Could Hit China to Punish North Korea

China’s Electroshock Gay-Conversion Case

5 Hangover Cures to Save You After a Few Too Many

The Rand-Rubio Catfight Over Cuba

The Liberation of the Lame Duck: Obama Goes Full Bulworth

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Studio Head Wants Idris Elba For the Next James Bond

Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process

The Science of Ingredient Innovation

Hackers: Sony ‘Very Wise’ to Pull Film

'Colbert Report' Signs Off With a Song

ISIS Targets Afghanistan Just as the U.S. Quits

The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale

The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

Cuba Is A Kleptocracy, Not Communist

The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’

Why Congress Hates Your Cuban Rum

To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show

Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?

The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More

The Best Books About the Volatile ’60s

Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack

Grief: The Real Monster in The Babadook

Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis

Why the Left Loves Warren, But Won’t Swoon for Sanders

The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind

Next Stop, Quito: Our Top Cities for 2015

Uh Oh: Ebola Vaccine Trials Stop

Rubio’s Embargo Anger Plays to the Past

The Restaurant, Flask, And Photography Worthy of The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop

Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’

The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror

After His Disastrous Annual Press Conference, Putin Needs A Hug

Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor

Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End

The Straight Hero of Cameroon’s Gays

Two Days After School Attack, Pakistan Court Lets Terrorists Walk Free

First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots

Up To Speed: The Cuba Embargo

Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Backs Obama on Cuba Deal

Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys

An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike

Did Stephen Colbert Make the Year's Funniest Commercial?

What if 'Serial' Has No Ending?

Cuba Protects America’s Most Wanted

Team Cosby’s Mission Impossible

Obama Realizes What 10 Presidents Didn’t: Isolating Cuba Doesn’t Work

U.S. Should Make North Korea Pay for Sony Hack

Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?

Meet America’s Next Ambassador to Cuba

No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic

Why Did We Panic After 9/11 and Ignore All We Knew About Responding to Security Threats?

Goodbye, Bahamas. Hello, Havana!

How Naive is Elizabeth Warren?

New ‘Late Late Show’ Host James Corden Would Like to Manage Your Expectations

The Ultimate 'Colbert Report' Supercut

The Coolest Fashion Innovations of 2014

The Congo's Forgotten Colonial Getaway

Did The U.S.-Cuba Deal Help Drive A Rebel Ceasefire in Colombia?

The Five Best Books on Cuba

Elizabeth Warren 2016 Gets First Check From Liberals

When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies

Hollywood Surrenders to North Korea

Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested at New York’s Notorious Quad Studios

Aging Cuban Exiles And Their Lawmakers Bypassed by White House

Cigar Dealers Light Up Over Cuba News

Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Blue Ivy in Your Life

The Pope's Diplomatic Miracle: Ending the U.S.-Cuba Cold War

Why Didn’t Camille Dump Bill Cosby?

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Anthony Bourdain in Your Life

Pakistani School Killers Want to Strike the U.S.

Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel

Will The Queen Abdicate on Christmas Day?

The My Lai Massacre Inspires an Opera

Doing it Old School - On the Road With an American Band (PHOTOS)

Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start

Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children

Why So Many Surgeons Are Psychos

How Crimea Crashed the Russian Economy

Kim Jong Un’s Kid Gloves Are Now Off

On Tour With The Head and the Heart, Indie Rock’s Next Big Thing

I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed

Harvard’s Conservative Cabal Takes Congress

I’m a Digital Hoarder

The 26 Next Hobby Lobbys

The Disaster Story That Hollywood Had Coming

Be the Smarter Bush Brother, Jeb: Don’t Run!

The New A-List of 2015: Carmen Ejogo, ‘Broad City’ Girls & More

Your Local School Doesn’t Have to Suck

Exclusive: Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’

Methane on Mars: Life or Just Gas?

Texas Congressman Sued Over "Wet Dreams" About Former Staffer

Iraq Vet Who Killed Ex-Wife and Five In-Laws Is Found Dead

Putin Can’t Bully or Bomb a Recession

Nicki Minaj Bares Her Own Vulnerability on ‘The Pinkprint’

How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field

The Vatican’s Rare Nod to American Nuns

Sony Hackers Issue 9/11 Warning

D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’ Was Worth Waiting 15 Years For

U.S. Infrastructure At Grave Risk of Cyber Attack

Wonder Woman Takes a Big Step Back

Mom Scolds Pundit Sons on C-SPAN

Pakistan Militants Attack School (PHOTOS)

Did the Post-9/11 Environment Justify CIA Tactics?

Taliban: We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped America

Russians Plot Exiled Government in Kiev

I Was Gang Raped at a U-VA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything

Muslims & Jews Unite vs. Abercrombie & Fitch

The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo

Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline

How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities

9/11 Mastermind Is Afraid of the Ladies

In Defense of Uber’s Awful Sydney Surge Pricing

Beaten By His Church for Being Gay

Men Need A Better Men’s Rights Movement

When Broadway Musicals Were Dark And Subversive

The Father Who Made His Kids Have Sex With a Dog

Conservatives Plan Worst Ever New Year’s Eve Party

Open-Carry Militia Mom ‘Murders’ Family

Protesters Slimed This Good Samaritan Cop

CNN's Overnight Sydney Star

Sony Hack: The Movie

The Sydney Astrologer Turned Islamic Radical

Goodbye To A Natural Hair Guru: Miss Jessie's Cofounder Titi Branch Dead At 45

David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters

Women in the World Joins Forces with The New York Times

Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones

Jihadi Siege in Sydney Ends in Gunfight

Syndey Standoff (PHOTOS)

Inside the Sydney Hostage Situation

Sandy Hook Parents Sue Bushmaster: You Sold ‘Weapon of Choice’ for Mass Murderers

SNL's 'Office/Hobbit' Parody is Perfect

The Adorable New Prince George Photos

The Left’s Answer to ALEC

Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History

Sony Emails Show How the Studio Plans to Censor Kim Jong Un Assassination Comedy ‘The Interview’

Church Sex Scandals Are Rooted in Theology

Embedding With the Women Who Are Kicking ISIS Ass

The Most Powerful Democrat in America

The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship

Dick Cheney vs. ‘Unbroken’

Sentencing Looms for Barrett Brown, Advocate for “Anonymous”

The Many Faces of ‘Chuck Close: Photographer’ (PHOTOS)

The Zany Shades of Nick Kroll

What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists

10 Things That Made Us Want to Turn Off the Internet Forever in 2014

Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?

‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt’s Plans For ‘Ghostbusters’ Film

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Noble, Controversial, and Weird

Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees

The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See

Meet Moses the Swashbuckling Israelite

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec. 14

Turkey Arrests Journalists in Crackdown

Exclusive: Sony Emails Blast David O. Russell For Allegedly ‘Feeling Up’ Transgender Niece

Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Destiny’s Child and Kanye West Movies, and Spidey Cameo in Capt. 3

Which Potential Candidates Speak Spanish—and Will It Matter?

Owning Up to Possession’s Downside

The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder?

State of LGBT Rights: Married on Sunday, but Fired on Monday

Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around

A History of Paris in 150 Photographs

The Best Nonfiction Books of 2014

The French Court’s Royal Ban on Smiles

The Gun Battle Since Newtown

The Time I Visited North Korean Computer School

Gangsters and Grifters of Chicago (PHOTOS)

Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets

Are Comets the Origin of Earth's Oceans?

Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness

Cereal Cafe’s Big Bowl of Hate

‘Sexual’ Barbershop Quartet, a Panda Family Reunion, and More Viral Videos

The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist

Why Can’t Movies Capture Genius?

Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence

'Justice For All' March In Washington DC (Photos)

The Mystery Death Of A Female Firefighter

Exclusive: Sony Emails Slam Leonardo DiCaprio, Willow and Jaden Smith, Gush Over Ryan Gosling

New York SantaCon 2014 (Photos)

Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot

Post Office Robbers More Wanted Than ISIS

Why Your Next Vacation Will Be in Turkmenistan

Paul Thomas Anderson: The West Coast’s Scorsese

The Best Coffee Table Books of 2014

Eight Must-Read Stories About The Death of Atlantic City, Trolling Lena Dunham and Torture Homes

On Torture, Chuck Johnson & Sondheim

‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat

The GOP’s Hidden Ban on Prison Abortions

The Greatest Albums of 2014

A West Point MVP Who Never Played a Down

Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It

Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 8-14, 2014

Jon Stewart Laughs to Keep From Vomiting at the CIA Report

The Week in Photos: December 13, 2014

Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham

11 Most Wanted Post Office Crooks (Photos)

OMG, I Want This House: Cornelius, North Carolina (Photos)

The New Face of Boko Haram’s Terror: Teen Girls

North Korea's Top College: Brainwash U

Does Cheney's Torture Report Stance Matter?

Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress

The Scared Widdle Kitty of ISIS

The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism

Britain’s Record-Breaking Face-Sitting Porn Protest

Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Jennifer Lawrence is Paid Less Than Her Male Co-Stars

‘Pineapple Express’ Slams California (Photos)

Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree

Running 15 Miles a Week Could Slash Alzheimer’s Risk

Daredevil in a Jetpack Flies Alongside A Plane

Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, Star Wars and Comparing Fincher to Hitler

Spanish Court To Consider Paternity Claims Against Former King

Exclusive: The Making of Reese Witherspoon’s Golden Globe-Nominated ‘Wild’

Joe Biden: ‘I’ll Kill Your Son’

Is 9-Year-Old Russian Model Kristina Pimenova Too Sexualized?

The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built

Fraternities in a Post-UVA World

Royals Remember The Christmas Truce of 1914

Before the Bros, SantaCon Was as an Anti-Corporate Protest

The U.S. Will Torture Again—and We’re All to Blame

‘Cromnibus’ Passes, But Did Anyone Win?

Are Water Births Toxic to Babies?

The GOP and Police Unions: A Love Story

Cops, CIA Share a Culture of Lawlessness

States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences

Is This Alexander the Great’s Tomb—or His Wife’s?

Indefensible but Indispensable America

14 Best TV Shows of 2014: ‘Good Wife,’ ‘Transparent’ & More

‘Free The Nipple’: (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right to Go Topless

The Best Gift Books of 2014

Japan’s Nasty Nazi-ish Elections

Why the Muslim World Isn’t Flipping Out Over the CIA Torture Report

Malcolm Gladwell’s Plagiarism Problem

John Brennan’s Tortured Defense of the CIA’s Torture Program

Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill

The Scoop on ‘Serial’: Making Sense of The Nisha Call, Asia's Letters, and Our Obsession

Capitol Hill's Black Staffers Walk Out to Do ‘Hands Up, Don't Shoot!’

Nancy Pelosi Plays Hardball On Cromnibus

Quirky Reindeer Farmer Keeps Government Open for Christmas

What Is Privilege?

The Ladies of Second City Read Grindr Hookup Messages

15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More

The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs

The Golden Globes Sobers Up (Sort Of): Years of Ridicule and Bribery Rumors Scares HFPA Straight

College Girls Are Less Likely to Be Raped Than Non-Students

2015 Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Birdman,’ ‘House of Cards,’ and More

CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me

The Navy ‘Hero’ Who Pimped an HIV-Positive Teen

Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall

The Corrupt Cops of Rebel-Held East Ukraine

How Will They End ‘The Affair’? Showtime’s Adultery Drama Defies Predictability

‘The Walking Dead’ Fans Demand: Bring Back Beth!

White Supremacists on Spotify

After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone

Meet Zoella—The Newbie Author Whose Book Sales Topped J.K. Rowling

Doctor Who: It’s Time For a Black, Asian, or Woman Doctor

The Radio Battle to Educate Ebola’s Kids

How Amazon Became Santa’s Sweatshop

Prof: MIT Hospitalized Me For Ferguson Tweets

The Best Big Ideas Of 2014

Egypt Ain't The Only Pyramid Show In Town

Roger Goodell and the NFL’s Path to Power

High-End Pervs Film Benedict Cumberbatch and Reese Witherspoon Sucking Face

Things Are Going Downhill Fast for Uber

The 'Brutal Conditions' in CIA Detention Sites

Palestinian Cabinet Member Dies in Confrontation with Israeli Soldier

Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques

Remembering Iran’s Imprisoned Kurds on UN Human Rights Day

The Media's Pro-Torture Cheerleaders

Jennifer Aniston, Oscar Nominee? 5 Takeaways from the 2015 SAG Award Nominations

‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture

'Star Wars' Goes to the Dogs (and Cats)

The Right's Rape Trolls vs. Lena Dunham

Quorum: Global LGBT Voices LiveBlog

Quorum: Global LGBT Voices

What the Torture Report Kept Hidden

Synagogue Slay: When Cops Have to Kill

Drug Smuggler Sues U.S. Over Dog Bite

U.S. Ally Qatar Shelters Jihadi Moneymen

Abercrombie & Ditch: The Fall of the House of Tween

The post-Brown and Garner Question: Who “Deserves” to Die?

How Antioch College Got Rape Right 20 Years Ago

The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting

Progressives: Big Ideas Will Win Us 2016

Portrait of the Austin Mahone as a Teen Idol

Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families

Seriously, Democrats: You’re Done in Dixie

William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty

How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America

Surprise! The GOP Closed the Gender Gap

Hitler is Huge in Thailand: Chicken Joints, T-Shirts, and A Govt.-Issued Propaganda Video

3-D Printing Is Changing the Future of Prosthetics

Angelina Jolie’s New Muse: The Rise of Jack O’Connell, Star of the WWII Epic ‘Unbroken’

Kate and William's Glamorous $2m New York Send Off

A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan

Why Natural Color Is So Crucial To Understanding A Whisky’s Flavors

Easter Elchies, The Estate Built By Whisky

How Much Do Whisky Casks Really Affect Taste?

Goldie Taylor―The Post-Brown and Garner Question: Who ‘Deserves’ to Die?

ISIS Jihadis Get ‘Slavery for Dummies’

Obamacare Architect: I Wanted to Sound Smart

The C.I.A.'s Unusual Pushback to Senate Intelligence Report

Inside Bloomberg News’ Shock Shake-Up

Inside the CIA’s Sadistic Dungeon

Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More

Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist

I Want to See Your Spreadsheets, Baby: MTV’s ‘Are You the One?’ Is a Mathematical Orgy

Blogger Shares and Shames Cancer in ‘Lily’

LAPD Foundation: Mark Wahlberg Would Make a Good Reserve Cop

William and Kate Take the United States by Storm (PHOTOS)

LeBron's Touchy Feely Protocol Breach

The Daily Beast Company LLC The New Alphas Sweepstakes Official Rules

The Most Gruesome Moments in the CIA ‘Torture Report’

Obama Takes Over ‘The Colbert Report’

Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set

CIA Offers New Security Checks for ‘Torture Report’ Spies

Here’s What She’d Tell Bill Cosby Today

Where Chechens Go to Escape Their Surreal Past—and Risky Present

Rob Marshall Defends ‘Into the Woods’

Australia’s Underage Yoga Sex Cult: The Survivors Speak Out

The Best Memoirs of 2014

The Black Panther Bomb Plot in St. Louis That Wasn’t

Court Says Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Isn’t a Crime

How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile

A First Lady of Punk Rock Talks

The Dark Side of Cuba’s Ebola Economy

Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?

Christmas Is the New Subprime

England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame

‘I Can’t Breathe’ Makes It Onto the Court for Will and Kate to See

The Punk Life of The Slits' Viv Albertine

Uber Finally Gets Banned—in Delhi

The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple

Sports Stars Become Part of the Grand Jury Protests (PHOTOS)

Dutch Biker Gangs Vs. ISIS

When Your Royalty Met Ours: Kate Meets Beyoncé Courtside

Abortion Complications Are Rare, No Matter What the Right Says

What Happened At Rolling Stone, And What Are The Implications?

Should U.S. Change Its Policies For Hostage Situations?

Usher, His iPhone, and a Woman’s Vagina Make Art at Art Basel 2k14

2014’s Best Movies in One Clip

The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner

‘Zero Motivation’: the Funny Side of the IDF

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More

Special Forces’ $77M ‘Hustler’ Hits Back

Saying Yes to the Dress—Behind Bars

ISIS Has a Message. Do We?

I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal

The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician

Dems, It’s Time to Dump Dixie

A Million Ways to Die in Prison

Just What We Needed: More Campaign Spending

Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block

Is Soccer Great Lionel Messi Corrupt?

Afghanistan, We Hardly Knew You

What It’s Like to Be an Atheist in Palestine

Berkeley Protest Over Recent Grand Jury Decisions (Photos)

Tech’s Male ‘Feminists’ Aren’t Helping

The Best Biographies of 2014, Including Lives of Gandhi, the Koch Brothers, and Jefferson Davis

Kate Middleton and Prince William's $2m Dinner

James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious

Beer Countries vs. Wine Countries

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec. 7

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Bump Touch Down in New York City

Israel Sends Warning to Assad, Russia and Iran With Damascus Airstrikes

The Rustbelt Roars Back From the Dead

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 1-7, 2014

The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart

Week in Photos: December 6, 2014

Hitler’s Henchmen in Arabia

How Haoles Destroyed Hawaii

The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More

During Advent, Lots of Waiting, But Not Enough Hope

How Congress Can Fix the Justice System

The Brit Who Stormed Broadway

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

In Florida, ’Tis The Season for Satan

Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist

Inside the Pearl Harbor Attack (PHOTOS)

The Virgin Mary Lookbook

Does Pope Francis Believe Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet

The Case for More Low-Skill Immigration

Swimming Owls, Jane Krakowski’s Peter Pan Live! Audition, and More Viral Videos

The Chris Brown vs. Drake Feud Continues: Brown Claims Ex GF Karrueche Tran Cheated with Drizzy

Last Hurrah for Iconic Louisiana Politician

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014 (Photos)

Meghan Daum On Tackling The Unspeakable Parts Of Life

Hostage Deaths After Raid in Yemen Show Limits of U.S. Options

New York's Next Killer-Cop Grand Jury

Glock Founder Puts Bullseye on Ex-Wife

CIA Won’t Defend Its One-Time Torturers

The Mayor Who Took Down the Mafia That Ruined Rome

Days Are Numbered for Nestdrop, LA’s ‘Uber for Weed’

Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art

Was 2014 the Year Science Discovered The Female Orgasm?

The Fiery Underground Oil Pit Eating L.A.

Eight Must-read Stories About Nicaragua, School Shooters and the New Republic

It’s Not Just the Cops—Racism Is a Problem for the Secret Service, Too

The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site

How Havel Inspired the Velvet Revolution

Keep Christmas Commercialized!

OMG, I Want This House: New York City (Photos)

Comic Books’ True Origin Story: ‘The Art of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby’

The Japanese Women Who Love Gay Anime

Gail Simone’s Bisexual Catman and the ‘Secret Six’

Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle

The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’

What the U-VA Rape Case Tells Us About a Victim Culture Gone Mad

Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now

We’re Not Done in Afghanistan

Meet Dan Donovan, the Prosecutor Who Let Eric Garner’s Killer Walk

Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin

10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More

The Day I Used Eric Garner’s Voice

Rolling Stone Said Yesterday U-VA Rape Story Was ‘Entirely Credible’

‘Spectre’ Casts 50-Year-Old Bond Girl For 007 to Do Sex To

9 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Thief Hypnotizes Shopkeeper, Then Robs Him

Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s UVA Rape Story

Prince Harry’s Big Boozy Week

NASA Launches Orion in Fiery Specatacle

Pro-Palestinian Group Lectured On Skirting Terror Laws

Eric Garner Was Just a Number to Them

School Shooters Love This Pickup Artist Website

Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils

The Golden Age of Rock Album Covers

The Only Way to End Police Violence

McConaughey’s ‘Stand’—And Ours

Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More

Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It

Meet Krampus, the Seriously Bad Santa

From Auschwitz to the White House: One Tailor’s American Tale

ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count

Southern Dems Won’t Rise Again

Outtakes from Hipgnosis' Iconic Rock Album Covers

Is The Pope Unprotected Now That He’s Fired the Head of the Swiss Guards?

Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine

Democrats Clear Christie In Bridgegate Investigation

Scenes From The Eric Garner Protests Day 2 (PHOTOS)

‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life

Could a Loft Full of Balloons Lead To World Peace?

Eric Garner Protests: ‘It’s Like Vietnam’

Care Providers Fight for $15 and a Union

Chicago’s Cops Don’t Even Get Investigated for Shooting People in the Back

Worse Than Eric Garner: Cops Who Got Away With Killing Autistic Men and Little Girls

YouTube Is F*cked Up For Women

Protesters React on Instagram to Eric Garner Decision

Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.

De Robertis, a New York Great, Bids Farewell

Alice Smith’s ‘Shell Shock’ Is a Reminder of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and the Times

Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack

Prince Crashes Jazz Show, Produces Greatness

Fierce Fighting in Grozny Raises Specter of ISIS Influence in Russia

‘They Let Him Off?’ Scenes from NYC in Disbelief

It’s Time to Hold Protesters Accountable

Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets

Women Are Leading the Way for Legalized Weed

Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’

New Yorkers, Up Close and Very Personal

The Obama Administration Has Assad Amnesia

The Chinese Town Descended From Romans?

The Monuments Men of Occupy Hong Kong

Is Bigger Better for St. Vincent?

Democrats Are Petrified of Defending Government—but They Need to Start

Is Gay Marriage Going Away in 2016?

The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections

‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth

Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem

The Sex Life of King Richard III's Randy Great Great Great Grandfather

Shut Up, Lady Gaga’s Rape Isn’t About You

‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture

Scenes From the Eric Garner Protests (Photos)

To Infinity and Beyond! NASA’s Orion Mission Blasts Off

Goodbye to Israel’s Lousy Government (Let’s Hope the Next One Isn’t Worse)

After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?

Two New Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward: ‘We Challenge Mr. Cosby to End This Nightmare’

What's Really In That Holiday Drink?

First Mike Brown, Then Eric Garner: Prosecutors Can’t Be Trusted to Try Cops

Mona Lisa Touch: The Laser That Could Save Women’s Sex Lives

Eric Garner Was Choked to Death for Selling Loosies

How Will The New Republican Majority Operate?

Abu Dhabi Stabbing: Why Law Enforcement Hates The Niqab & Burqa

I Got Kicked Out Of The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Why Has Female Ejaculation Been Banned in British Porn?

The Hidden Link Between Women and War

Middle East Murder Mystery: Who Killed an American Teacher in Abu Dhabi?

Hillary Group: She’s Not Rich, She’s You

Jeff Bezos: ‘I See Millions Working in Outer Space’

Unleash Your New Alpha: Enter To Win A Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Laptop

100 Years of Beauty Styles in 1 Minute

Wing Span: The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The ISIS Wife Swap Mystery

A Black Cop’s Tough Words for Mike Brown

‘I Saved My Friend From Bill Cosby’

Al-Shabab’s Anti-Christian Slaughter

The Hunt for Pappy van Winkle

Great Renaissance Art Thrived Amid Filth

Amazon’s Turkers Kick Off the First Crowdsourced Labor Guild

Living Black & Gay in the ’50s

Obama’s Golf Buddy May Be a ‘Hostile Witness’ in Chicago Corruption Case

Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer

From Fashion Player to Photographer Monk

Revenge of the Rock Nerds: TV on the Radio’s Long Road to ‘Seeds’

Aaron Rodgers Takes Aim at Congo’s ‘Blood Minerals’ War

Crying With Laura Dern: The Star on Her Oscar-Worthy ‘Wild’ Turn

Arabs Are the Michael Browns of Israel

Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable

The Supreme Court Case Uniting Pro-Lifers & Pro-Choicers

The Facts About Ferguson Matter, Dammit

Anti-Cutters Slam New CDC Recommendations on Circumcision

Kendall Tries to Outdo Kim by Straddling Cara Delevingne in Love Magazine

Trump Is ‘Thinking About’ a Run at the White House Again

Has the Turner Prize Gone Soft?

Richard III’s DNA Shows Tudors May Have No Claim to the Throne

Quotes To Help You Conquer Your Day

Democrats Leave Senator Landrieu for Dead

The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand

Ashton Carter, the Wonk Who Would Lead the Pentagon

Watch Jane Krakowski's Secret Peter Pan Live! Audition Tape

How A British Aristocrat Used Big Game Hunter’s SpermWithout His Permission

SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson

How China Will Track—and Kill—America’s Newest Stealth Jets

49 Shots And The Cop Goes Free

Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years

This Fashion World Darling Is Homeless

The Cast of ‘Peter Pan Live!’ Knows You Hatewatched ‘The Sound of Music’

Damien Hirst’s Army of Geppettos

Staving Off a Democratic Civil War

Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World

When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus

Dutch Try to Save Santa’s Slave

Can Harry Bury the Party Prince?

Ted Hughes’s Brother on Losing Sylvia Plath

Anime King Hayao Miyazaki’s Cursed Dreams

‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead

Did This Flu Vaccine Kill 13?

Norman Reedus on Motorcycles, Multitasking, And That Mid-Season Finale: “This Was A Rough One”

Rand Paul Won’t Let Benghazi Die

Hillary Praises Fracking, Stays Silent on Keystone

CIA Torture Report ‘Days’ Away, Feinstein Says

U.S. Clams Up on Xmas Airline Bomb ‘Plot’

The Walking Dead’s Emily Kinney on Beth's Shocking Midseason Finale

ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt

The Bottled Water Taste Test

Let’s Not Forget: We Were All Teenagers Once

The St. Louis Rams Enter the Ferguson Fray

Ferguson's Community-Police Culture Contributed to Brown Incident

Justice Ginsburg Shouldn’t Quit Just Yet

Janay Rice: Ravens Fed Me Apology Script

Laura Poitras on Snowden's Unrevealed Secrets

Will the NCAA Let Ohio State’s Kosta Karageorge Die in Vain?

The Secret World of Pickup Artist Julien Blanc

The New Face of HIV Is Gay & Young

Liberian Senatorial Elections Defy Ebola

How the World Turned on Bill Cosby: A Day-by-Day Account

A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat

Does Free Speech Cover Murder Fantasies? The Supreme Court’s Definition of a ‘Threat’

The New Texas Governor’s Cynical Immigration Threat

Are College Educated Police Safer?

2016 Is No Democratic Slam Dunk

Prince Charles Photographed Shooting, Charges of Animal Cruelty and Royal Hypocrisy Reignited

A Backstage Love Affair With Cirque du Soleil

‘America in Retreat’: Why Neo-Isolationism Exploded Under Obama and What We Can Do About It

Writers to New York: I Wish I Knew How to Quit You

The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way

Remember When Republicans Loved Hillary Clinton?

Putin’s World Cup Picasso ‘Bribe’

The Walking Dead’s Midseason Finale Shocker: A Cherished Character Meets a Grisly End