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Articles February 2014

Image is Everything: An Interview with Alejandro Zambra

A Look Inside Crimea, Crossroads of Empires (Photos)

Exclusive: Russian ‘Blackwater’ Takes Over Ukraine Airport

Steve Mumford: The Artist Who Went to War

7 New Orleans Hotels for Mardi Gras Madness (Photos)

The Ultimate Guide to Winning Your Oscars Betting Pool

Michelle Obama's Brow Got a Makeover; Proenza Schouler Takes Over Le Bon Marché

Show Me the Medicaid Money

How Season 2 of “House of Cards” Murders the 25th Amendment

Watch Justin Bieber Try to Walk in a Straight Line After His DUI Arrest

From Lupita Nyong'o to Naomi Watts, The Best and Worst Dressed of the Week (Photos)

Steve Mumford's Graphic 'War Journals'

Conservatives Agree: Barack Obama is ‘The Real Racist'

Week in Photos: March 1, 2014

Putin’s Shadow Shock Troops Roil Ukraine

Bill O’Reilly to Blacks: Stop Listening to ‘Gangsta’ Music!

Over-Sexualized, But OK for Kids?

The Spoiled Generation

Ukraine’s Mother Teresa Of The Maidan

Sarah Jessica Parker Designs Shoes with Manolo Blahnik's CEO

Crimea in Chaos and Crisis

DINO Hunting: Netroots vs. Steve Israel

The Ominous Meaning of North Korea’s Missile Launches

Should the Military Pull All Forces Out of Afghanistan After 2014?

Italy’s Killer Boytoys Target Cougars

Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Ukraine, Craps & the Fed

More Than Just Seven 'Bad Words'

Will Jordan Davis Become the First Transgender Miss England?

Tea Party Is 5! No More Tantrums?

Why We Shouldn’t Freak Out Over Three-Person IVF

Why Respected Screen Veterans Are Following Liam Neeson’s Footsteps

The Best Actor and Actress Oscars: Will Woodygate Sink Cate Blanchett? Has DiCaprio’s Time Come?

Tiger, Tiger: The Hunt for the Great Irish Novel

The Party Monster Lives For the Applause: Michael Alig’s Second Act

Kids’ Author on Trial In Egypt

Camilla Backs FGM Eradication Campaign

GASP! Kate Middleton To Change Her Hairstyle?

Princess Diana's Irish Roots

The Swedish Neo-Nazis 'Volunteers' of Kiev

There’s a Life Saving New Drug. But You Can’t Afford It.

Inside Japan’s Bitcoin Heist

The Flaw in My Brother’s Keeper

Scandal’s Most Scandalous Character: Jeff Perry on Playing Cyrus

Putin’s Bluff? U.S. Spies Say Russia Won't Invade Ukraine

The Real Arizona Isn’t Anti-Gay

State Department: Putin Oversaw Massive Human Rights Abuses

Piers Morgan’s Comeback Strategy

Bitcoin Forever!

Does Alleged Corruption Video Spell the End Of Turkey’s Erdogan?

Yiyun Li Takes on Evil in “Kinder Than Solitude”

Is Breast Milk Really Best?

Your Dentist Is Watching You Brush

Don’t Trust the Economic Numbers That Govern Our World

Captain Schettino Returns to Costa Concordia Crime Scene

It’s Still Legal to Fire Gays in Arizona

Will Russia Invade Crimea?

Top Republicans Call for Return to Cold War

Versace Sells Minority Stake; Jessica Lange Fronts Marc Jacobs Beauty Campaign

The Tragedy of the Tea Party

The Victim Complex of Bigots

How To Be a King; Avoid War; Don't Trust Ministers

Are William And Kate 'Gearing Up' For A New Baby?

Morally and Legally, the Right Call in Arizona

William and Harry's Polo Mentor Killed in Freak Accident

The GOP Already Has a 2016 Front-Runner... for Vice President

Model Sigrid Agren Gives a Tour of Her Favorite Haunts in Paris

American Dreams, 1914: Penrod by Booth Tarkington

‘Portlandia’ Duo Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Discuss the Secrets to the Cult Show’s Success

The H.M.O. That Kills Terrorists

Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

Retired Marine Reveals Secret Suffering of Male Military Rape Victims

Gay, Iranian And Stylish in Exile

The Most ‘WTF’ Oscar Moments Ever: Rob Lowe’s Duet with Snow White, Sacheen Littlefeather, and the Streaker

Egypt To Newspapers: Support The Army Or Else

The Medical Community’s Hidden Abortion-Training War

Treasure Hunt to Discover Oak Island’s Mysterious Booty

Celebrity Stylists Dish About Dressing for the Oscars

How Harold Ramis Invented Baby Boom Comedy With ‘Animal House’

Exposed: Paparazzi vs. the Stars Over the Past 50 Years

Inside Yanukovych's Palace

Breaking: The Oscars Might Not Suck This Year

Paparazzi! Photographers, Stars, and Artists at the Centre Pompidou (Photos)

‘The Americans’ Showrunners Dissect the Secrets of Season 2

Why Does Congress Listen to Celebrities like Ben Affleck?

Jan Brewer Keeps Arizona in the 21st Century

The Only Non-White Juror in the George Zimmerman Trial

Ted Cruz is Still Not Here to Make Friends

The 'Freedom' to Discriminate

Colorado Senate Race Becomes Competitive For GOP

How Justin Bieber Can Beat His DUI

How Likable Is Alec Baldwin After His ‘New York Magazine’ Confessional?

Yanukovych and other dictators on the run (Photos)

Former Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg arrested following compensation payout

Pedophile Advocacy Comes Back to Bite a British Politician

Kanye West Is a Modern Michelangelo; Pippa Middleton Jokes About Her Bridesmaid Dress

Whites in the Deep South: Are They Partisan, or Just Racist?

Guns, Blow Jobs, and Choke Holds: a History of the New York Knicks

Andi Wins ‘The Bachelor’ by Dumping Juan Pablo

Wills Pal Pelly Claims iPhone Could Have Interfered With Breath Test

Celebrities Who Testified on Capitol Hill (PHOTOS)

The Skunk at the Oscar Party

Drug Cartel Beauty Queens Face an Ugly End

Why We’re Not Ranking Rabbis

Obama Should End America’s Stupidest Foreign Policy: Isolating Cuba

Obama Looks Weak Abroad to Those at Home

Abs, Steel, and Statistics

The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende

Bernard-Henri Levy: Ukraine’s Revolutionaries Are Not Fascists

Texas: Where Crazy Gets Elected

Unseen Photographs of 1960s German Supermodel Veruschka (Photos)

'True Detective' Director Cary Fukunaga’s Journey from Pro Snowboarder to Hollywood’s Most Wanted

Wes Anderson’s Austrian Muse

Why Putin Hates Fracking

Porn's Behind-the-Camera Feminists

Gagging the Corps: A Marine Commandant’s War on Newsprint

Inside China's Underground Black Market Banks

Occupy Kiev: What Should Ukraine Do Now With The Heroes of the Maidan?

How I Write: Doug Dorst

Prince Harry To Represent Queen at Mandela Memorial

The Worst Oscar Winners, From ‘Rocky’ and ‘Crash’ to Gwyneth Paltrow

Why ‘The Americans’ Is the Best Spy Show on TV

How the War Ended: WWI’s Last Hundred Days

Citizenship: Sold to the highest bidder!

Ukraine’s D.C. Lobbyists in Disarray as Dictator Flees

Conservative Conference Is An Attack On God?

Dick Cheney Loves War, Hates Food Stamps

Super Bowl Could Keep Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill From Becoming Law

Babies’ Skinny Moment: Obesity in Little Ones Drops 43 Percent

Relax, There’s No Polio Epidemic—Yet

Catching Chris Christie

'Moral Panic' Miley

A Century Of Dingell?

Is Ukraine Headed For Civil War?

Where in the World is Yanukovych?

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski Take on the Oscars; Giorgio Armani Is Unhappy With Anna Wintour

Bobby Jindal Gives Up, Joins the 'Stupid Party'

Newly Single Robin Thicke’s Potential Pick-Up Lines For Women at the Club

Guy Pelly, Prince William's Friend, Tells Cops, "I Don't Want To" When Asked To Take Breath Test

Where Does the Tea Party Find These People?

Introducing the Internet’s New Bundle of Joy: The Baby Selfie

Harry Engagement Rumors 'Wide of Mark'

Republicans Go From Anti-Gay to No Way on Arizona Bill

Putin’s Police Arrest Pussy Riot Again In Court Crackdown

The A-Z Dictionary of Google Images—For the Moment

Bring on the Made-for-Reality-TV District Race Down South

Time for Warning Labels on Miley Cyrus’s Licking and Twerking Concerts?

Could Tylenol Cause ADHD?

Harold Ramis’s ‘Groundhog Day’ Is About as Perfect as a Movie Gets

How Washington Dooms Millions of Americans to Premature Death

The Tightest Oscar Race: Jennifer Lawrence vs. Lupita Nyong’o for Best Supporting Actress

How the World Sees El Chapo

Is Jindal the Least Popular Guv?

Hillary, ‘The Family’ And Uganda’s Anti-Gay Christian Mafia

New York Can't Kick Its Revenge Porn Habit

Stand Your Ground With Your Smartphone

The Secret Speakeasies of Buenos Aires

‘Kids for Cash’: Crooked Judge, Damaged Teens, and the Perils of Zero Tolerance

Arm Wrestling Your Way to Fame

Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on 'Late Night'

Lobbyist Has An Indecent Proposal for Gays in the NFL

Do Not Defy Ronan Farrow’s Power Pout

It’s Matt Miller Time! Longtime Radio Host Runs for Congress

This Week’s Hot Reads: Feb. 24, 2014

Here Come The Democratic Birthers

The Most Annoying Myth in Politics

Erin Andrews Joins ‘DWTS’; Marion Cotillard is Lady Macbeth

The Dark Rooms Where Our Secrets Hide

Lawmakers Warn Michelin Over Iran

Capturing the ‘Spirit of Harlem’ (Photos)

'Ghostbusters' Star and Comedy Legend Harold Ramis Dead at 69

Dear Tea Party, Meet the Constitution

Tech Start-Ups Get Their Sexy On

Will El Chapo Rule From Prison?

Here Are Your Oscar Presenters

John Dingell's Record Breaking Time In Office

Arizona’s Pro-Discrimination Law Won’t Stop With Gays

Miranda Kerr Records An Elvis Cover, Beyonce Performs in Versace

Zara Sells Baby Pictures To Hello!

After CNN Cancels Morgan, Larry King Says: I Could Come Back

Dictatorship and Double Standard: Meet Venezuela's Useful Idiots

Pippa Dropped by Viking As They Pass On New Book

Pollution At The Palace

Lupita Nyong’o Discusses Her Style Inspirations and Red Carpet Fashion

Federal Open Markets Committee Was Clueless to Financial Crisis

Putin’s Post-Sochi LGBT Crackdown

Teaching a Lesson to Bullies and Educators Alike

Duke's Freshman Porn Starlet Isn't Ashamed—and She Shouldn't Be

Fashion Secrets of a ‘Real Housewife'

Here's What It's Like to Fight Vitali Klitschko, Ukraine’s Revolutionary Champ

Uganda Gays Face New Wave of Fear Under Anti-Gay Bill

Jihadist Vendetta Takes Out Qaeda Leader

RIP Loehmann’s: Another Nail in the Coffin for America’s Middle Class

Inside the Misunderstood Mind of Jeopardy! Champ Arthur Chu, Who Is Not Ruining the Show

‘True Detective’ Episode 6: Michelle Monaghan On That Sex Scene and the Show's View of Women

‘Downton Abbey’ Finale Review: The Depressing Demise of a Once-Great Show

Obama’s Kansas Tea Party Cousin Has a Creepy Pastime

Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden

What Do We Really Know About The Walking Dead’s Eugene?

Image is Everything…Unless We’re Talking About the NFL

Spy Chief James Clapper: We Can’t Stop Another Snowden

The Week in Brutality

The Daily Beast Looks Ahead: February 24 - March 2

Inside Yanukovych’s Palace

Scenes of a Revolution

Sochi Olympic Games: February 23

Yulia Tymoshenko: She's No Angel

Fringe Factor: More Carbon Dioxide, Please

The Perils of Being a Hemingway Wife

Femen's Topless Sextremists Invade the US

My Imaginary Literary Friends

The Good, the Bad, and the Pink Eye

What’s a Key to Victory in Sochi? Coming So Close to Defeat.

Barkhad Abdi: From Limo Driver to Oscar Contender

A Breast Cancer Alphabet: F Is For Fashion Accessories

The Week in Death: George Jacobs, Sinatra’s Domestic Confidant

Michael B. Jordan, Lorde, and the Week’s Best Celebrity Selfies

Conservative Christians Selectively Apply Biblical Teachings in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate

'Kesh Angels': The Biker Chicks of Morocco (Photos)

An Islamic Louvre On Venice’s Canals

Ukraine’s Techies Will Teach You About Forgiveness

Isabel Allende’s Controversial New Thriller

Doctor to Dads: You’re Doing It Wrong

Creating ‘American Hustle’s’ Sexy, Oscar-Nominated Look: From Pasties to The Plaza

The Strange Saga of ‘Jesus Calling,’ the Evangelical Bestseller You’ve Never Heard Of

Whole Foods: America’s Temple of Pseudoscience

WhatsApp Experiences Massive Outage Days After Facebook Acquisition, Internet Blames Zuckerberg

Ukraine's President Flees Kiev, Tymoshenko Is Free at Last

Can This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

How (Not) to Fight Racism and Anti-Semitism

Lupita Nyong’o On Her Magical Journey from Kenya to ‘12 Years A Slave’ and Possible Oscar Glory

Why We Need Medical Meth + Cocaine

Lies the Greatest Generation Told Us

France Honors Women … Finally

Just Don’t Do It: Why You Should Outsource More of Your Life

Kristen Wiig as Harry Styles, The Sochi Wolf, and More Viral Videos

The Pleasures of America’s Oldest Vines

All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art

The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On

El-Sisi Is The Putin Of The Nile

Week in Photos: February 22, 2014

The GOP’s Real Ted Nugent Problem

The Real Crisis in Thailand is the Coming Royal Succession

Consultants Are Cashing In On Campaigns’ Dark New Economics

Sochi Reacts To Ukraine’s Bloodshed

Sex, Booze, and Feminism

Will This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, February 22, 2014

From Beyonce to Rihanna, the 11 Best Fashion Instagrams

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s Fun, Brilliant ‘History of Rap 5’

#LoserKeepsBieber Means Justin’s Probably Coming to America

Arizona Anti-Gay Bill Advances

Of Course the Gun Lobby Is Pouncing on Ukraine to Push Their Pet Cause

How I Taught Arthur Chu to Be The Jeopardy! Champ Everyone Loves to Hate

Inside the Hairstyles of HBO's 'Girls'

It’s A Good Thing This Scene Was Deleted From ‘Frozen’

Sorry, Michele Bachmann. We Are Ready for a Female President. And It’s Partially Because of You.

The Laboratory of Real Life in Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information”

TV’s Most Hated Characters (PHOTOS)

Former Reality Star Sarah Palin Returns To Television

The Viral Heroine Of The Maidan

High Tech in Modern Warfare

The Dark Recesses of Lena's Brain

YouPorn’s French Publicity Stunt

Heritage and Hate at Ole Miss

Thank Ukraine's Spies for WhatsApp

Sotnikova Beat Kim Yu-Na? Figure Skating Is Probably Corrupt (But We Knew That)

Venezuelan Protesters Speak Out

Pharrell Williams’s Grammy's Hat For Sale; Lena Dunham Responds to Altered Vogue Photos

Sochi Olympic Games: February 21, 2014

Beck’s ‘Morning Phase’: The Final Singer-Songwriter’s Album

Girl Scouts and Homosexual Overtones: The Worst of Bill O’Reilly

Russia’s Nuke Cheating Could Blow Up a Top Pentagon Pick

Is Marnie From ‘Girls’ the Worst Character on TV?

Why Trust What Bernie Madoff Says About JP Morgan Now?

Rehabilitating Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim Museum

My Life Behind Kiev’s Barricades

How Four Men Conned People into Investing in a Jean-Claude Van Damme-starring WWII Epic

At American Enterprise Institute, NeoCons Say ‘Hello, Dalai’

No, Texas, Spouse Abuse Isn’t Foreplay

‘Vote for the Crook. It’s Important’: Edwin Edwards Wants Back in Congress

Justice Thomas Is Right About America’s Obsession With Race

Up to a Point: PJ on Sochi Stray Dog Stew and 1-800-F*CKYOU

Pussy Riot Whips Sochi

LeBron Vs. Russell: Why Big Heads Crowd NBA’s Mount Rushmore

What the Sex Lives of the Founding Fathers Reveal About Us

Democrats’ Best Weapon for Midterms: Fear of a Red Senate

From Angelina Jolie to Emma Watson, the Best & Worst Dressed of the Week (Photos)

The True Story of Malcolm X

James Middleton's New Marshmallow Venture

'New York Magazine' Writer Celebrates Pippa Middleton Lifestyle and Diet With Hilarious Results

Moschino’s Ode to Junk Food at Milan Fashion Week

The Bloody Battle for Kiev in Photos

Christie Finally Finds a Crowd That Doesn’t Care About Bridgegate

The Best of Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014

Scenes From Ukraine’s Bloody Revolution

Kevin Durant Is Poised For NBA Supremacy

Boehner's Newest Battle

Kids Reenact Best Picture Nominees, You Die of Cuteness Overload (VIDEO)

Thong Models, Racist Rants, and Other Salacious Bits from Scott Walker’s Secret Email Trove

Obama's Art History Apology

Ukraine Is On the Verge Of War And Putin Is To Blame

Are We Ready for a Muslim Pres?

What is the News? Whatever Alain de Botton Thinks It Is

Facebook’s ‘Desperate’ $19 Billion Gamble on WhatsApp

Democrats Can’t Accept the Trade Off of a Job-Killing Minimum Wage

Rebekah Brooks Takes The Stand At Phone Hacking Trial

Photos from the Fiery Battle for Kiev, Ukraine

New Calls For Obama To Confront Turkey

Hate Crime Victimization Statistics Show Rise in Anti-Hispanic Crime

Photos From Day 13 of the Sochi Olympics

Brooks Cleared of Prince William Photo Charge

A Satanic Killer of 100 People? More Like One, Cops Think

Lesbian Love for All in Iran

Welcome to Sealand: a Sovereign Nation

Tension in the Streets of Caracas

Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show

The End of Republicans and Democrats (And Your Libertarian Future)

New Facebook Project Imitates Virtual Iranian Prison

Just Kill Mr. Bates Already! How to Save ‘Downton Abbey’

Exclusive: Obama Admin Stiffs Chemical Survivors on New Claim

An Oscar Voter Spills Secrets on Woodygate, Wolfgate, and Awards Scandals

P5+1 Talks Drill Down On The Future Of Iran’s Nukes

A Q&A with Scott Stossel, Author of ‘My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind’

Wall Street Wolves Want to Bring their Big Bucks to the GOP Party

5 Healthier Ways to Detox (That Aren’t Juice Cleanses)

Dem’s the Breaks: GOP Investigation Gives the Left Another Reason to Point Fingers

The Truth About Florida’s Civil War History

'About a Boy' Star David Walton Is No Hugh Grant, in the Best Way

When Artists Attack—Themselves

Google Glass’s Insane, Terrifying Etiquette Guide

Exclusive: Read the Speech Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López Made Before He Was Jailed

11 Things to Know About Bradley Cooper’s Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy

Apple Wants to Make Your Head Into an App

Ukraine’s Bloody Crackdown Enters Its Third Day

Prince Charles In Saudi Sword Dance

GOP’s Wango Tango With Ted Nugent

Kansas Lawmaker Would Let Parents Legally Bruise Their Children

Democrats Need to Get Specific to Make Obamacare a Winner

What’s Got CNN’S Anchors So Riled?

Breakthrough In Alps Family Murder Case

Democrats Are Ready to Let Hillary Deliver a Knockout Blow in Iowa

Sochi Olympic Games: February 19, 2014

Michael Dunn, Jordan Davis, and America's Racist Heritage

The Man Who Made American Modernism

Russia Bans Lace Panties; Kardashians Launch Kids' Clothing Line

Alfonso Cuarón On ‘Gravity,’ Creationists, and Bonding with Sandra Bullock Over Divorce

Tony Blair Says He Gave 'Informal Advice' to Rebekah Brooks

Making It in the 2-1-2: How Kenneth Walsh Achieved His NY Dream

Kate's Hair Is 'Overdone' Says Former Royal Hairdresser

Brian May Compares Royal Hunting To Slavery

Binge Watching Is So Lonely

Nugent: President Obama Is 'Subhuman Mongrel'

The Craziest Cases of Art Vandalism (Photos)

Jesus is Coming Soon. To Theaters.

Baby Names: Gunning For Trouble?

Religious Violence Engulfs Central African Republic (PHOTOS)

High Fashion Made in India

The Dalai Llama Brings Peace, Love and Politics to Washington

Can Thailand’s Prime Minister Cling To Power?

Tea Party Takes on Boehner

Anthony Weiner, Disgraced Over Sexting Scandal, Still Tweeting

About a Boy’s Jason Katims Is the King of Cry TV

Heroin Threatens Vermont’s Rural Paradise

Figure Skater Gracie Gold Is America’s Darling in Sochi

How I Write: Manuel Gonzales

Will ‘Son of God’ Be the Next Grassroots Christian Blockbuster?

Crusader for Gun Rights Aims for Second Shot With Dems

Taliban Civil War Looms as Peacemaker is Shot

No Mas Democracia

Up to Speed: What’s Going on in Ukraine?

How Jehane Noujaim Made The Year’s Most Dangerous Documentary ‘The Square’

The Nuclear Nun Goes to Jail

The Job-Killing Minimum Wage?

Snowstorm Cripples Japan (PHOTOS)

The Battle for Kiev Begins

Tom Ford Nods to Jay Z at London Fashion Week

The CFDA Celebrates Black History Month

Sochi Olympic Games: February 18, 2014 (PHOTOS)

Is Al Qaeda Aiding Bashar Al-Assad?

How the World Sees Putin's Russia

Tea Party Candidate In Texas Makes Viral "Turtle Soup" Campaign Ad

Kendall Jenner Makes London Fashion Week Debut; Michelle Rodriguez Confirms Relationship with Cara Delevingne

America’s Most Perverted Ex-Congressman

Cumberbatch on Working with Meryl

Helen Mirren Shakes a Finger At The Queen!

Mitch McConnell is the Most Shameless Man Alive

Bill Clinton: Nelson Mandela Was 'The Only Free Man I Ever Knew'

U2 Rocks Top of the Rock

How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery

Jimmy Fallon’s Brilliant ‘Tonight Show’ Debut

Britain's Welfare Queen

Yes, Pundits, Hillary Has the 2016 Nomination in the Bag

Why Is Walmart Paying Chris Christie's Pals?

Jean-Michel Berts Captures the Light of Jerusalem

Stone: Romancing Chávez

How To Create Your Own User Manual

Out, Proud and Loud: A GOP Nominee Breaks Boundaries

She Thought ‘Fargo’ Was Real: The Misguided Voyage of ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’

Why We Can’t Get Enough of Twisted Marriage Thrillers

Fitness Gadgets … for Your Dog

Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too

The Podcast Too Hot for iTunes

Putin’s Sochi Popularity Boost

The Conservative Crusade For Christian Sharia Law

This Cairo College Campus Is Now a 'Warzone'

Inside the Great Bitcoin Heist

Legal, Regulated Heroin Could Have Saved Philip Seymour Hoffman

Bible Passages that Could Get You Killed

Inside The Ethiopian Airlines Hijacking Terror

This Week’s Hot Reads: February 18, 2014

The Senate’s New Taxman Won’t Be Controlled By His Own Party

How Wendy Davis Became America’s Conscience on Abortion

Spy Chief: We Should’ve Told You We Track Your Calls

Art Takes the Runway at Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 London Fashion Week

How Will History Judge Barack Obama?

It’s Not Ok to Be Gay in Sochi

Why I'd Rather be a Black Republican

The Lyndon B. Johnson Renaissance

Sochi Olympic Games: February 17

Can Jimmy Fallon Be Himself on ‘The Tonight Show’?

The Best of London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2014

A New Start To U.S. Policy In Syria Can Save Lives

Homefront Veterans: Skiing With Wounded Warriors

Greg Mankiw: the Wealthy are ‘Deserving,’ Even When They’re Crooks

Today is George Washington’s Birthday—Except It’s Not

The Best Books on President Lincoln

Why Presidents Need Prayer

The Rise of Superhero Therapy: Comic Books as Psychological Treatment

Abe Lincoln Burnishes His Brand Through Comedy Routines and Ads (Video)

The Celebrity You've Never Heard Of

Iran’s Mixed Messages Ahead Of P5+1 Talks

The Presidents Who Made America’s Sports

Pawel Althamer Creates Art That’s by the People, for the People at the New Museum

The Mount Rushmore Fight Club: A History of Hating Presidents

Prince Harry, Conservationist, Poses Over Body of Dead Water Buffalo He Just Shot

Why Leonardo DiCaprio, Who Wows in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ Deserves to (Finally) Win An Oscar

‘True Detective’ Episode 5 Review: ‘The Secret Fate of All Life’ is the Best Episode Yet

Fashion Designer Michele Savoia Found Dead in Hudson River

Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News

Michael Dunn Trial: White Fear Matters More Than Black Lives

Bill Maher’s Plan To Defeat One Lousy Congressman Is Good for (Almost) Everyone

Fringe Factor: Criminalize Homosexuality, For the Love of Black Men

“Dirty 30”: Talking AIDS To The Basketball Wives Set

Does Sex Really Distract Olympians?

Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, and the Week’s Best Celebrity Selfies

The Cast of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Says Wes Anderson Is a Genius Hardass

Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy

Inside MGM’s Surprising Turnaround: ‘Robocop,’ ‘Bond,’ and ‘The Hobbit’

Take Refuge from Tokyo’s Winter at These Hot Springs

Tour Companies That Give Both An Israeli And Palestinian Perspective

Syria’s Jihadist Twitter Wars

Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview

The Real Voter-ID Fraud? Look Closely at North Carolina

Why the Biathlon Makes Bonds of Us All

Is This the End of Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela?

Jon Batiste, a Thrilling Jazz Pianist Whose First Goal Is to Entertain

Donte Stallworth on Michael Sam and How He Learned to Accept Gays

Why American Christians Love Satan

Afghanistan’s Michael Jordan (PHOTOS)

Do You Have Gay DNA?

Former NFL Star Accused Of Rape

Richie Incognito and the NFL's Nasty Warrior Culture

Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay in a Beautiful Speech at Human Rights Campaign Foundation Conference

How to Hustle Your Way to the Oscars

Sochi Olympic Games: February 15, 2014 (Photos)

The Movement to Boycott the American Studies Association for Boycotting Israel

The Great Book of Picasso Returns

The Uffizi’s Secret Mass Grave

The First Dunk in Basketball

Presidential Assassins in LEGO, From Lincoln and JFK to Ford (Photos)

Most Overlooked Romance Films for Valentine’s Day Weekend: ‘True Romance,’ ‘His Girl Friday,’ More

World Press Awards: 2013’s Best Pictures (Photos)

The Gettysburg of the GOP Civil War

Movie Title Break-Up, Star Wars on the Slopes, and More Viral Videos

Aces High: Where to Buy Affordable Art

The Rebirth of Seriously Good Georgian Wines

Beau Willimon on Most Shocking Twists in ‘House of Cards’ Season 2

The Week in Pictures: February 15, 2014

From Anna Kendrick to Karlie Kloss, the 11 Best Fashion Instagrams

The Champagne Tranarchist Who Hijacked Occupy’s Twitter Feed

The GOP’s Working Mom Schizophrenia

The Great Valentine’s Day Hangover

So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm

These Diet Lessons From Olympians Will Help You Lose Weight and Look Awesome

Weed Could Block HIV’s Spread. No, Seriously.

What Each of Facebook’s 51 New Gender Options Means

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, February 15, 2014

Venezuela Erupts in Violence (Photos)

Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, & Calvin Klein New York Fashion Week

Dear Princeton Mom, Stop Telling Me To Husband-Hunt

Should More Money Mean More Votes?

Hollywood Mourns the Death of Marius the Giraffe

The ‘American Hustle’ Style Guide

Florentine Mayor Matteo Renzi to Lead Italy

U.S. Olympian Jason Brown Is Stealing the Show with His Ponytail Power

Meet the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Girls: Chrissy Teigen, Nina Agdal, and Lily Aldridge

Kendall Jenner Bares Breasts at Marc Jacobs; Raf Simons Previews Home Goods Collection

Sochi Olympic Games: February 14, 2014 (PHOTOS)

Why Can't William and Harry's Be Polite With The Press?

Kate's Post-Baby Bod

Virginia is for Lovers, Finally

Best Cities to Find Love and Stay in Love (Photos)

Christie's Online Bromance

Pediatrician: Don’t Make Your Kid’s Healthcare a Proxy in Your Divorce Battles

From ‘Mars Attacks!’ to ‘The West Wing’: Watch the Best and Worst Fictional Presidents from TV and Film (VIDEO)

Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying

Lincoln in Love

My Sexy American Sikh Valentine

Up to a Point: P.J. O’Rourke on Valentine’s Day and Oral Hygiene

LGBT Christian College Students Fight For a Voice

Best Cities to Find Love and Stay in Love

David Best Creates a Temple Made of Memories Outside San Francisco

Marc Jacobs is on Cloud Nine at New York Fashion Week

Italian Pirate-Fighting Marines On Trial

Saudi Arabia May Go Nuclear Because of Obama’s Iran Deal

Last Flight of the Monarchs? A Plea for Help for the Dying Butterflies

9 Works Inspired by Writers’ Love Lives

Harry & Sally on Relationships

As de Blasio Loses Roker, Call In the Weather Detective

Sochi Athletes Get It On At The Tinder Olympics

Revisiting ‘Valentine’s Day,’ the Star-Studded V-Day Movie Disasterpiece

From Victoria Beckham to Sarah Jessica Parker, The Best & Worst Dressed of the Week (Photos)

The Perils of a Famous Family Member

Meet Obama’s Controversial Surgeon General Nominee

‘House of Cards’ Season Two Review: Even More Bingeworthy Than the First

Fall Won’t Be Dreary for Proenza Schouler

Femininity on the Runway at Oscar de la Renta and Marchesa

Ex-Employees of Conservative Figure L. Brent Bozell Say He Didn’t Write His Books or Columns

Anti-Gay Jim Crow Comes to Kansas

Sochi Olympic Games: February 13, 2014 (PHOTOS)

Pakistani Jihadis Abduct Iranian Soldiers

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The Lost Tribe Of Sochi: Russia’s Circassian Diaspora

What Military Base Shootings Reveal About the Mental Health Debate

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Ken Ham: The Making of An American Religious Huckster

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U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists

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How American Economic Sanctions Are Hurting Innocent Students in Iran, Cuba, & Sudan

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Sochi Olympic Games: February 8, 2014

Has ‘The Biggest Loser’ Gone Too Far?

David Bailey’s ‘Stardust’ Shows a Keen Eye for Fine Faces

Hunter S. Thompson Was Right About America: It’s Still Freaks vs. Fear

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Sochi’s Impenetrable, Utterly Russian Opening Ceremony

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‘Love & Air Sex’: A Rowdy Film that Demystifies the Kinky Air Sex Championships

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After 30 Years of Growth, the Cowboy Poetry Festival Tries to Keep Its Pioneer Spirit

The Olympics Have Always Been a Little Gay and More Viral Videos

Tea Partier Matt Bevin Is Selling Himself as the Anti-Mitch McConnell

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Britain Puts Mormonism on Trial

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Why the World Cannot Forget Stalin

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Sorry Putin, the Sochi Opening Ceremony Was Totally Gay

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Alleged Silk Road Kingpin Pleads Not Guilty, Says Hi to His Mom

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Rosie O’Donnell’s Explosive Return to ‘The View’ Makes Us Miss Her More

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PLO Official: Al-Qaeda To Target Lebanese Christians

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Confessions of a Death Camp Collaborator: Claude Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’

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Jay Leno Cries It Out

Mitt Romney: He’s Back!

CVS, Smokes and ‘Liberal Fascism’

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The Mothers Behind The Girl Scout Cookie Boycott

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Exclusive: U.S. Won’t Seize Taliban Ally’s Cash

The 100 Coolest Americans Gather at the National Portrait Gallery

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Up to a Point: PJ O’Rourke on Sochi and Senate Slackers

Grant Heslov Is the Robin to George Clooney’s Batman

What Feud? CBC and Obama Make Up, for Now

Taylor Swift Says Singing "Livin' On A Prayer" with Prince William Was His Idea

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20 Amazing Lego Sculptures That Will Blow Your Mind (PHOTOS)

Are These Gas Fields Israel’s Next Warzone?

From Jack to Johnny to Jay: Saying Goodbye to ‘Tonight’

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How America's 'Miracle' Was Made

How to Catch a Depressed Gorilla, Japanese-Style

Cop Cam Shows Deadly Shoot-out

He's Back! Glenn Beck Says Obama Will Throw Opponents in Internment Camps

‘Michael J. Fox Show’ Creator: We’re Not Canceled…Yet

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review: Wes Anderson’s Best Ever Is a Whimsical Crime Caper

Immigration Reform Dead In 2014 According To Boehner

Republicans Attack Obama DOJ Nominee Who Defended a ‘Cop-Killer’

Terrorists Could Already Be Inside Sochi

India’s Olympic Mess: Why You Won’t See the Nation’s Flag in Sochi

Pussy Riot Rocks Brooklyn

A Killer's Racist Rants

The Makers of ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘Heathers’ Discuss ‘Vampire Academy’ and Coming-of-Age Movies

Doutzen Kroes Is Expecting; Tavi Gevinson Lands Another Book Deal

State Dept Official Caught on Tape: ‘Fuck the EU’

Seahawks-Broncos and 7 Other Thrilling Super Bowl Matchups

Snowden Keeps Outwitting U.S. Spies

Pussy Riot And Madonna Slam Putin At Amnesty International Concert

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The Book of B.J. Novak: An Absurdist, Scathingly Funny Literary Debut

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By The Numbers: Syria’s Crimes Against Its Children

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The 7 Types of Patients that Drive Your Doctor Totally Bananas

Egypt: Al Jazeera Had ‘Marriott Cell’ Of Terror

Between Boredom and Terror: One US Soldier’s Letters from Afghanistan

The Death Penalty’s Gruesome Truth

Could Creationism Become Law?

Can B-List Hollywood Stars Shine in Washington?

A New Constitution? We Can Hardly Handle The One We’ve Got!

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Breaking: Jihadis Hate Art

GOP Will Force Reid to Save Obama’s Iran Policy—Over and Over Again

Obamacare Attacks the Middle Class

Why is This London Commuter in an Obama Ad?

Yet Another Obamacare "Game Changer" That Wasn't

How the Catholic Church Got in Bed with Mussolini

The War on Smoking Didn’t Save My Mother’s Life, but It Could Save Many More

Justin Bieber Has Been Drag Racing Down the Road to Recovery

Robots Paid to Stand Guard Over Million-Dollar Ferraris

Beyond the Fame: Meet Professional Hockey's Forgotten Foot Soldiers

George Zimmerman Wants to Profit Off Trayvon Martin’s Death

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UN Slams Vatican On Predator Priests

Columbia’s Pompous Butler Library Porno

6 Healthy Foods to Fight the Flu, Beat Stress and More

CVS Quits Tobacco to Become a Medical Giant

Bob Balaban: How I Write

Bipartisanship is Ruining America

The Bill Nye-Ken Ham Debate Was a Nightmare for Science

I’m a Christian, and Ken Ham Doesn’t Speak for Me

The Senate Candidate Who Wants to Give You an AR-15

Longtime Sufferers of Cluster Headaches Find Relief in Psychedelics

Iranian Found In Venice Lagoon, Alleged Victim Of Botched Sex Game

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Let You Pay for College Like a Car

‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid

Can the GOP Learn to Love Scott Walker?

Don’t You Dare Call Russians Thin-Skinned!

MLK Family Wars Over Peace Prize

The GOP’s Suicide Pact on Immigration

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It’s Complicated For Cutie & the Boxer

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These 4 Easy Home Health Tests Could Save Your Life

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Exclusive: Florida Rep Helped Fugitive Embezzlers

NYPD: We Have Hoffman’s Diary

'Cool Runnings' Goes to Sochi

Ten Years On, Facebook Has Changed Politics

Congressman: Obama's Drone War Rules Let Terrorists Go Free

When America Said "No" to the War on Segregation

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23andMe and Me: Why Policymakers Should Set the Genetic Testing Company Free

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The Cross-Dressing Revolutionary: Alex Myers’ New Novel

Kremlin Analysts Push For Ukraine Annexation

Congress Needs to Pump Up the Deficits

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New York City Named Fashion Capital of the World; Naomi Campbell Denies Bullying Allegations

Running Against Obamacare in Massachusetts? Uh, Sure

Another Longtime Democratic Incumbent Bites The Dust

First Pap Pics Of Prince George Published

Robots Undercut the Case for More Immigrants

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Matt Galligan, Co-founder and CEO of Circa, Shares His Home Screen’s Apps

Chopped? Amanda Freitag Hopes Not

Coca-Cola Critics Have Never Heard of ‘E Pluribus Unum’

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Inside the Obsessive, Strange Mind of True Detective’s Nic Pizzolatto

Italian Migrants Sew Mouths Shut In Protest

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This Week’s Hot Reads: Feb. 3, 2014

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GOP Congresswoman Trash Talks Clay Aiken

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Who is Most Excited About America's Future? Minorities

New Alice Walker Doc Delivers Good Medicine

Al-Qaeda Denounces Syrian Jihadis

Thank The Pill For Abortion Rate Drop

Heroin: America’s Silent Assassin

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Queen Elizabeth Orders Makeover for Kate Middleton; Downton Abbey's Lady Mary Wedding Tiara Available for Rent

Rage Against the Coke Machine

Senators: Kerry Admits Obama's Syria Policy Is Failing

The Impossible Super Bowl Score: First 43-8 Football Game in a Century

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Deadly ‘Ace of Spades’ Branded Heroin

12 Priciest Fitness Classes (Actually Worth the Splurge)

The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

The Dutch Debate Doctor-Assisted Suicide For Depression

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How Goldman Sachs Rescued Libya

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Obama Pits Republicans Against the Work Ethic

The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse

Thai Curry Therapy At London’s L’Atelier Des Chefs

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Super Blowout: Seahawks Buck Broncos to Take Home the Championship Title

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Inside Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Apartment

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Beatlemania Turns 50

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Armistead Maupin Bids Farewell to 'Tales'

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Dylan Farrow Takes Woody Allen, Hollywood, and Celebrity to Task

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Meryl Streep, Katy Perry & the Week’s Best Celebrity Selfies (PHOTOS)

The Oscar International Film Festival: ‘Stranger By the Lake’ and Foreign Films You Should Watch

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Controversial Landfill Prompts West Bank Showdown

Obama’s 34 Words That Matter Most

Fringe Factor: Gun Control Leads to Genocide

Will Immigration Reform Be John Boehner’s Legacy?

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Morsi’s Soundproof Glass Booth Trial

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Was A Ukraine Activist Tortured By A Government ‘Death Squad’?

Taste Off: Super Bowl State Wines From Colorado and Washington

Russian Foreign Minister: We Can’t Get Assad to Do Anything

Will a Criminal Enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

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Taylor Swift’s Grammy Attack, Anna Kendrick Says ‘Suck It,’ and More Viral Videos

Will Home Grown Marijuana Go the Way of Moonshine?

The State of the Union Should Be More Like the Super Bowl

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Thai Election Not Likely To Resolve Protests

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Keystone Report May Allow Obama To Make Debt Limit Deal

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