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Articles August 2012

The Anti-Reagan: Even A Hologram Of The Gipper Overshadows Mitt Romney

Ben Bernanke Tips His Hand

Eastwood Vs. The Chair

6 Wackiest Moments From Beast TV’s

Frum And Gov. Huckabee Dish On The RNC

Why Mitt Romney’s Use of James Brown Annoys Black Voters

Best of Invisible Obama: Twitter Strikes Back, #Eastwooding Begins

The Number: 2.03%

Another Response to Peter Beinart on Israel-Agnosticism

Fringe Europeans Channel Todd Akin

William Shatner For DNC Mystery Guest

Romney Camp Defends Eastwood

Anti-Zionism Is Racism

Christopher Bailey Is Getting Hitched; Ann Romney Snubbed Anna Wintour

Clint Eastwood’s 5 Best Moments at the RNC (Video)

Giovanni Cariani from the Accademia Carrara is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Protesters Bid Tampa Farewell

In Defense of Clint Eastwood: Oddity Aside, GOP Convention Succeeded

The Most Important Speech of the Week

Bruce Willis: Secretly a Twihard?

How It Feels to Live With The Iranian Threat—When You Have Kids

Tycoon Beats Tycoon: Boris Berezovsky Loses to Roman Abramovich

Earthquake Shakes the Philippines

David Chalian's 'Hot Mic'

Clint Eastwood Hijacks Mitt Romney’s Moment at the GOP Convention

Summer Movies: The Best and Worst

Michelle Cottle: 'That Has Been Their Challenge All Along'

WATCH VIDEO: Ann Romney, Rick Santorum, Clint Eastwood, Chris Christie & More Speeches from the Republican National Convention

What is a Jewish State?

Mitt's Message Of Reassurance

David Frum: 'Not One for the Ages, But One for Right Now'

Isabel Wilkinson: 'Her Look Was Young and Polished'

Kate To Take Personal Hairdresser On Tour

A Speech That Succeeded

Ten Random Notes on Tampa

Michael Moore on Clint Eastwood’s Delusional and Detached from Reality Speech at the Republican National Convention

Prime Minister Mario Monti’s Halo Fades as He Struggles to Fix Italy’s Economy

Believers on the Bus: Planned Parenthood’s Social-Media Push

Autopsy of Porn Star 'Sledge Hammer' Reveals 'Neck Trauma,' Raising Questions About LAPD’s Actions

A New ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’: Victor LaValle’s ‘The Devil in Silver’

Chicago Gangs Go ‘Wilding’ Amid Rising Gun Violence in Obama’s Hometown

Ben Bernanke, Top Bankers & Economists Flock to Jackson Hole for Policy Meeting

Why Andy Roddick Had to Quit Tennis

A 100-Year-Old-Driver Crashes into School Kids. Time to Take Grandpa’s Car Keys?

The Week’s Best & Worst Dressed: Naomi Watts, Winona Ryder & More (Photos)

Janna Ryan's Discount Style

Mitt Romney’s Speech Conflicts With Paul Ryan’s Tough Message

Clint Eastwood’s Turn at GOP Convention Part of Republicans’ Swooning Over Stars

5 Best Bits From Mitt Romney’s Acceptance Speech at GOP Convention (VIDEO)

The Humans are Dead

Mitt's Promise

3 Beefs With Mitt Romney’s Convention Speech

Romney's Speech: Not Bad, Not Great, Not Much Change

Rubio's Rousing Rhetoric

Paul Begala on Mitt Romney’s Epic Fail in His GOP Convention Speech

Five Takeaways from Mitt Romney’s Convention Speech

Parties Avoid Talk of Trayvon Martin Death in Shadow of Tampa

Romney Plays It Safe

Mitt Accepts GOP Nomination

Jon Voight, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, & Best of Beast TV at Republican Convention

Get Off My Chair!

Clint Eastwood: 'We Gotta Let Him Go'

Why ‘Mystery Speaker’ Clint Eastwood Loves the GOP

‘Jersey Shore’ Canceled: 11 Wildest Moments (VIDEO)

The Silver Lining on Iran’s Nukes

As Mitt Romney Gets Nomination, Mormons Celebrate and Worry

Jeb Bush: My Brother 'Kept Us Safe'

Gingrich: Let's 'Put Real Leadership in the White House'

Best Lines From the GOP Convention: Christie, McCain & More (Videos)

Obama’s Surprise RNC Boost

Lochte Confirms Fashion Line

FEAR Militia Group Faces the Music

Huckabee Hits Back

Bergognone from the Accademia Carrara is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

SEC Report Calls Most Regular Investors Financially Illiterate

Why Mike Huckabee Vouced for Mitt’s Mormonism

Occupy the RNC? What’s Behind Tampa’s Homemade Signs

Coulter: Obama's a 'Dirty Street Fighter'

A Dinner for Dapper Dudes

DNC Chair: Huckabee’s Got a 'Real Problem' with Women

Michelle Goldberg: 'It Has Something to Do With Policy'

Why Romney Won't Fight Iran

'Top Model' Judge Hospitalized in Apparent Suicide Attempt

Chris Lighty, Hip-Hop Manager, Found Dead

Signs at the RNC

Dangerous On Roads And At The Ballot Box

Sheldon Adelson's War?

Marc Jacobs' 'Sexy' New Direction

American Colleges Are Getting Hammered

Is Henry James’s “The Portrait of a Lady” the Great American Novel?

Former Murdoch Lawyer Arrested in Phone Hacking Scandal

Navy SEAL Author Speaks

“Destroy them, God, obliterate them from the face of the earth.”

Two Good Questions from Readers

RNC Diary: The Price Of The Party

Who’s the RNC Mystery Speaker?

Herman Cain Loves His Personality

Tampa’s Titanic TV Fights Liven Up Republican Convention

Egypt Vs Syria In Iran

Kate's Paralympic Mexican Wave

The Biggest Lie of All

Mitt Romney Meets His Moment at the Republican National Convention

Diaspora's Splendor

The Number: $27 Million

Florida Is Going Democratic

Mitt's Toughest Sale: Himself

Why Do We Leave New Orleans Dangerously Exposed to the Next Big Storm?

Jacket of Pippa Middleton's Book Revealed

RNC Diary: The Land That Time Forgot

Florida Union Marchers Take on the GOP

Andrew Sullivan: 'They Set Out to Destroy This Guy'

Violence and Discourse: A Response to Yousef Munayer

Why Not Cheer Paul Ryan?

About Condi: Advertisement for Herself

Harry Was "Naked For A Long Time" Says Partygoer

Meet Anthony Scaramucci, Mitt's Man on Wall Street

The Wars Condoleezza Rice & John McCain Left Out of Their RNC Speeches

‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘Ted,’ ‘Battleship’: Summer’s Biggest Movie Winners and Losers

Errol Morris’s “A Wilderness of Error” Revisits Jeffrey MacDonald Case

Josh Brolin’s Cowboy Moment

Five Things to Watch at the GOP Convention Thursday

What If Mitt Romney Said What He Really Thought Thursday Night

Mitt Romney’s Missing Character Narrative Must Be Part of GOP Convention Speech

6 Best Moments From Paul Ryan’s Republican Convention Speech (VIDEO)

Mayim Bialik On Her First Emmy Nomination, for ‘The Big Bang Theory’

Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border

Amanda Bynes, Cat Cora & More Celebrity DUIs This Summer (PHOTOS)

Charles Ommanney’s Photos of the 2012 Republican National Convention

Purple, Green, Blue: Katy Perry’s Multicolored Hair Evolution (PHOTOS)

Girl Rescued by Prince William Speaks!

Huck Goes 'Godfather'

McCain: Stop the Security Leaks!

Jon Voight: Obama Is 'a Radical'

Michael Tomasky on Paul Ryan’s Convention Speech and His Web of Lies

Paul Ryan's iPod Joke

The Ron Paul Rebellion Fizzles in Tampa

The McCains Address the GOP Gender Gap

Stop the Hyper-partisanship!

Paul Ryan’s Wonky Assault on President Obama at the Republican Convention

Condi Steals the Show

Josh Brolin Is The Face of Band of Outsiders’ Fall 2012 Campaign (PHOTOS)

Backstage at the Bush Movie

Jon Voight, Midday Cowboy at the Republican National Convention

Tampa Protestors Decry Voter Fraud Laws Passed in Florida and Other States

Pro-Life ‘Personhood’ Movements Hits Snag in Colorado Ballot Initiative

A Titian from Bergamo is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Waiting Out Hurricane Isaac in New Orleans

Navy SEALs

Obama’s Best Answers, on Everything From NASA to Beer, From His Reddit Q&As

Al Roker, CNN, Weather Channel, and More Hilarious Wind-Blown Reporters

Megyn Kelly on Mitt, Media Bias and Makeup

Romney: Too Cheap For War

Megyn Kelly: Mitt Shouldn’t Have to Prove He’s Human

Yahoo Cans Staffer for Anti-Romney Slam

Rudy Giuliani: Akin Shouldn't Teach Biology

Justin Bieber’s Bad Bromance

David Chalian's Hot Mic Gaffe

RNC Diary: The Most Nervous Name In News

Lady Gaga's Extreme Photoshopping; Miranda Kerr's Son Is Model Material

William and Kate At Paralympics in London

Message To Mitt: You're Not Everyman

Weather Channel vs. Hurricane Isaac

RNC Diary: Fighting Tyranny With Potato Chips

Meghan to Geraldo: Back Off!

Paul Ryan's Job Tonight (Besides Lie about Medicare)

Who We Push Beyond the Pale

More Colloquizing With You People

Some Hope For Israelis And Palestinians

Ann Romney: The Lady In Red

Army Anger at Naked Salute Facebook Page

On Those Two "Animal-Feeders"

Penn State Goes Too Far in Its Purge of All Things Paterno

SEALs Book on Raid to Kill Osama Contradicts Administration’s Version in Several Key Spots

Iran's Chummy Talks With India

Why Google Hangouts Are Hot: Television’s Next Frontier

Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall in Louisiana: Photos, Tweets, and Video

Thoughts On The GOP's Abortion Stance?

Haley Barbour on Going Negative in 2012 Campaign

Hurricane Isaac Hits Gulf Coast (PHOTOS)

RNC Diary: In The Thick Of Things

Quasi-Random Responses to Comments from the Previous Thread

Buzz Bissinger: 'It's Not a Positive One, But It's a Realistic One'

Mitt Romney, Distant Presence at the Republican Convention

Gun Safety For Moronic Bureaucrats

The Number: 101.7

RNC Diary: About That Altruistic, Selfless Senior Citizenry

RNC Diary: Ace Buzzkillington, Reporting

Michigan State University Student Has His Mouth Stapled in Vicious Campus Hate Crime

RNC Diary: Culture Shock For Tampa's International Visitors

Michelle Goldberg: 'It's Only Because of Todd Akin'

Live from the Republican Convention!

Republican Rabbis and the Soloveichik Dynasty

Assad: Military ‘Needs More Time’ to Win

More Thougts on Last Night: The Cuomo-Christie Comparison Is Meaningless

AUTOTUNE: Paul Ryan Trims the Fat

Report: Cocaine Was Used at Harry's Nude Vegas Party

The Great Medicare Compromise

Conservative Activists at GOP Convention Doggedly Focus on Abortion

Rules Change Sparks Grassroots Boos at GOP Convention

France Opens Yasir Arafat Murder Probe

Denis Piel: A Legendary Photographer Finds His Moment

Sally Singer Leaves T: The New York Times Style Magazine

Is Romney a Race-Baiter?

FEAR Plot to Overthrow U.S. Government Part of Rising Domestic Extremism

Judge Issues Injunction Against Ohio’s ‘Wrong Precinct’ Election Law

Michael Strahan’s Pairing With Kelly Ripa Surprising But Promising

Shia LaBeouf’s New Chapter: ‘Lawless,’ Dropping Acid, Unsimulated Sex

The Convention’s Key Moment: Paul Ryan Introduces Himself To America

Tough Chris Christie Convention Speech Articulates Paul Ryan’s Message

How I Write Family Edition: Emma Straub & Peter Straub

Shia LaBeouf, Angelina Jolie & More Stars Who’ve Done LSD (Photos)

Photos From Denis Piel’s New Book, ‘Moments’

Summer 2012’s Lost Legends: Nora Ephron, Tony Scott & More (PHOTOS)

Five Things to Watch at the GOP Convention Wednesday

Why the Tea Party Still Matters: Theda Skocpol’s ‘Obama and America’s Political Future’

Gays of Syria, Unite!

Israel and Iran’s Contest in Incompetence

8 Best Moments From Chris Christie’s GOP Convention Speech (VIDEO)

Ann Romney Scores, Chris Christie Misses

FULL Ann Romney Speech

Ann Romney: Mitt’s Secret Weapon Sputters

Ann Romney Soars, Chris Christie Stumbles in Kicking Off the Republican Convention

Chris Christie’s Speech

WATCH LIVE: Beast TV Special Coverage of the RNC

Ann Romney’s Speech

Ann Romney: 'I Love You, Women!'

Ray Bradbury’s FBI Files

Hear the GOP Convention Playlist: Taylor Hicks, 3 Doors Down & More

Chris Matthews, Joy Behar & More Awkward Chris Christie Fat Jokes (VIDEO)

RomNom: Mitt Wins GOP Nomination

Romney's Biggest Speech

Inside Author Ray Bradbury’s FBI File: Was He a Communist Sympathizer?

Humans Since 1982 at Phillips de Pury is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Five Years of Facial Hair

A Liberal Wonders What Happened To Bush

The Democrats’ Tampa Counterattack

Booing From The Paulites

Huckabee On Romney: If You Have Cancer, Who Cares If Your Surgeon Is A Jerk?

A Primer To "We Built This"

Neighbor First, Politics Second

Israeli Court Rules Corrie Death Accidental

The Mystery of Female Ejaculation

Will Katie Be the New Oprah?

Limbaugh: Hurricane Isaac’s Suspicious Timing

Me on Andrew on Kristula Green (of Frum) on What's Wrong with Conservatives

Israeli Democracy Rises to the Occasion

What Happened To 2001's Budget Surplus?

Facts About the Anarchist Militia Who Plotted to Overthrow Obama

Rush Accuses Obama of Faking Isaac Forecasts and More Outrageous Limbaugh Claims

No Attack Dog: Christie Heels And Plays Positive

Rumours of Naked Harry Video Gather

How Noah’s Flood Spurred Science: David R. Montgomery’s ‘The Rocks Don’t Lie’

Why Call Center Jobs Are Coming Back

Why Murdoch Disdains Romney

Why Draghi is Skipping Jackson Hole: Time and Money?

Still Trying to Kill Grandma, Now With Hollow-Point Bullets!

Why Are So Many Terrorists Also Doctors?

The Queen Wears a Hoodie

Case-Shiller Says U.S. Home Values Rose in June

Thank You, Neil Armstrong

Ron Jager Responds to Kathleen Peratis

Obama to Residents: Follow Directions and Evacuate

Chris Christie's Best Smackdowns

The Number: 80,000

Watch Live: The Daily Beast's Republican National Convention Hangout

Artur Davis Spurns Black Caucus

Romney Campaign Counts on Ann

Alber Elbaz Respects Talent; Duchess of Alba Wears A Bikini

Sharia Law Coming To Syria

How Joining Facebook Is Hurting Instagram

Occupy Coal Mine: Sardinian Miners Barricade Themselves Underground

Medicare: Huge Democratic Problem

Is Mitt Romney A Laugh Riot? Maybe

What I Saw On The Blog

The DNC Goes Viral With Cats?

Medea Benjamin and Code Pink Protest the RNC in Tampa

James Holmes Suggested He Suffered From ‘Dysphoric Mania’ Weeks Before Attack

NASA’s Curiosity: To Twitter and Beyond

How the Medicare Debate Will End

5 Things We Know About the New iPhone 5 (Maybe)

South Africa: Evidence Suggests Most Miners Were Shot in the Back

Turkey Closes Its Borders to Syrian Refugees

March on Washington Anniversary: A Lesson for Change

Chris Matthews Flouts Media Protocol, Mugs GOP’s Reince Priebus

Rapists, Beware: Detroit Prosecutor IDs 21 Attackers in ‘Rape Kit’ Probe

Otto Penzler’s Book Bag: 5 Underrated Crime Writers

Netanyahu Minion to Obama: Don’t Bother Visiting Israel

Michael Tomasky on How Tricky Mitt Romney Is Aping Richard Nixon

Tropical Storm Isaac Sidelines Media Elite at the Republican Convention

Summer of Breakups: Kristen Stewart, Tom Cruise & More (PHOTOS)

Taylor Swift Dating Conor Kennedy: Style Transformation (PHOTOS)

Mark Sanford, Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks and Other Men Who Married the Other Woman

Who Is Philip Roth’s Portnoy Satirizing?

Newly Reported Sightings of Madeleine McCann Fuel Interest in the Missing Girl

Peter Beinart on Mitt Romney’s Bubba Strategy

Keep Calm and Harry On

Gingrich Takes the GOP Convention to School With Newt University

Harry's TV Doc Screens in UK

The Circumcision Debate

John Glenn: I Remember Armstrong ‘For More Than Walking on the Moon’

Naked Salutes for Harry

Chris Matthews Attacks RNC Chair

Louisa May Alcott, Vacation Packages, and More Shameless ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Ripoffs (PHOTOS)

Norway Did The Right Thing By Giving Breivik 21-Year Sentence

House Speaker John Boehner’s Convention Pep Talk

Karl Rove’s Advice to President Obama

Thanks For The Feedback

Ori Gersht at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Michael Steele Calls Critics of His Choice of Tampa for GOP Convention ‘Stupid’

2012 GOP Convention Resource Roundup

Carine Roitfeld: A Big Return, No?

The Progressive New York Times

4 Predictions For A Second Obama Term

Allison Samuels: 'They See Her Sincerity'

Ron Paul's Sparsely Attended Curtain Call

Rachel Zoe's Empire Might Be Tanking; Kanye's Total Kim Makeover

Evolutionary Advantage to Being Gay?

Bill Nye: Stop Teaching Creationism!

Damascus Helicopter Crash Raw Video

The Purpose Behind The Pageantry

Howard Zinn at 90: Defending the People’s Historian

Why Did Christie Turn Down Romney?

On The Times' House Liberalism

One Percenters Pull Back: Tiffany’s Sales Barely Grow

The Father Of The Tea Party

Truce! And More on Race

The Number: $600 Million

Ann Romney's Political Style on Mitt Romney's Republican Campaign By Robin Givhan

How Bill Kristol and JVP Are Both "Israel-Agnostic"

Inside The Mind Of A Republican Delegate

Romney: Personality Isn’t Everything

George Washington, Zombie?

Luther Martin, Drunk

James Madison, Mumbler

Why Investors—But Not Consumers—Love LinkedIn

Convention: Lies and Dog Whistles

Obama Attack Ad Looks Familiar

Bissinger: Lance Armstrong Is a Hero. Period.

Mr. Marcus On Why He Kept Quiet About Syphilis That Sparked Porn Industry Scare

American Academy of Pediatrics: Circumcise Me, Baby

Buzz Aldrin: Neil Armstrong Was ‘The Best Pilot I Ever Knew’

Hunky Harry’s Fitness Secrets

New Clues in the Mysterious Disappearance of Multimillionaire Guma Aguiar

Meet the Real Founding Fathers: The Shocking Truth About Washington, Madison, and Martin

‘Call Me Maybe’ Vs. ‘Hot in Herre’: Song of Summer Face-Off

RNC Sunday: Priebus Defends Tampa, Dreier Questions Abortion Platform

Will Paul Ryan Help Romney With Blue-Collar Whites?

Florida’s Rick Scott, Battered but Unbowed by Politics and Bad Weather

Syrian Uprising Body Count Spikes as Assad Forces Massacre Civilians

Elie Wiesel on His Fear of Being the Last Holocaust Witness

Why Tropical Storm Isaac Could Blow Away Mitt Romney’s Convention Moment

Summer of Celebrity Skin: Prince Harry, Britney Spears & More (PHOTOS)

Gawker Document Dump Reveals Romney Holdings in Yacht, Casino, Private-Jet Companies (Photos)

Harry Closes Facebook Account

Glamour Nabs Obama!

Is Tampa Ready for 'Magic Mitt'?

Mitt Romney, John McCain, Marco Rubio, and more Sunday Talk.

Speed Read: ‘Sex and the Single Girl’

Is There An Evolutionary Advantage to Believing in God?

Syrian Immigrants Flood Greece

6 Democrat & Republican Convention Fails

Neil Armstrong’s Heroic Challenger Task

The Moon Landing Hoax

David's Book Club: Darkness At Noon

Anti-RNC Leaders: The Protests Must Go On

Romney: I'm Good for Women

Security Meltdown at Republican Convention in Tampa

What Neil Armstrong Really Taught the World

Occupy Railroads: Dennis Drabelle’s ‘The Great American Railroad War’

Ben Quayle’s Election Fight Gets Ugly

In War Against Assad, Death Comes From Above

Joe Redner, Tampa’s Strip Club King

The Aurora Shooting Made One Prominent Hollywood Producer Too Scared to Go to The Multiplex

Romney and Ryan Are Peddling Fear to Seniors by Grossly Distorting the Facts on Medicare

Spider-Man Hits Middle Age: His 50th Anniversary

New Thai-Taiwanese Syndrome Is Not AIDS 2.0

This Week’s Hot Reads: August 26, 2012

Hurricane Isaac Delays the Republican National Convention

Stars Who Shined at the Republican National Convention (Photos)

Diddy, Miley Cyrus & More Celebrity Twitter Pictures (Photos)

Neil Armstrong’s Space Odyssey (Photos)

Armstrong: 'I Wasn't Chosen'

Tropical Storm Hits Haiti, Heads to Florida (Photos)

Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012

Pepperdine President’s Son Chris Benton Arrested

Jamie Chung, Star of ‘Premium Rush,’ On Her Road from The Real World to Hollywood

Sex and the Science Writer

Diversity at the RNC!

When Harry Met Ryan

The Fracking Truth About Canada's Successful Energy Policy

Kosovo's Frightening Example To Syria

Larry David, Beyonce, Prince Harry, and More Viral Videos

Is the Internet Making Us Forgetful? Michael S. Malone’s ‘The Guardian of All Things’

Wine Tasting, Zip Lining & Mexico: Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways

Romney May Outspend Obama but Not Beat Him in November Election

The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for August 24, 2012

Lisa Robles Tells How She Was Almost Shot Outside the Empire State Building

Syrian Rebels Question Timing of the West’s New ‘Red Line’ on Assad

Fashion Instagrams: Ke$ha, Chanel Iman & More (PHOTOS)

Lance Armstrong’s Advice on How to Face Adversity: Excerpts From His Books

Empire State Building Gunman’s Bizarre Fantasy Art (Photos)

“Big Business is Doing Fine”: Romney’s Tellingly Accurate Gaffe

Uh, But That Wasn't the Point

Remembering the Voice of The Count

Lance Armstrong Timeline: Tour de France, Doping Allegations (PHOTOS)

If Ryan Thinks Privatizing Health Care Cuts Costs, I've a Nice Bridge To Sell Him

Why Egypt's Courtesy Call to Iran Before US?

Romney Just Birthed More Obama Support With Awkward Joke

Anders Breivik Sentencing: Norway Shuts Up a Killer

The Birth Of (Another) Unwanted Romney Mistake

Lance Armstrong’s Lowest Moments (Photos)

At Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, an Explosive Ori Gersht Exhibition (Photos)

Casting the Divine at the Rubin Museum is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Romney's Bad Birther Joke

Full Disclosure

Chris Bosh On the NBA Star-Studded New York City Fundraiser for Obama

Romney's Birther "Joke" and the Automatic Outrage Machine

The Number: $640 Million

Journalist, Or Spy? Xinhua Doesn't Distinguish

Why Is The Prostate A Source Of Pleasure?

Julian Assange's New Digs At The Ecuadorian Embassy

Are Housing Hawks Wrong?

Gabrielle Douglas Pitches at Citi Field; Katie Holmes Girds for Fashion Week

Cash Offer

Toyota's Shocking New Transgender Commercial

Eyewitness: 'It Was Just Very Gruesome'

The Weird Relationship Between American Jews and Israeli Jews

In France, Decision Against Reviled Lance Armstrong New Doping Stain on Troubled Tour

Yay! Harry Keeps Clothes On In New Paralympics Video Message!!

Shooting at Empire State Building: Photos & Tweets

Should Abortion Be Legal in Cases of Rape?

Breaking: Shooting at Empire State Building

GOP Keynoter Christie Steps Back from Touting New Jersey Comeback

Keep it in Vegas!

Europe Goes After Circumcision

What Cable Can Do

That Cancer Ad Again: Unnecessary Stupidity

Harry's Week Gets Worse as More Pics Emerge

CNN Anchor Channels His Opinionated Side

The Best Way to Reduce Abortions?

American Dreams: ‘The Stepford Wives’ by Ira Levin

Romney and Obama: Both Wrong on Medicare

How a No-Name Actor Tried to Extort Harvey Weinstein and Groupon’s Co-Founder

When Did the GOP Get So White: The Republicans’ Loss of Diversity

Max Friedlich, Teenage Playwright, Dazzles With Controversial ‘SleepOver’

Graham Spanier: Penn State’s Next Indictment?

Mel Sembler: Mitt Romney’s Florida Fat Cat

The backlash against Aung San Suu Kyi

Spike Lee on ‘Red Hook Summer,’ Black Churches and President Obama

The Long, Strange U-Turn of Twisted Sister’s ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’

Gore Vidal Eulogized as Great American Wit, Cynic, Idealist

Are Syria’s Rebels Getting Too Extreme?

Study Says Older Fathers Linked to Autism, Gives Mothers a Break

Yale Classmates Say Nathan Harden Gets Yale and Sex All Wrong

Join The Daily Beast’s Convention Hangout

From Elisabeth Moss’ New Haircut to Serena Williams on David Letterman, Best and Worst Dressed of the Week (PHOTOS)

Goodbye to the WAC: The Rise of the College-Football Mega-Conference

Will ‘No Easy Day’ Book on Bin Laden Raid Break SEALs Code of Silence?

Remedial Reader: The Essential Martin Amis

Sun Publishes Harry Pics

Life Imitates "Patriots" (Again)

The Number: 47.8

Big Bangs

Wolf Blitzer Channels His Opinionated Side

Obama's Ultimate Campaign Weapon

Fashion’s Cult Cartoon Returns

The Novel Fox News Doesn’t Want You to Read: Ernest Poole’s ‘The Harbor’

Elad Lassry at the High Line is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

Inside Mitt Romney's Bain Files

Does Ryan’s Black Ex-Girlfriend Matter?

Brutal Attack On Palestinian Met With Near-Universal Rebuke

MLK Jr. Audio Discovered in Attic

A Consumption Tax for Romney

Harry in Balmoral

The Most Controversial Thing You've Written?

Meghan McCain to Prince Harry: Rookie Move!

Brian Atwood's Banned Ad

Rugby Takes Over Princeton

Lynching “Demographic Threats”

Exclusive: Byrne & Clark Go Indie

New Home Sales Rose Sharply in July 2012, Adding to housing Recovery

Proposed Orwell Statue Faces Orwellian Politics at BBC

Diane von Furstenberg Bests Wintour on Forbes List; Madonna's Swastika Kerfuffle

Joe Scarborough: 'Why Did Paul Ryan Sign on to the Bill?'

Thanks For The Feedback

Paul Ryan's Voice

The Future of Cable News

"Harry's Security Team Acted Like A Bunch of Amateurs"

Crowe and Smith Break It Down

The FBI’s Harassment and Spying on 1960s Students Revealed in 'Subversives' by Seth Rosenfeld

Republicans Brace for a Convention Storm as Isaac Heads for Florida

China Discovers Sex Online as Porn Invades Social Media

Will ‘Avatar’ Actress Zoe Saldana Play Legendary Singer Nina Simone?

Mitt Romney and Chick-fil-A Resemble Each Other in So Many Ways It’s Scary

Yevgeniya Chirikova: Russia’s Environmental Activist Turned Politician

Why Prince Harry’s Nude Photos Are a Disaster for Charles

Mattel’s Buzzy New ‘Drag Queen Barbie’ Is No Cross Dresser

Bashar Al-Assad’s War on Syria’s Children

Study Says Doctors More Burned Out Than Others, But It’s Not Really a Malady

Desperate Measures: Paul Ryan Tries To Revive the “Death Panel” Canard

The GOP Had the Todd Akin ‘Legitimate Rape’ Debacle Coming

GOP Grassroots Furious at Romney Over Akin, Abortion Rape Exception

Stormy Daniels on Being a Porn Star Mom

Swelling Welfare Rolls Are a Sure Sign That Recovery Never Happened

Heidi Klum, Dustin Hoffman, Mila Kunis & More Celebrity Heroes (PHOTOS)

Yoga Teachers Love Obama: Romney and Obama Donors by Profession

Roe v. Wade to Planned Parenthood: The History of Abortion Rights in America (PHOTOS)

Incompetence, Lack of Safeguards Suggest Saif al-Islam Gaddafi May Not Get Fair Trial

Why the Media Dislike Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

Bringing In Miuccia!

The Sun Recreates Harry Pics

The Return of the 'Great American Desert'

‘Hunger Games’: Who’s Who in the ‘Catching Fire’ Cast (PHOTOS

Reality Check: Libertarianism Can't Cure Racism

Nicole Kidman's Scandalous Cover

A Consumption Tax for Conservatives

Robert Smithson at the Whitney Museum is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

The Number: $96,437

Why the Left Should Not Call for Talks with Hamas

Mark McKinnon: 'It's Putting a Big Spotlight Exactly Where Republicans Don't Want It'

Todd Akin's Bad Timing

Alexa Chung To Design; Prince Harry Shows Off Family Jewels

The Myth of the Independent Voter

How to Make Seniors Suspicious of Ryan and Romney

Madonna Caves in French Swastika Kerfuffle

More Evolution Needed on GOP Marriage Platform

Akin: 'I'm Planning to Win It'

In “Cosmopolis,” Robert Pattinson Depicts Financial World Gone Mad

Tom Sykes: 'There's a Lot of Egg On Charles's Face Over This'

Is Homosexuality Nature Or Nurture?

Existing Home Sales Rise in July

Mark McKinnon: 'This is a Very Bad Distraction at a Terrible Time'

Vladimir Putin: Culture Warrior

Netanyahu and Barak V. Israel's Defense Community

The New Wallace Stegner: Ivan Doig’s ‘The Bartender’s Tale’

How I Write: ‘The Tragedy of Arthur’ by Arthur Phillips

So What Would I Do About China?

Tina Brown: 'It Has Immediately Undressed Paul Ryan'

Will British Papers Publish Harry Pics?

Harry to Get A, Er, Bollocking, From Army

All just tittle-tattle?

Larry David's Voter Appeal

A Very Significant Tea Leaf in the GOP Platform

Another Profile in Mittens Courage

Royal Protection Officer Speaks

Paul Ryan’s Hotness May Wow Voters More in the Short Run

Utah Up, Chicago Down: Why Mitt Romney Should Embrace His Mormonism

6 Best Spoof Videos of the Emmy Nominated Period Drama ‘Downton Abbey’

Rick Santorum: Here Are the Reasons That Romney Might Lose

Classroom Warfare: Same-Sex Classes at Public Schools Ignite a Fight

Judith Regan: Todd Akin and Republican Men’s World of Unicorns, True Love—and no Rape

Chinese Government Institutionalizes People Against Their Will: Chinese Human Rights Defenders

Alleged Hate Crime in Israel Part of Larger Trend

12 Hotel Secrets by Hotel Staffs, From Minibar ‘Refills’ to Ritz-Carlton Largesse

Why Believe Romney Now, After His Lies on Medicare, Bain & Taxes?

Todd Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Timing Couldn’t Be Worse for Republicans

Michelle Obama’s 11 Diet and Fitness Secrets

What Obama Doesn’t Get About Medicare

A Secret Hospital in Syria

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