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Articles August 2015

The Inspiration Behind the Work of Fashion Photographer Sarah Silver

You Can Now Experience Chicago In a Whole New Way

Enjoy Old Poland Tucked Away in Chicago’s Logan Square

An Art Deco Amusement Park Turned Artist Haven

How Will Smith Can Take Down the NFL

Petraeus: Use Al Qaeda Fighters to Beat ISIS

Miley Cyrus Wasn’t ‘Whitesplaining’ to Nicki Minaj

Illinois Lottery Winners Demand Their ‘Delayed’ Prize Money—Now

No, Michael Shannon Won’t Have Flipper Hands in ‘Batman v Superman’

Watch Will Ferrell Try on Cups. No, Really.

How Do You Get Kids to Learn? Make It Like a Video Game

Mount McKinley Is Dead, What U.S. Places Are Next?

Downton Abbey’s Final Season Trailer Will Make You Cry

Is Putin Dating This Knockout Boxer?

Insane or Inspired: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Scalding

Protesters Clash With Police in Ukraine (PHOTOS)

Kiev Grenade Kills Riot Police as Divided Ukraine OKs Minsk Ceasefire

Would President Kanye Be a Libertarian?

Thanks To Instagram, You Can Experience Burning Man Sand & STD Free

Will Smith Tries to Save the NFL in His Latest Trailer (Video)

Sudan’s Vaccination Card Black Market

Game Over for Two-a-Days

D.C.’s Snobbery-Free ‘Diner en Blanc’ Showed Washington at Its Partying Best

Vigilante Justice Comes Back to NYC

Who Decides What You’re Allowed to Learn? Our Knowledge Economy Sellout

How to Hold Bad Prosecutors Accountable: The Case for a Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct

Tracing a Father’s Escape From Auschwitz

How to Get Health Care Like the 1%

Behind Trump, the GOP Really Is Becoming the Racist Party

Remembering Wes Craven: The Master of Horror Who Scared Us Senseless

What Hillary Needs to Beat Biden and Bernie

Kanye West: I’m Running for President in 2020

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Tackles Police Brutality, Black Lives Matter Not So Much

Nicki Minaj Puts Miley Cyrus on Blast at the VMAs

And the Winner Is…Who Rocked the VMAs Red Carpet?

Whites Quit Working With Black Mississippi Judge, Then He Got Sacked

Trump Hosts Televangelists Who Fleece Their Flocks

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 30

The Daily Beast's Best Longreads, August 23-29

When Will We Take Violence Seriously?

Then Again, Maybe Judy Blume Should Stick to Writing About Teens

With Migrants On Europe’s Highway To Hell

Le Corbusier's Brutally Complex Legacy (Photos)

How Low Can Fergie Go? The Duchess of York Is Sell, Sell, Sell

Has Jewish Music Star Matisyahu Got a Middle East Problem?

Are Goths Really More Depressed Than the Rest of Us ‘Normals’?

Are Weed Bars at Weddings Kosher?

Economic Progress is More Effective Than Protests

Katrina's Wake: Then And Now

Is Puerto Rico Our Greece?

The Week in Pictures: August 29, 2015

Forget France: Britain Is the Great Glutton’s Dream

Why Has Pakistan Become So Intolerant?

Hawaii Still Has a Leprosy Colony With Six Patients

Behold Jeb’s Mythical Chinese Warrior

‘The Boy Scout Handbook’ Is The Best Y.A. Book Ever

We Almost Had 3 Mass Shootings Last Week

‘The Strain’: Why FX’s Vampire-Apocalypse Saga Is the Best Horror Show on TV

Is Zac Efron Our Next Matthew McConaughey?

Atoning For Hip-Hop’s History of Misogyny: From Dr. Dre to Kanye West

G-Rated Fight Club, Key & Peele Write Gremlins 2, and More Viral Videos

The Daily Beast Podcast: Sunpocalypse Now?

Best of the Beast

Pope Francis Blesses a Lesbian, Her Family, and Her Writing For Kids

Porn Stars Revolt Against the Government

Egyptian Court Finds Al Jazeera Journalists Guilty


‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Returns

Bill Maher Slams Josh Duggar’s Bogus Porn Addiction: ‘Dude, You’re Just Horny’

Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

Inside the KGB’s Super Power Division

Hillary Clinton Really Is Coming For Your Guns

Burning Man '15: 'Kill The Bunnies'

America Is Selling Its Soul to SoulCycle

Life or Death with Lil' Knievel

W. Visit Adds Insult To Injury In NoLa

A Trip to Vienna’s Abortion Museum

Hillary vs. The World

Best of Breslin: Marching to Sorrento

It’s Time For Gays To Forgive Chick-fil-A

Should Owen Labrie, St Paul’s Accused, Go To Jail For 11 Years?

Why We’re Totally In Love With ‘Schu-Law’ and Other Close Female BFFs

Indian Village Orders Gang-Rape Of 2 Sisters

Iran’s Surprising New Foreign Legion

9/11 Truthers Want To Be Trump’s VP

Kim Kardashian’s Placenta Accreta Diagnosis Can Be Fatal For New Moms

Why Al Sharpton Is Happy With His MSNBC Demotion

Inside Calais (PHOTOS)

ISIS Publishes ‘Death Lists’ for Families to Read

Is Poland’s Long-Lost ‘Gold Train’ a Nazi Trap?

Watch Amy Schumer and J Law Dance on Billy Joel’s Piano

Colorblind Boy Sees Color for the First Time (VIDEO)

Vatican’s No. 1 Pervert Priest Dies Suddenly in Vatican City

Joe Biden & Anime Girls vs. The Trump Dump

Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’: Watch the Leaked Music Video

Miley Cyrus Whitesplains Race to Nicki Minaj and Misses the Point Entirely

Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Hypocrisy: An Anthem Fit for Regina George

The Coming Yakuza War

ISIS Using HIV Suicide Bombers?

The Bill That Could Break Joe Biden in 2016

How Emmett Till Changed the World

The Reason Jeb Looks So Miserable

Will Iran Get a Better Deal Than U.S. Oil?

Italy’s Big Wedding Trafficking Scam

Why Rand Is Campaigning in Nowheresville

Can Quality Sleep Prevent Alzheimer’s?

Ted Cruz Picks a Fight With a 135-Year-Old Feminist

From ‘Gone Girl’ to ‘Queen of Earth,’ Why We Love Watching Women Go Crazy

Reviving Jack Carter, London’s Toughest Pulp Hero

How Obama Can Be the New Teddy Roosevelt

Gay Escort: We Must Fight the Feds’ Bust of RentBoy.com

The Fox News Thorn in Hillary’s Side

Seventy Dead Migrants Found in Chicken Truck

Inside the Roanoke Killer’s Filthy Den

Ice-T Schools Gamergate Punks, Tells Them to ‘Eat a D**k’

Man Arrested Over Viagra, Sues for Humiliation

How New Orleans Saved Its Kids

Porn Rehab Is Not a Thing

Hillary Compares Republican Candidates to ‘Terrorist Groups’

China's Answer to Market Volatility? Round Up the Usual Suspects

Usain Bolt Tripped By Cameraman After Winning Race (Video)

Is Derrick Rose the Knicks’ Bill Cosby?

Here’s How Iran Resets Your Gmail Password

Suge Knight’s Crazy Confessional and the Eazy-E Conspiracy That Won’t Die

Why Jon Stewart Must Host the 2016 Presidential Debates

I Played Blackjack With the World’s Best Card Counter

The Real Muslim American Threat? It’s Against Us

St. Paul’s Sex Scandal: The Secret Emails

Is Teach for America Flunking Out?

How Does a Gay Escort Stay ‘Legal’?

OK, This Trump Thing Isn’t Funny Anymore

‘Chills’ for Roanoke Mourners of Slain TV Journalists

This Little Drone Tried to Deliver Porn and Drugs to a Prison

Should Parents Get to Decide a Child’s Gender?

Social-Media Murderer Waited for the Perfect Shot

Women’s Music Industry Horror Stories: Abuse, Sexism, and Erasure

Vester Flanagan Threatened Coworkers and Played the Race Card for Years

Spies: Obama’s Brass Pressured Us to Downplay ISIS Threat

David Duke: Donald Trump Is Too Zionist for Me

What Vester Lee Flanagan and ISIS’s Horror Shows Have In Common

Wine Tour: Sorry about Ousting Black Women

How Cops Caught Roanoke’s TV Murderer

WDBJ-TV Pays Loving Tribute to Slain Reporters (VIDEO)

Josh Duggar’s Fall From Unholy Grace: Sex Abuse, Affairs, and Now Rehab

Will the RentBoy.com Bust Be the ‘Stonewall’ of Sex Work?

Lefty Christmas Grips Great Britain

Marcy Borders Was Much More Than 9/11’s ‘Dust Lady’

Saving South Sudan From Kleptocracy

‘Software’ to Turn Off Cancer Genes? Not Quite

Vester Lee Flanagan Filmed TV Attack, Then Killed Himself

Ukraine’s Tarantino Goes to the Gulag

Swimming With a Seal: Your Moment of Zen (VIDEO)

Virginia TV Murders: Cameraman’s Fiancée Watched Him Die

Morrissey on How Obama ‘Has Meant Nothing’ and Trump ‘Can’t Be Allowed to Represent America’

How Drake Won Over Serena Williams

First State Legalizes Taser Drones for Cops, Thanks to a Lobbyist

Trump Hates Lobbyists—Except the Ones Running His Super PAC

The First Battle Against Veteran Homelessness Has Been Won

Arab Countries Are Forcing Palestinian Exiles Back Into Syria

The Mafia Cougar and Her Captive Gigolo

Scott Walker’s Secret Love for Red China

Can Dr. Ben Carson Heal a Broken GOP?

Trump-Loving Ohio Sheriff Goes Hunting for ‘Illegals’

DJ Zac Efron Is Not Your Friend

‘Super’ Lice Are Coming for Your Kids

How Eileen Ford Ruled New York’s Modeling Wars

Was It Sex or Rape at St. Paul’s?

Is Old Dominion’s Sigma Nu America’s Dumbest Fraternity?

Jerrod Carmichael Will Save the Sitcom

Curt Schilling Isn’t an Athlete With a Dumb Opinion. He’s a Politician With One.

ISIS Wanted to Kill Me for Being Gay

Why the Feds Just Busted Gay Escort Site RentBoy.com

The U.S.-Backed War in Yemen Is Strengthening al Qaeda

Cat Is Japan’s New Railway Stationmaster

Video: Can the Last Sumatran Rhino Find Love (and Save His Species?)?

Britain’s Best Joke Features Germany and a Mobile Phone

British VIP Pedophile Scandal A Gay Witch Hunt By Scotland Yard

Roger Ailes Nukes Trump: New Attack on Megyn Kelly Is ‘Disturbing’

Anchor Babies, the Rock Band, Says Thanks a Lot, GOP

Watch Taylor Swift and Alanis Morissette’s Killer ‘You Oughta Know’ Duet

The Weeknd’s Somber, Sexy New Album ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’

AIDS Panic Over Subpoenas in Porn World

Owen Wilson: Donald Trump Is the Charlie Sheen of Politics

Wall Street: We Have Too Much Stuff

Just Build Trump’s Stupid Wall Already

Pentagon Gives Free Pass to Ashley Madison Cheaters

What Makes Ronald Kessler Donald Trump’s No. 1 Cheerleader?

Hillary vs. Biden Would Get Ugly Fast

Scott Walker: Anti-Immigrant Phony

Ohio’s Sham Ban on Down Syndrome Abortion

Jonathan Franzen’s Icky Secrets

Lviv Is Ukraine’s Happiest Sad City

Oklahoma Politician Never Gave Up on Killer Son

Super PACs Have Brought Rick Perry Back to Life

Group With No Jihadi Experience Rehabs ISIS Recruit

Financial Guru Pat Robertson Blames Planned Parenthood for Market Crash

‘Simpsons’ Writer: Trump Presidential Run ‘Not as Fun as It Should Be’

Scott Walker Is Two-Faced on China

Listen Up, Duke Freshmen: ‘Fun Home’ Is Not ‘Porn’

Tyga’s Creepy Kylie Jenner Sex Anthem: ‘She a Big Girl, Dog, When She Stimulated’

California Paddlers Deliver a Crude Awakening to Big Oil Spillers

Meet the Countess of ‘Baywatch’: How A.J. Langer Became a British Aristocrat

Donald Trump Is in My Butter

Black Women Kicked Off Wine Train For Laughing Too Loudly

The One Direction Boys Are Doomed

Lebanon’s ‘Garbage Revolution’ Wants to Trash Dirty Politicians

China’s Losing Battle to Save Its Stocks Shakes Up World Markets

Boston Police Foil Massacre at Pokemon World Championship

Nuclear Weapons Contractor to Pay Millions For Misuse of Federal Funds

'Game of Thrones' Tribute Builds a Case for Jon Snow's Return

Subway’s Forgotten Jared Sequels

Undercover Republican Goes Hillary-Hunting in Clinton Library

It’s Too Dangerous to Elect Prosecutors

Hey, Donald: Megyn Kelly’s Back

The Fifth Column on Ukraine’s Front Line

The Microbiome Is Science’s Hot New Kid

Iraq’s Most Fearsome Shia Militia Leader Speaks Out

Iran Deal Truthers

Whiskey Island, Bootlegger Paradise, Can Be Yours for $3 Million

How the Media #Fails Basic Math

The Presidential Election Is Having a Blonde Moment

Constitution Change the GOP Believes In

The ‘Fantastic Four’ We’ll Never See: Max Landis on His Doomed Masterpiece and ‘Chronicle 2’

Can a Song Change the Meaning of ‘Jihad’?

John Oliver’s Bogus Church Is a Huge Success: ‘Thousands of Dollars’ Received

Jon Stewart Kicks Ass at WWE SummerSlam, Bashes John Cena with a Chair

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Premiere: Zombies Invade Los Angeles

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 23

Russia's Double Game with Islamic Terror

Paul Haggis Blasts Press Over Tom Cruise’s Scientology Treatment: ‘Shame On You’

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Violently Arrested by Cops at LAX for Using a Hoverboard

Legend of the Nazi Gold Train

Why Drug Testing Students is Un-American

Joan Didion’s Eternal Cool

Use This Hashtag to Talk to God

It Was New Orleans’ Musicians—Not Its Politicians—Who Saved the City Post-Katrina

Don Winslow, Author of ‘The Cartel,’ Levels About El Chapo

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, August 16-21

Gorgeous George & Donald Trump—Why We Love the Villain

Best of Breslin: The Last Boss Goes Into the Ground

The Women Who Ran Before Hillary and Carly

Best Jon Stewart Quotes on Parenting

American Dreams: Philip K. Dick’s Pre-Acid Trip to Now

How We Won: A ‘Face of Battle’ for Bunker Hill, Gettysburg & Iwo Jima

Why The Battle of Waterloo Began With Dancing

Pennsylvania’s Burning Ghost Town: Centralia’s Eerie Remains

‘Fear the Walking Dead’s’ Badass Hero

Mom, Dad Praise Hero Son for Stopping Terrorist in France

Iowa GOP Kingmaker Has a Slavery Proposal for Immigration

The Best of the Beast, August 16-22

The Daily Beast Podcast: Boarding School 'Tradition' Turns Dark

I Skydived with the Preppy 'Rapist'

Inside the Donald Trump Porn Parody

The Donald Trump Revival Comes to Alabama

Bill Maher Slams Anti-Immigrant Donald Trump For Having Immigrant Wives

Underwater Music Video, Extreme Slacklining, and More Viral Videos

Meet Canada’s Professor of Pot Studies

The Soulful Genius of Stevie Wonder: How ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Changed Music Forever

Immigrant Shot and Killed at Federal Building

Totally Off Broadway—And Brilliant: The Best of NYC Fringe

The 70s Porno Makeover for Pro-ISIS Warlord

Why Has Kate Middleton Disappeared?

Marine Le Pen Ousts Her Dad, Keeps His Repulsive French Populist Party

This Machine Vomits for Science

The Week in Pictures: August 22, 2015

Are Older Whiskeys Really Better Than New?

Do Killer Grizzlies Deserve Death?

Pelvic Floor Exercise is the New Kegel

Off-Duty U.S. Troops Stop a Terrorist in France

North Korea Magnetic Poetry (PHOTOS)

Ellen Page vs. Ted Cruz on Gay Rights

Banksy’s Shocking Diana Death Scene: A Theme Park Full of Nightmares

Conan O’Brien Tries to Rescue a Longshot 2016 Dem

Hear A Dance Remix Of Trump’s Insults

A Mafia Funeral Rome Couldn’t Refuse

Watch: 'Nightly Show' Looks at Deez Nuts

Chinese Hackers Target U.S. University With Government Ties

Is Josh Duggar the Biggest Family-Values Hypocrite Ever? Not Even Close

Elisabeth Moss on Saying Goodbye to ‘Mad Men’ and the Ballsiest Role of Her Career

Johnny Knoxville: How I Broke My Penis

The Post-Ashley Madison Era: Mike Epps, La La Anthony, and the Summer of Celebrity Insta-Shame

Is Angie’s List Making Business List Owners Pay for Top Spots?

Best of Ferguson Gunned Down Doing Homework

Why Evangelicals Worship Trump

The Online Mob Masquerades as a Social Justice Movement

Will Viacom Be Here in a Decade? Big Media’s Digital Dilemma

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

I Asked My Patients to Tell Me Anything About Themselves. This Is What They Said.

Three Donald Trump Stories You Haven’t Heard

Why Is Prince Charles Buying Into Someone Else’s Family Feud?

Study: Condoms Don’t Reduce Feeling

How the GOP Loses the Abortion Debate

How ‘American Ultra’ Defies Hollywood’s Most Overbaked Stoner Clichés

Russia’s Mysterious New Submarine

I’m Proud of My Son, Deez Nuts

Warren G Endorses Deez Nuts for President

How Britain Fell for the ‘Milibeard’

Greece’s Prime Minister Resigned. He Still Won.

It’s Almost Legal to Swear in Front of Your Kids in Michigan

How Beyoncé Conquered the World… Silently

Per Petterson Brings Steinbeck to Norway in His Latest Novel

Video: Watch A Fire Tornado Explode

The Mystery of Jimmy Carter’s Cancer

Watch: World Record Cliff Jump

Russian Blogger Finds Pro-Kremlin ‘Troll Factories’

Why Trump Will Never Make the Ballot

Female Viagra ‘Is Bad Science’

The World’s Creepy Kylie Jenner Fixation

Trump’s $1 Land Deal With a Corrupt Mayor

Scorned Spouses Cheer Ashley Madison Hack

Patrick Stewart Gone Wild: Cocaine, Hookers, and the Comedy Role of a Lifetime

Hamas Arrests ‘Israeli Spy’ Dolphin

The Taylor Swift Monologues

Deaths and Doubt on Ukraine’s Front Line

Can Canada’s ‘JFK Jr.’ Beat the Conservatives?

The Secretive Beach Retreat Where China Leaders Plot World Domination

This Is How You Make an All-Deaf Music Video

Russia Turned Me Into Propaganda

Dark Web’s $100M Drug Operation Rolls On

The Best Book You’ll Ever Read on Catching Flies

Jared Fogle Barely Hid His Lust for Minors

Watch Bad Lip Reading’s GOP Debate Take

See Wonder Woman Officiate a Gay Wedding and Avert a Crisis in Crimea

Presidential Sensation Deez Nuts Is a 15-Year-Old Iowa Farm Boy

ISIS Beheads a Great Archeologist As Its Murderous Orgy Goes On

A Note to Our Readers

Kasich: Ban Teachers Lounges So They Stop Whining

Could the Microbiome Cure Eating Disorders?

Stephen Colbert’s Friendly Feud with Norway’s Prime Minister

Ashley Madison Hack: 10,000 Gov’t Officials’ Email Addresses on Leaked Ashley Madison List

Jared Fogle’s Best Friend Allegedly Filmed Child Porn for Him

Watch: Skaters Powerslide Past Waterfalls

Watch: The Muppets/NWA Mashup You Needed

Tracy Morgan’s Doctor Calls ‘SNL’ Gig and Recovery ‘A Miracle’

Taylor Swift’s Boyfriend, Calvin Harris, Is a Douchebag

No, George Soros Didn’t Give $33 Million to #BlackLivesMatter

How Russia Hides Its Dead Soldiers Killed in Ukraine

Cruz, Trump in Secret Talks

The Pulp Fiction Pimp Who Inspired Chris Rock, Jay Z, and Snoop Dogg

A Tale of Two Trans Americas

Japanese-American Internment & Roosevelt’s Domestic ‘War on Terror’

MTV Is Pricing These VMA Nominees Out of Tickets to the VMAs

The GOP’s Endless War on Muslim Voters Claims Carly Fiorina

These States Are Illegally Defunding Planned Parenthood

Meet the Romanian Prince Who Will Never Be King

The Curse of the South’s Shipwrecked Gold

South Carolina’s Coming Robocall Apocalypse

Here’s Why You Don’t Pick a Fight With Elton John

Man Arrested for Digging Up His Dead Dad

‘Straight Outta Compton’: Why Are Movie Theaters So Afraid of Black Moviegoers?

Will the ISIS Widow Pay the Ultimate Price?

The Complete History of Marco Rubio and Football

How Hillary Let Down #BlackLivesMatter

Watch: Josh Groban Sings the Tweets of Donald Trump

Watch: Pitchers Hit by Line Drives

Watch Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' Promo: 'Same Chair, Different Ass'

Watch: 'Frankenstein' is Alive... Again

Watch: Fast-Moving Robots Will Kill Us All!

Watch Heidi Klum’s Response to Trump's Trolling

Laura Poitras Discusses Suing the U.S. Government, Hillary Clinton’s ‘Crazy’ Email Blunder

Donald Trump Won’t Eat Oreos Because They’re Too Mexican Now

Is the Gay Locker Room Curse Finally Over?

Georgia’s Baby Beluga Battle

Boarding School Sex Scandal: When Bro Culture Becomes Rape Culture

Instagram Should Ban The Fat Jew

Anti-Immigration Extremists Love Trump

Think Your Voting Rights Are Guaranteed? Think Again.

Not All Sororities Value Bikinis Over Brains

All the Electable Republicans Are Losing

How Putin Won French Conservatives

Why We Didn’t Get President Julian Bond

Your Raise Was Killed By Computer Code

Batman’s Dead

Can Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Hamlet’ Be Saved?

Reggae Fest Demands Anti-Israel Pledge

Why Is My Country Numb to a Child’s Murder?

I Was in Jury Duty With Donald Trump

Calvin Harris Rushes to Taylor Swift’s Defense in War of Words with Zayn Malik, Everybody Loses

Heroin Isn’t the Problem. Prescription Painkillers Are

Inside ‘Dismaland’: Banksy’s Sinister Disney-Trolling Theme Park Reportedly Opening This Weekend

Terrorist Bombing Hits Bangkok

Pal: Morgan Freeman’s Grandkid, Boyfriend Were ‘Ecstatic’ Before Murder

Tattooed Leg Washes Up on the Banks of Rome’s Tiber River

Watch: New Aurora Video from the ISS

Seth Meyers Talks Taking On ‘Bully’ Donald Trump and Sitting Down

The Internet Plagiarist Taking Over the World: The Fat Jew Is Thriving, and Comedians Are Pissed

John Oliver Exposes Shady Televangelists Fleecing Americans For Millions

Hillary Clinton Should Ask Herself: What Would Donald Trump Do?

This Family Wants Its Death Penalty Back

The Lucrative, Barely Legal Business of Shipping Luxury Cars to China

Putin Loves Labour’s Leader-in-Waiting

95% of Prosecutors Are White and They Treat Blacks Worse

The Insanely High Price of Being a Sports ‘WAG’

The Last Time We Trusted Iran’s Moderates

My Strangely Amazing Year of Living Gratefully

Why Buses Are the Saviors of Our Most Car-Crazy Cities

Bill Buckley Gets Bigger Over Time

The (Possibly) Post-No Child Left Behind Presidency

P.G. Wodehouse Meets Piers Morgan In Jonathan Ames’ New Starz Series ‘Blunt Talk’

Cassini Buzzes Saturn's Moon Dione for the Last Time

‘Show Me a Hero’: David Simon’s Powerful New Drama Tackles Housing Racism and Dirty Politics

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 16

Sorry, Folks, Donald Trump Is for Real

The Secret, Deadly Life of Seashells

The Daily Beast's Best Longreads - August 9-15

In ‘How to Be a Heroine,’ Lessons From a Bronte and Other Badasses

George Washington, the Revolutionary King of Rye Whiskey

How the End of World War II Almost Didn’t Happen

Faith Doesn’t Justify Discrimination Against Women

Mexico’s Telenovela First Lady

The Train Crashed, Then the Circus Animals Vanished

Best of Breslin: Meyer Lansky Didn’t Know How to Behave

How Frank Gifford Inspired Frederick Exley to Write the Classic ‘A Fan’s Notes’

How Comedy Lost Its Mind (Again): 'Wet Hot American Summer' and Our Return to the Absurd

How ‘Crazy’ Are Jewish Mothers?

The Week in Pictures: August 15, 2015

How ‘Nat Tate’ Hoaxed The Artworld, With Help From David Bowie

Why ISIS is the Taliban of Today

Trump Mania Eclipses Hillary at Iowa State Fair

See the Plans For Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Theme Parks: Fly the Millennium Falcon!

The Avengers Face Off in First Footage from Marvel’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Why Are We Scapegoating College Kids?

The Queen's Shocking Reaction to Diana Crash: 'Someone Must Have Greased Their Brakes'

The Secret History of Rye Whiskey

‘Turbo Kid’: The Ultraviolent Teen ‘Mad Max’ and a Cult Classic in the Making

Inside the Ronda Rousey Porn Parody

Who Really Runs #BlackLivesMatter?

Cuba’s Star-Spangled Slavery

Give a Pregnant Lady a Seat, You A-Holes

Joey Mars, King of Psychedelic Art

A Gambler Goes for Broke in Vegas

Can Nerds Really Rule TV?

The Best of The Daily Beast; August 9-August 15

Dems Have Only One Option…For Dinner

Are William and Kate Right to Fight The Paparazzi?

With Cops in Standoff, De Blasio Steps on the Scale

At Soho House, Rejects Became the New Snobs

Take Note, Republicans: 10 Hollywood Cuckolds Who Won Without Cheating

‘Mad Men’ Star Kiernan Shipka on Life After Sally Draper

Our Dirtiest President’s Mistress Tells All

The Oversexualization of Ariel Winter and Kylie Jenner: Why Teens Are Getting Cosmetic Surgery

Hot for Chicago Teacher Strike Erotica?

The Most Famous Smooch Ever Kisses Again

Iranian Dissidents Against the Iran Deal

FDA Approves OxyContin for 5th-Graders

U.S. Planned to Drop 12 Atomic Bombs on Japan

ISIS May Be Using Poison Gas To Target U.S.-Allied Kurds

WATCH: Larry Wilmore Takes Down Jeb Bush on Foreign Policy

William and Kate Launch Attack on Paparazzi Pursuing Prince George

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don’t Involve Running

Exclusive: Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Stone Free’ Live

Watch: UT Highway Patrol’s Insane Car-Crash Supercut

The ‘Spinal Tap’ of Rap: Remembering ‘CB4,’ the Satire That Skewered N.W.A

The FBI Agent Who Hunted N.W.A

I Caused the Blackout of 2003

The Strange Saga of Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom: Drugs, Divorce, and Stalking Allegations

Did Cop Murder Mother of His Child for Refusing Abortion?

Pentagon Fears It’s Not Ready for a War With Putin

The Woman Who Betrayed an ISIS Chief

Hero Marine Nailed for Secret Email: What Did He Do That Hillary Didn’t?

The Real Lives of Phone Sex Operators

Italy Can’t Deport Refugees Fast Enough

The Secrets of Phone Sex Operators

Hillary’s Plan to Save the Planet

Can Any Republican Win the Women’s Vote?

Bigots Lose It Over Target’s Boy Toy Policy

‘Deliciously Disabled’: Toronto’s Sex Ball for People With Disabilities

How Dr. Ben Carson Ruined His Legacy

John Kasich Is the GOP’s Biggest Buzzkill

There’s No Song of the Summer This Year. What Went Wrong?

When Top Prosecutors Break Bad

Meet Nick Kyrgios, Tennis’s New Superbrat

The Illegitimate Children of American Presidents

Megyn Kelly’s Vacay: So Not About Trump

Thick, Hard, Crumbly, Creamy Parmesan Is Not Ready to Be a Porn Star

Where the Hell Should Julian Assange Go?

Tianjin Explosions Devastate Chinese Port (PHOTOS)

The Day After China’s Mega-Blast

Watch: Beyoncé's Vogue Cover Shoot

Exclusive: Listen to the New Duran Duran Song

Watch Tom Waits Recite Bukowski Poems

Ferguson’s Police Chief Was Suspended Three Times From His Previous Job

David Simon on Black Lives Matter and Why Bill Clinton Is To Blame For Mass Incarceration

Fires Blazing, Untold Number Trapped Under Massive China Blast Wreckage

American Paratroopers in Ukraine Have Putin Rattled

Tipsters: We Know Gardner Heist Thief

I'm Running for President to Quit

The Pissed-Off Primary: Bernie Sanders Vs. Donald Trump

Team Hillary Took Insurance Lobby Cash

It's Time to Ditch America’s Idiotic Open-Container Laws

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Meme Reaches Refugee Camps

Texas Judge Orders Man to Get Married and Read the Bible

It’s Time for Prince Harry, the Hunting Hypocrite, to Give Up the Gun

Could the Third Reich Happen Here?

LUX Life Guide: The Tastiest Events at Los Angeles Food & Wine

Did the U.S. Just Kill 5 Kids in Syria?

Marvel’s Black Panther Costume Revealed on Set of ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Kristen Stewart’s Sexual Revolution: ‘I’m Not Hiding’

Jeb Bush Is Even Nuttier Than Trump Now

The Confederacy Lives on in Brazil

The Good Ol’ Boys of Brazil

The Spy Satellite Secrets in Hillary’s Emails

Assad Walls Off the Besieged Damascus Suburb He Gassed in 2013

What Happened to Roanoke’s ‘Lost Colonists’?

Blood, Shakespeare and Hollywood Royalty: Antonia and Peter Bogdanovich on ‘Phantom Halo’ and Sexism

Ukraine Debt: Putin’s Trump Card

First Look at Tarantino’s Widescreen Western, ‘The Hateful Eight’

Why the Media Is Dancing to Trump’s Tune

Will China’s Devaluation ‘Suck the Blood’ Out of U.S.?

Watch: The Time Lapse to (Hopefully) End Time Lapses

Is America Turning on Taylor Swift?

‘Straight Outta Compton’: Dr. Dre’s Assault on Dee Barnes and the Problem With Music Biopics

How Trump Gives Negotiation a Bad Name

U.S. Pays for Scientology ‘Experiment’ on Sick Veterans

‘Ferghanistan’ Author: I’m Giving the Profits to Darren Wilson

The Many Reasons Why Ronda Rousey Vs. Floyd Mayweather Is a Bad Idea

Did a Mexican Governor Have This Journalist Killed Over an Unflattering Photo?

How Dada Dynamited the Old Art World

The Growing Danger of Israeli Teens Waging Jewish Jihad

How Black Lives Matter Can Really Matter

From Skateboards to Drug Pumps, Welcome to Our Hackable Future

The States Sending Pregnant Addicts to Jail, Not Rehab

Ukraine’s Cold War Gets Hot as Combat Explodes in the Last 24 Hours

Jeb Bush’s Iraq Policy Looks a Lot Like Obama’s—Not Dubya’s

David Beckham, Best Dad Ever, Defends 4-Year-Old Daughter’s Binkie

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