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TV’s Sexual Awakening
‘Masters of Sex’ proves its seriousness by aiming beyond titillation.
The Next Food Frontier
Welcome to Alma, the most famous unknown restaurant in America.
Could Cory Booker be elected president without getting married?
Talk, Now Walk?
Eric Garcetti, L.A.’s new mayor, knows how to send signals. Will he know how to govern?
Casting the Commander in Chief
For his new movie, Lee Daniels took an unconventional approach when choosing the actors to play a succession of presidents.
Trading Modernist for McMansion
Los Angeles’s architectural gems are being endangered by a hot real estate market—and a decidedly Beverly Hills aesthetic.
You Can Live Forever
Is immortality plausible? Or is it quack science?
You Listen to This Man Every Day
Rick Rubin got Black Sabbath to return to its roots. He crashed Kanye’s new album in 15 days. From Def Jam to Adele, the hit-maker gets intimate about his last 30 years—and how he’s about to make history.
Monkeying With the Barrels
Chickpeas in your bourbon? Buffalo Trace wants to improve tradition—by messing with it.
When Children Play At War
Through the decades, the toys that bring the battle home.
When The Sirens Wailed
Thirty-six tornado warnings rang out through Moore, Oklahoma. Within 16 minutes, the twister touched down. Within an hour, the town was destroyed.
The Way They Hook Us—For 13 Hours Straight
talks to the creators of today’s most addictive shows about what they’re doing to make sure we just can’t stop.
Running for reelection as mayor and eyeing Obama’s path.
America's Coastal Denial
Can we continue to live where nature doesn’t want us?
How Justin Became King
How Justin Timberlake grew into America’s favorite pop star.
‘The First Rough Draft of History’
An oral history of the making of a magazine. By Andrew Romano.
News, War, and Martinis
BBC America series takes place inside a late-1950s London newsroom.
The Statisticians on the Bus
How a nerd named Nate Silver changed political reporting forever.
At Sea With Sandy
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer dove into house-sized waves to save crew members from the sinking HMS Bounty.
The President Who Would Be King
The Obama power play that could forever change the way Washington works.
‘We Exploited the Sexism’
‘Homeland’ returns, with TV’s most compelling female character.
The Hunted Democrats
Super-PAC money cut his lead in half. Why Sherrod Brown is running scared.
The Best TV Show You’ve Never Seen
Forget ‘The Newsroom.’ The top political drama is Danish.
“It Takes a Lot to Rattle Me”
She lost her dad, had surgery, and tested positive for a banned substance. How Hope Solo survived—and put U.S. women's soccer in position to bring home gold.
Aaron Sorkin’s chatty idealists invade cable TV.
The Beach Boys’ Crazy Summer
He heard voices, did drugs and fell apart. Can the band’s reunion tour help put Brian Wilson back together again?
The Boldest Veep Pick
Why the country’s first Latina governor might be Mitt’s best veep pick.
The odd alliance changing the way we think about crime.
Is Obama Making Racial Divide Worse?
An exclusive Newsweek poll reveals the persistence of America’s stark racial divide.
Survivor, Republican Style
The GOP’s royalty hates the party’s many debates. They’re wrong. Why the party desperately needs them.
Can Romney Win Back Reagan Democrats?
Swinging the Reagan Democrats.
Inside the Obama Machine
Team Obama has quietly built a juggernaut reelection machine in Chicago. Andrew Romano goes inside.