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Highlights From the 87th Academy Awards
Glitz, glamour and controversy at this year's Oscars.
‘Death of a Desperado’: Malcolm X Was Assassinated 50 Years Ago
The March 8, 1965 'Newsweek' report about the black leader.
'The New Yorker at 40': A 1965 Newsweek Report
Celebrate The New Yorker's 90th anniversary by reading this profile of the magazine, published in Newsweek 50 years ago next month.
Newsweeks Past: France's 'Return to Greatness'
In 1964, Charles de Gaulle was "Europe's self-appointed spokesman".
Veteran Reporter and New York Times Columnist David Carr Dies
Carr died Thursday after collapsing in the newsroom. He was 58.
Newsweeks Past: Barcelona Surrenders to Franco
26 January 1939 marked a convincing victory to the civil war that had been raging for three years.
Newsweeks Past: The Challenge of Automation
The rapid evolution of computers provoked enormous excitement and considerable dread in January 1965.
Newsweeks Past: 'In Cold Blood... An American Tragedy'
Truman Capote's reporting and researching on a family's brutal murder created a new era of journalism.
Four Decades Later, Roe v. Wade Is Still Monumental
The decision that made waves in 1973 is now a political tsunami.
Photographs: Martin Luther King Jr.'s America
King's movement was born out of America’s history of segregation, racism and civil unrest.
Newsweeks Past: Cuban Crisis
Diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were suspended between 1961 and 2014.
Newsweeks Past: On the Brink of Revolution
On January 8 1979, Newsweek reported on the chaos that would lead to the country becoming an Islamic Republic.
Elvis: Moving in Memphis
Elvis Presley was born 80 years ago today. When he kicked off his career in the 1950s, the King sidled out of Sun Studios and made the road his friend.
After Paris Attack, News Outlets Face Difficult Choice Over Controversial Magazine Covers
Depictions of the Prophet Muhammad are controversial in many parts of the Muslim world.
In Pictures: Charlie Hebdo Attack
12 people were killed in a shooting January 7 at the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Photos: Life in Ukraine
Photographer Alan Chin captures life on Ukraine's front lines.
The Journalists Who Died Doing Their Jobs in 2014
Nearly 100 people died bringing the world the news last year. Here are some of their stories.
14 from ‘14: The Best LongReads From Newsweek
Here are some deep dives to yank you out of the mundane and parachute you into the middle of the conflicts and questions that shape our lives and future.
Newsweeks Past: Christmas in Guadalcanal
At Christmas time in 1942 Allied troops began to get the upper hand against the Japanese
Photos: Behind the Making of 'Gone With the Wind'
A comprehensive exhibition looks at the history and legacy of the iconic film, 75 years after its making.
Photographs: Cuba's Antique Cars
Because of the embargo, Cuba is home to thousands of old U.S. cars that could never be replaced.
Obama on Brown, Garner and Race in America
“I want my grandsons to be treated like anyone else's grandsons," Obama said during a recent interview on BET.
Death of a Beatle
A few weeks after John Lennon was shot by obsessed fan, Mark David Chapman on Dec. 8, 1980, Newsweek devoted a special report to the singer and painstakingly traced the steps of his killer.
Newsweeks Past: The Killings at My Lai
Between 347 and 504 Vietnamese civilians were killed in the village of Mai Lai on 8th December 1969
Ashton Carter Nominated as Defense Secretary
Ashton Carter was nominated for the position of Secretary of Defense by Barack Obama on Friday, his fourth defense secretary in 6 years.
President Obama on the Eric Garner Decision
"This is an American problem. When anybody in this country is not being treated equally under the law, that’s a problem. And it’s my job as President to help solve it."
Newsweeks Past: Pearl Harbor
On 7th December 1941, 73 years ago Japan launched a surprise attack on the US Navy's fleet
Photos: Clashes in Hong Kong As Police Clear Protest Site
Several thousand police were deployed to clear a protest hotspot in Hong Kong, clashing with several thousand demonstrators and arresting 80 pro-democracy protesters.
Ferguson Decision: Updates and Analysis
Follow Newsweek's analysis of events after a Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Photos: Protests Against Ferguson Grand Jury Decision
People across the country demonstrated for the second night on Tuesday after a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. announced its decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown.
Newsweeks Past: The Jonestown Massacre
36 years ago, 918 members of Jim Jones’ People’s Temple committed mass suicide
Watch: President Obama Announces Immigration Reform
Watch a video of President Obama's immigration reform speech and read the full text of his comments.