Newsweek Staff

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    Glenn Close

    On not wearing street clothes if you want to be a royal.
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    Ahdaf Soueif pens a love letter to Egypt’s capital after years of silence.
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    What a Zoo, Drew

    She rescues whales in Big Miracle, out Feb. 3. Here, Drew Barrymore chooses her favorite movies with beastly stars.
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    Crisis On The Continent

    As economic contagion continues in Europe, and with the future of the euro imperiled, Newsweek asked eight economists to describe the origin of the problem facing the single currency and what would happen if the euro were abolished.
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    My Favorite Mistake

    Composer Philip Glass on shattering his idea of an artist’s life.
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    Colombo on the Cusp

    Shehan Karunatilaka on a capital that straddles the beautiful and the banal.
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    Put a Mitt In It!

    Romney rarely loses his composure--unless you interrupt him. Our guide to his outbursts.
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    Broadcast Highs And Lows

    ESPN broke new ground, but some recent shows have tanked—in ethics and entertainment.
  • Obama Campaign Office

    A Who's Who Guide to Team Obama

    Obama is embarking on a historically challenging reelection run. He’ll need all the help he can get.
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    Joshua Bell

    Violinist Joshua Bell on the mind game of performing.
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    31 Ways To Get Smarter In 2012

    Read stuff. Learn new languages. Master chess. Zone out. Getting a bigger brain is easier—and more fun—than you think.
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    A Year of Upheaval

    Even as 2012 gets underway, the world continues to be rocked by 2011’s big stories, from the epochal changes of the Arab Spring to the Japanese tsunami and nuclear disaster at Fukushima. Will pro-democracy protests topple dictatorships elsewhere in the world? Can China and Germany lead the rest of us out of the global economic crisis? Is Al Qaeda on its way to the dustbin at last, 10 long years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan? Stay tuned.
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    Brad Bird's 10 Favorite Winter Films

    Seasonal staples from the director of 'Ratatouille' who is hitting screens again this season with 'Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.'
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    The Rock’s New Boss

    Gibraltar’s leader wants to bring the British territory, long claimed by Spain, firmly into the future.
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    Ben Kingsley

    On the horror of being called ‘absolutely suburban.’
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    A-Lister's Film Picks

    Fight the seasonal blues with these movies hand-picked by Hollywood's finest. Grab the hot cocoa and hit "play."