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Harper Lee's New Book Breaks HarperCollins's Preorder Record
Lee's new book will go on sale July 14.
The Battle over Turkey's Hagia Sophia Museum
The move to convert the Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque is part of a divisive war over Turkey’s soul.
Beyond Elm Street: The Vivid Horrors of Sleep Paralysis
Rodney Ascher's new documentary, The Nightmare, delves into sleep paralysis and “shadow people” visions
Fox News Misgenders, Mocks Caitlyn Jenner
Of course, Fox News has a transphobic response to Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover.
Video: The Aftermath of UFC Champion Jon Jones's Hit-and-Run
Jones allegedly drove through a red light and hit the side of a car driven by Vanessa Sonnenberg, a pregnant woman.
Dawes Takes the Long Road
Dawes frontman Taylor Goldsmith on the California group's new LP, “All Your Favorite Bands,” out today.
Rapper Iggy Azalea Gets Engaged to Basketball Player Nick Young
The ring retailed for $500,000.
Caitlyn Jenner Just Set a New Twitter Record
President Obama set the previous record when he joined Twitter on May 18.
New Super Suit Simulates Aging for Millennials
Former Walt Disney Imagineering team and an insurance company create a costume that turns the wearer into grandpa.
The Best Documentaries of 2015 (So Far)
A round-up of staffers' favorite documentaries from the first half of a banner year for the medium.
Why ‘Uptown Funk’ Is Immortal
Although inescapably annoying, the Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars song is an optimistic sign for a hurting music industry.
Environmentalist James Lovelock: Saving the Planet is a 'Foolish Extravagance'
As he approaches his 96th birthday Lovelock is more convinced than ever of the need to change the way we look at Earth
Caitlyn Jenner, Formerly Bruce, Appears on the Cover of 'Vanity Fair'
Jenner first announced she would undergo a gender reassignment surgery earlier this spring.
Author Announces New Novel in Soft-Sadomasochism '50 Shades' Series
'Grey,' by '50 Shades of Grey' author E.L. James, will retell the story from Christian Grey's perspective.
Reality Star Kim Kardashian Announces Second Pregnancy with Husband Kanye West
Kardashian broke the news on 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians.'
Believe It or Not, It's Time to Start Loving German Wine
It is past time to rehabilitate the reputation of Riesling and its cousins.
What’s the Most Important Year in World History?
WikiLeaks’ release of half a million U.S. diplomatic cables from 1978 has prompted a discussion of historical significance.
High Steaks: The World of Female Competitive Eaters
If you have lunch with Molly Schuyler, a rising star in the competitive eating world, watch your fingers.
Questions Emerge From the Deep Web
A new documentary by Alex Winter examines issues raised by the Silk Road case.
Pink Triangles and Prison Sentences: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals
A traveling exhibit stopping in New York City for the first time focuses on a lesser known story of Nazi persecution.
Nobody Gives Better Life Advice Than Mindy Kaling
The writer and actress talked to B.J. Novak about all the things that led up to her new book, "Why Not Me?"
Why Are Young Moms Becoming Rarer?
More couples are postponing the moment to be young moms and dads, putting college, career and buying a home first.
C’est Fini, L’Amour: Paris to Cut ‘Love Locks’
Starting Monday, officials will remove the symbols of romance from the Pont des Arts Bridge.
Vincent Van Gogh Departs the Asylum With Irises and Roses
Van Gogh’s floral farewell to mental illness is on show until mid-August at the Met in New York.
Excerpts From Our David Duchovny 'Aquarius' Interview
The star speaks about his new role, the “X-Files” reboot, the value of being clueless and more.
$100 Million: Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Is Up for Sale
The property spans 2,700 acres.
Looking Back at Photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark's Storied Career
Mark, known for her powerful images that highlighted the day-to-day life of marginalized communities, died May 26, 2015.
Swedish Dads to Receive Almost 100 Days Paternity Leave
The Swedish government has announced it will offer fathers a third month of paid leave.
If I Ruled the World: Photographer David Bailey
The award-winning English portrait photographer shares his world-view.
Report: Iggy Azalea Cancels 'Great Escape' Tour
The Great Escape Tour was planned to begin on September 18 in San Diego