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A Menace for Good
Hall-of-famer Brendan Shanahan punishes those who target the head.
A First for Germany
Senegalese-born Karamba Diaby just won a seat in Parliament in a historic election.
Colorado’s Unsung Heroes
Wayne Shoemaker is one of thousands who came to the aid of flood victims earlier this month.
The American who prosecuted a notorious African war criminal for a decade.
An Uncensored Candidate
Steve Lonegan is a very conservative politician in a pretty liberal state, but at least you can’t accuse him of pandering.
The Money’s on Her
At the Fed, Summers is out. Is Yellen in?
The Man Who Broke the Internet
With a widely watched video stunt, Jimmy Kimmel raked in the ratings. But some say the television host damaged YouTube’s credibility in the process.
Kingmaker in the Making
A Democratic Iowa congressman could inherit one of the nation’s heavier mantles when Senator Harkin retires next year.
A Tall Order
The sky isn’t the limit for an architect building the world’s first invisible skyscraper.
From Porn to Politics
Adult film star Michael Lucas wades into the debate over gay rights in Russia.
The Internal Diplomat
Keeping the peace between a president and his cabinet takes talent.
Moderate or Loyalist?
Shelley Moore Capito is likely to be the next senator from West Virginia—if her own party doesn’t get in the way.
Sex. Booze. Money.
A distiller with dreams goes into business with Playboy.
From Jezebel to Gray Lady
The founder of an attitudinal website lands a book column at a venerable newspaper. Is old media the new new?
A Pioneering Maestra
Marin Alsop is changing the face of classical conducting.
The Next Food Frontier
Welcome to Alma, the most famous unknown restaurant in America.
The Italian Idol
Forget about age, baldness, or any lines on his face—actor Toni Servillo is adored, admired, and desired.
The unpredictable Tom Coburn surprises Washington yet again.
Could Cory Booker be elected president without getting married?
A British parliamentarian accuses Moscow of diplomatic shenanigans and bigotry.
From Professor to Savior
Can Raghuram Rajan rescue India’s economy?
Arsenio Is Back
The millennials may not know him. But watch out: the adventurous television host returns.
Michelle Nunn wants to end the Democrats’ losing streak in Georgia and win back her father’s Senate seat.
Talk, Now Walk?
Eric Garcetti, L.A.’s new mayor, knows how to send signals. Will he know how to govern?
The Tower of Tennis
John Isner is the brightest American hope on the court, but can he win the U.S. Open?
In a remote corner of the world, an American lieutenant colonel is helping with the construction of a high-tech laboratory to study and prevent the spread of anthrax and the plague.
The Unknown Nazi Hunter
Even his closest relatives didn’t know that Hanns Alexander tracked down some of history’s most notorious war criminals.
A Penny Deferred
A radical new way to pay for college.
Money Man With Moxie
Who can? Icahn. The septuagenarian investor has deep pockets and a pugnacious streak.