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    Kate’s First Royal Year

    She wowed the world at the wedding of the century, and now the Duchess of Cambridge is proving that she can handle the everyday with equal grace and style.
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    150 Women Who Shake the World

    They're heads of state and of household, fiery protesters and sly iconoclasts. Newsweek and The Daily Beast honor 150 women heroes.
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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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    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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    I Hate Therefore I Am

    Umberto Eco’s new book, ‘The Prague Cemetery,’ explores history’s deadliest hoax.
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    How to Crowd Source a President

    It’s not hard to find Americans fed up with the two-party system—just witness the skyrocketing number of voters registered as independents.
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    Our Research Partners

    Newsweek’s Green Rankings were compiled in collaboration with two leading research organizations.
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    Back to the U.S.S.R.

    Does Russia secretly want Vladimir Putin to return to the Kremlin? Owen Matthews reports.
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    Selling the Revolution

    Lovable Muppets. Feel-good colors. Hipster cred. Apple's ad campaigns make us want to be part of the club.
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    Why We’re in the Budgetary Soup

    Championing smaller government without coming to grips with Social Security and Medicare is like playing basketball without a ball.
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    The Real Minimum Wage

    Those without jobs are often willing to work for far less than $7.25. NEWSWEEK chronicles how low they will go.
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    Obama's Priorities

    After meeting with his Jobs and Competitiveness Council in North Carolina last week, President Obama said that former president Clinton will help spearhead a national effort to create jobs by offering incentives to building owners to invest in energy-efficient upgrades.
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    Clinton's Hiring Squad

    Business leaders, nonprofit directors, lawmakers, and academics will discuss jobs at next week’s CGI summit.
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    Don't Read These Symptoms the Wrong Way

    In evaluating a child’s behavior, many psychiatrists will view these symptoms as evidence of bipolar disorder, but author Stuart L. Kaplan, M.D., sees other explanations.
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    Empire State of Jobs

    The Empire State Building recently received an ecofriendly makeover, which will reduce energy costs by millions.
  • The First Mates Club

    Behind every good candidate is a great spouse. How do these GOP partners measure up?
  • Don't Dis My Sequel!

    We ask some of the summer’s biggest celebrities to defend their newest retreads.
  • America's Most Sleep-Deprived Place

    Forget the drowsy air-traffic controllers. What are the places that most need a nap? THE DAILY BEAST crunched data provided by Experian Simmons on the number of people who have insomnia or sleep disorders and use pain relievers to combat it.
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    The $1 Billion Campaign

    The cost of Obama’s reelection campaign is expected to rocket into 10 figures. How does that compare with that of past aspirants?
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    Mother's Day Gifts

    For Mother’s Day, a stylish milk carton—and a bright view of the world.
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    Obama’s Collapsing Base

    The president can’t catch a break. Republicans loathe him, and now even old pals are bailing on the onetime Teflon commander in chief. Why are Obama’s allies turning against him?
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    Goodbye 'Gigli,' Hello the New Ben Affleck

    In the company men, Bobby Walker is a Porsche-driving golden boy laid off from his middle-management job. He smugly expects an easy landing somewhere, but the economy has other plans, which is how he ends up delivering one of the most wrenching lines in a movie that’s full of them: “I’m a 37-year-old unemployed loser who can’t support his family.”
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    Robert Kaplan Pegs Indian Ocean Rim as Global Hub

    Foreign policymakers distracted by recent history—the fallout from the end of the Cold War, the morasses of Iraq and Afghanistan—should shift their gazes from northern landmasses to southern seas. That’s the thrust of Robert Kaplan’s new book, Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power, which argues that the Indian Ocean “will demographically and strategically be a hub of the 21st-century world.”
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    Q&A With Ukraine's Viktor Yushchenko

    Viktor Yushchenko was ousted as president of Ukraine nearly a year ago. NEWSWEEK speaks with him about the recent local elections, his legacy, and Ukraine’s strategic relationship with Russia.
  • Green Rankings: 2010 Full Methodology

    To produce the 2010 Green Rankings, NEWSWEEK collaborated with MSCI ESG Research—a leading source of environmental, social, and governance ratings—which served as lead research organization; Trucost, which specializes in quantitative measurements of environmental performance; CorporateRegister.com, the world’s largest online directory of social responsibility, sustainability, and environmental reports; and our editorial partner, ASAP Media. The goal was to assess each company’s actual environmental footprint and management of that footprint (including policies and strategies), along with its reputation among environmental experts.
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    Friday Caption Contest: The Donald Graduates

    It has been a busy month for Donald Trump, including the premiere of a recession-centric season of "The Apprentice," and a recent announcement that he is considering a 2012 run for the White House. But before he gets to Pennsylvania Avenue, it looks like he is making sure all his elitist credentials are in order.
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    Mao's Great Famine

    The Great Leap Forward, the period from 1958 to 1962 that saw the deaths of an estimated 45 million Chinese, lacks the heft of horror associated with Hitler’s and Stalin’s genocides.
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    Why John Boehner Could Be a Good House Speaker

    John Boehner, the 10-term Republican congressman from Ohio and current House minority leader, seems like a pleasant enough fellow. He enjoys a good round of golf. His voice is smooth and sonorous. His resplendent ocher tan never fades, even in winter.
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    Friday Caption Contest: Cake Walk

    There is nothing but doom and gloom in political news these days, but at the U.S. Open this week, life was a cake walk. An Ace of Cakes walk, that is.
  • Is This the End for Obama's 'New Beginning' Between the US and Muslims?

    Just over a year ago the fledgling president got up in front of a capacity crowd at Cairo University in Egypt and promised "a new beginning" for relations between America and the Muslim world. Controversy over the planned Muslim center near Ground Zero, Pastor Terry Jones's mooted Quran burning, the death it has caused, and allegations of atrocities by U.S. troops in Afghanistan may have thwarted those hopes....
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    Obama’s Oval Office Remodel

    Every president has made the room his own. While Obama vacationed, his staff completely revamped the cornerless room.
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    How Mitt Romney Is Taking Advantage of the Mosque Controversy

    While Palin and Co. are using the Ground Zero mosque controversy to burnish their far-right bona fides, Romney is seizing on the kerfuffle as an opportunity to do something else entirely: prove that he’s the only grown-up Republican in the 2012 race.
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    Pentagon Says WikiLeaks Is Fibbing

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest claims about attempts he has made to establish some kind of working relationship, or at least cordial contact, with U.S. defense authorities is false, say Pentagon officials.