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Disenchanted with Obama, Erdogan is wooing America’s enemies
Waiting for the Next Revolution
Will the Arab Spring inspire an African Spring?
Baby You Can Drive My Car
An exclusive conversation with the woman driving the Women’s Spring
You Gotta Believe in Nothing
Beyond Faith helps young atheists be happy, godless heathens
The U.S. tally for premature births is close to that of Bangladesh
Starbucks v. Starbungs
The coffee behemoth spent a year suing a Thai street vendor for copyright infringement
The Lush Life of William T. Vollmann
He’s written about prostitutes, crack, and war zones; is it time for a Nobel Prize?
Eating Our Words
Foodism has turned every restaurant outing into an adventure, and every dish an epiphany. What happened to, “I’m hungry?”
What's Bugging the Head of the NSA?
General Keith Alexander seems to be running out of friends
How Edward Snowden Escalated Cyber War
The NSA whistleblower may have killed the U.S.’s only shot at reining in China’s voracious theft of corporate, government, and military secrets
What’s God Got to Do With It?
America is about to be invaded by agnostic and atheist evangelists
Diana: Hunted or Huntress?
A new movie about Princess Di is getting slammed for telling the truth
Wikipedia's Wobbling (Citation Needed)
Can the crowdsourced know-it-all get smart about standards and its lack of diversity?
Did The U.N. Herald a New Age of Cholera?
A lawsuit demands the organization admit culpability and compensate victims
See You, Banksy. Hello, Invader
The Paris street artist tries to make it in New York as Banksy packs up his spray cans
Brazil’s scariest slums have become a must-see for tourists
The Problem With Healthcare.gov Is Yahoos
A website as elaborate as Obamacare is too important to leave to the people that brought us the TSA and the 1040 tax form
10 Things You Didn't Know About Lou Reed
It wasn't all a walk in the park
Amelia Boone plays dirty
Once dismissed as ‘cheese-eating surrender monkeys,’ the French are eager to entangle themselves in foreign wars
Are Churches Making America Poor?
Atheists on Capitol Hill have a way to balance the budget: Crack down on churches with crooked books
Syria: The New Jihadist Training Ground
The biggest security threat to America and Europe is homebound jihadists
Hexing & Texting
Millennial hipsters are finding solace (and some cool outfits) in that old black magic
Glenn Greenwald and the Future of Leaks
In an exclusive interview, the journalist behind the NSA scandal talks spies, surveillance and his next bombshell
Somewhere, Over the Dwayne Bowe
The Kansas City Chiefs have gone from worst to first and are vying for a Super Bowl trophy
Digital Dystopia: On Dave Eggers’s 'The Circle'
The author of The Circle makes a powerful argument for turning off your iPhone
Interview With a Vampyre’s Dentist
Father Sebastiaan makes the Rolex of fangs for the serious bloodsucker
Dirty Data Dumbfounds The Street
The full cost of the shutdown will continue to be felt for months as financial firms struggle to read the muddled tea leaves
The Sinkable Rebekah Brooks
As Murdoch’s red-headed editor goes on trial for corruption, NPR media reporter David Folkenflik looks at her rise and fall
What Would Steve Jobs Wear?
The marriage of fashion and technology has been awkward, and occasionally ugly, but Apple may change things