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Steinem Still Wants More
America's leading feminist says this is no time to settle.
America’s Workers Get Stiffed
The small-government, tax-cut-only approach is helping our competitors win the global race for jobs.
8 Ways to Fix Our Politics
From California to Capitol Hill, America's political system is an unholy mess.
'Disgusted' by the Debt Deal
The former senator blasts off about Washington’s incompetence.
The Untransformational Leader
Barack Obama hoped to elevate American politics. Instead, our politics may destroy his presidency.
Debt Debate: China's View
Whatever the rating agencies say, many in China believe the U.S. is no longer creditworthy.
Escape From the Asylum
Watching the debt crisis, a former congresswoman yearns for a lost bipartisan era.
Reclusive philanthropist Bunny Mellon talks exclusively to NEWSWEEK about life, and secrets buried in her gardens.
A Tea Party Turncoat
A godfather of the fringe right, Sen. Tom Coburn is now paving the path to compromise. He may pay for it.
My Favorite Mistake
Madeleine Albright on the time she stuck it to Putin.
Heat Wave Grips Country
With temps soaring into the 100, the sweaty and suffering masses sought relief however they could.
Madman in Chief
Was Richard Nixon too normal? Abraham Lincoln exceptionally deranged? Why we should look for a little bit of crazy in our leaders.
Happy Birthday Mr. President
Barack Obama is turning 50. Here are the numbers behind the world’s most powerful man.
A Dogma to Wreck the Country
It beggars belief that the GOP is willing to risk national default for the sake of antitax purity. By Niall Ferguson
Gay Marriage is Good for America
As same-sex couples march down the aisle in N.Y., Andrew Sullivan reflects on his own pursuit of happiness.
The John Next Door
The men who buy sex are your neighbors. A new study reveals how porn warps personal relationships.
The clash over the debt has exposed the gulf between GOP purists and pragmatists.
Begala: I Miss Bob Dole
He stood up to the radical right when it shut down the government in 1995. Who will do the same today?
The Ones Who Got Away
Casey Anthony joins a rogues’ gallery of reviled figures who many thought got off too easy.
Here’s who’s employing the most people in every state.
United States of Narcissism
Self-obsession is on the rise in America, and the economic consequences could be dire.
Petraeus’s Next Battle
As spy chief, Petraeus must transform the CIA to help fight 21st-century wars.
Letters to the Editor
‘Diana at 50’
Dodd-Frank: The Players
Elizabeth Warren: Brain behind consumer-protection agency, law professor is vilified by Dodd-Frank foes, a hero to Democrats.
The case of dead toddler Caylee captivated America, and came to a surprise close last week.
Who Was Barack Obama's Father?
A new book reveals him, warts and all, as a man his son would not become.
The Billion-Dollar Bank Heist
How the financial industry is buying off Washington.
Out, Damned Tweet!
Shakespeare's lessons in eloquence have never been more important.
The Next Space Race
As NASA's last shuttle takes flight, private companies are rushing to fill the astronaut gap.
Palin Plots Her Next Move
She hasn’t entered the race for the White House (yet), but she believes the prize is there for the taking.