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Charlize Theron adopts, Rod Blagojevich starts his prison sentence and more.
More Negative Ads, Please
Why evolution favors attack ads.
The top GOP candidates were Bush backers—and are running from his legacy as fast as they can.
Can Suicide Be a Hate Crime?
Dharun Ravi may be a jerk, but he shouldn’t go to prison for it.
No GOP Casa Blanca
Have Romney’s relentless attacks on Latinos sent the right off an electoral cliff?
Their non-profit siblings provide money to the cash cows, without having to publicly disclose their donors.
I Just Can’t Quit You
Warren Buffett’s not the only American geriatric who refuses to retire.
Rush to the Bottom
Huckabee’s about to take the mike. Can he push Limbaugh off the talk-radio throne?
How Obama Caved On Israel
The president sacrificed his ideals and misplayed his hand. How Bibi got the better of Barack. By Peter Beinart.
Alan Dershowitz Convicts DSK
The maid was discredited. The former IMF chief got off. But was he guilty?
A Long Way to Go, Baby
A half-century into the modern women’s movement, why aren’t more women in power? Leslie Bennetts reports.
How Obama Could Lose
Yes, things are looking up for the Democrats. But foreign policy could upend everything this fall.
The War On Texas Women
Reproductive rights are under attack. On the front lines of the latest battleground—and how Planned Parenthood is fighting back.
Where Women Are on Top
How stuffy old NPR became a hotbed for female journalists.
Sarah Palin's Revenge
She rose fast, flamed out—then got mad. David Frum on HBO's 'Game Change'—and how Sarah Palin stirred a revolt against Obama's America.
Reluctant Culture Warrior
America’s most important Catholic took a break from his battles with the president so he could fly to Rome for a promotion.
Survivor, Republican Style
The GOP’s royalty hates the party’s many debates. They’re wrong. Why the party desperately needs them.
Congressman Jason Chaffetz's Favorite Mistake
Congressman Jason Chaffetz on his wild, broke days at BYU.
Obama's Secret Army
At a time when many Americans think their government is inept, the ‘Special Operators’ get the job done. Just ask the President, who is doubling down on the Navy SEALs.
Can Romney Win Back Reagan Democrats?
Swinging the Reagan Democrats.
Black Stars Remember Whitney Houston
Why Whitney Houston's fans never stopped rooting for her.
What if Mitt had run for president as the Massachusetts moderate he used to be?
Why Can't These Girls Stop Twitching?
Some 20 high-school girls are now afflicted in upstate New York. The media circus is making it worse.
Is the Bank Foreclosure Deal Good Enough?
California's attorney general, Kamala Harris, fought fiercely to make banks pay for the foreclosure crisis.
Race-Baiting: All the Rage
A loud backfire in Michigan.
How State Beat Church
Conservatives gleefully revived the culture wars. But they're not winning. How Obama set a trap for the right.
The Pessimistic Billionaire
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made a fortune as an investor. Why is he so worried about the future?
Jackie, Oh No!
What took Mimi Alford so long to tell her tale?
Why Fans Hate WAGs Like Gisele
Losing streaks, bungled plays, men off their game. The athletes fumble—and the wives are blamed.
A New Marriott CEO Checks In
Reservations in a recession.