Andrew Romano

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TV's Sexual Awakening

'Masters of Sex' proves its seriousness by aiming beyond titillation.
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The Next Food Frontier

Welcome to Alma, the most famous unknown restaurant in America.

The Bachelor

Could Cory Booker be elected president without getting married?

Talk, Now Walk?

Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, knows how to send signals. Will he know how to govern?
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Casting the Commander in Chief

For his new movie, Lee Daniels took an unconventional approach when choosing the actors to play a succession of presidents.

Trading Modernist for McMansion

Los Angeles's architectural gems are being endangered by a hot real estate market—and a decidedly Beverly Hills aesthetic.
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You Listen to This Man Every Day

Rick Rubin got Black Sabbath to return to its roots. He crashed Kanye's new album in 15 days. From Def Jam to Adele, the hit-maker gets intimate about his last 30 years—and how he's about to make history.
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Monkeying With the Barrels

Chickpeas in your bourbon? Buffalo Trace wants to improve tradition—by messing with it.

When The Sirens Wailed

Thirty-six tornado warnings rang out through Moore, Oklahoma. Within 16 minutes, the twister touched down. Within an hour, the town was destroyed.

Viva Castro!

Running for reelection as mayor and eyeing Obama's path.

At Sea With Sandy

A Coast Guard rescue swimmer dove into house-sized waves to save crew members from the sinking HMS Bounty.

The Hunted Democrats

Super-PAC money cut his lead in half. Why Sherrod Brown is running scared.

"It Takes a Lot to Rattle Me"

She lost her dad, had surgery, and tested positive for a banned substance. How Hope Solo survived—and put U.S. women's soccer in position to bring home gold.

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