Prince Harry, Growing Up Without Princess Diana
In this 1997 piece, Newsweek reports on how Princess Diana raised her sons, and how her death affected them.
Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe
"My goal," Hawking said, "is a complete understanding of the universe."
Oy Vay or Mazel Tov?
There is no particular reason why the National Museum of American Jewish History should be located in Philadelphia, rather than, say, Brooklyn, except that it happened to have been founded there in 1976, by members of Congregation Mikveh Israel.
The Politics of Bedbugs
Conservatives say that environmentalists are to blame for the recent resurgence in bedbugs, because DDT and other household chemicals are no longer legal for the purpose of eradicating them.
Newsverse: 'Moo, Bah, Blah-Blah-Blah?'
In the latest edition of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's poetic take on the news of the day, Jerry Adler melds a children's favorite with Alan Simpson's controversial recent comment on the state of Social Security.
Book Review: Rhonda Byrne's 'The Power'
Rhonda Byrne, author of "The Secret," has a new book called "The Power," which claims you can get anything by believing in it. Don't believe it.
Newsverse: The Final Solution to the Muslim Problem
In this week's edition of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's weekly poetic take on the news, Jerry Adler muses on anti-Muslim sentiment in America in light of the controversy of a mosque in lower Manhattan.
Newsverse: Holy Wars
In the latest installment of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's poetic take on the news, Jerry Adler muses on plans to build mosques in New York and Temecula, Calif.
The Move to 'Restore' the 13th Amendment
The Iowa Republican Party wants to resurrect a long-forgotten attempt to amend the Constitution in order to criticize President Obama.
Newsverse: Great Israeli Pickup Lines
In this week's edition of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's humorous poetic take on current events, Jerry Adler examines an unusual conviction for deception rendered by an Israeli court.
Newsprose: From Our Capitol Hill Correspondent
In the latest edition of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's humorous literary take on the news, Jerry Adler turns to prose with an absurdist satire of Capitol Hill politicking.
Newsverse: Sharron Angle's Big Squeeze
Newsweek's poetic take on Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle's less-than-poetic advice to turn "a lemon situation into lemonade."
Newsverse: Elena Kagan Orders Lunch
In this week's edition of Newsverse, the Gaggle's weekly poetic take on the news, Jerry Adler imagines confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan as a meal at a restaurant.
Newsverse: Save the Humans
It may be a bad week for humans, but it's good news for the whales, who the International Whaling Commission has put off opening up to hunting again. "Krill, baby, krill!" says our news poet, Jerry Adler.
Newsverse: Black Bayou
I feel so bad I got a worried mind I'm all covered up in slime It's feeling something like the End of Time In Black Bayou.
Newsverse: Capitalism and Its Discontents
Our poetic take on a new edict by General Motors that employees should henceforth always say "Chevrolet" instead of "Chevy."
Newsverse: Get Your Rage On
This week's installment of our humorous take on the news, in light verse, about how President Obama has been criticized for not getting angry enough about the gulf oil spill.
Newsverse: Of Oil Spills and Kim Jong-il
In this week's installment of Newsverse, NEWSWEEK's current-events-themed poetry series, Jerry Adler takes on the gulf oil spill. "Mud can do a tip-Top Kill. Dump some on the nearest spill. And the rest on Kim Jong-il."
Newsverse: Welcome to the Club, Rand Paul
"At one time people used to think of golf, and golf courses, and golf clubs as being exclusive. But I think in recent years, now you see a lot of people playing golf ...
Does Obama's Foreign Policy Spell U.S. Decline?
The story of Barack Obama's presidency to this point has mostly been written in domestic and economic policy. But he came to office promising to change American policy and rhetoric toward the rest of the world, especially America's historic adversaries in Asia and the Mideast. There is no disputing that he has done that, but at what costs, and to what ends?
Newsverse: Elegy, Salt Lake City, May 2010
By Jerry Adler SALT LAKE CITY— Senator Robert F. Bennett, an 18-year veteran Republican who had been seeking a fourth term, was stripped of his party's nomination ...
Are Teachers' Unions the Problem or the Solution?
Randi Weingarten, Rod Paige, and others debate education reform.
Debate: California Is a Failed State
In the latest Intelligence Squared US debate, the audience agreed that the Golden State has lost its luster.
Is U.S. to Blame for Mexico's Drug War?
Is the U.S. to blame? That was the question at the latest Intelligence Squared US debate.
What Health Reform Can Learn From Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is both highly effective and fiercely efficient. So why are its methods so rare?
D'Souza's New Book Promises Proof of the Afterlife
A new book promises incontrovertible proof of the afterlife. That's cold comfort to those of us left behind.
How Did We Nab the Lockerbie Bomber Anyway?
How was Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who will be released from a Scottish prison to die at home, convicted in the first place?
Medical Records: We Need a National System
We need a national system of electronic medical records.
Epilepsy: Life on the Frontlines
It takes courage and discipline to live every day with the haunting uncertainty of epilepsy. A good doctor helps, too.
Culture: Who Would Steal a Dinosaur Bone?
Dinosaur experts are saddened but not surprised by the theft of a fossil.