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Hate Crime Stuns NYC
A gay man was shot just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn. The murder was the 22nd anti-gay attack in New York in 2013—a 77 percent increase from this time last year.
Best-selling author Donald Miller on the struggle to find meaning in life—and why we must not confuse meaning with success. An interview with Joshua DuBois.
Advice from Rumsfeld
The former secretary of defense’s new book is full of great lessons for success in various fields. But there's just one problem, says comedian Dean Obeidallah: Google.
L.A.'s Political Boys Club
For such a diverse city, the Los Angeles City Council is a depressing bastion of likeminded men. John Phillips on the city's political glass ceiling.
Japan’s Kidnapping Problem
Dozens of American children are abducted to Japan every year—not by strangers, but by parents after messy divorces. Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky and Jake Adelstein report.
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To a philosopher, is the human brain no different from a nonliving gizmo like a light switch? Jonathan Weiner on the uncomfortable ideas of the thinker Daniel Dennett.
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Week in Wingnuts
Legalized abortion causes school shootings, Obamacare will lead to conservatives being denied health services, and other wacky assertions from our political leaders.
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The Saddest Reality Stars
Unlike the Real Housewives, prisoners aren’t really exercising free will when they sign up to be exploited on TV. Mansfield Frazier on how the genre just hit an ugly new low.
Is J.J. Abrams Lost in Space?
The man behind the new Star Trek and Star Wars movies is mixing genres, botching continuity and ignoring solid science. Sujay Kumar on the most divisive director in the galaxy.
Strike a Pose
Donatella Versace presented Versus Versace’s new look on Wednesday night in New York, while championing one of London’s brightest new talents, J.W. Anderson.
1. THE SUNSHINE STATE
Winning Powerball Ticket Sold in Florida
Jackpot is $590.5 million.More
Obama to Give Speech on Gitmo
Will talk drones and counterterrorism policies.More
North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile
For the second day in a row.More
Pakistani Politician Shot Dead
Founding member of Imran Khan’s party.More
India Debates Rape Response
After judge says women could marry rapists. More
NYC Gay Man’s Death a Hate Crime
City has seen spike in incidents in the past year.More
7. FRIENDLY FIRE
Hofstra Student Killed by Police
During home invasion.More
8. SWEET VICTORY
Oxbow Wins Preakness
Upsets Kentucky Derby winner Orb.More
Report: Stewart, Pattinson Split
For now. Yes, again.More
10. NOT FOR SALE
Kanye West Debuts Two New Songs