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Open For Business
Taco bars, boardwalks, and tons of freshly sifted sand. East Coast towns hard hit by Superstorm Sandy are kicking off summer. By Eliza Shapiro and Josh Dzieza.
The Week’s Best Reads
From the collapsed case for austerity to the NYPD cop who blew the whistle on ‘stop-and-frisk,’ The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the Web this week.
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Scenes from the Week
Flags were laid at Arlington graves for Memorial Day, a deadly tornado tore through Oklahoma, and a bullfight in Madrid ended in gore. See the week’s most striking images.
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'Feminine Mystique' at 50
Fifty years after Betty Friedan’s landmark book, how close are women to living her feminist dream? Anna Quindlen and Gail Collins talk about how far we’ve come. By Eleanor Clift.
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OMG, I Want This House
After years of hearing Oprah tell viewers, "Your home should rise up to meet you," Oprah Winfrey Show producer Ellen Rakieten redesigned her Chicago home into this elegant oasis.
Summer in the City
Memorial Day is cool this year, but sweltering days are around the corner. Check out these vintage photos of New York City broiling in the summer heat, going all the way back to 1900.
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Interstate 5 Disaster
Grab Your Forks
Los Angeles-based seamstress Erin Pearce makes photographic print dresses of various Seinfeld characters.
1. THE LAW
Judge Orders Arpaio to Stop Profiling
Arizona sheriff loses class-action lawsuit.More
2. IT WASN’T ME
Toronto Mayor: I Don’t Smoke Crack
“Nor am I an addict,” says Rob Ford.More
Billionaire ‘Sorry’ for Sexist Comments
Said mothers couldn’t be good traders.More
Obama to Navy: Stop the Sexual Assaults
Says the problem undermines the military.More
Jimmy Kimmel Owns Bea Arthur’s Boobs
Bought the painting for $1.9 million.More
6. COMING THROUGH
Bridge Collapse Blamed on Truck
Tractor-trailer carrying too tall of a load.More
7. SPYING'S OUR GAME
CIA Goes Back to Basics
Following Obama’s speech on drones. More
Yahoo Places Hulu Bid
Will have to beat multiple suitors.More
9. SUPER SIZE ME
McDonalds in Japan Offers ‘Mega Fries’
Two orders in one. More
10. FORMER PIANO MAN
Billy Joel Got ‘Bored’ With Pop Songs
He explains in a New York Times Magazine profile. More