Behind the Drone Switch
In a major address, Obama announced a plan to reduce the use of drones. Daniel Klaidman on how the president beat back the military's attempt to run the killing program.
Tesla Goes to War
Don’t get me wrong, the electric car start-up is a success, and has every right to boast. But for all its bravado, Tesla’s still getting plenty of help from Uncle Sam. By Daniel Gross.
The Lady and the Butchers
She faced down the two men who used cleavers and carving knives to hack a soldier to death in London. Christopher Dickey on the Cub Scout leader who stood up to terror.
The Twister Stole My Pet
Dogs, cats, horses, even a donkey. All were lost and found in the days after a tornado hit Moore. Christine Pelisek on the animal rescues—and one woman’s quest for her parrot.
Smuggling the Witnesses
With investigators unable to enter Syria, the State Department is working to bring evidence that the regime used chemical weapons across the border, reports Josh Rogin.
France's Crazy Gay Backlash
The theatrical suicide of a militant right-wing historian in Paris capped off an alarmingly radical reaction to France’s gay marriage law. David Sessions on the ideology driving it.
Everyone's Shacking Up
New research shows that every couple you know is probably cohabitating. Lizzie Crocker weighs in the pros and cons of shacking up sans ring.
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Tolkien’s Unfinished Epic
Laid aside for decades, The Fall of Arthur has finally been published. Tolkien biographer John Garth on how the epic poem paved the way for The Lord of the Rings.
Dennis Berger; Ralph Lauren
I'm a Child Model
Eight-year-old Charlotte Caizhu Berger went from being abandoned on the side of a road in China to fronting a major ad campaign for Ralph Lauren Childrenswear. Claire Stern reports.
Not Just Politics
The IRS Scandal
Los Angeles-based seamstress Erin Pearce makes photographic print dresses of various Seinfeld characters.
$2B in Damages in Oklahoma
Tornado ripped through 13,000 structures. More
2. WAR ON TERROR
Obama Defends Use of Drones
Vows to close Guantánamo Bay prison. More
London Hacking Suspects Were Suspicious
Beheading victim identified as Lee Rigby.More
4. SO, HE AGED WELL
Eighty-Year-Old Man Scales Everest
Yuichiro Miura now the oldest to reach the summit.More
5. HOT DAMN
Ron Paul Used To Be Sexy
Sort of looks like Don Draper in pic from the ’60s. More
British BBQ Dirtier Than Toilet
Contains twice as many germs as the loo, study says.More
7. NEVER BEFORE SEEN
Obama’s ’79 Prom Photos Revealed
Wrote that his classmate Kelli was “foxy.”More
8. ENOUGH ALREADY
West Point Cadets Secretly Filmed
Sergeant accused of targeting females in bathroom, showers.More
9. NAKED GIRLS
Dunham Not Excited for ‘Girls’ Porn Parody
She's “troubled” by the XXX-rated version of her show.More
10. Hey Girl
Ryan Gosling’s Film Booed at Cannes
“Only God Forgives” panned.More
During baseball season, some of the most spectacular catches happen in the stands rather than on the field. From baby-holding dads bare-handing line drives to liquored-up frat boys using beer cups as gloves, here are our favorite foul ball grabs. (See if you can guess the fake one.)