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Obama Confidant To Be Next Ambassador To South Korea

British Officials Portrayed Reagan as a “Bozo”

Today in :45 - April 30, 2014

April’s Best Viral Videos

Remembering Bob Hoskins, the Burly British Star of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ Who Died at 71

The Weirdest Public Sculptures

Is Columbia University Mishandling LGBT Rape Cases?

13 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Mean Girls’

Groundhog Day With Minimum Wage On Capitol Hill

Elia Kazan Was a Brilliant, Needy Pen Pal

John Boyega, the Hero of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII,’ Has the Force

Should The Devil Sell Prada? Study Finds Snobby Salespeople Boost Sales

Republicans Launch New Push To Arm Ukraine

Viral Video of the Day: Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos

Can Government Call the Shots on Cellphone Privacy?

Dolce & Gabbana Sentenced to Prison (Again); Kate Middleton's Royal Tour Wardrobe Cost $65K

How We Obtained Kerry's 'Apartheid' Tape

Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions

Prince Harry To Visit Estonia and Italy

How 2014 Is Shaping Up to be the Darkest Money Election to Date

John O’Hara’s Mean, Lean Debut Novel Never Gives In to Despair

The Upside of a Destination Wedding: Tales of a Serial Wedding Guest

Here’s What Happens When the GOP Takes Over the Senate

Limepocalypse! Inside the Great Lime Shortage of 2014

Remembering the Fall of Saigon and Vietnam’s Mass ‘Boat People’ Exodus

The Boehner-Haters Are Back With a Vengeance

The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’

‘Mean Girls’ Turns 10: Why the Modern Classic Is Still So Fetch

Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?

Islamic Extremists Now Crucifying People in Syria—and Tweeting Out the Pictures

Who to Blame for Donald Sterling and Cliven Bundy

Do You Suffer From Smartphone Anxiety? (And if So, What the Hell’s Your Problem?)

Is Obama Really the Deporter-in-Chief? Yes and No.

When Fame Is the Reason for Abortion, Does That Make It Wrong?

How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star

Summer Movie Preview: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ ‘Godzilla,’ ‘22 Jump Street,’ and More (PHOTOS)

Donald Sterling and Five Other Members of the Lifetime Ban Club

Inside The Cressida And Harry Split

Giorgio Moroder, Dance Music Legend, on Remixing Coldplay’s ‘Midnight’ and ‘Crazy’ Lana Del Rey

The Heroin Hearing That Wasn’t

‘Hero’ Doc Accused of Harvesting Stem Cells in Dirty Basements

Today in :45 - April 29, 2014

The NBA’s War With Donald Sterling Is Just Getting Started

Obama Administration Accused Of Slow Walking Congress On Benghazi

Congressman Accuses Wife Of Bigamy

Behind Kerry's Israel 'Apartheid' Remark

Italian Judge Explains Why Amanda Knox Did It

Harry and Cressy Are Over

What Hockey Players Can Teach our Toothless Politicians

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Chef?

The Tony Awards Don’t Have Love For the Stars

The Path of Destruction Tornadoes Left in the South (PHOTOS)

Preventing Genocide In South Sudan

Rihanna Poses Topless for 'Lui'; Rita Ora Rumored As Face of Roberto Cavalli

Viral Video of the Day: Emma Stone's Lip Sync Battle

Harry Supports Wounded Soldier's Invictus Games

See Kate's Favorite Photo Of George

Boehner vs. The Base on Immigration

The Health-Care System Is So Broken, It’s Time for Doctors to Strike

Should the Clippers Just Quit? Lessons From 1965’s Football Strike Against Jim Crow

The Rise of the Malibu Movie Colony

These Ladies May Be Old, But They Have More Style Than You

Liz Taylor, David Beckham & More Stars Frolicking Around Malibu (Photos)

Designers Pick Their Most Inspiring Travel Destinations (Photos)

How to Rescue the Clippers From Donald Sterling’s Racist Clutches

Courteney Cox Gets Personal About Her Directorial Debut, ‘Just Before I Go’

Hollywood’s Pan Am 103 Truthers

Kerry: U.S. Taped Moscow’s Calls to Its Ukraine Spies

How to Really Rein In the Super Rich

Michael Grimm’s Unhappily Ever After

FDA Moves to Crack Down on Quack Autism ‘Cures’

All the Ways Contestants on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Have to Be Crazy Perfect

Chicago’s Gun-Toting Gang Girl: ‘Lil Snoop’

Billionaire Bigots’ Social Media Suicide

The Jason Collins Effect: Yes, They Can

Kate And William Celebrate Third Wedding Anniversary

Kraftwerk Speak: The German Electropop Act Discuss ‘Autobahn,’ Technology, and Hint at New Album

The 9/11 Museum’s Muslim Problem

Duck Dynasty Congressman Won't Seek Re-Election After Affair

Kerry Apologizes for Apartheid Comments

John Avlon Visits HBO's 'Real Time'

Rand Paul Attempts To Woo Neocons By Cutting Aid To Palestinians

Russia’s Gunmen in East Ukraine Double Down on Mayhem

In Palin’s America, Waterboarding Is Baptism

Bernard-Henri Levy: Andre Malraux’s Bangladesh, Before the Radicals

This Summer, Get Thee To London For The RSC’s Henry IV

J.K. Rowling Admits to Shoe ‘Fetish’; Vanessa Friedman’s Final 'FT' Column on Why Fashion Matters

This Week’s Hot Reads: April 28, 2014

The Hanging Judge of Minya, Egypt, Sentences Hundreds to Death

Viral Video of the Day: Kevin Spacey Goes Bollywood

Meet Amal Alamuddin George Clooney’s Beautiful and Formidable Fiancée

Harry and William ARE Headed To Memphis TN This Weekend!

Donald Sterling and the Neverending Fantasy of ‘Democrat’ Racism

Warning: This Column Will Offend You

Chris McDaniel’s Legal Past Becomes an Issue in Mississippi Primary

A Horror Story of True-Life Anti-Semitism in France

Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

New Research Shows Half of All Homeless Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury

Preparing for War in Indianapolis: Inside the NRA Plot to Terrify America

Why Is Malaysia Hiding Its Report on MH370?

Dear Obama, the Time for Presidential Leadership on Race Is Now

The Age of the 40-Year-Old Sports Star

Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer

It’s Not Just the Vaccines. Jenny McCarthy’s New Book Offers More ‘Lessons’

Jose Antonio Vargas: Jeb Bush's ‘Act of Love’ and My Journey as an Undocumented Immigrant

Your Eyes Aren’t Deceiving You…These Weird Natural Wonders Are Real

The Financial Case for Dodgeball: Why America Needs Gym Class

New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Hide From Russian Radar

Game of Thrones’ ‘Oathkeeper’: Joffrey’s Killer Revealed, White Walkers, and A New Jaime Lannister

Jamie Foxx on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Donald Sterling’s Racism, and Bill O’Reilly’s TV Act

In the Backseat With Janelle Monae: A Limo Ride with the Stylish R&B Diva

The Wildest Summer Camps for Kids

As ‘Punishment,’ Clippers Bigot Donald Sterling Could Make $1 Billion

Exclusive: Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows, April 27

Onscene as Pope Francis Makes Saints of John Paul II and John XXIII

The Best of the Beast, April 21-April 27

Is American Christianity Becoming a Workout Cult?

Black Hole Pair Caught in Feeding Frenzy

The Gonzo Artist: Behind Ralph Steadman’s Most Famous Work

The Texas Church of Beef

The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw

Fringe Factor: Boy Scouts Kick Out Gay Leader’s Entire Troop

Weed Reads: The 10 Best Books on Pot

Ron Galella’s Classic New York Celebrity Photos: Elvis, Michael Jackson and More

From Beyonce to Lupita Nyong’o, the 11 Best Fashion Instagrams

How to Win at Crowdfunding

Who Really Put the Pope in Charge?

Week in Pictures: April 27, 2014

Killing Net Neutrality Kills the Dreams of Young Entrepreneurs

From Frat Boys to Criminals: Two College Elites' Scarface Dreams

Reality Check in Ukraine

The Kremlin's Rock 'n Roll Revisionism

Western Jihadists in Syria Threaten to Bring Their War Back Home

What’s At Stake In The Tocqueville/Piketty Debate

The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou

Yes, There Are Humanists in Foxholes

Counterattacking the Gay Evangelical

Clippers Bigot Donald Sterling Doesn’t Want Blacks at ‘His Games’

Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome

Germany’s Wine Revolution Is Just Getting Started

On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System

America’s Next Agricultural Revolution Will Happen Indoors

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, April 26, 2014

Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical

Powerbroker Richard Ravitch Thinks New York Might Be Doomed

Is Obama’s Asia Pivot More Than Talk?

Supremes’ Spat Over Affirmative Action

Poulos Gets Piketty—and Tocqueville—Wrong

Egypt: Stop Mutilating Little Girls!

Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents?

The Best U.S. Road Trips You Should Really Take

Burj Khalifa BASE Jump, ‘Frozen’ ‘Thriller,’ and More Viral Videos

The Cult of Royal Porn

Watch the Week in 90 Seconds

Top Taliban Commander Resigns, Revealing Major Rift in the Leadership

Grifter Congressman Facing Ethics Investigation

The Cradle of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Endlessly Rocking

Grim Day for Staten Island Republican Congressman Facing Indictment

Exclusive: Putin Halts All Talks With White House

Avril Lavigne’s Dumb ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Is Rife with Cultural Appropriation

OSCE Observers Taken Prisoner by Pro-Russian Forces in Ukraine

Spidey-Stats for the Blockbuster Sequel

Cockfighting Could Decide Kentucky Senate Campaign

The Battle for the World's Last Mountain Gorillas (PHOTOS)

10 Reasons You’re Exhausted and What to Do About It

Want a Good Look at Putin’s Pervy Propaganda? See ‘The Furies of Maidan’

Cliven Bundy Should 'Go Away'

Viral Video of the Day: 'Twilight 3' Bad Lip Reading

The Prince George Fashion Effect; Reese Witherspoon Reveals Details of GOOP-Like Lifestyle Company

Chris Messina Isn’t Just Dr. Castellano on ‘The Mindy Project’

Prince George (Plus Parents) Ships Out Of Oz

How a Kids Program Hillary Brought to Arkansas Could Unite Democrats

America, Presenting Your New Addiction: ‘The Archers’

Putin’s Crimean Medal of Honor, Forged Before the War Even Began

The Big Weapons that the U.S. May Be Secretly Supplying to the Syrian Rebels

The Most Wanted Warhol: A Scandal at the 1964 World’s Fair

Havana Bids Adios to Conrado Marrero, MLB’s Oldest Player

Did Obama Just Draw Another Red Line in the East China Sea?

Kate McKinnon Is the Crazy Girlfriend You’ve Always Wanted

Republicans Are Racists? No, It’s Just All a Big Coincidence

Bob Weir on Drugged-Out Deadheads and Living in Jerry Garcia’s Shadow

The Latest Proof That Performance Art Is Bullshit: A Woman Who Births Paint-Filled Eggs From Her Vagina

From Kate Upton to Katy Perry, The Best + Worst Dressed of the Week (PHOTOS)

Nike Fuelband’s Fall From Grace

OMG, I Want This House: Brooklyn Heights (PHOTOS)

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Come Closer to Eliminating Heart Disease

Obama's Deportation Catch-22

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on S&M with Kate Upton and that ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Scene

David Simon Says ‘The Wire’ Wouldn’t Survive on TV Today

Silicon Valley’s Giants Are Just Gilded Age Tycoons in Techno-Utopian Clothes

Iowa GOP Senate Debate Shows Divides

What Cliven Bundy’s Famous Backers Said, Before and After

Pedophile Teacher Drugged, Abused 90 Students From Managua to London

Putin Was Right: This Internet Thing Really Was Created by The CIA

The Psychology of Frazier Glenn Miller’s Racist Homophobia

Palestinian Factions Made Peace in Israel’s Jails

Refugees Head to Sicily in ‘Biblical Exodus’

Obamacare's 2014 Midterm Effect

Inside Kate Moss for Topshop

New CDC Report Says Vaccines Prevented 322 Million Diseases In Last 20 Years

These Politicians Praise Slavery

Bernard-Henri Levy: Yes, France Is To Blame For Rwanda

Viral Video of the Day: Fingersnapping Super Mario

GOP's Lack Of Presidential Nominees From The South

Beyoncé Covers Time's '100 Most Influential People' Issue; Michelle Obama to Cut Ribbon at Anna Wintour Costume Center

On the Front Lines in Ukraine’s Info War

Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath

The Real Winner of the Afghan War Is This Shady Military Contractor

William and Kate Bid Farewell To Australasia

The NRA’s Worst Nightmare Is America’s Moms

Vivian Maier: Still Missing

The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors

Oscar Murillo Opens the Tastiest Art Exhibit at David Zwirner

Rick Perry Is Coming for Your Job

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

It’s Buffalo Jills Vs. Buffalo Bills in Ex-Cheerleaders’ New Lawsuit

Brett Gelman Has Dinner with Your Favorite TV Sidekicks

Guns in Bars: What Could Go Wrong?

Will Proud and Loud on Obamacare Win the Race?

Solar Power Burns Old Utilities’ Business Models

Such a Sweet Little Dictator: Kim Jong-un and North Korea’s Child Cult

He’s Got a Ticket to Write or How a Late Train Produced a Novel

Opposing Gay Marriage Doesn’t Make You a Crypto-Racist

Codeine Still Widely Prescribed to Kids Despite Decades-Old Warnings

How LEGO Conquered Hollywood 65 Years After Its Debut

Camilla's Brother Died After Falling In Gramercy Park Hotel Revolving Doors

Inside ‘Zombeavers’: The Gross-Out Tribeca Flick About Killer Zombie Beavers Hunting Sexy Coeds

Shakespeare’s Movie Magic

Was Madeline McCann One of Many?

Zohydro, a New Pill 10 Times Stronger Than Vicodin, Raises Questions About Pain and Addiction

Black Box Blues

Magical Europe Timelapse

Preppy Drug Bust High on Hype

Obamascare Tactics in Red State Races

Mourning Everest’s Lost Sherpas

Camilla’s Brother Dies in Freak New York Accident

Colorado Bill Would Make Vaccines Harder to Opt Out Of

Democrats, You Better Get Angry or You’ll Lose Congress

Before There’s a Genocide: The Slaughter in South Sudan Must Stop

Everybody’s Welcome at the Pittsburgh Banjo Club

Camilla's Brother 'Fighting For Life' After Fall In New York City

Kate Middleton DJs in Alexander McQueen; Dylan Penn Lands Modeling Contract

Inside the Bizarre Oprah, Stedman, and Gayle Triangle

Viral Video of the Day: Burj Khalifa BASE Jump

Caroline Kennedy Is Big in Japan

Putin’s Men in Ukraine Seize U.S. Journalist

Australian News Channel Sneaks Candid Video of Kate and George

Stephen Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ Debut

William And Kate At The Decks

Inside the World of Hillary Superfans

How to Make Doctors Irrelevant

How to Use Your Lunch Hour for Better Productivity, Without Ever Taking a Bite

Karl Lagerfeld, Adele Exarchopoulos, and More Celeb Selfies From Jonas Unger's ‘Autoportraits’

Jihadists Now Control Secretive U.S. Base in Libya

‘New Russia’ on the Rise in Odessa

French Lesbian Auto-Racer Turns Nazi Spy: Francine Prose’s Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932

Restaurants in Cool and Unexpected Places (PHOTOS)

Why The Tea Party Won’t Go Away And More Wisdom From Matt Kibbe

Liberals Split on How to Handle Red State Dems

David Moyes: The Vanity of Alex Ferguson

It’s Scandalous to Keep Using Black Boxes in Airplanes Like MH370

How I’ll End the War: The Trip Over to Afghanistan

Dispelling the ‘Chronic Cardio’ Myth

Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway

How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer

My Lunch with Marisa Tomei: The Actress on ‘The Realistic Joneses,’ ‘Girls,’ and De Blasio’s NYC

Meet ‘Fargo’ Breakout Star Allison Tolman

Here’s Who Should Watch the Watchmen

Today’s Wonky Elite Is in Love With the Wrong French Intellectual

The Surreal Genius of Bravo’s Rich Kids Docudrama ‘NYC Prep’

Why America Needs Cheney. No, the Other Cheney.

Chelsea Clinton’s Pregnancy Is ‘Staged,’ if You’re a Conspiracy Theorist

A Lack of Affirmative Action Isn’t Why Minority Students Are Suffering

Moscow’s War on Social Media Claims a New Casualty

Corker: Obama Repeating Syria Mistakes in Ukraine

Passover Week Hate Crimes Evoke Horrible History

Capitalism by the Numbers

Uber’s “Safe Rides Fee” Is Too Little, Too Late

Homestar Runner, Trogdor the Burninator, and the Birth of the Internet

Democratic Candidate Embraces Obamacare In New Ad

Kate Upton Beats a Serial Cheater

The Effing Awesomeness of Earth (Photos)

Venezuela’s Security Forces: A Killer Elite Beyond the Law

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinksi's Kentucky Derby Gig; Was Kate Upton Bumped for Kimye 'Vogue' Cover?

Jack White Sets World Record for World’s Fastest Record Release

Everest's Sherpas Are Right To Revolt

Viral Video of the Day: It's Amy Poehler!

America’s Recidivism Nightmare

Will and Kate Recall Charles and Di At Ayer's Rock

Russia’s Partisans Imposing Their Rule in East Ukraine

Viral Video of the Day: Brian Williams Raps 'Gin and Juice'

Will Naming And Shaming Prove to be a Winning Strategy For Bryan Singer's Accuser?

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

Brunei Returns to the Stoning Age

The Golden Age of Government by Groupon

Blame This Drunken Bear for Vladimir Putin

How the ’64 World's Fair Changed Us Forever

The GOP’s Limp ‘Emasculate Obama’ Ploy

Study Says Half of Jailed NYC Teens Have History of Brain Injury

Our Photoshopping Disorder: The Truth in Advertising Bill Asks Congress to Regulate Deceptive Images

Can the Gender Gap Be Solved?

America’s Greenest Cities 2014: From Portland to New York City (PHOTOS)

Are the Feds Hoarding Pot?

Why Does the Art World Coddle James Franco?

South Korea’s Ferry Disaster Gives Us a New Cowardly Captain to Hate

From ‘Clueless’ to Clueless: Alicia Silverstone’s ‘The Kind Mama’

How Chicago Became ‘Chiraq’

Meet the Kentucky Dem Running On, Not From, Obamacare

How to Hitchhike a Plane—and Survive

Game of Thrones’ New Hunk Michiel Huisman on the Revamped Daario Naharis

Orange is the New Black’s Laura Prepon on the Return of Alex Vause and Tom Cruise Dating Rumors

William In Uluru: I'll Teach Harry How To Throw A Spear

‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed on the Big Twist and the End of ‘Vice’

This Week’s Hot Reads: April 21, 2014

The Shrinking of David Gregory

9/11 Truthers Can Be Politicians, Too

Neil Patrick Harris Scolds Loud Fan, White House Responds to 'Deport Bieber'

Terry Richardson Allegedly Bargains ‘Vogue’ Shoot for Sex; Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP Is Swimming in Debt

Who Wore It Best: Kate Middleton or Kate Middleton (Photos)

Dancing to Success: Jody Lee Lipes’s ‘Ballet 422’ Explores What It Takes to Put on a Ballet

‘Hurricane’ Carter Was Wrongly Convicted, But He Wasn’t Innocent

Country Music Singer Kevin Sharp Dead at 43

Crime Fighter’s Dilemma: My Country or My Family?

Freeze Me to Life

Tokyo Reverse

Lindsay Lohan Reveals Miscarriage: The Most Shocking Moments From 'Lindsay'

Cara Delevingne, Katy Perry, and More Celebrities at Coachella

Viral Video of the Day: Raining Food

Prince George's First Tooth!

Blood, Faith and Fatalism in Divided Ukraine

Troops of the Uniform Unite! The Military Is a Socialist Paradise!

Stop the Baby Clinton Madness

Female Journalist Gets Rape Threats Over Comic Book Criticism

South Carolina Republicans Snub Desegregation Judge

The Incredibly Stupid War on the Common Core

Best Bang for Your Buck Baseball Stadiums (Photos)

Why the GOP Needs a Return to the Bush Leagues

Why Are All of Johnny Depp’s Movies Bombing at the Box Office?

The Rent Bubble Is Going to Blow Up Across the Country

Teenage Girls Seduced by the Syrian Jihad?

Best Bang for Your Buck Baseball Stadiums Ranking

Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease

My Debate With an ‘Intelligent Design’ Theorist

Caught Between Military and Civilian Justice, a Battered Wife Waits and Waits for Help

Is This The Best Picture of The Queen Ever?

Aaron McGruder’s ‘The Boondocks’ Returns Without Aaron McGruder

Game of Thrones’ Most WTF Sex Scene: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on Jaime Lannister’s Darkest Hour

Game of Thrones’ ‘Breaker of Chains’: The Most Cynical Show on TV Bares Its Fangs Once More

Snowden’s Camp: Staged Putin Q&A Was a Screw-Up

‘The Good Wife’s Christine Baranski on Life After Will Gardner’s Death

Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and More Celebrity Stoners (PHOTOS)

Deadly Shootout in Ukraine Raises Fears of Russian Invasion

Why Snowden’s ‘Challenge’ to Putin on Russian Surveillance Doesn’t Matter

Not So Fast on the ‘Female Penis’

A Washington First: The Amazing Life of Barney Frank

Fringe Factor: Ladies Love the Wage Gap

Penelope Fitzgerald Was as Brilliant and Mysterious as Her Own Fiction

Inside India’s Legendary Kathputli Slum (PHOTOS)

The Best of the Beast, April 14-April 20

Miley Cyrus, Biden and Obama, and the Best Celebrity Selfies of the Week

Spain Is Getting Its First LGBT Retirement Center

India’s Last Home to Magicians, Acrobats, and Puppeteers

Taylor Swift’s Surprise, Comic Flight Attendant, and More Viral Videos

How to Celebrate 4/20 Without Actually Smoking Weed

Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market

Change the Constitution in Six Easy Steps? It Won’t Be That Simple, Justice Stevens

Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery

The Politics of Pontius Pilate: How Not to Lead

Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?

Can’t Fill the House On Easter? Try Handing Out Gadgets

We Need More Class Traitors: Solving America’s Meritocracy Problem

Easter Miracle in Brooklyn for Shooting Victim

Israel’s Mad Hatter and His Mouthwatering Creations

Prince George And The Easter Bunny

Why Should You Watch 'Orphan Black'? Tatiana Maslany.

Ukraine Foreign Minister Speaks of Mistrust—and a Truce

‘When the Garden Was Eden’: Why New York City Needs the Knicks Now More Than Ever

Do We Know if There Was Really An Empty Tomb?

Scandal’s Finale Featured One of the Most Preposterous TV Deaths Ever

Ukraine’s Billionaire Bounty-Hunting Club

Barbara Ehrenreich Gives God a Going Over in Her New Book

OMG, I Want This House: The Cotswolds (Photos)

‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken

Watch the Week in 90 Seconds

Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns

Inside Hollywood’s ‘Twink’ Pool Parties

Third U.S. Mumps Outbreak This Year Happens in New Jersey

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, April 19, 2014

The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town

Can Hillary Clinton Count on Women This Time?

From ‘Moby Dick’ to ‘The Great Gatsby’: Classic Lit Dishes Brought to Life (Photos)

The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen

There’s No Better Test for Millennials than the American City

Cliven Bundy Is Angry—Just Like the Rest of Us

Week in Pictures: April 19, 2014

Mark Twain, Writing Coach and Role Model

Comedy Is His Calling: The Brilliance of Billy Crystal

Senior Democrat Nick Rahall Faces Tough Re-Election Fight

You Can Own the Spookiest Island in Venice…If You’re Brave Enough

How Obama Can Use Executive Actions to Improve Our Democracy

Kate Middleton's DVF Dress Sells Out; Roberto Cavalli May Sell Company For $621 Million

What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?

'The World as I Saw It'

The Hopper Painting ‘Office at Night’ Inspires a Serial Online Novel

Flagellations, Crucifixions, and Processions: Good Friday Around the World (PHOTOS)

Viral Video of the Day: Real Life ‘Kiss the Girl’

Putin’s Men in Ukraine: We’re Not Giving In

‘Blow Your Balls Off’ Senate Candidate Wants to Give Away a Free Car

Sorry Snowden, Putin Lied to You About His Surveillance State—And Made You a Pawn of It

Portrait of a Roman Crackdown

García Márquez Showed Us How Great Fiction Could Be

Money and Guns: How We Escape Our Existential Dread

Designing the New Dior: ‘Dior & I’ Documentary Debuts at TriBeCa Film Festival

MLB’s Next Headache: Cartels, Gangsters, and Their Cuban Superstars

Beck’s Musical Time Machine: This Wasn’t a Concert. It was a Spectacular Party.

The NSA Shouldn’t Stockpile Web Glitches

How Elizabeth Warren’s Book Tour Could Mean Trouble for Hillary Clinton

Jim Rash on ‘The Writers’ Room’ and the Future of ‘Community’

How This Pope Is Remaking the GOP

In Nicaragua Earthquakes and Politics Play Hell With Holy Week

Are Atheists the New Mormons?

Message to Moms: If You Don’t Think Parenting Sucks, You’re Doing it Wrong

Ted Cruz and the Times Square Anarchist Puppeteer

That’s All a Nobel Prize Winner Gets Paid?

Is Iowa’s Republican Goliath Governor the Next Chris Christie?

From Kate Upton to Kate Middleton, the Best and Worst Dressed of the Week

Pentagon Moves to Block Russian Spy Plane in American Skies

STI Awareness Month Is Nothing More Than a Hallmark Holiday for Condoms

Hollywood Sci-Fi Films Are Ripping Off Anime

Kate Says William Needs A Wig

The Explosive ‘Scandal’ Finale Was Its Best Episode Yet

Expert Art Forger is Exposed in Documentary

‘I Considered Suicide,’ Alleged Sex Abuse Victim of Bryan Singer Tells The Daily Beast

Now Chris Christie’s Pushing Prison Reform, Too

‘Community’ Season Finale: Greendale Stares into the Abyss, Again

In Passover Phone Conversation, Eric Cantor Slams Obama

Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlize Theron, and More Casting Couch Horror Stories

Hillary Clinton Achieves Her Other Dream: Grandma

Disastrous Turn By Star Witness For Pistorius Defense

Argentinian Teen Was Starved and Held Captive With a Canine For 9 Years

The State of Saudi Intel

Anne Hidalgo, Paris’s First Female Mayor, Isn’t a Fashionista…and That’s Quite All Right

Victoria Beckham at 40 (PHOTOS)

Republican Congressional Candidate's Awkward Obama Vote

Jews in East Ukraine Are Being Threatened, But By Whom?

Viral Video of the Day: Russian Winnie-the-Pooh

Afghanistan: Building a Vision Of Hope and Change

The Psychology of Mothers Who Kill Their Children

Where White Supremacists Breed Online

Dirty Details of Russia-Ukraine

Anna Wintour Wants "More Exclusivity" at Met Gala; Sofia Coppola Guest Edits 'W' Magazine

The Ukrainian Army Is Crumbling Before Putin

Did Putin or Obama Say ‘We Don’t Have a Domestic Spying Program’?

Is Kate OK?

Queen Performs Ancient Duty of Handing Out Maundy Money

Not Too Close, Old Boy!

How China Used Drones to Capture a Notorious Burmese Drug Lord

Does Your Marriage Need a Digital Privacy Clause?

New Study Shows Link Between SSRIs and Autism

How to Be Popular, ’50s Style: ‘Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek’

Iceland Is Beautiful. And Sooo Weird.

Is the GOP Finally Getting Hip to Gay Marriage?

The Seedy Side of Sainthood: Was John Paul II Canonized Too Fast?

Iceland’s Penis Museum Curator on What 'The Final Member' Gets Wrong

Mississippi Prefers Pork to Tea

Ukrainian Troops Surrender to Unarmed Pro-Russian Protesters

Taliban Peacemaker Agha Jan Motasim Locked Up

Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Chases Gold in Rhode Island’s Gubernatorial Race

Is Putin’s Next Move to Take Over Odessa?

No, Weed Won’t Rot Your Brain

How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon

No, You Can’t Check if That Job Applicant Has a Criminal History

How 'Scandal' Star Bellamy Young Transformed Mellie Into Fans' Favorite Character

Keeping Secrets From Kiev

Calm Down, Prince George Is Just a Baby

Boko Haram’s Sick Hatred of Schoolgirls

Watch: Oprah Winfrey Making Celebs Cry, From Pharrell Williams to Jennifer Aniston

NYPD Will Keep Spying in the Muslim Community With Undercovers, Informants

Where the Hell Is My Frozen Toy?!

Frazier Glenn Miller’s Hometown Mayor Is an Anti-Semite, Too

Utah’s Murderer Mom Is a Monster but She’s Not the First

Plane-Related Incidents Reach New Level of Weird

Sex Scandal Rocks the Duggars’ Christian Patriarchy Movement

Domino’s Fried-Chicken Crust Pizza Means We’ve Hit Peak Food Trolling

South Korean Shipwreck: The Search for Survivors

Unretouched Photos From Lady Gaga’s Versace Campaign Leak; Mary Katrantzou Collaborates With Adidas

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Viral Video of the Day: Best College Acceptance

Putin Has Predicted Civil War in Ukraine. So Do Many of Its People

Prince George Given Giant Toy Wombat

White Folks Can Talk About Race

Obama’s Tax Rate Hypocrisy

Jenny McCarthy Says She’s Never Been Anti-Vaccine. Yeah, Right.

The Tragedy of Fort Hood Should Have Brought the Country Together but it Revealed a Painful Division

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Why the GOP Is Angry About Colbert

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Alexander Wang Announces Collaboration With H&M; Joe Zee Named Editor-In-Chief of Yahoo Fashion

Nirvana’s Bassist Wants to Go Grunge on Government

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Coachella, Oasis For Douchebags and Trust Fund Babies, Should Be Avoided At All Costs

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Anthony Bourdain Will ‘Try Anything Once’—but He Isn’t Calling in Sick

How One Louisiana Republican Survived a Sex Scandal (and Another Might Not)

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Viral Video of the Day: Nirvana’s Secret Show

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‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like

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John Galliano Will Not Take Permanent Role at Oscar de la Renta; Bobbi Brown Named CEO of Yahoo Beauty

Iran’s Supreme Leader Joins the Twitterati

Prince William: How Do You Fly This Thing?

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The Border Towns the Constitution Forgot

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House of Cads: Growing Up Amid the Weirdness of Bloomsbury

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U.S. Prisons Becoming De Facto Home of the Mentally Ill

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Is TV’s ‘Fargo’ as Bloody Good as the Coen Brothers Movie? You Betcha.

The Good Old Greenwich Village Days (Photos)

Obama Loves Labor (on the Down Low)

Kim Gordon: Going Solo After Sonic Youth, and Why She Identifies With ‘Girls’

Italian Autoworker Discovers Stolen Masterpieces on His Kitchen Wall

‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television

These Guys Need a Raise?

Thank God the Murrysville School Attack Wasn’t Guns

Pro-Russian Protesters in East Ukraine Laugh at Kiev’s Threats

Comcast Coasts Through First Senate Hearing Into $45.2 Billion Merger With Time-Warner Cable

Key Democrat Calls For More Intelligence Sharing With Ukraine

Marianne Williamson Is the Congressional Candidate to the Stars

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When Celebrities Rap: Watch Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman, Gwyneth Paltrow and More Spit Rhymes

Why Women Want Hollywood Lothario Wilmer Valderrama

Private Birthday Party: Kansas City's Former Underground Drag Ball Scene (Photos)

Can Private Security Guards Protect Military Bases?

Viral Video of the Day: Anne Hathaway Trash-Sings With Jimmy Fallon

The Equal Pay Row Is Great for the GOP

Iraq Wants To Legalize Child Marriage

Pistorius Prosecutor: ‘Say I Shot And Killed Her!’

The WWE Mourns the Death of Wrestling Icon Ultimate Warrior

Latest News From the Mass Stabbing at Franklin Regional Senior High School Near Pittsburgh

Tavi Gevinson Heads to Broadway; ‘Vogue's’ Kimye Cover May Break Sales Records

Former IRA Man Breaks Bread With HM

What the Heartbleed Security Hole Means for You

Lena Dunham and the Renaissance of Archie Andrews (He’s Not Dead Yet)

The Dangers of Superfoods

Dylan Penn, the Stunning Daughter of Robin Wright and Sean Penn, Bares All

Laser Rifles, Canine Air Conditioners, Hidden Armor, and Other Cool Gear on America's Commando Wish List

What That RNC Aide’s Equal Pay Blunder on MSNBC Says About Her Party

Weed Gave My Family Everything—Then Took It Away

PBS vs. Creationists: A Fight Over Our Fishy Ancestors

These 5 ‘On the Bubble’ TV Shows Shouldn’t Be Canceled

What Equal Pay Day? McConnell Slams Paycheck Fairness Act

How I Write: Jane Goodall

Why You’ve Never Heard of the World’s Best-Dressed Royal

The Vatican Bank Is Back From the Dead

Will Rand Paul’s Unorthodox Foreign Policy Fit in the GOP?

Telling My Kids That I’m Leaving Again for Afghanistan

U.N. Calls Middle East Polio Outbreak ‘Greatest Polio Challenge in History’

Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star

Ukraine Violence Hits Government

AIDS Patients Flock to Obamacare

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London Joins Cat Cafe Craze Sweeping the Globe

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Don’t Remember Barbara Walters for ‘The View’

While Russians Riot in Ukraine, the Kremlin Talks Diplomacy

Mapplethorpe’s Artistic Twin

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Paparazzi Photoshop Lady Gaga Photos; Tom Ford Secretly Married

Pro-Russian Protestors in Ukraine Dream of Soviet Glory Days

Irish State Visit To The UK

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Gov't Abandons Best Survey for Counting U.S. Drug Users

New Poll Shows Voters in Red States Want to Expand Medicaid

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Rwanda Remembers 100 Days of Terror on Genocide’s 20th Anniversary

The Raw Milk Movement Is Gaining Traction, but the Dangers Far Outweigh Benefits

Love Versus the ‘Liberal Gulag’

Daenerys Goes to Washington: The Modern Politics of ‘Game of Thrones’

If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S.

Breitbart Twerks Pelosi With Credibility-Destroying Ad

Even Republicans Don’t Like the Ryan Budget

Breaking: Trend Stories Are Bullsh*t

Crime and Punishment, Chicago Style: Five Books on Life in Chi-Town

Al Sharpton: I'm No Snitch

Turns Out, a Video of Bison Purportedly Fleeing Yellowstone Is a Hoax

Russia’s Ace in the Hole: a Super-Missile It Can Sell to Iran

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How ‘Captain America’ Almost Got It Right but Ended Up Being a Dud

The Great Faberge Egg Hunt 2014 (Photos)

Rand Paul’s Michael Moore Moment

Rob Lowe: Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

Franck de las Mercedes Lost Everything in a Fire…Except His Faberge Egg

Still a Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda

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Is David Wildstein Going To Testify Against Chris Christie?

Peaches Geldof, Daughter of Rock Star Bob Geldof, Dies at 25

Even a Path to Citizenship for Military Volunteers Is Too Much for House Republicans

Duck Dynasty Congressman In Sex Scandal

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Miley Cyrus Pays Bizarre Tribute to Her Dead Dog, Floyd, at a Brooklyn Concert

GOP Donor’s Obamacare Nazi Parody

Inside Kurt Cobain’s $450M empire

Kiev’s Old Bosses Are Sabotaging the New Ukraine

Mickey Rooney Was Hollywood’s Golden Age Showman

Jimmy Fallon's Surprising Centrist Style

Kate Middleton's Latest Marilyn Monroe Moment; Chanel Iman and A$AP Rocky May Be Engaged

Putin’s New Ploy? Protestors Seize Buildings in East Ukraine, Demand ‘Independence’

A Virtual Iron Curtain Closes In on Russia’s Intelligentsia

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New App, SkinneePix, Promises to Shave 15 Pounds Off Your Selfies

Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Are a Sight to Sea

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Would You Risk Your Life to Vote? It Looks Like 7 Million Afghans Did.

The House GOP’s Down-Low, Backhanded Endorsement of Obamacare

The Old General Motors Is Back

Was Aaron Harrison’s Game-Winning Three-Pointer ‘Clutch’?

Will The Pentagon’s Secret Space Plane Ever Return to Earth?

Let’s Put Things in Perspective: You’re Still Safer on a Military Base

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush & the Politics of Exhaustion

Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation

Denver Teen Fell From a Balcony After Eating a Marijuana Cookie, but Don’t Blame the Drug

An Ode to Angry Asians: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Suey Park

The Core Mormon Teaching the LDS Church Didn’t Jettison

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Prince George Faces The Global Media

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‘Veep’ Is a [email protected] Masterclass in Cursing

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Maisie Williams, aka Arya Stark, on Her Big Premiere Episode ‘Two Swords’

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My Walk Through Kiev's Maidan Square

Christians Form Human Shield Around Church in China's 'Jerusalem'

Climate Change Needs the Politics of the Impossible

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Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings

Death Squads in Kenya’s Shadow War on Shabaab Sympathizers

Jennette McCurdy, Kaley Cuoco, and the Best Selfies of the Week

Spain’s New ‘Holy Grail’: Jesus Couldn’t Afford That Kind of Bling

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My Rocky Time As A Woman Writer on ‘SNL’

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President 42 Talks Up Area 51

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When Did ‘Dependence’ Become a Dirty Word?

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America’s Prison System: Not Faring Well Either

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Pakistan’s Deal With the Devil And The Taliban Shadow Surge

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Future Islands Frontman Samuel T. Herring on Their 11-Year Journey to Letterman and Viral Stardom

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Mike Judge’s Genius Satire ‘Silicon Valley’ Skewers Tech Titans

VA Pays $200 Million for Nearly 1,000 Veterans’ Wrongful Deaths

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Judges Now Recognize Anti-Gay Marriage Laws Are Irrational

Paul Ryan: Still a Total Jerk

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Anderson Cooper Was Propositioned by a Photographer as a Child Model

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Alexander Dugin: The Crazy Ideologue of the New Russian Empire

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Cases of New Tick-Borne Illness, Heartland Virus, Grow

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