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The Loud, Empty Word That Defines President-Elect Trump

In ‘Bright Lights,’ Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Share Their Beautiful, Messy Love with the World

Kelly Clarkson’s Epic ‘Hamilton’ Cover Sums Up 2016 on Seth Meyers’ New Year’s Eve Special

The Time That Abraham Lincoln’s White House Tried To Throw Out Frederick Douglass

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen’s ‘Screwarch’: The Pop Art Bridge That Never Was

Beast Fiction: Lea Carpenter’s ‘Clean’

xoJane: My Former Website’s Death Was A Blessing

China Taunts a U.S. Distracted by Putin

How to Watch the 2017 New Year's Eve Ball Drop Live Stream Online

Russian Spies, Mission Accomplished, Get the Boot From Their Long Island Estate

Our Murrow Moment

The Best Music Albums of 2016: Kanye West, Angel Olsen, and Much More

The GRU: Putin’s No-Longer-So-Secret Weapon

Hunting the Berlin Terrorist in Mafia Country

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Whitewashes the Nazi-Loving Royal

16 Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016: Issa Rae, Sterling K. Brown, Millie Bobby Brown & More

Here’s Why It Took a Century and $4.5 Billion to Add Just Three Subway Stops in New York City

The Sixth Great Mass Extinction Is Your Fault

The Iconic Celebrities We Lost in 2016: Carrie Fisher, David Bowie, Prince, Muhammad Ali and More

Biggest Parenting Trend of 2016: F**k It! Don't Worry, Be Happy

William and Kate’s London Return, and the Making of a New Royal Order

New York’s Best New Restaurants of 2016

Last-Minute New Year’s Eve Cocktail Recipes

Black America Steels Itself for Obama’s Departure and a Future Under Trump

Sandra Bernhard Is Still Here, Damn It: Review of ‘Sandra Monica Boulevard: Coast To Coast’

Donald Trump: Putin Move ‘Very Smart’

Did This Mysterious Female Hacker Help Crack the DNC?

‘Black Mirror’ Creator Charlie Brooker on Trump’s ‘Nightmarish Dystopia’

The Alt-Right’s New Pizzagate Conspiracy? An NBA Player’s Knee

How Margaret Thatcher Took On Acid House

Putin Outfoxes Obama, Lies in Wait for Trump

Lindsay Lohan Knows What It Feels Like to Be a Refugee

Inside an ISIS Bunker

Celebrity Designer Dennis Basso on His $1 Million Fur Boutique Robbery, and Why He’s Proud to Dress Melania Trump

Cop Went to Hooters to ‘Decompress’ After Killing Teen Girl

Are We Doomed to Repeat 2016?

Why Did Obama Pander to the UN’s Stunning Anti-Israel Bias?

New Year’s Resolution for the Left: Make Sure ‘Multiculturalism’ Includes White People

Lin-Manuel Miranda, ‘Moonlight,’ ‘This Is Us’ & Everything That Made Me Cry in 2016

‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Host Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Disturbing Trump-like History of Sexual Misconduct

Philippines President Duterte Says U.S. Special Forces Should GTFO

The Changing Value of College Bowls

Trump Ally: Obama’s New Russia Sanctions Are ‘Kind of Stupid’

Did Carrie Fisher’s Death Lead Debbie Reynolds to Die of a Broken Heart?

Milo Yiannopoulos Is Getting Paid Big, So Will He Give Away the Money He Promised?

When Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Clashed Over ‘Star Wars’ and More Memories of the Iconic Duo

‘Do It Debbie’s Way’: Debbie Reynolds’ 1983 Exercise Video Will Bring You Joy

Obama Targets Putin’s Spies Over DNC Hack

So Gwyneth Paltrow Has the Perfect Divorce, Too

Kerry on Israel: An Alternate Universe

Soccer Mom’s Secret Escort Life Revealed After Her Murder

George Takei: I Lost Family in Hiroshima. Mr. Trump, Nuclear Weapons Are No Game.

2016’s Biggest Fails: Trump on Jimmy Fallon, Kanye West, The Walking Dead & More

Uber Driver Saves Girl From Sex Slavery

Why Donald Trump Keeps Dissing America’s Allies in Europe and Asia

The Golden-Age of Airport Restaurants & Bars

How To Make Sense of Suicide: The Quiet Genius of ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ on HBO

Could ‘Hygge’ Help Cure Your Trump Anxiety? The Calming Lifestyle Trends for 2017

Will John Kerry’s Israel Speech Tear the Democrats Apart?

Science Can’t Save the Earth This Time

NCAA Coach: I Was Fired for Being Gay

The Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds: On Carrie Fisher, Elizabeth Taylor, and Her Wild Hollywood Ride

Shady Pastor to Pray With Trump at Inauguration

Is Drake and Jennifer Lopez’s New ‘Romance’ a Thirsty Ploy for Revenge?

John Kerry Gives a Final Warning to Israel and Netanyahu

The Ballad of Gary Fisher, Carrie Fisher’s Beloved French Bulldog

Canadian ‘Kardashians’ Accused of Filming Sex With Nigerian Elites, Using Tapes for Blackmail

Carrie Fisher’s Beloved Dog Gary to Live With Her Daughter

Face to Face With an ISIS Killer

Late-Night’s 10 Greatest Trump Takedowns of 2016—and Why They Failed to Take Him Down

Putin TV: Aleppo Slaughter Is Fake News

Beaten to Death on His Own Snapchat

George Strait: Drinking Rules

Why Are Celebrities So Deluded When It Comes to Cuba?

The Universal Hunt for Meaning: 11 Memoirs to Read Now

Capote’s Masterpiece ‘In Cold Blood’ Still Vivid at 50

Uber Driver Needed a Nap, So Passenger Took the Wheel, Hit the Gas and Outraced the Cops

Amish Say Horse Diapers Violate Their Religious Freedom

Trump Tower Evacuation Opens New Phase of Our Post-9/11 Weird Normal

Requiem for an ’80s Kid: We’ve Lost Our Prince and Now Our Princess

Why We’ll Miss Carrie Fisher and George Michael, Both Candid Truth-Tellers

Nazis vs. Trumpkins: The Prom Tearing Apart the Alt-Right

Why Did Obama Let the UN Criticize Israel? Because It Was the Last Chance to Act Sane

Tina Fey Remembers Carrie Fisher’s Legendary ‘30 Rock’ Performance and ‘Razor-Sharp Wit’

More Than Princess Leia: Carrie Fisher’s Beautifully Tumultuous, Accomplished, Hilarious Life

Remembering Carrie Fisher: 1956-2016

Did George Michael Battle a Secret Heroin Addiction?

Sex, Dating, and Cerebral Palsy: Ryan J. Haddad Brings Gay Intimacy and Disability to the Stage

Uh, John Boehner: Trump Is the Opposite of Teddy Roosevelt

Dallas In Three Drinks

Pom-Poms, Mules, and Crop Tops: This Is What You’ll Be Wearing in 2017

Boko Haram Teaching Child Soldiers to Rape

Donald Trump’s Cabinet Picks Could Be a Bummer for Legal Weed in 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda on President Trump: ‘I Know What I’m Going to Fight for in the Years to Come’

Progressives Have Let Inner Cities Fail for Decades. President Trump Could Change That.

Trump May Well Try to Clamp Down on Anti-Trump Humor; Can He?

The Heartbreakingly Funny ‘Toni Erdmann’ Is the Best Foreign Film of the Year

No, Kate Steinle Didn’t Die Because San Fran is a Sanctuary City

Every Canceled Celebrity of 2016, from Lena Dunham to Taylor Swift

Woman’s Body Found Under Booby-Trapped Mobile Home

My Neighborhood Pharmacist Was a Marxist Revolutionary

Christians in the Crosshairs: Iran’s Oddly Selective Crackdown on Christians

Anne Rice on Peter Thiel’s Interest in Harvesting Young People’s Blood

Frank, Uncompromising, and Tons of Fun: What Makes George Michael an LGBT Hero

A Famous Porn Star Claims She Was Raped On Set. Will She Receive Justice?

The Boko Haram Girl Hostages Nobody Talks About

Kim Kardashian, Brangelina and the Most Shocking Celebrity Scandals of 2016

Get Ready For Bette Midler on Broadway: The Top Theatre Tickets for 2017

The Jews Begging to Join the Alt-Right

Truman Capote’s Ashes? Yours For $45,000: The Craziest Items Auctioned Off In 2016

Putin’s Hit Teams Head for Syria

Inside the Experimental Search for Dark Matter

Bill O’Reilly Wants Someone to Review His Book, Does He? OK, Here It Is

Top U.S. General: Two More Years to Beat ISIS

The Media Blew Overall, Yes, But There Were Noteworthy Exceptions, And Here They Are

The Most Underreported Stories of 2016

‘Last Christmas’ Played as George Michael Died: The Song’s Unlikely History Is a Tribute to Its Creator

The Year in Hoaxes: Pizzagate, Plus-Sized Undies and a Lying Santa

Why Did Top Trump Aide Jason Miller Suddenly Quit?

The Best Alternative Christmas Movies: ‘Die Hard,’ ‘Gremlins,’ and More

How Mad Dog Mattis Got His Christmas Cookies

In Venezuela, The Dictator Who Stole Christmas

10 Best Christmas Soul and R&B Albums: Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, Jackson 5 and More

Casablanca’s Famous Gin Joint Has a Donald Trump Hangover

It's Going to Be the Warmest Christmas at the North Pole Ever

Santa Clauses Around the World

Holden Caulfield’s Christmas Prequel to ‘Catcher in the Rye’

Christmas With Mom—But Not Each Other

Jon Stewart’s Secrets for Managing Creativity on ‘The Daily Show'

Best of the Beast: Bad Cops, Jewel Thieves, Queen Bey and the Cubbies

Why Kate and William Are Planning A Very Personal Christmas

Donald Trump Would Be Perfect in the Role of Ebenezer Scrooge

The Pope’s Christmas Dream, The Curia’s Nightmare

All I Want For Christmas Is Some Time Alone

Adam Driver: ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Is ‘Remarkable’

The Most Overlooked Movie Performances of 2016: Ryan Gosling, Young Obama, and More

How Congress Can Still Save the Children of Syria

Last-Minute Christmas & Hanukkah Cocktail Recipes

The Black Boxing Legend Who Inspired ‘Fences’

Islamist Terrorist Truckers Are Targeting Spain

The Greatest Myths About Jesus Christ’s Birth

How the Nazis Killed Christmas

Muslim Fundamentalists Try to Force Out Jakarta’s Christian Governor

The Mexican Cartels’ Christmas Slaughter

When Nelson Rockefeller Killed Diego Rivera’s Communist Mural

What Makes Us Want Mega-Expensive Stuff

Best of the Beast: Sex Orgies, Spies, Serial Killers and Time Travel

In the Trump World Order, Everybody Bows Down

Team Obama Lets U.N. Condemn Israel for Settlements

Why We Should Tell Children The Truth About Santa

ISIS: We Burned Two Soldiers Alive

‘Merry Christmas, Lil Mama’: Chance the Rapper and Jeremih’s Xmas Mixtape Will Lift Your Spirits

How Anis Amri, the Berlin Truck Terrorist, Was Killed

‘Apprentice’ Staffers Respond to Tom Arnold Claims of ‘Racist’ Trump Tapes: WTF?

Sorry, Haters—A Handful of Hoaxes Doesn’t Debunk the Hate-Crime Reality

‘A Monster Calls,’ ‘Moana,’ and the Year Family Films Were Actually Great

Christians in the Crosshairs: Pastors Face Execution for Spreading Gospel

Did Russia Just Test a Weapon in Space?

U.N. Again Allowing Assad Regime to Edit Syria Aid Document

The Booziest Book I Read This Year

Americans Settle Down in Trumpistan, Brought to Us by the FBI

South Sudan Is on the Cusp of Genocide—It Can Be Stopped, If We Care

No, the Cellphone in Your Pocket Isn’t Frying Your Junk

Trump’s Inauguration Nightmare: All the Musicians Who Have Turned Down Invites

The Berlin Massacre and the Killer Between the Cracks

Nuke Experts to Trump: WTF?

Carl Icahn Wrote the Playbook for Trump’s Bullying Tweetstorms. Now He’ll Turn Them Into Policy.

From Donald Trump Blowing Up to Kelly Ripa Standing Firm, the Top 10 Media Scandals of 2016

Trump Scolds Surrogates: Stop Saying I Won’t ‘Drain the Swamp’

Alex Trebek Honors ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion Who Died a Week Before Her Episodes Aired

Anne Rice Opens Up: ‘I Feel Like I’m Gay’

Helen Mirren’s Bang On Christmas Message: ‘2016 Has Been a Big Pile of Sh*t’

Seth Meyers Hammers Trump’s Climate Denial: ‘It’s Literally Life or Death’

Georgia Cop: Let Me Fly Confederate Flag... or Else

Justice Scalia’s Warning to President Trump

New York City Christmas Market Now Guarded by Heavily Armed and Armored Cops

Eric McCormack on ‘Will & Grace’ Revival Rumors, the State of Gay TV & Time-Traveling Spies

From Canada to Madagascar, the Hottest Vacation Destinations of 2017

Yes, Wall Street’s Bullish on Trump—Which May or May Not Be Good News

Is That Santa’s Beard on Your Foot? How the ‘Hairy Shoe’ Conquered Fashion

Over-the-Top Restaurant and Bar Holiday Decorations

New York’s Theater A-List Shows Donald Trump a Real ‘Safe Space’

Meet Dick Black, the American Politician Who Loves Assad

Member of Black Church That Was Burnt Down, ‘Vote Trump’ Scrawled on Its Side, Charged With Arson

Fernet-Branca: An Artful History

‘Generation KKK’ Is a Disgrace: How A&E’s New Reality Show Normalizes White Supremacists

In North Carolina, a Special Session to Repeal the ‘Bathroom Bill’ Ends With No Relief

Berlin Truck Attacker Was No Lone Wolf, German Authorities Say

Fireworks in Tultepec and Mexico’s Tragedy Tradition

Did Prostitutes, a $17K Watch, and Somebody Else’s Cocaine Mess With Your Pension?

Snow Just Hit The Sahara Desert For The First Time In 37 Years

Secrets of ‘The OA’: Co-Creator Brit Marling Explains What the Hell Is Happening in the Netflix Sci-Fi Mystery

Just How Ill Is Queen Elizabeth?

Larry King’s Wife Shawn Alleges Zsa Zsa’s Widower Put Her ‘on Display’ for Financial Gain

Bill Clinton, Who May Have Cost Hillary the Election, Passes the Buck to James Comey

Pantsuit Nation Is the Worst: Why a Book of Uplifting Facebook Posts Won’t Heal America

How Viola Davis Found the Courage to Be Herself: ‘I’ve Always Had to Take the Road Less Chosen’

They Watched Him Get Beaten To Death — And Did Nothing

How Martinis, Steaks, and a Golf Round Raised Your Prescription Drug Prices

Gourmet Chocolate Gifts for Christmas & Hanukkah

Here’s Why Democrats Must Not Abandon Identity Politics

From Chloe Sevigny to Gerry, Your Biggest Gay Nightmare: The Brilliant Creations of Drew Droege

This Was the Year That Fashion Played Politics and Lost

Azealia Banks Trolls Nicki Minaj, Tells Her to ‘Slim Down a Bit’

Will Putin Use His Ambassador’s Assassination to Gain a Political Edge?

Lena Dunham Wishes She Had an Abortion

The Hell of Being in Fifth Harmony: They Treat Us ‘Like Literally Slaves’

Outrage After Nigel Farage Attacks Widower of Murdered British MP

Why the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Snubs R&B Legends Like Janet Jackson

ISIS: We Did Berlin Truck Attack

Exclusive: The Daily Mail’s David Martosko Not Getting a Trump Gig

Andrea Bocelli Backs Out of Trump Inauguration Performance After Backlash

‘Barry’ or How Barack Obama Learned to Stop Worrying and Love His Blackness

Team Bernie: Hillary ‘F*cking Ignored’ Us in Swing States

Terrorist May Be ‘On the Run’ as Berlin Cops Fear They Arrested the Wrong Man

Beyoncé, Issa Rae, Samantha Bee and More Women Who Changed Television in 2016

Meet the Moscow Mouthpiece Married to a Racist Alt-Right Boss

Inside Newsweek Writer Kurt Eichenwald’s Twitter War

Feminist or Family First? Ivanka Trump’s Perilous Balancing Act Continues Into 2017

Why Do States Keep Wasting Money on Doomed Abortion Bills?

The Strange Saga of Jackie Evancho, Trump’s Pint-Sized Inauguration Singer

Judicial Watch Wants Sessions to Root Evil Out of DOJ

Guitarist Gary Clark Jr.: Drinking Rules

Samantha Bee and Glenn Beck Unite Over Trump: ‘It’s All of Us Against Trumpism’

Donald Trump Electoral College Win Crushes the Last #NeverTrump Dream

Christine Lagarde Convicted, Hangs on at IMF

His Fans Insulted the Alt-Right, So the Alt-Right Declared Him a Pedophile Ringleader

Berlin Christmas Market Attack Kills at Least 12

Obama’s Swipe at Clinton’s Campaign Was Unfair and Missed the Point

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Killed

The 10 Most Overlooked Films of the Year: ‘American Honey,’ ‘The Fits,’ and More

Why the Electoral College Will Rubber-Stamp Donald Trump

Will Harry's ‘Very Bloody’ Shooting Weekend Appall Animal Lover Meghan Markle?

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Fabulous Life: The Kim Kardashian of Her Generation

Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian’s Curious Thirst for ‘Scandal’

Germany’s 12-Year-Old Terrorist

Why Naming and Shaming Won’t Stop Putin

Did the GOP Pull Off a North Carolina Coup?

Trump Has Churchill Rolling in His Grave

Every Time a Bell Rings an Angel Gets a Manhattan

Did Ari Emanuel Cover for Donald Trump on the Miss Universe Tapes?

Is This How ‘The Affair’ Really Ends?

The Fall of Aleppo Is a Huge Gift to ISIS

Is John Podesta Telling the Truth on Russia?

Trump’s Extreme Nominee for Israel

Grandmother Escapes Road-Rage Shooting, Finds 3-Year-Old Shot and Dying in Backseat

Clinton Chairman Continues to Blame Russia for Loss

Beijing Commits Act of War, Obama Does Nothing

Blac Chyna’s Instagram Hacked, Reveals Scandalous Chats with Young Thug, Jaden Smith

SNL’s Hillary Clinton Goes Full ‘Love Actually’ on Elector: Trump ‘Will Kill Us All’

SNL’s Trump Gets Christmas Visit From Shirtless BFF Vladimir Putin

Coming Out as an Undocumented Muslim Immigrant in Trump’s America

The Fix for Fake News: Outrage

The Studied Chaos of Iggy Pop

Why Meghan Markle Might Be Perfect for Prince Harry

What to Do When Your Telepathic Leader Dies

How ‘1984’ Became an Overnight Sensation

The Best Independent Bookstores in America

Virgin Mary, Career-Killer

‘Silence’: Scorsese’s Flawed, Frustrating White Savior Tries to Save Japan From Itself

What Childish Gambino’s ‘Awaken, My Love!’ Owes to the Godfather of Funk George Clinton

‘Rogue One’ Baddie Ben Mendelsohn on His Beef with Darth Vader

Report: David Foster, Stepfather to Gigi and Bella Hadid, Planning Trump Inauguration

The Real-Life ‘Hunger Games’ Is Coming to Russian Television. God Help Us All.

The Year Celebrity Love Died: Brangelina, Aubrih and More Couples Who Split in 2016

How to Really Punish Russia for Hacking

A Victorian Spy In The Boy Brothels Of Karachi

Mideast Diplomats: Trump is Better Than Obama

Massacres, Drugs, and Money: Mexico’s Disastrous Drug-War Decade

Inside New York’s Most Magical Theater, Where Harry Houdini Performed His Greatest Act

As Electors Finally Meet, Donald Trump’s Moment of Truth Approaches

Will Smith’s Daddy Issues Are Sabotaging His Career

Surviving Trump’s Reality Show

How Jack Kirby and DC Comics Predicted Trump With a Bloviating Demagogue in 1971

When The New York Times Defended Putting a Black Man in the Bronx Zoo

How to Watch the 2016 College Bowls and College Football Playoffs

At Year-End Presser, Obama Defends Record, Lectures Media

Obama: Vladimir Putin Definitely Maybe Knew About Hacks

Donald Trump, and The Art of The Devastating Restaurant Takedown

New York’s Most Subversive Christmas Show: Review of ‘Justin Vivian Bond: The Bipolar Express’

Obama Final 2016 White House Press Conference Live Stream Online Hawaii

Christmas Eggnog: The Annotated Recipe

Superstitious Pope Francis Says Don’t Send Him Early Birthday Wishes

‘The OA’ Review: Netflix’s Top-Secret New Show Is Weird as Hell

Live Stream the 2016 85th Anniversary Hollywood Christmas Parade

Mariah Carey, Adele, and Gaga Join James Corden for ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Carpool Karaoke

Did Facebook Just Kickstart the Real Infowar?

How ‘La La Land’ Staged a Dance Number on an L.A. Freeway

Trump in the White House—and Russia’s Neighbors Back in the USSR?

Hillary Clinton Toasts Her Mega-Donors At Donald Trump’s Old Hotel

How New Jersey’s Attorney General Is Trying to Muzzle a Reporter

How America Failed My Family of Coal Miners

Alt-Right ‘Dark Enlightenment’ Group Seeks Campus Safe Space

How Silicon Valley’s Oligarchs Are Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Trump

$7 Billion New U.S. Warship Has a $2 Billion Ammo Problem

EU Links Charities to Human Traffickers

Here’s What Trump Should Have Told Us at That Dec. 15 Press Conference

Sean Hannity to Julian Assange: ‘You’ve Done Us a Favor’

Dylann Roof Convicted of Murdering 9 Black Charleston Churchgoers

EgyptAir Flight 804: Why Is Egypt Sitting on Key Evidence?

Will Ryan Zinke Open Up 265 Million Acres of Land to Drilling and Mining?

Monica Crowley, Fox News Personality, Joins Trump National Security Council

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Photographed Together on London Date!

Scott Baio: I Was ‘Attacked’ by Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Wife Over Trump

Team Trump Is Backing Iran, a Regime They Supposedly Hate

Beyoncé and Whoopi Goldberg Are Making the Year’s Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Inside ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Season 2: A ‘Cautionary Tale’ for America

Why Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Might Actually Stand Up for LGBT Rights

Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, Bill Cosby, and the Sex Assault Scandals of 2016

Pro-Life Leaders Want Trump Justice Dept. to Prosecute Planned Parenthood

‘20th Century Women’ Star Annette Bening on Cinema After the Election: Everything Now ‘Has an Urgency’

Drinking With People You Don’t Like During the Holidays

Alexander Hamilton’s Ghost Looms as Donald Trump Approaches the White House

How Schoolgirls Slaughtered 56 people in Nigeria in One Attack

Will Police in the Trump Era Embrace Accountability?

Is 2016 the Year That Fashion Finally Embraced Diversity?

Is Post-Hack Yahoo’s Verizon Deal DOA?

Michael Flynn Called Hillary Unfit, but Spilled Classified Info Himself

My 3,000 Paintings of President Obama: Inside Rob Pruitt’s Epic Painting Project

Dylann Roof’s Chilling Question: ‘Did I Shoot You Yet?’

Donald Trump’s New Old Boys’ Club

Are Feds Ready to Seize Trump’s Hotel? Maybe?

Why Angry Royals Like Prince Andrew Are Refusing to Stay Silent

Rex Tillerson Might Be Trump’s Best Pick—but Will He Last?

Study: Abortion Doesn’t Harm Women’s Mental Health, but Denying One Does

The 10 Best Films of 2016: Beyoncé, Killer Neo-Nazis, and a Modern-Day Masterpiece

Johnny Depp Refusing to Pay Amber Heard $6.8M Settlement After Public Abuse Comments

Bernie Sanders Blasts Trump’s Cabinet of ‘Billionaires and Millionaires’

With Rex Tillerson Pick, Trump Crams Russia Down NeoCon Throats

Goldie Taylor: Why Many African Americans Don’t Want Dylann Roof Executed

‘Star’ Is Not the Next ‘Empire’

Two Bad-Ass Old Ladies Take Down Carjacking Gang

The Lazy Way to Make Great Cocktails

Oops! Jared Kushner Forgot to Pay Electric Bill

CNN Media Cop Brian Stelter: ‘Cable News War Seems So Petty’ Now

Did Private Prison Contractor Illegally Boost Trump?

Lawsuit: Football Coach Slut-Shamed My Daughter

Jill Stein & Green Party Help Elect Climate Denier, Regret Nothing

‘The Daily Show’ Rips Kanye West’s Meeting With Trump

Baking & Bartending: A Vodka Love Story

After ‘Sleep No More’ Comes a Sexy Scottish Devil: Review of ‘The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart’

Rick Perry Will Really Run the Department of Nukes, Not Energy

Aleppo Ceasefire Reached to Evacuate Civilians

Donald Trump, America’s Ultimate Crony Capitalist

The Row Over British PM Theresa May’s Pricey Leather Pants Is Really About Brexit

Women in Aleppo Choose Suicide Over Rape, Rebels Report

Pizzagate Gunman Said He Would Sacrifice the ‘Lives of a Few for the Lives of Many’

‘Rogue One’ Kicks Ass: The Best ‘Star Wars’ Movie Since ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Donald Trump Meets His Alter Ego: Kanye West

The Last Chance To Stop Trump? Hamilton Electors’ Grand Compromise

Four Reasons Tapping Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State Is a Terrible Idea

Pope Francis Pens Letter to Assad in Plea for Peace in Syria

Brad Pitt Accuses Angelina Jolie of Violating Kids’ Privacy in Messy Custody Battle

Report: Trump Courting Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli for Inauguration Performance

Seth Meyers on Russian Hacking Reports: Trump ‘Has a Bizarre Affection’ for Putin

Trump Is Using Our Old Putin TV Propaganda Playbook

Hollywood Officially Pardons Mel Gibson. For Shame.

The Anti-Brock Turner: Hero Judge Puts Pickup Artist Rapist Away for 8 Years

Where Robot Gladiators Fight to the Death

Is Peach Brandy the Next Hot Spirit?

How Glenn Beck Laid the Tracks for the Trump Train

Russia Mess Shouldn’t Stop Trump From Shaking Up Shaky American Foreign Policies

On the Trail of Germany’s Right-Wing Terrorists—Are Cops Complicit?

National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Winners

President Obama on Campaign Hacks: ‘Very Clear Relationships’ Between Team Trump and Russia

From James Bond to Shakespeare Villain: Review of ‘Othello’ Starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig

Feminists Take a Swing at Kellyanne Conway—and Whiff Totally

Donald Trump Interviewed Mitt Romney to ‘Torture’ Him, Roger Stone Says

The Kremlin Gloats Over Trump’s CIA Tantrum

It’s Time for President Obama to Talk to the American People About Trump and Putin

Joe Walsh Puts Down His Musket to Bash Trump Over Russian Hacks

13 Biggest Golden Globes Film Snubs & Surprises: Mel Gibson, ‘Deadpool’ & More

Republicans Break With Donald Trump, Call for Investigating Russia’s Election Hacking

Allen West’s Muslim Hate Goes Well Beyond a Genocide Meme

Sending Tampons to Anti-Abortion Officials Isn’t Helping Anything

Trump’s Secretary of State Favorite Rex Tillerson Praised TPP

Golden Globes Shocker: The 2016 TV Nominees Are Actually Great

Spice Up Your Holiday Party with This Delicious Cognac Punch

Kim Kardashian Resumes Publicity in a Bra, Panties, Silver High Heels and a Fur Coat

Jason Clarke Is Ted Kennedy: The Aussie Actor on the Controversial ‘Chappaquiddick’

‘The Walking Dead’ Midseason Finale: All Out War Is Coming

Donald Trump’s Campaign Paid $11 Million to Trump Businesses

Football Star on Trial for Murder Was Protecting His Mom, Dad Says

The 20 Best TV Shows of 2016: O.J. Simpson, Samantha Bee, and More

The Faithless-Elector Fantasy Is Fun, but It’s Just a Fantasy

The Mysterious Case of Drinking & Spontaneous Human Combustion

Trump Terrifies Families With Undocumented Immigrants

ISIS Prepares for the Final Battle in Mosul

6 Ways to Sleep Better and Avoid Jet Lag on the Road

Why I’m Standing Vigil at Trump Tower

Live Stream the 2016 Golden Globe Nominations

How Many More Affairs Can There Be In ‘The Affair’? Recap: Season 3 Episode 4

The Hard-Boiled Sweetness of a Musical Made for New York: ‘In Transit’ Comes to Broadway

Reince Priebus Lies About Russian Hacking on TV

VA Hospital Left Dead Vet in Shower for 9 Hours

Donald Trump Keeps Blaming Everybody but Russia for Election Hacking

SNL Trolls Trump, Imagining the World ‘Through Donald’s Eyes’

‘Hidden Figures’: The Movie Trump’s America Needs to See

SNL’s Trump Appoints Walter White as DEA Chief: ‘It’s Time to Make America Cook Again’

The High Art Wilson-Nabokov Cage Match

Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris

Evangelicals Love Donald Trump Because Jesus Loves Rich People

Hank Williams And The Curse Of the ‘Live Fast, Die Young’ Music Star

Obama and Congress Knew About Russian Hacking—And They Did Nothing

How Do We Know Our Elections Are Fair?

How Christianity Sends Mixed Messages on Breast-Feeding

How Grandpa Got Screwed Out of an Oscar

The Hasidic Boy Who Learned English by Secretly Listening to Rush Limbaugh

ISIS Retakes UNESCO Heritage Site Palmyra—So Where Is Putin’s Army Now?

Pete Dexter on How Larry and his Lexus Ended Up Beside Highway 1

Silicon Valley, Wake Up! Trump Matters.

Italy’s Muslims Celebrate Christmas to Calm Integration Fears

God Is a Sadistic Internet Troll in the Delightful French Satire ‘The Brand New Testament’

How to Watch the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards Live Stream

Drake Is the Thirstiest Rapper in the Game

Nobel Prize Committee Defends Bob Dylan At Award Ceremony

Istanbul Car Bomb Attack Slays Policemen After Soccer Match

Santacon Invades America And 2016 Just Got Worse

How Russian Hackers Can Blackmail Donald Trump—and the GOP

CIA Says Russia Backed Trump, So Democrats Better Fight Like World War III

J. Cole Went Platinum with No Features. But Is He One of Hip-Hop’s Best?

Porn May Have Forgiven James Deen, But His Accusers Are Still Suffering

The Ancient Greeks Warned Us About Trump

Suicide Journalism on the Crazy-Mean Streets of Tijuana

Donald Trump Is a Professional Dominatrix and the GOP Can’t Get Enough of His Humiliation

Welcome to the Nine-Mile High Club: Supersonic Private Planes Are Coming

The French Kid’s Lit Author Who Inspired Maurice Sendak & Shel Silverstein

The Surprisingly Public Sex Life of Queen Victoria

111-Year-Old’s Secret Foie Gras Diet

Warsaw’s Populist Right Whitewashes Holocaust History

When John Glenn Saved Ted Williams’s Life

Washington Post Reporter Wesley Lowery On His Tense Run-In With Ferguson Police

Cruz Beckham Has A New Tween Christmas Song And Piers Morgan Hates It

With Russia Probe, Obama Finally Hacks the Hearts of Defense Hawks

As a Muslim Woman, I Support Angela Merkel’s Ban on Niqabs in Germany

Murdered Boise Student Sierra Bush Was Gender Fluid, Inspired Others to Be True to Themselves

NBC Dumped Donald Trump Over His Bigotry, but Now They’re Back Together

The Lone Chechen Whistleblower Talks

Washington Post on the ‘Fake News’ Hot Seat

Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick, Andrew Puzder, Is Swamped in His Own Workplace Lawsuits

The Dutch Uphold Law on Trumpspeak, Convict Wilders for Preaching Hate

Pippa Middleton, James Matthews Wedding Detials

Marcus Mumford and Palestinian Rapper Tamer Nafar’s Unusual Friendship

Thiel-Backed PAC May Have Made Illegal Payments to Bannon Company

Seth Meyers Breaks Down Trump’s Deceptive Carrier Deal

How Stephen Colbert Quietly Trumped Jimmy Fallon Online

Captain Humayun Khan, Lieutenant Robert Kelly, and the Other One Percent

Tom Wolfe: Fake News Is a ‘Laugh and a Half’

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