Will a Pulitzer Help Open Our Eyes to a Slaughter?
Was Abraham a Murderer?
Your Obsession With the Royals Is Perfectly Normal
A landmark 1956 paper, subtitled ‘observations on intimacy at a distance’ looked at how we were forming one-way romances with the people on the screens in our home.
The Ringmaster Who Helped Jewish Acrobats Escape The Nazis
On World Circus Day, it's worth honoring Adolf Althoff and his dangerous and little known quest to save Jewish colleagues from certain death at the hands of the Nazis.
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Lesbians Can’t Be Legal Moms Without Straight Sex
Italy’s retrograde laws, pushed by the Catholic Church, force LGBT parents to lie about the way their children were conceived.
London’s Always Been Violent But Now It’s Surpassed New York
Skinheads and soccer thugs have left London a bloody, lethal mess for decades, but recent gang and drug violence have sent the city’s murder rate soaring past New York City’s.
North Korea Suspends Nuclear Tests Ahead of Trump Summit
Kim Jong Un has vowed to suspend missile tests, and to shut down the site of six previous atomic tests—but the world’s most reclusive nuclear power has broken that promise before.
Behind Pussy Riot’s Paper Plane Protest
Maria Alyokhina, just out of jail—again—speaks to The Daily Beast about Russia’s recent attempts to ban the Telegram message app, and Putin’s long record of repression.
Who’s Really Running Cuba? Not the New President
The National Assembly confirmed that Cuba would get a brand new president on Thursday. He’s not a Castro, but don’t expect anything to change.