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The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Both priceless papyri that could shed light on early Christianity and forgeries are openly trafficked online. Determining authenticity is increasingly difficult.

Cosby Could Still Be Prosecuted

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Rape is not as clear cut as conservatives or liberals suppose; laws on rape vary widely from state to state, and often reflect a dark legacy of racism and sexism.

‘Argo’ In The Congo

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Fifty years ago, African mercenaries, American pilots, and Cuban CIA contractors attempted one of the largest hostage rescue missions in history.

Pregnant Kate To Vist China?!

22 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Kate may take part in a 'blockbuster' tour of the world's second biggest economy early next year

Outside US, Dem & GOP Senators Buddy Up

A national security conference in Canada brings out the bonhomie among U.S. senators.

Get To Know L.A.’s Worst Pickup Artist

The co-creator of The Office and Extras discusses saying goodbye to Hello Ladies and some of his favorite dating horror stories.

It’s Good to Be King

Tearing up the Constitution? Certainly sounds like something people would accuse a king of doing.

Meet the Rescue Pilots of ‘Ebola Air’

They’ve transported dolphins, satellite parts, even wolves. Then came a call to pick up two stricken American health workers. How Phoenix became the U.S. government’s go-to rescuer.

The First Ladies of Monster Jam

If Sheryl Sandberg is the poster child of the one percent of women having it all, the mighty women driving Monster Jam trucks serve as feminist exemplar for the other 99 percent.

Why 2016’s Hopefuls Are Hopeless

P.J. O’Rourke picks and analyzes the top ten candidates for the 2016 election.

Days of Mafia Mayhem

Shocking reports of resurgent organized crime are horrifying Italy, from a covert tape of a secret initiation ceremony to the capture of a zoo’s worth of wild beasts.

Insane Requirement for Gay Blood Donors

An FDA committee recommends shrinking lifetime ban to one-year ‘deferral period’—but it’s still more politics than science.

GTA’s First-Person Sex Is Uncomfortable

In a third person games you just control a polygonal character. ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ now lets you become the character—in this case, a prostitute-soliciting criminal.

The ‘X Factor’ of Sex

A new series, ‘The Sex Factor,’ sees a gaggle of men and women compete for a $1 million prize and the designation of ‘international porn star’ status. Think: the ‘X Factor’ of sex.

Pauline Kael’s Talking Heads Obsession

It's been almost 30 years since movie critic Pauline Kael got blown away by Jonathan Demme's Talking Heads concert film, but her shrewd enthusiasm is still persuasive.

Boris Johnson’s Churchill Man Crush

As a public servant and man of letters, London’s mayor is splendidly equipped to take the measure of the 20th Century’s most famous and certainly most eloquent prime minister.

The Deal That Iran’s Regime Fears Most

Iran is fighting problems on every border as well as from within. It’s why Obama should tie any agreement to the lasting stability that only comes from free and fair elections.

Do They Know It’s Time To Stop Band Aid?

Good old Sir Bob Geldof stepping into the breach again to raise money for crisis-hit Africa? Wrong: he’s been criticized for cultural imperialism.


2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In a Manhattan hotel, the new super PAC hands came together with Clinton war-room veterans and those who still have nightmares from 2008.

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