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Eleanor Rigby’s Uncensored Heartbreak

9 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy sit down for a conversation about ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them,’ a gripping portrait of the loss of a great love.

Amnesty: Ethnic Cleansing by ISIS

9 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

A new report from Amnesty International details horrific killings by ISIS against relgious and ethnic minorities in northern Iraq.

Kate Middleton Goes to Springfield

9 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most photographed women in the world. Now an artist has transformed her to look like a member of one of TV’s most famous families.

Ricky Gervais 'Jokes' That Naked Hacked Actors Have Themselves To Blame

21 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

British comedian Ricky Gervais jokes that hacked naked starlets are to blame for taking pictures in the first place and putting them 'on computers'.

Five Weird, Unpredictable Senate Races

23 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Will Mitch McConnell keep his job? Will a Palinesque conspiracy theorist triumph in Iowa? Find out in November, when control of the Senate is decided!

Lars von Trier Breaks His Vow of Silence

The reclusive—and controversial—filmmaker vowed to never speak publicly after his ‘Nazi’ scandal at Cannes. But he broke it to discuss the uncut version of Nymphomaniac at the Venice Film Festival (kind of).

American Ninja Warrior Woman

Her qualifying run—a blistering 8 minutes 59 seconds and 53 hundredths of a second—has been seen by 8 million. Can Kacy Catanzaro be the first woman to win 'American Ninja Warrior'?

'The Quiet Kennedy' on Vietnam vs. Iraq

Rory Kennedy, acclaimed filmmaker—and daughter of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy—on her latest documentary chronicling the U.S.’s exit from Vietnam, and more.

Anti-Vaxxers’ New Quack Hero

A CDC scientist says he and his colleagues hid research regarding the MMR vaccine and autism. Hello, anti-vaxxer field day.

Has Football Jumped the Shark?

The character-building cornerstone of American life has lately come under fire for ills ranging from racism to concussions. Three new books find the good, the bad, and the ugly.

How Gorillas Are Outsmarting Ebola

Ten years ago, a population of gorillas in Central Africa was ravaged by the deadly virus. Six years later, life is almost back to normal for them, says a new study. But how?

Is America a Police State? For Many, Yes

Police harassment is an everyday reality for millions of Americans, and the video of a Minnesota man’s arrest shows just how ugly it can be.

A Teacher Returns and Gets Schooled

After 14 years away from education, Garret Keizer returns to find a new generation that doesn’t care about books or even television—and the education bureaucracy wants to assign a number to every human interaction.

Destroying Atlanta to Save the Union

Only after the Confederates surrendered Atlanta 150 years ago did Americans know that the Union would be preserved.

Beating Cancer & Dodging Israel's Bombs

Even simple kindness isn’t simple in the Middle East. A Gaza teenager’s cancer is in remission thanks to treatment at a Tel Aviv hospital, but his homeland is dying.

Bar-Hopping With the Kyoto Geisha

Who meets for dinner at the ungodly hour of 6 p.m.? A Japanese media mogul and his geisha entertainers—so they can hit as many bars as possible before dawn. The Daily Beast joins them.

Scots Get Skittish About Going It Alone

Faced with the economic reality of independence, many Scots are increasingly nervous about breaking up with the UK.

Government Has Failed the Mentally Ill

Americans suffering from mental illness often have trouble finding good treatment they can afford, in large part due to cuts to needed government programs.

Republican Senate? Fat Chance

With President Obama’s approval rating under water, Republicans should be poised to win big this November. So why are they struggling in the polls?

The Psychology of Sex Slave Rings

The recent discovery of a 1,400-victim sex abuse ring in the UK has rocked the country. That it’s the fifth of its kind—lead by Muslim men—leaves no easy answers.

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