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NY Police Union’s Vile War With Mayor

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

To criticize the mayor for telling his black son what every other father of a black youth must say is divisive and fails to see what’s wrong in America.

Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

President Obama defends his decision to normalize ties with Cuba and defends his diplomatic record.

Meet The Blasphemous 'Disco Mullah'

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

When Christians and Hindus are accused of insulting Islam in Pakistan, the punishment is harsh. When a popular Sunni televangelist does it, to forgive is divine.

Mistletoe is the Vampire of Plants

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

When it’s not the holiday posterplant, mistletoe spends its days sucking the life out of trees worldwide.

Baby Jesus, Holy Terror

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

An apocryphal gospel paints Jesus as, well, a bit of handful. But, Saviors will be saviors.

COEXIST’s Inane Bumper-Sticker Politics

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

America’s simplistic adoption of the COEXIST bumper sticker signals a dangerous inability to understand the roots of religious conflict.

Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Democrats are pushing race and environmental issues when they should be embracing the lunch-bucket themes that once built party dominance. Meanwhile, voters flee.

How Pope Francis Became the World’s BFF

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The first Jesuit pope has endeared himself to people not so much through his religion but through his humane politics, which were forged in repressive Argentina.

Riding Thailand’s WWII Death Railway

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

To aid their effort in WWII, the Japanese government built a railroad between Thailand and Burma, enlisting POWs and Asian laborers in a horrifying and deadly race to the finish.

The Week’s Best Longreads

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Marissa Mayer’s great failure, troll hunting and how outrage became the default state online. The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.

How Will Cuba Play In Peoria?

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Two top pollsters—one Republican, one Democrat—offer a preview of what we’ll all be talking about in the next election.

Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

He preached against homosexuality on Sundays—and forced himself on young men during the week.

Introducing The Anti-Villain

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

On the edge of the desert, among the abandoned houses of Albuquerque, Jason Isaacs is both savior and devil to a man with his back to the wall.

Dr. Fuller's Injustice Education

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.

The Week in Viral Videos

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

From a Christmas lightshow to the tune of Star Wars to an 'Epic Rap Battle' between movie directors past and present, watch our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.

Aaron Sorkin & A Few Great Men Too Many

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Remember a simpler era when the media was more top-down and when crowds of angry Internet people couldn’t make something into a story just because they felt like it?

Should the US Really Pay a Kim’s Ransom?

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sony, this isn't complicated. Really. Just follow Alexander Hamilton's example.

Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Drama

Fans have been clamoring for a sequel to the 2008 action-comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, and hacked emails reveal Sony’s budgetary restrictions have stalled it.

Sick Cheers for Cop Killer in Brooklyn

It’s hard to believe people would cheer the murder of two cops, but stubborn crime in the projects makes people think the police don’t care.

Two Cops ‘Assassinated’ in Brooklyn

The execution of two police officers in cold blood has shocked the city and driven a deeper wedge between the cops and the mayor.

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