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Getting to Know the Hitman Next Door

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The hitman in literature is a perennial favorite: he or she is just like us, but for one fact: they kill for money. Are they maimed, or monsters, or more like us than we like to admit?

How To Win $17M At Backgammon

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Irish gambler JP McManus won $17.4 million from American billionaire Alec E. Gores, but now he is contesting the IRS taking their share of his winnings.

Why Can't My Black Son Have A Toy Gun?

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Ask the moms of Dedric Colvin and Tamir Rice: Playing while black shouldnt be such an unfairly dangerous game.

The Race to Stop a Nazi Atomic Bomb

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In 1942 the Nazis had the physicists and the uranium to build an atomic bomb, but they needed heavy water. Occupied Norway had the one plantVermorkthat makes it.

Fake Nuns Try to Save Spanish Sex Priest

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Two devotees have undergone chastity exams to defend their sects ex-Catholic prelate, who stands accused of telling female followers his holy semen would purify them.

Let’s Ditch the ‘Big, Bad Wolf’ Cliché

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Wolves and their canine descendants are among our oldest animal partners, and yet we continue to hunt and kill them out of irrational fears that blind us to their many benefits.

How TV Screwed Up the Fight Over Busing

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In 1972, a Flint, Michigan housewife led a 620-mile march to Washington to protest forced busing. TVs adoring coverage was just the first step in distorting the busing battle.

Gen Z Has a Secret Crush on Emo

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The eyeliner. The bangs. Fall Out Boy. Its all back and coming to a concert venue near you.

Toad Venom: Weird Trip or Cancer Cure?

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

New research makes a compelling case for toad venom as a cancer fighter. But smoking it to get high? Not a great idea.

What The President Should Be Drinking

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Wed like to introduce Washingtons A-list to the joys of the Rickeyand this weekend of boldface socializing seems to be the ideal moment.

Downfall of The World's Tallest Building

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

It was once the tallest building of the worldbut in the late 1960s it was rendered suddenly obsolete, and so New York lost the Singer Building.

Why Larry Wilmore Is the Perfect Host for Obama's Last White House Correspondents’ Dinner

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

With less than 9 months left in his second term, President Barack Obama doesnt give a fuck anymore. At least thats the message comedian Larry Wilmore has been broadcasting for the past year.

Stop Judging Laremy Tunsil

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

On Thursday night, top prospect Laremy Tunsil was picked later than expected leading many to claim it was because he had character issues.

Don't Forget Jailed Journos, White House

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The White House and Washington, DC press corps will be toasting each other on Saturday night, but they should take some time to think of their colleagues held in prison for doing their jobs.

That ‘Reagan’ Movie Is Misunderstood

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

This week the outrage mounted over a new comedy about the Reagan White House, but it isnt clear it merited the venom.

Airstrike on Hospital Could Happen Again

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

A military review shows that U.S. forces were stretched to their limits and that Afghan security arent up to the task of ordering airstrikes.

Toddlers Found Chained in Backyard

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Six children, one as young as 10 months, were left abandoned by their mother who has been charged with several crimes.

Where The President Has The Last Laugh

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Saturday nights annual dinner will be President Obamas lastand, unlike presidents of old, he genuinely enjoys an evening where the jokes and jabs are his to deploy.

Gov. Pence: I Will Vote for Ted Cruz

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The last minute endorsement could boost Cruzs chance in Indiana, but could hurt Pences bid for re-election this fall.

Sorry Bigots, Your Memes Are Wrong

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Anti-trans, Target-boycotting memes are all over social media. And theyre all fake.

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