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Why do good lawyers defend bad people?

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Quora Question: Why Do Good Lawyers Support and Defend Criminals? Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer...

Alex Ross Perry and the Democracy of Movies

The director and Elisabeth Moss talk to 'Newsweek' about their new film, ‘Queen of Earth,’ the pursuit of passion projects and how big is not always bad.

Newsweek's Cover on Bruce Springsteen: 'Making of a Rock Star'

5 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

40 years ago today, Bruce Springsteen released "Born to Run."

17 of the Best Illinois High School Ranked by Newsweek

Out of Newsweek's top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, 30 of those high schools are in Illinois. Several of the state's high schools that appeared on the list rank among the nation's top 20, with Walter Payton College Prep High School in Chicago taking the No. Show More Summary

Iconic Temple of Bel Could Be ISIS's Next Target in Palmyra

Syria's director of antiquities tells Newsweek of his fear that the ancient Bel Temple could be destroyed next.

Featured Photographer: 463 Historical Photographs From Chris Niendethal

Today’s featured photographer is award-winning Chris Niendethal. With a strong focus on people and portraits, Niendethal’s photos have graced the covers of esteemed publications such as Newsweek and TIME magazine....

Bay Area high schools make Newsweek’s top 500 list

As kids across America are picking up their backpacks and returning to school, Newsweek released its annual ranking of the top U.S. public high schools for 2015. The news magazine put together two lists of 500 high schools: America’s Top High Schools is based solely on performance, while Beating the Odds controls for student poverty.

Let’s Be Clear. There Is No Surviving a Nuclear War

“How to Survive a Nuclear War,” by Cham Dallas (Newsweek, August 16, 2015) is profoundly disturbing. The suggestion that a Nuclear Global Health Workforce might be effective in responding to nuclear war is both tragic and absurd.   To...Show More Summary

Overshoot Day Underestimates Human Ingenuity

Chelsea German Media outlets ranging from Newsweek and TIME, to National Geographic and even the Weather Channel, all recently ran articles on the so-called “Overshoot Day,” which is defined by its official website as the day of theShow More Summary

America's Top High Schools 2015

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for college. A star next to a school’s name indicates that it meets our Equity measure...Show More Summary

Beating the Odds 2015: Top High Schools For Low-Income Students

Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds” list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles posed by students at an economic disadvantage. A star next to a school’s...Show More Summary

Map: America's Top High Schools 2015

The Newsweek High School Rankings—recognizing the achievements of the best public high schools in the United States for college readiness—have been published for more than a decade. Since 2014, Newsweek has published two separate lists...Show More Summary

Methodology of Newsweek's High School Rankings 2015

The Newsweek High School Rankings evaluates schools on a broad range of criteria in order to identify schools that excel at preparing students for college and overcome the obstacles posed by socioeconomic inequality. The question, “What are the best schools?” has two different answers depending on whether or not student poverty is taken into account. Show More Summary

Frequently Asked Questions About Newsweek’s High School Rankings 2015

Why are there two sets of rankings? The question “What are America’s top schools?” has different answers, depending on whether student poverty is taken into account. We realized that rather than trying to make an all-encompassing list, we could reward more great schools by examining performance from more than one vantage point. Show More Summary

Dr. Dre’s New Album, ‘Compton,’ Streamed 25 Million Times

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Last week, Newsweek covered the announcement of Dr. Dre’s newest album, Compton. Since August 7, when the record dropped, 25 million listeners have streamed it on Apple Music. The New York Times reported that the album passed this mark in its first week, with half a million downloads on iTunes to boot. Show More Summary

Politico's Michael Hirsh: Why Can't the Jews See Obama, Carter Have 'Saved' Israel?

Former Newsweek reporter Michael Hirsh is now with Politico, but one consistent threat of his writing has been a fondness for the foreign policy “doves.” His latest Politico piece on the Iran deal is headlined “Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama...Show More Summary

Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation: A New Elizabethan Age

Newsweek's latest special edition examines the 63-year-long reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest serving monarch. On the day of the Queen's coronation, Britain once again had the eyes of the world trained on its Royals. Newsweek...Show More Summary

Queen Elizabeth II: Royal Witness to History

By Editorial Assistant Haley Spielberg With 63 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II’s reign has seen its share of defining moments. To commemorate the life and legacy of Britain's longest-serving monarch, Newsweek's latest special...Show More Summary

Queen for 18,250 Days

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

From the Newsweek archives July 10, 2002 She really isn’t like you and me. To understand just how different Queen Elizabeth II is from anyone else, consider this stroy, from Michael Deaver, deputy chief of staff to then-President Reagan. Show More Summary

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