This article, written by Assistant Editor Alicia Kort, was excerpted from Newsweek's Special Edition, Weed 2016: The Beginning of the End for Pot Prohibition. In 1937, a product called Elixir Sulfanilamide hit pharmacy shelves. Advertised...Show More Summary
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This article was excerpted from Newsweek's Special Edition, Weed 2016: The Beginning of the End for Pot Prohibition. For the past four years, the cannabis legalization movement has sprouted from 420-friendly states such as California and Alaska to take over headlines and ballots in even more conservative swing states such as Missouri and Ohio. Show More Summary
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This article, written by Associate Editor Tim Baker, was excerpted from Newsweek’s Special Edition, Weed 2016: The Beginning of the End for Pot Prohibition. San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is one of the most expansive and widely used public spaces in the country, so when on August 15, 2015,...
This article, written by Associate Editor Tim Baker, was excerpted from Newsweek's Special Edition, Weed 2016: The Beginning of the End for Pot Prohibition. San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is one of the most expansive and widely used...Show More Summary
Last weekend, tickets to an NBA game between the Nets and 76ers were selling for $14 on StubHub. You could have paid the same price to see Brooklyn, the Oscar-nominated film, for what it cost to see Brooklyn, the crappy basketball team. Show More Summary
Our cover story in this week's issue of Newsweek Europe is on the battle over abortion in Ireland. The country is getting ready for a general election on February 26, and one of the key issues is the 8th ammendment. That's a part ofShow More Summary
Two species of birds might be purposefully starting wildfires in Australia, the Tech Times reports. This might seem outlandish, but cultural geographer Mark Bonta tells Newsweek it's "standard knowledge" among the aboriginal community and firefighters in northern Australia. According to the Washington Post, birds of prey are known to hunt...
Left-wing Newsweek gloatingly welcomed Obama into power with this 2009 cover story: It wasn’t true in 2009; significant resistance arose in the form of the Tea Party and the Republican
/ In June 1997, New York City was gripped by tabloid headlines—"TEARS FOR MR. LEVIN," "SLAIN FOR ATM CARD," "WANTED." The stories went on to detail the grisly torture and murder of Bronx schoolteacher Jonathan Levin, and the bloody crime scene at his upper west side apartment. Show More Summary
Newsweek.com readers will now be able to enjoy almost all stories from the website and Newsweek magazine without a subscription, after the site drastically altered its online paywall on Wednesday. The vast majority of Newsweek stories, including all Web stories and the weekly magazine cover story, can now be accessed without encountering a paywall. Show More Summary
For some publishers, such as The New York Times, metered paywalls have provided a much-needed revenue stream by converting free, loyal readers into paying digital subscribers. But Newsweek is going... To view the full story, click the title link.
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Europe is governed by “technocratic feudalism,” the combative former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has claimed, speaking to Newsweek before the launch of a new pro-democracy movement. Varoufakis is in Berlin on Tuesday to announce his...Show More Summary
A lawyer for Biafran activist Nnamdi Kanu told Newsweek his client is “in high spirits” ahead of the opening of his trial for treason on Tuesday. Members of Nigeria’s intelligence agency, the State Security Service (DSS), arrested Kanu—the...Show More Summary
Newsweek's Kurt Eichenwald debunked the partisan assertions that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton improperly used a private email account, pointing out that her predecessors similarly used private email accounts that received...Show More Summary
On the cover of this week’s issue of Newsweek Europe, we look at homegrown terrorism in the United States. As the war in Syria continues there's a lot of anxiety in the West about so called 'lone wolf' jihadi terrorists. But the real threat in the U.S. Show More Summary
NEWSWEEK ON CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITIES REQUESTING ANTI-LGBT RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS : Newsweek’s Morgan Mitchell takes an in-depth look into the growing trend by religious colleges and universities to quietly request exemptions from existing civil rights law in order to discriminate against LGBT students. Show More Summary
In the first part of Newsweek’s exclusive interview with Sir Craig Reedie published yesterday, the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president spoke at length on the difficulties of admitting shamed Russia back into athletic competition...Show More Summary