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Philadelphia City Paper Folds, or, It's Hard to Have a Moment of Silence When Your Teeth Are Chattering

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Philadelphia City Paper, we hardly knew ye. Another alternative newsweekly has closed its doors. Founded in 1981, Philadelphia City Paper was independently owned until last year, when it was acquired by SB New York, the company that publishes the multi-city East Coast free paper Metro. Show More Summary

Li Qiang

Memorial Service, Beijing 2010 Li Qiang (b. 1985, China) was a staff photographer at the Beijing News and vice director of Photography at Newsweek Magazine. He has covered breaking news all around China for ten years and has won the China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) for consecutive years. Show More Summary

The IRS Scandal, Day 881

Newsweek op-ed: America Is in Danger of Being Ruled by the Mob, by Victor Davis Hanson: The constitution of the Roman Republic was designed as a corrective to democracy. Specifically, it was hoping to protect against the excesses of Athenian-style direct democracy.... Americans originally were terrified of what 51...

Safeminds: Why Aren’t I Surprised that the Media Got it Wrong AGAIN?

From our friends at Safeminds: Wednesday afternoon we got a voicemail from a reporter at Newsweek asking SafeMinds how much money we spent on a primate vaccine safety study that was just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy...

Eleven Influential Moments in John Lennon's Life

Twenty five years after his death, Newsweek took a look at the defining moments in John Lennon's life.

Fate Saved Us From Nicholas Cage's Aragorn

4 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

In an interview with Newsweek that covers a lot of ground, Nicholas Cage "reveals" that he was offered the role of Aragorn in Lord of the Rings but that "circumstances in my life" meant that he couldn't take it. See...

Jason Johnson died at the Umpqua Community College massacre — and this is his story

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Danielle Haines met Jason Johnson not long after she moved to Roseburg, from the Oregon coast. “We just clicked,” she tells Newsweek. Her daughter called him “Uncle Jason.” Johnson, 31, was killed Thursday in Oregon’s worst mass shooting, after a gunman opened fire on the campus of Umpqua Community...

On the Taliban and the Situation in Kunduz, Afghanistan

5 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

"Newsweek" speaks with Women for Afghan Women's executive director, Manizha Naderi.

Oasis's '(What's the Story) Morning Glory?' at 20: Read Newsweek's 1996 Feature

6 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

"We want to be the biggest band in the world," Oasis told Newsweek in 1996.

Newsweek Once Again Fails To Disclose An Op-Ed Writer's Oil Industry Ties

The last time Newsweek published an anti-environment op-ed without disclosing the author's oil industry ties, the esteemed news outlet was forced to acknowledge the error and provide proper disclosure to its readers. Now it's happened...Show More Summary

Newsweek takes down story claiming Richard Glossip is executed

Screenshot via Newsweek Newsweek Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip is still alive, despite a premature report to the contrary. On Wednesday evening, Newsweek published a story headlined: “On Third Attempt, Oklahoma Executes Richard Glossip” that said the 52-year-old prisoner had been killed by lethal injection. Show More Summary

Newswire: Nicolas Cage thinks he and Quentin Tarantino could “do something quite special”

Venturing dangerously far into the realm of understatement, actor Nicolas Cage recently told a Newsweek interviewer that he thinks that he and Quentin Tarantino could “do something quite special” if they ever teamed up. Indeed, we can...Show More Summary

In 1965, ‘Newsweek’ Covers Pope Paul VI’s Visit to New York

The first papal visit to the United States raised concerns over the pontiff’s safety.

15 Black-and-White Photos of Music Legends in the 1970s Taken by George Rose

George Rose is an American photographer and writer whose career has included work for the National Football League, Rolling Stone, Time, Life, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times. He has spent 20 years in...Show More Summary

ISIS has a cash flow problem

The ISIS economy is struggling. Little more than a year after declaring an Islamic "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, the extremist group is having a hard time keeping the promises it made to those living in its territory, Newsweek reports. Show More Summary

Pope to Congress: The Art of Politics, and The Promotion of Health.

photo credit: Newsweek Mike Magee If health is about human potential, and if what we in the caring professions are challenged to do is “to heal, provide health, and keep families and communities whole”, then what we do is a holy pursuit. Show More Summary

NYPD union head complains: Banning off-duty cops from taking guns to Pope Francis events is ‘foolish’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Off-duty members of the New York Police Department have been banned from bringing firearms to events with Pope Francis, according to a police order reviewed by Newsweek. “Various city, state and federal agencies are involved in ensuring a safe and secure visit for his Holiness, as well as for...

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