Her hit single “Hideaway” shot to No. 1 in the U.K. and spawned a viral video and her debut album, Sound of a Woman, comes out Oct. 21. Meet the world’s most eclectic pop star.
Continue reading From Navy Sharpshooter to Pop Diva
The wife of Saudi Arabia’s most famous jailed blogger speaks out on her husband’s draconian detention.
Continue reading My Husband Promised Me He Would Return
A crisis is brewing between nuclear armed India and Pakistan which could be their most dangerous ever.
Continue reading ICYMI: India-Pakistan Head for Nuke War
A crisis is brewing between nuclear armed India and Pakistan that could be their most dangerous ever.
Continue reading India-Pakistan Head for Nuke War
The tenor saxophonist was one of the most imaginatively restless artists to ever work a bandstand. Nat Hentoff explains why we’re still playing catch up with this musical genius.
Continue reading John Coltrane’s Giant Steps
Two of most important cases of 2014 you never heard of involve teeth and trains—and whether corporations can just become the government.
Continue reading The Year’s Most Important SCOTUS Case
Maram Susli calls ISIS an American puppet, compares Nazis to Zionists—and is quickly gaining a global following, including one of MIT’s most storied professors.
Continue reading The Kardashian Clone Trolling for Assad
As the Goldman Sachs tapes show, regulators almost always fail. In other cases, they cheat consumers out of choices. Leave it to the market.
Continue reading Who’s Regulating the Regulators?
Britain and Greece have been fighting over the Elgin Marbles ever since a swashbuckler took them from the Parthenon in the early 1800’s. Can Hollywood’s most famous newlyweds win them back?
Continue reading Can Amal Save Greece’s Antiquities?
The $3.2 million copy of ‘Action Comics No. 1’—the book that ushered in the golden age of superheroes in tights—sat almost unnoticed last weekend. What’s the world of fanboys coming to?
Continue reading Comic Con’s Holy Grail
The U.S. wants to keep its $55 billion bomber program under tight wraps. But that’s hardly ever worked before. And it is almost certain to fail this time.
Continue reading How the Pentagon Strangles Its Best Jets
For almost a century a teacher’s college in rural Mexico has been training educators and activists. Last month, dozens were abducted and slaughtered—by the police.
Continue reading Anatomy of a Mexican Student Massacre
The latest New York show by the man hailed as ‘the most important photographer in America’ features lots of nudity and appendages—though you may be more fascinated by the models’ faces.
Continue reading Ryan McGinley’s Hot Young Nudes
Most Americans say the group already has terrorists inside the U.S. Why did anyone ask them their opinion about facts in the first place? After all, science shows you’ll pretend to know something so you don’t feel stupid.
Continue reading Polls Show ISIS Is Outside Your Window
It’s important to know how the public feels, especially when the question concerns the potential loss of American life. And when a public opinion poll asks a pool of American respondents about the threat posed by ISIS, for instance, that’s what it gets in response: a feeling. People feel like ISIS could pose an imminent threat to America, but they don’t know—and how could they really
Continue reading Polls Are In: ISIS Is an Imminent Threat
The leaks of hacked personal photos keep on coming but seem to be on their last legs, as the latest collection is comprised of mostly models and people you haven’t heard of.
Continue reading ‘The Fappening 4’: More Celeb Nudes Leak
As the city editor of the Baltimore Herald, Mencken directed coverage of the 1904 fire that destroyed the city’s downtown. His account is almost as epic as the fire itself.
Continue reading H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire
In their most successful collaboration, photographer Sandro Miller transformed John Malkovich into the subjects of iconic photos. But that’s not even close to his craziest project.
Continue reading The Man Behind Marilyn Malkovich