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Jesse Watters Takes Fox News to New Low With Ivanka Trump Oral Sex Joke
Jesse Watters has some thoughts about Ivanka Trump and how she holds a microphone. The internet, in turn, has thoughts about Jesse Watters.
Bill O'Reilly's Podcast: Defiant as Ever, Dull Like Never Before
Fired from Fox News, conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly turns to podcasting.
Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and Patton Oswalt Talk Privacy and Technology With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey
The stars of "The Circle," a techno-dystopian film based on the novel by David Eggers, discussed privacy, power and the influence of social media.
‘Democrats Are Racists’ and Other Firebombs Tossed at Nation’s Largest Book Fest
At the nation's largest book festival, politics was a frequent theme.
Muslim Women Open Mosque In Defiance of Patriarchy and Trump
The nation's second female-led mosque opens in Berkeley, California.
‘The Summer of Love Experience’ Brings 1960s Idealism to San Francisco’s de Young Museum
"The Summer of Love Experience," a new exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, treats the 1960s with the cultural seriousness they don't always get.
Master of Nonfiction David Grann on His New Book, 'Flowers of the Killer Moon'
New Yorker staff writer David Grann talks to Newsweek about his new book, about a series of murders of Native Americans in Oklahoma.
Crooked Media Fights Trump With ‘Pod Save America’
Crooked Media is a podcast company founded by three former top Barack Obama staffers who don't hide their disdain for Donald Trump.
Lawrence Phillips, the NFL's Tragic Icon
How did a star Nebraska running back end up dead in a California prison cell?
Joan Didion Heads 'South and West' For Fragments of Americana
Essayist's new volume collects slivers of stories from America's past: a trip across the South in 1970 and the Patty Hearst trial.
How the 'Green Book' Saved Black Lives on the Road
A guidebook from the Jim Crow era often meant the difference between a hot meal and a vicious beating.
Trump's Rollback of Obama's Transgender Bathroom Rules May Actually Help Democrats Win Future Battles
By resorting to the states' rights argument in scrapping protections for transgender youth, Trump has opened the door for blue states to win future battles.
'Muslim in New York' Exhibit Shows how Muslims Have Contributed to New York Culture for Centuries
A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York celebrates the city's large and diverse Muslim population.
75 Years Later, Internment of Japanese Remains Stain on American History
At the dawn of the era of Trump, a visit to the internment camp where Japanese-Americans were confined based solely on race.
Trump’s Codpiece: What’s With The Long Ties?
Why are the new president's ties so long?
Is the Pen Mightier Than Trump? Ask the Venerable 'Paris Review'
America's foremost literary magazine has digitized its deep archives, going back to founder George Plimpton.
Betsy DeVos Narrowly Confirmed as Education Secretary
In unprecedented move, Vice President Mike Pence breaks tie in deadlocked Senate.
For Rural America, School Choice Could Spell Doom
Criticisms of DeVos abound: She has never held a public-school job, she appears unfamiliar with some educational theory and she is an ideologue who wants to weaken public schools.
A New Chumley's for a New Manhattan
Visited by generations of great writers and local bohemians, Chumley's reopens in a Greenwich Village rife with tourists and hedge-funders.
Searching for California's Lost Viking Treasure Ship
The absurd task to find an ancient vessel in the hot Colorado desert hasn't stopped believers.
Milo Yiannopoulos Gets Schooled at Berkeley: Ferocious Protests Greet Right-Wing Provocateur
Yiannopoulos was supposed to bring his "Dangerous Faggot" tour to Berkeley, but protesters had other ideas.
LSD Saved Ayelet Waldman From Suicide. Researchers Think It Could Help Others.
Writer Ayelet Waldman was on the verge of suicide until she self-medicated with LSD.
California v. Trump: The Fight Begins for Health Care, Immigration and the Future of America
California is preparing to lead the national revolt against the new president.
The Betsy DeVos Hearing: Guns, Charter Schools and Grizzlies
Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary sought to reassure the committee that neither her faith nor her family's vast wealth would factor into her decisions.
Betsy DeVos Is Coming for Your Public Schools
Betsy DeVos has worked to undermine Michigan's public schools, according to her critics. Is she ready to lead the nation's education department?