HBO’s True Detective sounds like your average crime procedural. Yet, buoyed by Matthew McConaughey, it’s one of the most riveting and provocative series ever. Period.
Berlin, 1940. Late one a night a railway worker boards her train home and chats with a man. Then everything goes wrong.
Give up the annual self-flagellation ritual of New Year’s resolutions and starting tweaking your behavior to meet—and beat–your goals in 2014.
French President François Hollande is threatening legal action over a tabloid photo-spread that allegedly showed the world leader dallying with a French actress.
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How to reach the GOP’s furthest right wing while looking classy? The Texas senator found an elite spot to make his case against the United Nations’ Agenda 21 and federal treaty powers.
From the internet’s hostility to women to a politician’s lonely quest for the facts on GMOs, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week.
On the mean streets outside Portland, it’s wealthy suburbanites vs. crickets, teenagers, a dead beaver, and the moon. Check out one of America’s most absurd newspaper police blotters.
The best NFL quarterback isn’t Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, or Drew Brees. It’s Seattle’s Russell Wilson, who only gets paid $527,000 this season. He may get a Super Bowl ring, too.
In case you missed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s nearly two-hour long press conference Thursday, or didn’t quite make it through the marathon talk-session, it can be boiled down to two words — “know” and “people.” A word map an...