A day after MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry issued a tearful on-air apology to Mitt Romney for joking about his adopted black grandson, the former Massachusetts governor accepted it as “clearly heartfelt.”
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Today The Daily Beast introduces a fascinating new weekly feature, The Stacks, edited by Alex Belth, who has uncovered non-fiction classics in news, sports, and the arts. First up, a classic profile of the cantankerous but lovable...
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It’s 2014, but birthers are still a thing, Republicans are less convinced by Darwin than ever, and ‘Glee’ has corrupted America’s youth. Happy New Year from the Fringe.
Secretary of State John Kerry voiced support for direct South Sudanese peace talks set to begin on Sunday and cautioned against any use of force to try to gain the upper hand. The government of South Sudan and representatives of r...
The tribal sheiks who aligned with the U.S. and defeated al Qaeda have been abandoned by their allies as terrorists retake the country. Now they’re getting ready to fight back.