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Aisha, Afghan Teen Mutilated By Taliban, Unveils New Nose (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The mutilated Afghan girl featured on a controversial Time magazine cover unveiled a new nose at a California benefit this weekend, where she was also...

The Enemy from Within: Why We Cannot Focus Solely on Islamic Terrorism

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Kane

We need to remember that no group has monopolized the threat of terrorism against this country, and be prepared not only for a foreign-based act, but also one that could be conceived by Americans.

Exposed: Global Warming Deniers

Charles Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Alexander

If the world's top climatologists are all convinced that the burning of fossil fuels is causing dangerous global warming, why do the media keep giving equal time to deniers?

What Smart People Wear

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Watching to see what chic people wear is fascinating. One mightn't think it has anything whatsoever to do with styles from the past, but of cou...

Bill Clinton Hearts Jerry Brown! (And Other Tales of Intrigue)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley


New York Fashion Week -- and They're Off

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Abe Gurko

Watch this video as an example of a new fashion collection being introduced via a hybrid of a music video and a fashion look book.

Yes We Need Great Teachers! But Vague, Emotional Rhetoric Can Be Counterproductive

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

By making Waiting For Superman, Guggenheim should assume responsibility for the reforms he's pressing. I don't doubt his earnestness, but his recommendations are vague and can promote untested, potentially dangerous initiatives.

Correcting the Record on Bibi Ayesha

Melissa Roddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melissa Roddy

Many so-called peace activists have distorted the facts of Bibi Ayesha's story. Opponents of the NATO military mission in Afghanistan are promoting a holocaust agenda for Afghans.

TIME OUT: Time Pulls Free Magazine Content From Web

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Reuters' Felix Salmon saw fleeting evidence of a Time paywall last month; now NiemanLab has spotted it again. It's possible it's an experiment, and I'...

Top 5 Funniest: Pee-wee Herman, Cee-Lo, Jerry Stiller and More (VIDEOS)

Matt Wilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

With the premiere of The Social Network fast approaching, the parodies and mash-ups continue. Urlesque demonstrates how the music from the trailer can make anything seem dramatic.

Mark Halperin to the GOP: Be Quiet on the 9/11 Mosque

Billy Hallowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Billy Hallowell

Opposing the mosque has nothing to do with letting terrorists "win" and everything to do with exploring the moral compass through which the Cordoba Initiative has arrived at its decision to build near Ground Zero.

Newsweek: Jonathan Franzen Is A Great Writer

Newsweek | Jennie Yabroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jonathan Franzen spends most of the three-minute author video for his new novel, Freedom, explaining how uncomfortable he is with the idea of author v...

When Is a Literary Feud NOT a Literary Feud?

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Solod

For all those tired of debating who is a "real" American and to whom Constitutional rights apply, and don't, the feud between literary star Jonathan Franzen and bestselling novelists Jennifer Weiner and Jodi Picoult is a welcome distraction.

Jason Linkins

'Time For Adults': The Onion Mercilessly Spoofs Time Magazine | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

For a long time now, cagey media consumers have recognized that Time Magazine, with its listicle parties, its cover stories on "The Committee To Save ...

What Guantanamo Detainees Are Reading

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's not a lot to look forward to if you're one of the 176 prisoners held in the U.S. detention facility at Guantánamo Bay -- no visits from loved...

What I've Learned From Wyclef Jean

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marian Salzman

When Wyclef Jean hired my agency about six months ago, I knew that our mission would be to help him pursue his mission: tirelessly working toward Haiti's recovery.

How to Dress an Author

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I feel as if it's my personal mission to make over every dowdy author I see. I haven't quite learned how to do this tactfully, despite the strong temptation.

What's Up With Twentysomethings? In a Word, Economics

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Anya Kamenetz

The cover story of the NYT Magazine this weekend asks "What is it About Twenty-Somethings?" There is no mysterious collective twenty-something malaise. The Times should be talking to its own Paul Krugman, not a psychologist.

BURN: Fareed Zakaria Ditches Newsweek, Joins TIME

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Newsweek has lost one of its most high-profile figures to its archrival, Time. Fareed Zakaria, a columnist for the magazine and editor of Newsweek In...

Why Should We Celebrate Jonathan Franzen? Because Books Still Matter

Jason Pinter | Posted 06.16.2011 | Books
Jason Pinter

On the cover of one of the most widely read magazines in the country, a writer is looking directly back at us, and we are being told that His. Craft. Matters.

Ann Jones: Afghan Women Have Already Been Abandoned

The Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I know Bibi Aisha, the young Afghan woman pictured on the August 9 cover of Time, and I rejoice that her mutilated nose and ears are going to be surgi...

The Bible and Human 'Dominion' Over Animals: Superiority or Responsibility?

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Part of the story of God's creating the universe in seven days involves creating a cosmos that God made to be good. Human beings must maintain an order that allows each thing to be and do all of what it is and does, animals included.

Jason Linkins

Aryn Baker, Time Magazine's Afghanistan Reporter, Failed To Disclose Conflict Of Interest: NY Observer [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Aryn Baker, the reporter who provided Time magazine with its attention-grabbing July 29 cover story on the war in Afghanistan had a significant, and previously undisclosed, conflict of interest.

Nieman Watchdog: The Real Story Behind Time's Cover | Ralph Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The repressive and misogynistic forces the picture depicts are the very ones that were bolstered by U.S. policy in the early 1980s, and again now. The...

War Propaganda: Soldiers Become Pawns For The Powerful

Jake Diliberto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Diliberto

As a Patriotic American and a former Marine, I urge all of us to get realistic about this war. At the rate of 8 billion dollars a month, do Americans want to be in Afghanistan for the next 15 years?