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The Right Didn't Mind When Bush Paid A Ransom To Terrorists

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

The Bowe Bergdahl story moves to the hearing stage this week, so we’ll be treated to the sight of preening House Republicans trying to press Defense...

What If Cheating Actually Made Your Relationship Better?

Molly Fosco | Posted 04.28.2014 | Women
Molly Fosco

What if infidelity, the very opposite of what defines the nature of your relationship with this person, could somehow be the key to saving it?

Woody Allen and the Art of the Impossible

David Toussaint | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media
David Toussaint

There are three things I've been reminded of since the reignited Woody Allen controversy started swirling around the blogosphere like one of those biz...

Paul Ryan's Proposed War On Poverty Is Hobbled By Conservative Ideology

The Daily Beast | Jamelle Bouie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The congressman delivered a speech on poverty that did little more than resurrect the same tired arguments the GOP has been proposing for years. ...

Daily Beast's Daniel Klaidman Joins Yahoo News

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

The Daily Beast's Daniel Klaidman heads to Yahoo News.

Mike Huckabee's Bully Pulpit Solution

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

These days, Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor, Baptist minister, and current Florida resident, has among the highest favorability ratings among ...

Michael Calderone

Key Benghazi Witness Admits To Changing His Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Security officer Dylan Davies admitted this weekend that he lied to a superior in September 2012 about his whereabouts the night of the Be...

The Sexiest Colleges In The Country

Posted 10.21.2013 | College

Man, flagship universities are sexy. A new ranking from The Daily Beast of the 20 sexiest colleges in the country is dominated by flagship univers...

Daily Beast Reportedly On Track To Losing Staggering Amount Of Money

Posted 10.26.2013 | Media

The Daily Beast could lose as much as $12 million in 2013, sources recently told AdWeek. The publication reported the number in a piece published ...

Wharton's Popular 'Success Course' Boosts Happiness

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

Those who made it into middle and old age as "happy" and "healthy" shared seven traits: mental adaptability to changes in life, advanced education, stable marriage, not smoking, not abusing alcohol, getting some exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

Clinton-Hickenlooper 2016?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

Tina Brown, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and Newsweek, thinks she has found the perfect running mate for Hillary Clinton in 2016 -- Colorado Gov...

Howard Kurtz, Daily Beast Part Ways

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.02.2013 | Media

The Daily Beast fired Howard Kurtz. Newsweek/Daily Beast chief Tina Brown tweeted on Thursday that the company had parted ways with Kurtz, the new...

Daily Beast Retracts Erroneous Jason Collins Story

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.02.2013 | Media

One day after the Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz published an erroneous blog post about NBA star Jason Collins, the news site announced it retracted the s...

Michael Calderone

Howard Kurtz's Connection To Little-Known Website Raises Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Howard Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast and Newsweek, has been regularly contributing to, and heavily promoting, a l...

The Week In Wingnuts

The Daily Beast | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

North Carolina: The Promised Land? GOP state Reps. Carl Ford and Harry Warren jointly proposed a bill Monday that would allow the state to declare ...

Paul Ryan Doubles Down On Losing Strategy

The Daily Beast | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

After years of drifting apart, the jobs report and the stock market aligned this week, at least momentarily, as unemployment fell to the lowest level ...

Daily Beast Considering Paywall?

Bloomberg | Edmund Lee | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media

Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the media company founded by Tina Brown and backed by billionaire Barry Diller, is considering charging readers for access t...

Tina Brown: 'Insane' To Take Over Newsweek

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.19.2012 | Media

Tina Brown candidly discussed taking over Newsweek and the magazine's decision to move to an all digital format in this week's issue of New York magaz...

Newsweek Is Dying, But Its Spirit Lives On

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.18.2012 | Media
Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON -- Back in the day, when you were working on a cover story for Newsweek, nothing else in the world mattered. On a winter Iowa day in 199...

Breastfeeding Safely: Boosting Supply in a Time of Demand

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

More and more nursing moms are turning to drugs to help them produce more milk. This form of "extreme breastfeeding" is becoming more popular -- but is it worth the risk?

Harmans To Stop Investing In Newsweek-Daily Beast: Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.22.2012 | Media

The family that had helped bankroll the operations for Newsweek and the Daily Beast is withdrawing much of its funding, Reuters reported on Monday. ...

Why the New York Times Paywall and Match.com Work

Mike Smith | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Mike Smith

I went to four conferences at Internet Week in New York. But the two keynotes I found most compelling were by the intractable Barry Diller and the irrepressible David Carr, who continues to celebrate the Timesasking online subscribers to actually pay!

Tom Brokaw Doubles Down On WHCD: 'If You Go, It'll Steal Your Soul'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Media

Tom Brokaw doubled down on his criticism of the White House Correspondents Dinner during a Tuesday conversation with the Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz. ...

Can You Guess The Child Model's Famous Aunt?

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From The Daily Beast: She's only a preschooler, but Duda Bündchen has already become a fashion force in Brazil, designing children's clothes and h...

Ashley Judd's Puffy-Faced Sisterhood

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 06.17.2012 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

It's hard not to get down on yourself when someone tells you or that you're ugly, fat, untalented. Judd helped remind us that even when the negative accusations attempt to pierce your self-esteem, the best medicine is to fight back.