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  • Kanye, Pharrell, Strokes Bring Attitude to the Bowery

    Kanye, Pharrell, Strokes Bring Attitude to the Bowery | ARTICLE

    You would have thought the Jane Austen-style torrents of rain would've diminished the turnout at the Hennessy "Global Art of Mixing" party at Capitale in NYC. But umbrellas go with most New Yorkers' outfits, so there were...

    October 18, 2006 6:45 PM ET
  • Exclusive: More Juicy "Chinese Democracy" Tidbits

    Exclusive: More Juicy "Chinese Democracy" Tidbits | ARTICLE

    In the new issue of Rolling Stone hitting stands this Friday, Brian Hiatt reveals what he's discovered about the long-awaited Guns n' Roses album Chinese Democracy. The article begins with this elusive quote from G n' R...

    October 18, 2006 6:19 PM ET
  • Inside the Worst Congress Ever

    Inside the Worst Congress Ever | BLOG ENTRY

    It's out: Our full report on why this crop of lawmaker's is the absolute bottom of the barrel. As an added bonus, we've picked the ten worst — and worked'round the clock to prepare our special...

    October 18, 2006 12:04 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Chaos in Afghanistan, Santorum Hopes Frodo Will Stay the Course and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Chaos in Afghanistan, Santorum Hopes Frodo Will Stay the Course and More | BLOG ENTRY

    The BBC publishes an interview with an anonymous militiaman who claims his unit — and the entire genocidal Janjaweed — was armed, trained and ordered to kill by the Sudanese government. 13 civilians die...

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Tim McGraw's a Democrat, VA Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Ban and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Tim McGraw's a Democrat, VA Mulls Same-Sex Marriage Ban and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Beyond Korea: Atomic officials gauge that as many as 40 up-and-coming nations have the know-how, if not the materials, to produce the bomb. Here's a graphic. Virginia's voters poll 53-to-43...

    October 17, 2006 10:17 AM ET
  • Blue State Revenge: How Would a Democratic Congress Respond to Empowerment?

    Blue State Revenge: How Would a Democratic Congress Respond to Empowerment? | BLOG ENTRY

    Six years into the Bush administration's War on Congress, a glint of hope: This January, real, live Democrats could control one — conceivably two — chambers of our national legislature. And all it took was a baffling...

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • All the News That Fits...Israeli Prez Faces Rape Rap, Another Million Americans and More

    All the News That Fits...Israeli Prez Faces Rape Rap, Another Million Americans and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Never before have US casualties in Iraq been so commonplace as in the past two weeks. Averaging 3.5 deaths a day, October is set to be the grimmest month since January 2005, when large...

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • On This Issue's Cover? The Worst Congress Ever

    On This Issue's Cover? The Worst Congress Ever | BLOG ENTRY

    How sick and desperate and unbelievably hopeless is the current Congress? One leading scholar told Matt Taibbi — author of this issue's cover story, "The Worst Congress Ever" — that the 109th Congress is so bad, "It...

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Hillary Clinton Has Invited You to Ridicule Her Facebook Profile

    Hillary Clinton Has Invited You to Ridicule Her Facebook Profile | BLOG ENTRY

    With less than a month before election day, the upper echelons of an unpopular congress are rallying voters through their own personalized profiles on Facebook.com, the wildly popular social networking site restricted to High School and University...

    October 13, 2006 3:48 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . UK's Exit Plan, Wal-Mart Finally Loses, Bush Flunks the World And More

    All the News That Fits. . . UK's Exit Plan, Wal-Mart Finally Loses, Bush Flunks the World And More | BLOG ENTRY

    Head General of the British Army advocates speedy withdrawal of UK forces in Iraq. "We are in a Muslim country and Muslim's views of foreigners in their country are quite clear." As the US cuts...

    October 13, 2006 10:49 AM ET
  • The GOP's Disappearing Base

    The GOP's Disappearing Base | BLOG ENTRY

    Bloggers have this morning highlighted a couple of fascinating responses from recent polls. First, Josh Marshall notes that a recent Gallup poll finds that churchgoing White Republicans, who in August preferred Congressional Republicans to Democrats by...

    October 13, 2006 10:13 AM ET
  • Politkovskaya Murderers Still At Large

    Politkovskaya Murderers Still At Large | BLOG ENTRY

    The last story written by murdered Russian investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya has now been published. It's the account of a Chechen man named Beslan Gadayev who says he was extradited from Ukraine to his homeland and...

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • The Death of the Liberal Republican?

    The Death of the Liberal Republican? | BLOG ENTRY

    Reading through Chris Cilizza's authoritative Washington Post estimation of the seats most likely to flip from one party to another in the House, it struck me that a large number of liberal Republicans were on the vulnerable...

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Warner Drops Out, Who Takes His Place?

    Warner Drops Out, Who Takes His Place? | BLOG ENTRY

    So the former Virginia governor Mark Warner has ended his candidacy for President before it began, announcing he will not seek the office in 2008. The conventional wisdom is that of all those hoping to...

    October 12, 2006 1:01 PM ET
  • All the News That Fits. . . Pentagon's Quagmire Plans, Cali Bringing Treason Back and More

    All the News That Fits. . . Pentagon's Quagmire Plans, Cali Bringing Treason Back and More | BLOG ENTRY

    Pessimistic Pentagon plans include no troop withdrawal until 2010. For the first time since the Second World War, American courts indict a man for treason. Twenty-eight-year-old al-Qaeda agent of Californian origins faces...

    October 12, 2006 10:24 AM ET
  • Prude Cabbies and the Clash of Civilizations

    Prude Cabbies and the Clash of Civilizations | BLOG ENTRY

    So it seems that roughly three quarters of the taxi drivers in Minneapolis are Somali Muslims. For some time, many of these drivers have been refusing to take fares from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport who...

    October 12, 2006 8:05 AM ET
  • Baby's Still Growing!

    Baby's Still Growing! | BLOG ENTRY

    The U.S. population is likely to pass the 300 million mark this week, growing far more robustly than developed countries in Europe and East Asia. An interesting story this morning sums up both the positive implications...

    October 12, 2006 7:29 AM ET
  • Making Evil Work Together

    Making Evil Work Together | BLOG ENTRY

    Jacob Weisberg has a really sound piece of analysis up at Slate titled "The Axis of Evil: Bush's Worst Invention." His point is that while the North Korean, Iranian, and Iraqi regimes were at that point...

    October 12, 2006 7:16 AM ET
  • Whoops, We Just Killed Baltimore

    Whoops, We Just Killed Baltimore | BLOG ENTRY

    A team of doctors and epidemeiologists at Johns Hopkins have just published a paper in the Lancet concluding that since the U.S. occupation, 655,000 Iraqis have died who would have lived had Saddam Hussein remained in...

    October 11, 2006 6:25 PM ET
  • A Small Plane Crashed Into a New York City Apartment Tower

    A Small Plane Crashed Into a New York City Apartment Tower | BLOG ENTRY

    AP is reporting flames and smoke at the scene on the Manhattan's Upper East Side. Update: Report of first death; crash believed to be an accident. Update: Corey Lidle, a pitcher for the Yankees, is confirmed...

    October 11, 2006 3:04 PM ET
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