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The GOP’s Equal Pay Farce

It’s not Kirsten Kukowski’s fault she only had gibberish to spout about workplace gender fairness. It’s the fault of her party and its culture—and the GOP will pay for it with women.


Vatican Bank Rises From the Dead

After accusations of money laundering and corruption, Pope Francis was ready to close the institution. So why is he giving it a second chance?


The Greatest Polio Threat Ever

First Syria, now Iraq—polio is spreading through these war-torn countries, and the challenges to get the spread under control are great.


PBS vs. Creationists

Are we descended from fish? Yes, says professor Neil Shubin. No, say creationists, furious at PBS for giving Shubin a platform for his theories.


Long Lost Kansas Drag Queens

In 2008, Michael Boles and Robert Heishman found a trove of images from the heyday of Kansas City’s underground drag ball culture. Their new site offers a window into the party past.


Rand vs. The (Republican) World

Libertarianism may be en vogue but isolationism isn’t. Yet there may be room on the left of the party for him to win.


Save These TV Shows!

It’s that dreaded time of year when network executives turn ruthless executioners and cancel TV shows stuck in ‘on the bubble’ limbo.


Qatar’s Jackie O

She’s obsessed over by the fashion set, but compared to Kate Middleton, Sheikha Mozah is an unknown. How her pricey taste—and circumstances—have kept her from becoming a household name.


Dylan Penn Bares All

After turning down Playboy, the acting heiress poses for her first cover shoot, which was captured by photographer Tony Duran. See the exclusive photos here.


AIDS Patients Flock to Obamacare

Early drug claims suggest exchange plan enrollees are sicker than average, but experts say it’s too early to draw conclusions about the impact on premiums.


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