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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastKARACHI, Pakistan—The waters around the Arabian Peninsula have calmed for the moment, but preparations combat continue, with joint exercises and security conferences showing just how profoundly...
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You board your six-hour cross-country flight, or perhaps it’s 15 hours across the world. There’s an impressive movie selection, and you scored extra leg room. Sweet. The flight seems to be going smoothly until… Babies start crying… Grandpas get...
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photos GettyIn the days leading up to the publication of Catch & Kill, Ronan Farrow’s blockbuster account of his dealings with NBC News, I have been struck by the company’s insistence that Ronan didn’t have...

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Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastKARACHI, Pakistan—The waters around the Arabian Peninsula have calmed for the moment, but preparations combat continue, with joint exercises and security conferences showing just how profoundly...
The Daily Beast › 2 hours ago
You board your six-hour cross-country flight, or perhaps it’s 15 hours across the world. There’s an impressive movie selection, and you scored extra leg room. Sweet. The flight seems to be going smoothly until… Babies start crying… Grandpas get...
The Daily Beast › Entertainment › 2 hours ago
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photos GettyIn the days leading up to the publication of Catch & Kill, Ronan Farrow’s blockbuster account of his dealings with NBC News, I have been struck by the company’s insistence that Ronan didn’t have...
The Daily Beast › Entertainment › 2 hours ago
Kimberley French/Twentieth Century FoxTaika Waititi went through a swastika phase as a kid. He was less than thrilled with it, but he could not stop drawing them. With the compulsive fascination of a half-Jewish schoolkid discovering how easily...
The Daily Beast › Politics › 2 hours ago
Frederic J Brown/Getty“Dean pulls away in Dem race” was the headline after a national poll put the former Vermont governor safely ahead of all challengers just five weeks before Iowans would cast the first votes for the 2004 Democratic presidential...
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Amanda Voisard/The Washington Post via GettyThere are an awful lot of fine, delicious tiki drinks, but there are only a few truly iconic ones; ones that have spread beyond the shadowy, torchlit confines of the tiki bar—the Zombie, the Mai Tai, the...
The Daily Beast › Sports › 3 hours ago
Roy Scott/GettyFor millennia, athletes have been pushing the bounds of what we think is possible, honing their bodies to become faster and stronger, and to perform for longer periods of time. Historically, endurance was thought of, and measured as...
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Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast/Photos GettyThe citation for the Silver Star awarded posthumously to 39-year-old Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler of Delta Force begins: “For Gallantry: in action on 22 October 2015 during combat...
The Daily Beast › Technology › 3 hours ago
Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily BeastIn a video that recently circulated on Twitter, a doe walks toward the viewer across a grassy lawn. The videographer, a young woman, holds out her hand, gingerly turning it over and offering it to the...
The Daily Beast › Politics › 3 hours ago
Kevin Dietsch/Pool via Bloomberg/GettyAs Democrats debate the relative merits of Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden and the field, the weekend brought a sobering reminder that it may not matter who the Democrats nominate. The attorney general of the United...
The Daily Beast › Entertainment › 6 hours ago
NBCWith John Oliver taking a one-week sabbatical from Last Week Tonight and Saturday Night Live off as well, Jimmy Fallon took it upon himself to fill the void, airing a special Sunday-night edition of The Tonight Show featuring longtime pal—and...
The Daily Beast › Entertainment › 9 hours ago
Courtesy HBOYou won’t see the smiley-faced logo of The Comedian—a savage, cynical, cigar-chomping vigilante from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal Watchmen—in HBO’s new series of the same name. Yet his spirit hovers over the network’s...
The Daily Beast › 10 hours ago
Courtesy Matthew MurphyThe gold standard phantom in the room at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre, where David Byrne’s American Utopia opens tonight (to January 19), is Bruce Springsteen. It was the Boss’ show in 2017 that set the high mark for musicians...
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Chris JacksonIt was, according to one journalist who has long reported on the royals, a landmark documentary that would “intensify questions about whether Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can cope with the pressures of life as high-profile members of...
The Daily Beast › Politics › 11 hours ago
Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via GettyFor a man obsessed with crowd size, President Trump has been eerily silent about a rally that’s the largest yet by a rival running to take him on in the 2020 election. On the same day that Sen. Bernie Sanders...
The Daily Beast › Politics › 13 hours ago
Alex Wroblewski/GettySpoiler alert: President Trump never did build that wall he promised. You know, the one between his administration and his business. Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney flat-out said that on Sunday, in his latest shared bit of...
The Daily Beast › 15 hours ago
If there’s one thing that screams the changing of seasons, it’s a scarf. But not just any ol’ scarf that is lightweight or fashionable. I’m talking a big honkin’ wool scarf, one that makes your hair static-y but keeps you nice and toasty...
The Daily Beast › Traveling › 17 hours ago
The United States goes through some 500 million plastic straws a day, and that plastic severely impacts the environment, as they make up about 7% of the total plastic waste humans produce. It’s no surprise, then, that major rivers all around the...
The Daily Beast › Traveling › 19 hours ago
If you’re anything like me, your shoes fit a little snugger after a long-haul flight. In fact, even after a recent short flight, I had to loosen my Birkenstock buckles. That’s because my feet tend to swell on airplanes. It happens to the best of us...
The Daily Beast › Politics › 19 hours ago
Days after his disastrous White House press briefing in which he admitted President Donald Trump was seeking out a quid pro quo with Ukraine before saying never mind, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney struggled to walk back his comments...
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