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The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

‘Russell Simmons Is Just the Beginning': Music Industry Braces for #MeToo Impact
The music industry has largely avoided the sexual harassment and assault allegations of the #MeToo movement. Many industry professionals feel its time has finally come.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Venezuela: Nepotism, Cocaine, and Incompetence at the Top
All the first lady's nephews wanted to do was raise a few million dollars in a cocaine deal. Many members of the Venezuelan regime's elite were doing it. What could go wrong?

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Australia Blames Celibacy and Confession for Pedophile Priests
A new report by the Australian Royal Commission, looking into widespread child sex abuse, says celibacy and confession are to blame for the Catholic Church''s pedophile priests.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Blame ‘Star Wars' if You Think Science Fiction Is Brain Dead
The huge success of the George Lucas franchise has convinced Hollywood and audiences that sci-fi need be no more than action movies in space. Sci-fi authors beg to differ.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Hollywood Stands Up for #MeToo on Red Carpets. #BlackLivesMatter Deserves the Same.
Actresses will wear all black to the Golden Globes in protest of industry misconduct. This is admirable, and necessary. But where was this courage when other movements needed it?

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

How to Win Your Christmas Cookie Swap
Dorie Greenspan, author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook ‘Dorie''s Cookies,'' shares her best holiday baking tips and a delicious recipe.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Is This Marine Veteran the Next Doug Jones?
It''s the next big congressional race, one that Republicans were supposed to have in hand. But Conor Lamb has Democrats feeling bullish.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

New Mexico School Shooter Had Secret Life on Pro-Trump White Supremacy Sites
For years before William Edward Atchison killed two students and himself, he lived a shadow life online—one full of crude alt-right memes and praise for school shooters.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

New Mexico School Shooter Had Secret Life on Pro-Trump White-Supremacy Sites
For years before William Edward Atchison killed two students and himself, he lived a shadow life online—one full of crude alt-right memes and praise for school shooters.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Pentagon Allows Transgender Recruits—but Will They Sign Up?
The Pentagon will allow transgender people to enlist in the military on Jan. 1. But some potential recruits are deterred by the threat of a future trans ban.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Putin Backs Trump in U.S., but Faces Tough Questions at Home
Once a year Putin makes a show of opening himself up to questions, and a few are posed by brave, critical journalists. Thursday they put him on the spot.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Reddit's Favorite High School Porn Magnate Is Actually 22
Jack Kim made it to the top of Reddit on Tuesday claiming he was a high schooler who got lucky with a viral porn app. Turns out he''s none of those things.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Reddit's Favorite High-School Porn Magnate Is Actually 22
Jack Kim made it to the top of Reddit on Tuesday claiming he was a high schooler who got lucky with a viral porn app. Turns out he''s none of those things.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Trump's Numbers Near a Tipping Point
Things fell apart for Nixon when he dropped below 30 percent approval in his second term. Trump is getting there in his first year.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Who's Next Off the Island on Survivor: White House?
Omarosa was way over her head, but at least she did no real harm. The same can''t be said about the administration''s pseudo-royalist destroyers of the planet.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Why the Left Shouldn't Boycott SiriusXM Over Steve Bannon
Bannon is vile. But SiriusXM''s Progress Radio, where I have a show, is the only national progressive radio outlet out there. Losing it would be self-defeating.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate
A 6-year-old boy in the state and a clever legal argument in 1979 combined to make Mississippi the nation''s leader in childhood vaccines.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Harvey Weinstein's Insidious Sabotage of Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino's Careers
‘Lord of the Rings'' director Peter Jackson says Weinstein fed him 'false information' about the actresses, which dissuaded him from casting them in projects.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Facebook: Facebook Can Be Bad for You
Facebook's own researchers discovered that too much passive scrolling has a real impact on your mental health.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

‘Daily Show's' Trevor Noah Rails Against Omarosa: ‘She Was Not Fighting for Black People'
The comedian went in on the fired Trump White House ‘aide'' for calling the African-American community ‘my community and my people.''

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

In the FBI's Backyard, Trump Snubs the Bureau
And instead delivers a ‘Blue Lives Matter''-style rally.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel Blasts ‘Jackhole' FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for Repealing Net Neutrality
The late-night host had harsh words for Trump and his FCC chairman appointee for voting to undo Obama-era net neutrality regulations.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

The Week in 7 Insane Photos: December 15, 2017
From unrest in Palestine to the premiere of 'Star Wars The Last Jedi,' The Daily Beast brings you the best photos of the week.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

U.S. Gen. Reins in Special Operations Forces in Africa After Niger Deaths and Daily Beast Investigations
In a letter, the commander of U.S. Special Forces in Africa cautions them to take fewer risks, use better judgement. NCIS investigators have been called to investigate a massacre.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

The Jerusalem Blowback in Palestine: Not What You'd Think
Since Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel''s capital, reaction on the Palestinian street has not reached fever pitch. One reason: little or no faith in the Palestinian leadership.

The Daily Beast
Dec 15, 2017

Behind Rubio's Irresponsible, 12th-Hour Tax Bill Monkey Wrench
It''s one thing to push for changes to a bill. It''s quite another to do it this late in the game, when your party hasn''t put a point on the board all year.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Stephen Colbert Slams ‘Loser' President Trump Over Roy Moore Loss
The ‘Late Show'' host ruthlessly mocked both President Trump and his alt-right-aligned ally Steve Bannon for supporting the accused serial predator of teen girls in the Senate race.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

How Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump Retaliated Against Salma Hayek
After not getting their way with the ‘Desperado'' actress, these two powerful accused sexual predators lashed out against her in different, disturbing ways.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

From Sulzberger to Sulzberger at The New York Times
The Gray Lady''s publisher announced Thursday that he will step down in 2018, passing the torch to yet another Sulzberger in a long line of Sulzbergers who''ve run the paper.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Health Insurance Was a Nightmare for Me—But I'm Signing Up Again
Two back-to-back cancer diagnoses are somehow no match for the confusion and stress of health insurance.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Heather Heyer's Mom: I Have to Hide Her Grave From Neo-Nazis
In a candid interview, Susan Bro tells Tim Teeman about holding President Trump responsible for Heather''s death, facing her daughter''s alleged killer, and why her grave is secret.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Heather Heyer's Mom: I'm Starting to Hold Trump Responsible for Her Murder in Charlottesville
In a candid interview, Susan Bro tells Tim Teeman about holding Trump accountable for Heather''s death, facing her daughter''s alleged killer in court, and keeping her grave private.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

CBS' Major Garrett on Working in Trump's White House of ‘Disdain and Deflection'
President Trump''s administration, says CBS'' chief White House correspondent, is ‘disdainful of the whole set of ground rules, the whole architecture of the briefing.''

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

After Alabama, It's Time for Democrats to Get Over Their White Working-Class Fixation
It''s time for the patterns and practices of the Democratic Party—the candidates we put forth and the voters we pursue—to change.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Men's Rights Activists: Use Bitcoin to Hide Money From Your Future Ex-Wife
Members of bitcoin''s overwhelmingly male fanbase want to use the cryptocurrency to hide money from women.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Our 10 Favorite Gift Books for Whiskey Lovers
Make the whiskey drinkers in your life happy by giving them these books.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Obamacare Was a Nightmare for Me—and I'm Signing Up Again
Two back-to-back cancer diagnoses are somehow no match for the confusion and stress of health insurance.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

The Limits of Bannonism
Roy Moore embraced Esoteric Trumpism with the same vigor he pursued his victims through local malls.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Steve Bannon's Con Game Is Over
Roy Moore embraced Esoteric Trumpism with the same vigor he pursued his victims through local malls.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Top 20 TV Shows of 2017: A Best-of List in a Year of Ickiness
Dissecting the distinctly political, distinctly female, and distinctly ambitious year in TV against the backdrop of an upsetting, though galvanizing, year.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Who's Getting Rich Off All These Loud Teen YouTube Stars? This Guy.
Chris Vaccarino had a nice, $1 million-per-year business shipping band T-shirts. Then YouTube stars came along, and with it came their fans'' parents'' cash.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Partner Tells The Inside Story of His Fatal Battle With Addiction
Philip Seymour Hoffman's partner Mimi O'Donnell has told how the actor relapsed and died of a heroin overdose in 2014.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Thanks to Google AI, Astronauts Have Found New Planets
They're not habitable, but the dual discoveries change how we're going to hunt for the next Earth.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Thanks to Google AI, Astronomers Have Found New Planets
They're not habitable, but the dual discoveries change how we're going to hunt for the next Earth.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality, Let Corporate Greed Run the Internet
Republican FCC Commissioners literally laughed off forged comments under investigation in 19 states and voted to allow corporations to slow the web for customers unable to pay up.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

FCC Votes to End Net Neutrality, Making Internet Harder for Poor to Access
Republican FCC Commissioners literally laughed off forged comments under investigation in 19 states and voted to allow corporations to slow the web for customers unable to pay up.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Secrets of the Malta Journalist's Murder Revealed
Day one in court detailed how the three men charged with murder allegedly triggered the car bomb—but not who ordered Panama Papers muckracker Daphne Caruana Galizia assassinated.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Secrets of the Malta Journalist's Murder Revealed in Court
Day one in court detailed how the three men charged with murder allegedly triggered the car bomb—but not who ordered Panama Papers muckracker Daphne Caruana Galizia assassinated.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Tone-Deaf ‘Three Billboards' Tries Absolving White People of Racism. And Oscars Season Loves It.
The redemption of a racist cop in the awards season favorite will surely tug at the heartstrings of industry voters. But it''s unearned, manipulative and altogether offensive.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Here's How Democrats Can Keep Fighting to Win Seats in the Deep South
To win, they need candidates who run as real Democrats, not neo-Republicans. And to get a little lucky, too.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Conservatives on Roy Moore's Loss: Move Along, Nothing to See Here
What lesson to be learned? Conservative lawmakers say they don''t see one in Moore''s stunning loss—while moderates are looking on the bright side.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

‘Good Morning America' Host Robin Roberts Disses Omarosa: ‘Bye, Felicia'
After the ousted White House aide—famed for her shameless loyalty to Trump—claimed she has a 'profound story to tell,' not everyone on ABC''s morning show bought her sincerity.

The Daily Beast
Dec 14, 2017

Thanks for Nothing, White Voters
White women voted for Roy Moore, as they did for Trump. Same with white men. Why is this still surprising?

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Trump Objects To Defense Law's Anti-Russia Provisions
The president, in signing the defense authorization, made clear his opposition to countering Kremlin 'hybrid warfare operations.'

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Meghan Markle Will Spend Christmas With The Queen
Meghan Markle will be the star attraction at this year's royal Christmas, after her presence was confirmed to the media today.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Kayla Moore Wants You to Believe She's Surrounded by Liars
Roy Moore's wife illustrates the #MeToo moment we are currently in: Either you believe the women or you insist that it''s all a giant charade.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

How George Clooney Gave His 14 Best Pals a Million Bucks Each
The Oscar winner even paid tax on the gifts.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Prince William and Harry's Height Blows Their Cover in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo
Disguised as Stormtroopers, the royal brothers thought they could take a secret role in the new Star Wars movie. But their towering height has given them away.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Prince William and Harry's Height Blows Their Cover in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Cameo
Disguised as Stormtroopers, the royal brothers thought they could take a secret role in the new Star Wars movie. But their towering height has given them away.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Self-Help Group Lured Man Into Sexual Cult, Lawsuit Claims
A Florida man says a self-improvement program is a cult that left a dead rat on his doorstep. The group''s leader says that''s nonsense.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

A NASA Algorithm Can Save Endangered Whale Sharks
Constellations of spots on these school bus-sized animals were hard to track, until now.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Climate Change Needs to Get Worse (So It Can Get Better)
Polar bears starving. California in flames. It''s just not extreme enough yet to persuade today''s deniers to act—and therein lies reason for hope.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

David Ermgold Wants to Unseat Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis for ‘Closure'
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis denied David Ermgold and his same-sex partner a marriage license. He talks about why he just became her political nemesis.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

David Ermold Wants to Unseat Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis for ‘Closure'
Kentucky clerk Kim Davis denied David Ermgold and his same-sex partner a marriage license. He talks about why he just became her political nemesis.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

This App Instantly Turns Your City Into a Crime-Riddled Hellscape
‘Citizen'' was initially called ‘Vigilante'' and was quickly banned from the App Store for encouraging instant justice. Now it''s back with the same problems and a different name.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

The Breathalyzer's Effect on Drinking & Driving
How scientists and bureaucrats conspired to make American roads safer for driving.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

The Shady Bank Where This Russian NBA Owner Stashed Money
Russian oligarchs loved the bank known as FBME, which operated out of Cyprus and Tanzania. Then the U.S. Treasury forced it to shut down. A confidential document shows why.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Alabama's Nathan Mathis Found His Lesbian Daughter Dead. His Message to Roy Moore in Defeat: ‘You Better Pray For Forgiveness'
Nathan Mathis told his lesbian daughter he'd rather have a dead child than a gay one. Then she died. He tells Tim Teeman why he had to challenge Roy Moore over his gay hatred.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Omarosa Tried to ‘Storm the Residence' in Reality TV-Style Ouster
It was an ending fit for a reality star the lone Apprentice on the White House staff featuring her trying to ‘storm the residence'' of the president before she was stopped.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Omarosa Tried to Personally Confront Trump After She Was Fired
It was an ending fit for a reality star the lone Apprentice on the White House staff featuring her trying to ‘storm the residence'' of the president before she was stopped.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

The Strange Viral Saga of Keaton Jones: Feel-Good Story or Cautionary Tale?
The arc of the social media-verse is long, and it bends toward absurdity.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Alt-Right Hyped Sexual Harassment Hoax to Attack Schumer
The fake document accusing Sen. Chuck Schumer of sexual harassment copied language from a real document that exposed Rep. John Conyers.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Errol Morris' ‘Wormwood' Is a Genre-Bending True Crime Masterpiece
Released both as a six-part Netflix series and 241-minute theatrical film, the latest from the iconic docu filmmaker explores the mysterious death of a man drugged by the CIA.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Errol Morris' ‘Wormwood' Is a Genre-Bending True-Crime Masterpiece
Released both as a six-part Netflix series and 241-minute theatrical film, the latest from the iconic docu filmmaker explores the mysterious death of a man drugged by the CIA.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

How Doug Jones Pulled Off a Shock Win Over Roy Moore in Deep-Red Alabama
The Democrat surged to a surprise victory Tuesday night, thanks in part to a focus on African-American voters—and, according to Moore supporters, the GOP abandoning their man.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Joe Biden Consoles Meghan McCain in Powerfully Emotional TV Moment
The ex-vice president, who lost his son Beau to glioblastoma, gave hope to ‘The View'' host whose famous father was diagnosed with the same cancer.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Mueller's Boss Pledges to Protect Russia Probe Against GOP: ‘I Would Not' Fire Him
The deputy attorney general overseeing the investigation fended off GOP attacks during a House hearing on Wednesday that teed off on reassigned FBI's agent anti-Trump texts.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Feds Bust Designers of the Botnet That Crippled the Internet
Several men have admitted to U.S. prosecutors that they hijacked an army of home devices capable of taking down big parts of the internet in 2016—and all because of a grudge.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

‘I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself': Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chief's Alabama Humiliation
Roy Moore lost the election on Tuesday night. But some Republicans were thrilled that the defeat left a stain on his main backer.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Amber Fossil Shows Blood-Sucking Ticks Terrorizing Feathered Dinosaurs
The new species, called 'Dracula's Terrible Tick,' changes what we know about dinosaur predators.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Doug Jones Pulls Off Electoral Miracle, Beats Alleged Child Molester Roy Moore
There are some lines that voters in deep red states apparently won''t cross.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Stephen Colbert Rips Moore Over Alabama Senate Loss: ‘Roy Moore Now Has to Eat His Horse'
The ‘Late Show'' also host went in on the Republican Senate candidate for his voting approach: cosplaying on horseback.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Stephen Colbert Rips Roy Moore for Voting in the ‘Creepiest Way Possible'
The ‘Late Show'' host went in on the Republican Senate candidate for his voting approach: cosplaying on horseback.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Stephen Colbert Mocks Roy Moore Over Alabama Senate Loss: ‘Roy Moore Now Has to Eat His Horse'
The ‘Late Show'' also host went in on the Republican Senate candidate for his voting approach: cosplaying on horseback.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Broadway's Brilliant Apocalypse: Review of 'The Children'
In the excellent 'The Children,' Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay play three old friends trying to figure out what to do after a terrible environmental catastrophe.

The Daily Beast
Dec 13, 2017

Broadway's Brilliant Apocalypse: Review of ‘The Children'
In the excellent ‘The Children,'' Francesca Annis, Ron Cook, and Deborah Findlay play three old friends trying to figure out what to do after a terrible environmental catastrophe.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Which Alabama Will Claim Victory Tonight?
It''s 'let''s not embarrass ourselves—again' versus 'let''s not let those Yankee snobs tell us who we are.' It''s Sir Charles vs. Falwell Jr. Place your bets, folks.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Who Won the Alabama Special Election? Watch the Live Results Here
Accused pedophile Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones square off in a high-stakes special election. Here''s how to find out who won in real time.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Alabama Special Election Results: Roy Moore vs. Doug Jones
Find out the results of the contentious senatorial race between Republican/accused pedophile Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Russia Probe Dems Want to Grill Jared Kushner Again
Kushner has already been questioned for hours by Capitol Hill investigators. But many questions remain about his foreign contacts, intel committee members tell The Daily Beast.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Posh Spice Victoria Beckham Is Meghan Markle's New London Pal
They bonded over pricey haircuts and beauty treatments, now Meghan Markle has a new London friend.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Keaton Jones and the Ethics of Filming Your Kids Online
Even if they''re being adorable, even if they''re being bullied—is it ever a good idea to post videos of your children for the whole world to see?

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

If Bermuda Re-Bans Same-Sex Marriage, It Will Make Global, Anti-Gay History
Bermuda may be about to become the first country in the world to re-ban same-sex marriage, replacing it with domestic partnerships. A crucial Senate vote takes place tomorrow.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

If Bermuda Re-Bans Same-Sex Marriage, It Will Make Global, Homophobic History
Bermuda may be about to become the first country in the world to re-ban same-sex marriage, replacing it with domestic partnerships. A crucial Senate vote takes place tomorrow.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Roy Moore Spokesman to CNN: He ‘Probably' Thinks Being Gay Should Be Illegal
The GOP Senate candidate''s flack fumbled for answers on some of Moore''s past extremist claims: that being gay should be illegal; and that Muslims can''t serve in elected office.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Involved in Prison Brawl
The Paralympian was involved in a fight with another man over a payphone, report claims.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year Is a Great One
It''s the ‘F'' word—and not the one you think.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Feds: Jailed Terrorist Used Prosecutor Materials for ISIS Propaganda Ring
Chelsea Bomber Ahmad Rahimi and another inmate swapped and distributed ISIS propaganda in jail, according to prosecutors.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

Finally, a Hanukkah Cocktail You'll Want to Drink
Bartender Chaim Dauermann of New York''s The Up & Up turns one of the holiday''s most beloved desserts into a delicious drink.

The Daily Beast
Dec 12, 2017

How Oligarchs Are Taking Over the World
Some get little attention in America, like the new Czech prime minister; some demand attention, like Berlusconi; and some become president of the United States.

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