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At This Rate, Kid Rock Will Be President Soon. What Are His Foreign-Policy Views?

Kid Rock is a true “American Bad Ass” who will never back down from a fight. Maybe that's why some Republicans think he should run for Senate.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, UNITED STATES:  The crew of the Space Shuttle Discovery (front row) Payload Specialist Chiaki Mukai and Mission Commander Curt Brown; Payload Specialist John Glenn; (C) and Mission Specialist Pedro Duque depart the Operations & Checkout building and head to the Space Shuttle Discovery to begin their mission into space from the Kennedy Space Center, FL 29 October 1998. Glenn, 77, a Payload specialist on Discovery was the first American to orbit the earth in 1962. Discoverys crew will conduct a variety of science experiments in the pressurized SPACEHAB module and deployment and retrieval of the Spartan free-flyer payload.  AFP PHOTO Tony Ranze (Photo credit should read TONY RANZE/AFP/Getty Images)

Godspeed, John Glenn. God Help Us, America.

The passing of a hero reminds us of a time when America’s leaders and aspirations inspired us.

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Vladimir Putin Takes His Bromance with Steven Seagal to the Next Level

In what promises to be a watershed moment for U.S.-Russia relations, the Kremlin just granted Steven Seagal Russian citizenship.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Have Made Bank On the Speaking Circuit. They Aren’t the Only Ones.

Just a single speech from Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, or Jodie Foster could rake in more than $50,000.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 13:  Elton John performed songs from his new album Wonderful Crazy Night out February 5, as well as classic hits, on January 13th at the Wiltern in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Island Records)

The Vladimir Putin-Elton John Gay Rights Summit that Wasn’t

The British pop star and Russian president will no longer meet to discuss gay rights.

NEW YORK - MAY 05:  Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit performs on stage at Gramercy Theatre on May 5, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Russia to Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst: You’ll Always Have a Home in Crimea

The lead singer of Limp Bizkit loves Russia, and officials there think he'd like Crimea too. They're urging him to feel free to move there.

US feminist Gloria Steinem (C) and South Korean peace activists march along a military fence at a military check point in Paju on May 24, 2015 after she crossed the border line through the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.  An international group of women peace activists, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, made a rare crossing on May 24 of one of the world's most militarised borders between North and South Korea. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

How North Korea’s Marchers for Peace Became Fellow Travelers

The Nobel Laureates and prominent activists who recently crossed into North Korea showed a shocking lack of sympathy for the North Korean people.

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The Mogul Takes Manhattan

China’s most eccentric tycoon just made New York’s homeless sing for their supper. Then he did magic tricks.

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France Is Not Impressed with Thomas Piketty

In the English-speaking world, he's the economist du jour. But in his home country? Le shrug.

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The Limits of Mandopop

With mainland money flooding into Taiwanese celebrity coffers, activism takes a back seat.

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The Great and Magical Gabo

Fame, acclaim, and a notorious friendship with Fidel Castro: The life of writer Gabriel Garcia Márquez was as fantastical and politically charged as his reality-bending novels.

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