Satellite Surveillance Can Trace Atrocities but Not Stop Them
George Clooney’s pioneering data project documented horrors in Sudan, but that wasn’t enough.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mogul Takes Manhattan
China’s most eccentric tycoon just made New York’s homeless sing for their supper. Then he did magic tricks.
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.
The Limits of Mandopop
With mainland money flooding into Taiwanese celebrity coffers, activism takes a back seat.
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.
China’s Favorite Villainess
Why Chinese TV viewers can't get enough of a fictitious, Qing-era concubine.