Director Spike Jonze has made the weirdest, most timely romance of the year—in which Joaquin Phoenix’s character falls in love with an operating system. And, as with so many love stories, the making of the movie was equal parts turbulence and passion.
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Mayor Bloomberg says it is. But he's going to need some better evidence.
A-Rod’s juicy lawsuit against Major League Baseball.
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With her win on November 8 looking increasingly likely, Hillary Clinton has been shifting her attention to solving America’s “fun deficit” after this particularly disheartening election cycle. She floated the idea of a “big national dance” and suggested that people make more time for cat GIFs,...More »]]>
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A moment in Thursday’s debate between the two candidates running for the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois might have gone down as one of the low points of the 2016 election, if there weren’t already so many to choose from.
Republican senator Mark Kirk is locked in a More »]]>
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A plane carrying Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway at La Guardia Airport on Thursday night during a rainstorm. In addition to the Indiana governor, there were 36 people and eight crew members onboard when the plane touched down at 7:25 p.m. No injures have been reported....More »]]>
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This morning, the jurors who will decide the fate of two former New Jersey public officials charged with deliberately jamming the streets approaching the George Washington Bridge filed quietly into Judge Susan Wigenton’s courtroom. The gallery was packed and buzzing in anticipation of closing arguments. For the last six weeks,...More »]]>
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Many a suicidal venture was undertaken with the intent of self-preservation. From the Republican National Committee’s standpoint, Donald Trump was surely not its 1st, 2nd, or even 16th choice for presidential nominee. Once it became inevitable, it had to balance two strategic considerations: whether to support its nominee, which might...More »]]>
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Republicans are at each others’ throats in a way they haven’t been since at least 1964. Republicans disagree about Trump, and they disagree about what they need to do in order to regain power. But those disagreements have very little to do with the decisions the party will face between...More »]]>
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Bill Clinton has not been much of a presence in Hillary Clinton’s current presidential campaign, which is smart for a number of reasons. As The New Republic’s Jeet Heer points out, in addition to being targeted by the Trump campaign over sexual-misconduct allegations, the former president is not...More »]]>
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In the hours after Donald Trump’s Access Hollywood video broke, Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah was the first Republican politician to say he could not endorse a presidential candidate who bragged about sexual assault. “I’m out,” Chaffetz told Utah’s Fox 13 News. “I can no longer in good conscience endorse...More »]]>
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“Folks, we’re run by people that are not smart people, or to put it a different way, we are run by stupid people. Stupid people,” said Donald Trump Monday. Smart versus stupid, along with weak versus strong, is the barometer Trump uses to gauge men’s worth. (Women are...More »]]>
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Joe Biden has been surprisingly gaffe-free while campaigning for Hillary Clinton, but on Friday, he toed the line when he described what he’d like to do to Donald Trump at a rally in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. “The press always asks me, don’t I wish I were debating him?” Biden said....More »]]>
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When the news broke that Hillary Clinton used a private email server as secretary of State, her aides tried to control the damage, and some blamed each other — as we now know thanks to the campaign’s second email controversy.
The latest batch of emails from Clinton campaign chairm John...More »]]>
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For all its recent difficulties, of which there are more below, Obamacare has made American health care both dramatically more affordable and humanitarian. Its various cost reforms have helped bring medical inflation to decades-low levels, and it has given access to basic medical care to 20 million Americans who lacked...More »]]>
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So, as Trump’s campaign manager, how is she planning to turn things around in the next two weeks? Apparently by doing media appearances that suggest she’s out of...More »]]>
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Elizabeth Warren rolled out another viral Donald Trump insult on Monday, turning the Republican nominee’s “nasty woman” dig into a rallying cry. “Get this, Donald — nasty women are tough. Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote,” Warren said in New Hampshire, as Hillary Clinton...More »]]>
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As members of the Obama administration make their final push to ensure that they’re not succeeded by Donald Trump, they’re also offering some clues as to where we’ll find them after January 2017.
During an unannounced visit to a Hillary Clinton campaign office in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, Vice President...More »]]>
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Aside from undermining our democracy, the scariest aspect of Donald Trump’s suggestion last week that he might not accept the results of the election was the prospect that the race could drag on far beyond November 8. On Sunday Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway made a similarly frightening...More »]]>
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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is a longtime Clinton ally, prolific Democratic fundraiser, and former Clinton Foundation board member, and last May we learned that he’s the subject of a federal investigation into his campaign contributions. Considering these facts it’s a bit surprising that his name hasn’t been bandied...More »]]>
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“Foreign hot spots” was one of the topics on the menu at Wednesday’s third and final presidential debate, but Chris Wallace might as well have just called the segment “Aleppo and Mosul.” Donald Trump, in character, seemed to claim that the liberation of Mosul was timed to...More »]]>
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With it looking increasingly unlikely Donald Trump will be heading to the White House, the prospect that he will partner with his campaign CEO, Breitbart executive chair Steve Bannon, to launch a Trump TV network seems more and more probable. In the meantime, the right-wing website...More »]]>
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