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The Power of Taylor Swift
How pop’s savviest romantic conquered the music business

Corps Values
To avoid another Ferguson, we should be taking a lesson on police training from the SEALs

GOP Prepares for an Energy Battle
How the Republican Senate will tackle the Keystone XL pipeline, carbon emissions, renewable subsidies and more

Mexico’s Brutal Nightmare
How an attack on 43 students in September has forced the country to once again confront the scourge of drug violence

Detroit Turns Up
An unlikely deal lifts Motown out of bankruptcy

Little Airlines, Big Ideas
New models in the skies are flourishing

The Talent Gap at the Top of the GOP
Can Republicans find a woman to run for President?

Whose Internet Is It, Anyway?
A guide to the net neutrality word wars

Meet Loretta Lynch
Everything you need to know about Obama’s Attorney General-in-waiting

Mindfulness for Men
Yoga has some new fans—and science says that’s a very good thing

Here Comes the Cold
An “omega block” of freezing wind ushers in icy temperatures for much of the U.S.

How Affirm Wants to Remake Money
The new charge to disrupt lending

The Culture

Pop Chart

Channing Tatum’s Body of Work
The actor wrestles with an unresolved mystery in Foxcatcher

Review: Foxcatcher’s Mat Madness
Tatum scores a reversal

Keith Haring’s Cartoons of Calamity
The artist’s social conscience comes into focus in a new exhibit

When Writers Quit Writing
Readers feel the void when great authors decide to retire

Review: Richard Ford’s Frank Talk
A writer revisits his favorite character in Let Me Be Frank With You

When Life Hacks Go Too Far
We all love a great efficiency hack, but for the important things, short cuts are a waste of time

10 Questions With Zooey Deschanel
The New Girl actress explains her penchant for old pop and how she overcame the mean girls

City Scrapes
Some cities are doing better than others. Here’s a closer look




Craig Spencer
Doctor in NYC who contracted Ebola

Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller
North Korea detainees

Ronald Reagan
‘If I were there, Margaret, I’d throw my hat in the door before I came in.’

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