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The 15 Most Uncomfortable Moments Of Female Nudity In Movies1. "Ass to ass" in <em>Requiem for a Dream</em> (2000)

By the time Darren Aronofsky’s incredibly depressing, but altogether excellent, <i>Requiem for a Dream</i> gets to its “ass to ass” sequence, the film’s …

Playing the Trump Card

With the latest round of incendiary campaign rhetoric from the ostensible Republican frontrunner, modern American politics reaches yet another level of irrelevance. It's not that such words don't matter -- indeed, the consequences in the real world can be significant -- but more so that their …

They've Lived Their Lives As Americans, But They Can Still Be Deported [UPDATE]

Thousands of foreign-born adoptees are at risk without citizenship.<p><b>UPDATE</b>: Oct. 27 <i>―</i> A U.S. immigration judge on Thursday ordered the deportation of Adam Crapser back to his birth country of South Korea. Crapser, who was adopted in the U.S. at age 3 by parents who never completed his citizenship …

The Dazzling Dozen: THR Film Critics' Favorite Performances of 2015

What do Zac Efron and Dame Maggie Smith have in common? They gave two of THR film critics' 12 favorite performances of the year.<p><i>Written by David</i> …

Oscars: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max’ Among Top Sound Contenders

The sound branch of the Academy is unique in that its members can represent 10 different films with nominations in the race if they see fit, via the …

Mad Max

The Obamacare ‘Fix’ Most Likely To Pass This Congress

Le­gis­la­tion over­turn­ing the Af­ford­able Care Act’s ex­pan­sion of the small-group in­sur­ance mar­ket is likely to get a look this fall, …

Another 150 Hillary Clinton Emails Had Classified Info, State Dept. Says

The ongoing vetting of Hillary Clinton’s emails for public release has turned up classified information in roughly 150 more messages, the State …

Hillary Clinton

Ryan, Pelosi meet for rare dinner

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had a rare dinner together Friday in the Wisconsin Republican's Capitol office.<p>Sources familiar with the dinner, which lasted more than two hours, said Ryan asked his Democratic counterpart to join him. The meeting comes as both sides are …

The GOP's staunchest young hawk is having a moment

Tom Cotton lost big on NSA surveillance and the Iran nuclear deal, but his worldview is gaining currency in the wake of terrorist attacks.<p>It’s been a brutal inaugural year in the Senate for Tom Cotton in the win-loss column: Within months of being sworn in, the next-generation leader of GOP hawks …

Christie casts himself as best prepared to keep America safe

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — In a Republican primary increasingly focused on national security, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is painting a picture of a …

Carson threatens to leave Republican Party amid talk of brokered convention

Ben Carson, citing reports that Republican Party leaders are discussing the prospects of a brokered convention, threatened Friday to leave the party if there are signs that the nomination process is being manipulated.<p>"If this was the beginning of a plan to subvert the will of the voters and replace …

GOP members blame Sen. Feinstein for blocking drought language

Debate over a plan to address California’s drought continued Friday as the<p>Republicansin the state's delegation held a news conference blaming Sen.Dianne Feinstein(D-Calif.) for not supporting their bid to insert the plan into a must-pass spending bill.<p>Feinstein's staff responded that negotiations …

White House stands by visa bill critics call discriminatory

The changes to the visa waiver program target dual nationals from Syria, Iraq, Iran and Sudan, even if they have never been there.<p>The Obama administration is standing by visa-related legislation that discriminates against certain European and other would be-visitors to the U.S. based on their …

Donald Trump Goes After Ted Cruz at Iowa Rally

DES MOINES, Iowa — One friendly re-tweet didn’t mean Donald Trump wasn’t ready and willing to go after Sen. Ted Cruz.<p>The two Republicans were rivals largely in name only until Friday night, when Trump questioned Cruz’s stance on renewable fuel as well as his faith.<p>Asked by one attendee if Cruz …

Obama, Congress avert fed shutdown, focus on taxes, spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Avoiding the high drama of recent year-end budget fights, President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday keeping government …

Gallery: Step-by-Step: The Secret to Perfect Snowball Cookies Is Double-Dipping

Dessert

Forget Takeout: Your Jewish Christmas Needs This Deli Meat Fried Rice

Nothing says Christmas like Chinese food.<p>It's the most wonderful time of the year: Christmas carols, presents under the tree, ham, holiday cookies, more presents. Unless you're Jewish. In which case it's a lot of being invited to other people's parties and ordering Chinese food. <b>Ed Schoenfeld</b> of …

Recipes

Get to Know Senior Editor Julia Kramer

Senior editor Julia Kramer loves her Chicago-style hot dogs and couldn't live without her kitchen step-stool.<p><i>From ex-line cooks to former high-fashion talent bookers, the Bon Appétit staff has come from all walks. Each week, a different staffer will tell us about what they’re cooking, eating, and</i> …

Italian Christmas Cookie Recipes

You might think America has a lock on Christmas cookies, but Italy makes a strong showing with beautifully crumbly, buttery confections. This year, …

There will be one huge difference when you see the new ‘Star Wars’ movie in theaters

When you head out to see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the film will have one very big change as soon as the movie starts.<p>Up until now, each of the six films in the franchise has begun with the iconic drumroll and fanfare from Fox.<p>Here's how the logo has looked over the years:<p>When you head to go …