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Obamacare Website Enrolled More People in Two Days Than All of October

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Now that healthcare.gov is "fixed," people have flocking to the site and signing up for insurance at …

D.C. Republicans Hate Obamacare, but GOP Governors Have Learned to Love It

Executives in Democratic states have almost all embraced the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion -- and seen their political fortunes improve.<p>Republicans in Congress, you may have heard, are determined to stop Obamacare. So determined are some of them that they allowed the federal government …

These Journalists Spent Two Years and $750,000 Covering One Story

It costs a lot, but investigative reporting can save lives. And non-profits lead the way in producing high-quality, in-depth stories. So who's going to pay for them?<p>In recent weeks, ProPublica has published a major—and scathing—investigative series on the dangers of Tylenol's main active …

Is Muslim Academic Reza Aslan More Biased Than a Christian Scholar?

Fox News's Lauren Green seems to think so.<p>Anyone looking for a case study in how not to interview an author can look no further than this painful encounter between Reza Aslan, the writer of a new book on Jesus, and Fox News host Lauren Green. Aslan, a scholar of religion, has written a new book …

Cover Story: John Cuneo’s “Carlos Danger”

“With a topic like Anthony Weiner, how can you find anything broad or funny that he hasn’t already personally breached?” says John Cuneo, the artist who painted next week’s cover. He continues: “Free association made me think of the Empire State Building, and then King Kong, the iconic image of him …

Six Things Not to Assume About the Marathon Bombing

This isn’t a list of conspiracy fodder, but about the larger conclusions to which we’re susceptible—and not a complete one. Please add others in the comments.<p>That we know where the brothers were coming from, and what their travels meant. The matrix of Chechen causes, radical Islam, online jihadism, …

Elaine Stritch’s Long Goodbye

On Friday evening at the Café Carlyle, before the second-to-last performance of “Elaine Stritch at the Carlyle: Movin’ Over and Out,” Stritch’s farewell show, the crowd was settling in, ordering steak and lobster and Manhattans. The room was packed with theatricality: a woman with a crown of …

Roger and Me

So here’s what happened the first time I met Roger Ebert.<p>Friday, September 18, 1992.<p>The Friars Club was roasting Billy Crystal and, because I’d written a few jokes for this verbal onslaught, I was in the ballroom of the New York Hilton that afternoon. As was Roger Ebert, who, along with his much …