Gloria Fields

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LeBron James Carded By Bartender At Hotel Bar. Seriously

LeBron James is 29 years old and one of the most recognizable athletes in all of sports. This didn't stop a bartender at hotel bar in Orlando from asking the NBA superstar -- listed at 6'8'' and 250 pounds -- to show some identification in order to get a drink last week.<p>Barry Jackson of the Miami …

29 Photos Of The Cast Of "Downton Abbey" Being Totally Un-Downton-Like

The show starts again this Sunday and I'm still processing that they aren't actually butlers and nobles stuck in the early 1900s. Spoilers from previous seasons!

Beyonce Surprises Fans With New Album Featuring Jay Z, Blue Ivy, Drake

Beyonce knows her way around a holiday surprise. The singer end-capped 2013 with an "exclusive visual album" that she announced on Facebook and hit iTunes as Thursday ticked into Friday morning. Her fifth LP is entitled "Beyoncé" and features tracks with Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean and the singer's …

Mandela, My Source: One Journalist’s Memory of Clandestine Meetings

For a young journalist in South Africa Nelson Mandela as a young ANC leader was a major source on the anti-apartheid struggle. He recalls there late …

Marijuana Use Causes Man Boobs?

Pot-smoking dudes, beware: That joint you're toking may be causing your breasts to blossom.<p>In a post for CNN on Thursday, Detroit-based plastic surgeon Dr. Anthony Youn warned that marijuana use could be behind the development of man boobs, known in the medical world as "gynecomastia," because of …

Postscript: Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

He was the last of the twentieth century’s national liberators. He became a global symbol of righteousness and reconciliation. He led his beloved, tormented country from the howling darkness of apartheid to the promised land of democracy with shrewdness, courage, and visionary determination. It was …

Nelson Mandela, the Father

To the very end, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, though frail and somewhat forgetful, remained the Father of the Nation for South Africans. It could even be said that, in the several trips he’s made to the hospital over the past two years, he was, in his own way, preparing his family—biological and …

Nelson Mandela in The New Yorker

Nelson Mandela died on Thursday, at the age of ninety-five. Mandela’s life was singular and indispensable, and over the years The New Yorker has been lucky enough to catch glimpses of it. They show a man who combined strength with warmth, and heroism with simplicity. As Jacob Zuma put it tonight, …

Cover Story: Nelson Mandela, Hero

Next week’s cover, “Madiba,” was drawn by the artist Kadir Nelson. “I’ve recently made a children’s book about Nelson Mandela, but for a <i>New Yorker</i> cover, I settled on a younger image of him during the time that he was on trial with over a hundred of his comrades,” says Nelson about “Madiba,” his …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

The Serious Eats Guide to Carving Turkey

So you've followed one of our turkey recipes and have the golden beast in front of you. Now what? For many folks, the hardest part of cooking a turkey is carving and serving it. Depending on how you roasted the bird, the carving instructions will be a little different.<p>Here's how to carve a …

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Michelle Obama And Daughters Wear Fall's Biggest Trends To Church Services (PHOTOS)

Those Obama girls are such trendsetters. On a trip to church on Sunday, Michelle Obama led her stylish brood in showing off some of the season's key looks.<p>FLOTUS and Sasha coordinated in shades of deep purple, and Michelle kept the hue current with a pair of black thigh-high boots. And Malia's …

The President's Devotional: What Obama 'Did In Secret' In Newtown (EXCERPT)

<i>Excerpted from THE PRESIDENT’S DEVOTIONAL: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama, by Joshua DuBois by arrangement with HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins. Copyright © Joshua DuBois 2013.</i><p><b>By Joshua Dubois</b><p>The White House is not supposed to be a place for brokenness. Sheer, shattered, …

July 2012

Angel Trinidad

What Obama, Republicans get with a deal

It’s not a perfect deal for the White House — but it’s a worse deal for Republicans.<p>Democrats won’t say it too loudly just yet, but the emerging budget agreement leaves Republicans with remarkably little to show for forcing the first government shutdown in 17 years: They barely nicked Obamacare and …

Gloria Renée

Make this Frittata, Be a Successful Adult

This Sausage and Broccoli Rabe frittata is easy to make and fancy enough to serve. Yep, even when hungover<p><i>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</i><p>Since we finished college, we've discovered that everything we eat can …

Breakfast

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

An Evening With Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Disses Drake in BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher - Rap-Up

Kendrick Lamar is taking shots at Drake once again. Following his explosive verse on “Control,” the Compton MC took the opportunity to call out the …

Grandpa Writes Letter Disowning Daughter After She Disowns Gay Son

Parents disowning their children for coming out is, unfortunately, far too common for 2013. But parents disowning their children for disowning <i>their</i> …

24 Hours, 7 Outfits: A Day in the Life of Kelly Rowland

The pop star breaks down one day of her very busy, fashionable life

Women's Fashion

Daily Marijuana Use Is Perfectly Healthy, Study Suggests

The research was published online this week by the <i>Journal of General Internal Medicine</i>. According to a summary, researchers found ...<p>... no …

Did You See Cee Lo's New Head Tattoo on The Voice Last Night?

If you didn't catch the show, Cee Lo Green debuted a new whole-head tattoo on *The Voice *last night...<p>Now, it's not permanent—it was done with henna, so it will last only a few weeks. But it's pretty cool looking, don't you think?<p>You can see a clip of it in action here:<p>Other thoughts: …

A Week in the Life of Shemar Moore (Yes, There Are Shirtless Pics!)

So I'm going to let <i>Criminal Minds</i> star Shemar Moore take over this article for me—because let's be honest, who would you most want to hear from right now?—so enjoy a peek into his life!<p>"No week is ever the same in my world! An average week in my life changes based on my shooting schedule, if I'm …

A Book Suggestion for Every Possible Romantic Situation

No matter your romantic situation, there's probably a book that echoes it in some way, shape, or form. Here are some suggestions you might relate to.<p>What to read when you:<p><b>Want to Remind Yourself Relationships Are Terrible and Everyone's a Liar</b><p><i>Gone Girl</i>, Gillian Flynn<p><i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte</i> …