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Mike Nichols Was a Writer's Director

Few directors have been both as savage and as light as Mike Nichols, whose death, at eighty-three, was announced today. Few, too, have taken mainstream moviemaking quite as seriously as a literary-style art. Over the course of a career that was at once long and precocious—Nichols’s first two …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

Love’s “Alone Again Or” From ‘Bottle Rocket’<p>"Around the time that Wes was finishing the <i>Bottle Rocket</i> short in 1992, we shared a mutual friend who …

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Syria's other crisis

By <b>Jerusha Murugen</b>, Special to CNN<p><i>Editor’s note: Jerusha Murugen is the research associate for global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow her</i> <i>@Jerusha_Murugen. The views expressed are her own.</i><p>In the midst of a bloody civil war, the biggest killer in …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

On the Red Couch with Author James Dashner

Inside Flipboard / January 8, 2014<p><i>Sci-fi author James Dashner wanted to be a writer since he was a kid but decided to try his “backup plan” — finance</i> …

Love in Time of War

Former Afghan prisoners enjoy freedom in Kabul

On the orders of President Karzai, Afghanistan has released 65 prisoners, many of whom the United States say are linked to the killing of international peacekeepers and Afghan troops.<p>The US said it had strong evidence against many of the detainees, linking them to bombings and other attacks.<p>But …

Former Taxi Driver's Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …