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Is Saudi Arabia’s 32-Year-Old Crown Prince Dead?

Media in Iran, Saudi Arabia's longtime rival in the Middle East, claims to have evidence.

The 10 Best ‘Bachelorette’ Stars to Follow on Instagram

These are the top 10 'Bachelorette' contenders to follow on Instagram before they start selling FabFitFun boxes.

Bill de Blasio Bashes NYC Reporters on Their Turf at City Hall

Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks the media could report more positively on his administration.

Go See ‘Mary Shelley’ If You Take Your Sex and Drugs Really Boring

Great expectations do not always lead to memorable conclusions.

Ai Weiwei: A Case Study in Overexposure

Artist Ai Weiwei recently announced he'll open not only one, but three exhibitions in LA simultaneously this fall. But with the artist's already outsized presence in the art world, we wonder, is this

The Top Secret Scandal Behind the Kremlin’s MH17 Massacre

Then there’s the awkward fact that our Intelligence Community has known the full, terrible story of the MH17 shootdown from practically the moment it happened.

5 Must-See Art Exhibitions in the Hamptons This Memorial Day Weekend

Looking for something to slot in between lazing beach- or pool-side in the Hamptons for Memorial Day Weekend? Here are five not-to-miss exhibitions, on view at Ille Arts, Halsey McKay, Eric Firestone

How to Get Rich From Trump’s Cancelled Meeting With North Korea

The crisis is spelling big wins for one type of asset.

Megan Markle Is Undergoing Six Months of Duchess Lessons

Meghan Markle is having a 'Princess Diaries' moment.

How TV Is Trying to Survive Against the World-Dominating Netflix

Can anything be done to compete with the streamer or is TV fighting a losing battle?

‘Peace for Mary Frances’ Is So Good It Will Shatter You

'Peace for Mary Frances' is so beautifully written that it is impossible to believe it's the playwright's first play.

Poll: Bob Menendez Holds 4-Point Lead Over Bob Hugin

These poll results are much worse for Menendez than previously released surveys.

Phil Murphy Cancels Radio Show After Disagreement With Format

Murphy refused to go on air because the show's producers insisted on having a reporter ask questions.

A Decent Jim Belushi Is the Only Thing Going for ‘Sollers Point’

Eventually, there's a gun, and drugs, accompanied by the usual cliches.

VIDEO: Harvey Weinstein Surrenders to NYPD on Sexual Assault Charges

Harvey Weinstein, once a bigshot Hollywood executive, is now facing criminal charges for sexual misconduct.

NJ Politics Digest: What’s Old Could Be New Again in Plan to Fight Election Hacking

New Jersey's election system is among the least secure in the nation.

5 Wild Revelations From de Blasio’s Emails With ‘Agents of the City’

Bill de Blasio got some coaching on how to handle questions about Hillary Clinton's presidential bid.