The Week

Aug 29

Putin warns the West: “It’s best not to mess with us.”
Just hours after asking pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian troops, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a very different tone

Putin warns the West: “It’s best not to mess with us.”

Just hours after asking pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian troops, Russian President Vladimir Putin took a very different tone

Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

“Belle strives to understand what it would be like for this woman, torn between love and idealism. But despite the density of the subject matter, this is not a grim drama.” —

Belle is one of the most groundbreaking, joyous movies of the summer

The indie hit, which arrived on DVD this week, broke the status quo by bringing a little-known true story into the light

4 strategies for organizing your money, based on your personality

4 strategies for organizing your money, based on your personality

“People have an intuitive — some would say God-given — drive for purpose. They want to be called to something big. Some of us are lucky enough to experience that, at work, at home, or elsewhere. For others, life fails to deliver on their big dreams. Most learn to accept it. But a terrible few are driven to extremism.” —

The dangers of our passionless American life

Too many angry young men are fleeing the steady comforts of the West for the violent jihad of the Mideast

In Kosovo, shoppers flock to a store selling Hillary Clinton-inspired clothing

In Kosovo, shoppers flock to a store selling Hillary Clinton-inspired clothing

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Aug 28

Dogs have “separation anxiety” when kids leave for school, studies show

Dogs have “separation anxiety” when kids leave for school, studies show

“I didn’t get it right.” —

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on his handling of the Ray Rice incident

The commissioner announced a new league policy on domestic violence Thursday

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Today’s best editorial cartoons

Today’s best editorial cartoons

8 ways you’re probably overspending without even realizing it
Beware of deals!

8 ways you’re probably overspending without even realizing it

Beware of deals!

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