5. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most eye-catching images, lightning streaks the sky, tourists eat with the fishes, and more





  9. Jon Stewart ardently tries to get Hillary Clinton to declare her presidential run, kind of succeeds

    The former Secretary of State played coy, but Stewart all but made the announcement for her


  10. Take a look at this week’s cover, featuring Hillary Clinton’s inevitable run at the presidency.



  12. 22 books to read in 2014

    A roundup of notable books slated for release in 2014, including new works by David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Herman Koch, Rebecca Mead, and more


  13. [The] gloves are coming off — this is hand-to-hand combat, and the GOP will not be the Jay Z to Hillary’s Solange.

    Stephen Colbert figures out that Hillary Clinton is Solange to the GOP’s Jay Z

    After a Harry Potter quip and very well-received jokes about how Hillary got to the White House the first time around, Colbert reached a not-very-surprising conclusion about what to expect in the 2016 race. Hint: It rhymes with bud-clinging.