The 18 New Stars Who Will Light Up Tokyo

Check out the amazing athletes set to blast from the blocks ahead of this summer's Olympic Games.


Historic Voting Rights Bill Likely to Be Blocked in US Senate

The future of the country is at stake. That’s what former President Barack Obama said yesterday, breaking his usual silence on politics on the Hill to weigh in on the bill before...

Cambodia Clamps Down on Environmental Activists

They’re taking a leaf out of Thailand’s book. A court in Cambodia has charged three environmental activists with “insulting the king,” in what rights groups say is a crackdown on...

Crack in the System: Biden Looks to Overhaul Cocaine Laws

Light sentences for Wall Street bankers, hefty penalties for impoverished people of color. That’s basically how America’s drug laws work. But U.S. President Joe Biden intends to...

Bitcoin Blues as China Closes Down Crypto Mines

China is cracking down on cryptocurrency mining, prompting Bitcoin’s value to fall as much as 8% Monday. Over the weekend, authorities in southwest Sichuan province shuttered...


US-Russia Relations: The New Normal Is the Old Normal

Washington and Moscow have gotten back to normal discourse.

The OZY News Quiz

What monarchical nickname did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle give their second child last weekend? Test your knowledge.

The OZY News Quiz

What admission did North Korean leader Kim Jong Un make this week? Test your knowledge.

How Jody Watley Reinvented Herself

Because we have to give her her flowers while we can.


Butterfly Effect: It's Time to Wake Up to Nigeria's Nightmare

Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation is on the cusp of imploding under multiple security threats.

Breaking the Comic Ceiling: Female Arab Graphic Novelists Make a Mark

A growing band of Arab women is shaping the future of the region's comic book industry, defying odds like their characters do.


Love Fiction? We've Got Some Podcasts for You

This week on Wherever You Get Your Podcasts, we showcase some of the best scripted fiction podcasts, many of which are heading to the small screen.

The Funniest Listens of the Week

Everyone can use a good laugh.

Hey Batter Batter! The Boys of Summer Are Back!

With the 2021 season underway, we look at what the hell happened to the baseball we knew to see whether it can once again become America’s favorite pastime.

OZY Fest Is Back: May 15-16

Party like it matters at our virtual celebration of bold change and big ideas.


Tommy Mottola Lives on the Road

Being a hip guitarist? A cool career.

It's Always Sunny Inside the Head of Rob McElhenney

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Rob McElhenney branches out beyond the bar and into a show about gaming.

The Very Ms. C.J. Perry!

From being a ballerina to being a WWE pro wrestler whirlwind, C.

Making Space for Topher Grace

Topher Grace ended up making it big before even finishing college.

The Few, the Proud, the Suicidal

If you think joining the military is an easy solution to some of life's problems, you might be totally wrong.

Turning Dining Back Into Eating With Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson, the Swedish-Ethiopian prince of the palate, makes what you put in your mouth? Delightful.

Let's Talk About Wynton Marsalis

A life in the arts isn’t easy to begin with, never mind when you’re surrounded by bona fide giants, like jazz great Wynton Marsalis was.

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