Love keeping up on politics and the news? We’ve got Esquire’s exclusive interview with 90 congress members, Maclean’s special report on the Ottawa shooting, and a Q&A with Norah O’Donnell of CBS News.

Next, escape to destinations all over the world—America’s favorite cities, Italy’s most romantic hike, Moroccan markets, and more.

After adding to your bucket list, dive into celebrities’ (and normal folks’) fascinating tales on family dynamics, or learn how to live stress-free.

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Stressproof Your Body

Health

Tension can go straight to your head—and your back and your belly and…everywhere. Why panic? Learn the simple strategies that keep crazy days from wreaking havoc on your system.

By Noon They'd Both Be in Heaven

New York Magazine

Kelli Stapleton can’t forgive herself for trying to kill her violent, autistic daughter. Can you? Here, the heartbreaking recounting of Kelli’s story.

Do You Have the Brain of a CEO?

Canadian Business

More and more, companies are turning to organizational psychologists to warn them if they’re about to put a time bomb in the C-suite. One woman finds out if she’s got what it takes to land the top job.

Holiday Movie Preview

Entertainment Weekly

Winter is when the coolest movies come out to play. Meryl Streep weaves black magic, Christian Bale gets Biblical, and The Hobbit goes to war. Get ready for an avalanche of awesome (and enjoy EW’s four exclusive covers of Into the Woods).

It's All In The Family

How I Finally, Really, Truly Got to Know My Sister

Glamour

In her new book, Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham tells her most personal love story. Includes tablet-exclusive audio of Dunham reading from the book.

Looking After Mom and Dad

MoneySense

When you were growing up, your parents looked after you. Now it’s your turn. When you step up to take over your aging parents’ finances, will you know what to do?

Till Careers Do Us Part

Marie Claire

A new generation of smart, accomplished women is learning the hard way. Just because a man says he’s enamored by a successful woman doesn’t mean he actually wants one. Now they’re rewriting the rules on love and marriage.

"We're Not Babysitting"

Real Simple

Real Simple talked to three full-time fathers and found out that—surprise—they’re a lot like full-time moms. They worry about their on-hold careers, argue about who makes dinner, and think it’s all absolutely worth it.

The State of News & Politics

Help, We're in a Living Hell and Don't Know How to Get Out

Esquire

Esquire spoke with 90 members of the House and Senate about what’s gone so wrong in Congress. Sometimes it got a little emotional.

Special Report: Attack on Ottawa

Maclean's

Exclusive coverage of the deadly attack on Parliament Hill that shocked a nation. Here, how it unfolded and what the capital’s shattered peace means for Canada.

The Smartest Woman in the (News) Room

More

How Norah O’Donnell, the rising star of CBS News, handles three small kids, a commuter marriage, and a parade of prevaricating politicos before the rest of us have had our first cup of coffee.

Is a Catskills Town Divided by Antisemitism or Greedy Developers?

Newsweek

Is the village of Bloomingburg, New York, trying to slow growth—or block ultra-orthodox Jews from moving in?

A Case of Wanderlust

2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler

Want to plan a get-away? This roundup of global and U.S. favorites—in categories from Best City to Best Family-Friendly Resort—will guide you to the best, based on the experience of more than 76,000 readers.

Magical Morocco

Popular Photography

Snow-capped mountains, Sahara nights, bustling markets in walled medinas, snake charmers, and even a stretch of windswept beach. Here’s how to get to Morocco, and what to photograph while you’re there.

Best of Adventure 2014

Backpacker

Which Italian trek might just be the most romantic hike in the world? Find out, then read on to plan epic adventures in Italy, Nepal, Jordan, New Zealand, and Chile.

America's Favorite Cities

Travel + Leisure

For this eighth annual (and sometimes controversial) survey, Travel + Leisure tallied more than 50,000 votes, ranking 38 cities across the U.S. in dozens of categories, from food and culture to stylish locals.

Game On!

Last Chance U

GQ

Down in Mississippi, an unlikely NFL farm system is flourishing. You’ve never heard of the players. You’ve never heard of the coaches. But this circuit of NCAA flameouts and disciplinary misfits has somehow produced a staggering number of Division I and pro athletes.

The Best Days of the Rut

Field & Stream

Can’t take seven weeks off to hunt deer this year? Use this guide to the seven red-hot, just-get-out-there days of 2014. Complete with hunting options for each day. Mark your calendar, concoct your alibis, and get that knife sharpened up.

Court Order

WIRED

Here’s one cartographer’s audacious quest to map every moment of basketball—and change the NBA forever. It’s way more complex than Moneyball. Massive data sets and maps reveal information to sharpen both offensive and defensive play.

The Small Ball World Series

Sports Illustrated

It’s been 29 years since the Royals have gone this far, but their matchup with the Giants is straight out of an even deeper past. Bunts, steals, defense, and (lots of) contact. The 2014 champ will speak loudly without carrying a big stick.

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