Shockingly Real Tom Cruise Deepfakes Are Invading TikTok

Be afraid. Be very afraid. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 days ago

An admission that President Joe Biden did, in fact, win fair and square might get a GOP candidate banned from Trump’s good graces. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 3 days ago

Anti-Vaxxers Won’t Stop Harassing Nurse They’re Convinced Is Dead

Tiffany Dover fainted after getting the COVID vaccine on TV. Then the insanity started. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 days ago

$8,162 Power Bill? Texas’ Winter Storm Hell Only Gets Worse

As millions of Texans remain in the dark amid power outages from a historic winter storm, wild swings in the price of power have left others with bills they simply can’t afford. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 9 days ago

Bret Stephens: NY Times Spiked My Column Blasting Bosses Over McNeil Scandal

The draft, tentatively titled “Regardless of Intent,” appeared to lambast executive editor Dean Baquet’s handling of McNeil’s alleged use of the “n-word” on a Times-sponsored trip. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 17 days ago

Trump Organization Sought Ownership Stake in Parler While He Was President

While the deal ultimately fell through, negotiations were said to have been underway last summer—long before he left office. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 22 days ago

Multiple students who attended a Times-sponsored trip with Don McNeil in 2019 alleged that he used racist slurs throughout the journey. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 23 days ago

Airbnb Discounts for Being Vaccinated

Hosts on the popular home-sharing site are engaging in an online war over discounts filled with unhinged rants and COVID misinformation. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

Is Accused Stalker and Kushner Family Friend Ken Kurson Donald Trump's Most Disturbing Pardon?

One reason his pardon stood out is because of the ongoing threat that some of the people he allegedly stalked and harassed fear that he may pose to them now. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

CDC officials urge Biden team to dump Palantir's Covid tracker

“The system had problems from the very beginning. It never functioned in the way we thought it was going to,” one official said of the system. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

Fox News Launches 'Purge' to 'Get Rid of Real Journalists'

Fox laid off at least 16 staffers, including Chris Stirewalt, who defended the election-night call that pissed off Trump. Insiders say the firings are part of an ideological purge. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

CDC Officials Urge Biden Team to Dump Palantir’s Covid Tracker

“The system had problems from the very beginning. It never functioned in the way we thought it was going to,” one official said of the system. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

The Downside to Getting Out Two Covid Vaccines So Fast

It puts the also-rans in a bind. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 1 month ago

But they do have procedures for handling trespassers. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

The International Flights Filled with Solo Babies

Why are so many infants quietly being sent to live without their parents? | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Doctors Revolt over Stanford’s ‘Absurd’ Vaccine Rollout

Resident physicians and fellows staged a protest Friday, angry that Stanford Medical Center had denied many frontline health workers the potentially life-saving COVID-19 vaccine. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Trump Is Considering Clemency for Silk Road “Kingpin”

Two sources tell The Daily Beast that the president has expressed sympathy for the situation of Ross Ulbricht, who is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

The Jet-Setters Scheming to Break All the Covid Rules

The founder of the Facebook group Covid Travellers says it’s a “safe place” for globe-trotters—who seem willfully blind to the danger of the coronavirus. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

Russian media and lawmakers are concerned about the future of the Kremlin’s favorite U.S. president. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

CNN Beats Fox and MSNBC Across the Board in Ratings Since Election

For the entire month, Fox News still led primetime and total day viewership in overall viewership while CNN ranked first in the key demo during its highest rated month ever. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 2 months ago

$10 Venmo Ensnares Utah Pol in America's Craziest Protest Case

A 28-year-old faces life in prison over her role in a red paint protest. Now cops are after her supporters—no matter who they are. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 3 months ago

Unsanctioned Homecoming Dance Became Possible Coronavirus Superspreader Event

A massive, unmasked homecoming party at a steakhouse in Missouri included a deliberate campaign to hide from pesky health officials and contact tracers. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 3 months ago

“What is the world coming to?” | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 3 months ago

The Danger of [Tech] Monopolies

Scorned for the Supreme Court, Judge Robert Bork nevertheless cast a lasting shadow over antitrust enforcement with his idea that only monopolies that cost consumers are unlawful. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 3 months ago

Trump Escalated Obama's War in Yemen

New statistics show that Trump launched 231 airstrikes or ground raids in Yemen during his first four years. Obama launched 255 in all eight of his. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Trump’s Covid Advisers: He’s Now Pushing Herd Immunity

Scott Atlas, the president’s most favored adviser, says it’s not true. But others working on the pandemic say it’s merely a game of semantics. The policy is increasingly clear. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Asked to pledge not to manipulate research to political ends, the agency’s newly appointed chief of staff asked, “Respectfully, by what authority are you sending this to me?” | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

From the president on down, the closing pitch to voters is to signal acceptance of a conspiracy theory that the FBI considers dangerous. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Why Are So Many Grateful Dead Fans Being Murdered?

For decades, an alarming number of cold-case disappearances and killings have shared one common link: the victims were Deadheads. The new podcast “Dead and Gone” investigates. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Don't Punish a North Korean Hacker Just for Following Orders

Charging Park Jin Hyok (or any North Korean government hacker) as an individual is a human rights issue. It’s important to note that Park had no choice in his actions. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Couple Faces Death Penalty for Trying to Build Home in International Waters

Nadia Thepdet and Chad Elwartowski wanted a slice of libertarian heaven off the coast of Thailand—but the country says their dream is actually a very serious crime. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Man Who Reportedly Gave Hunter's Laptop to Rudy Speaks Out in Bizarre Interview

John Paul Mac Isaac gave conflicting stories to reporters on Wednesday. He also said he feared for his life, citing the Seth Rich conspiracy. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

The president’s illness presented a last potential inflection point. But he emerged from it still determined to be seen maskless. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

The stunt will go ahead a day after Trump insisted he was fine while coughing his way through a phone interview. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

Injury Attorney Stephen Barnes, of Cellino and Barnes, Dies in NY Plane Crash

County Sheriff William Sheron said the plane was “pretty much disintegrated.” | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 4 months ago

The letter may be in line with conservative thinking. But it could complicate her Supreme Court fight. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

The future of Fox News looks a lot like its malignant past. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

A Notorious COVID Troll Actually Works for Dr. Fauci

Bill Crews is a PR official at the National Institutes of Health. But he also has another job: an anonymous RedState editor who rails against the agency for which he works. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

BuzzFeed Deletes Mass Email Accusing Staffer of Harassment

Company bosses are investigating the allegations, but employees found their decision to delete the email from staff inboxes to be both “disappointing and frustrating.” | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

He Hunted Bin Laden for CIA. Now He Wants Americans Dead.

Michael Scheuer used to hunt Osama bin Laden, whom he now says he admires. Now his quarry is Donald Trump’s enemies, whom he equates with terrorists. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

Zuckerberg Says He ‘Hopes’ Facebook Won’t Destroy Society

In the same interview, the Facebook CEO said he has no intention of removing anti-vaxxer posts. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

“You’re going to have to take that off please,” the president told Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, who did not comply. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

A Soviet Triple Agent Recruited New Spies in the West

A KGB manual, published in English for the first time, reveals how Soviet spies infiltrated Western governments in an elaborate game of cat-and-mouse. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

Yes, his allies admit, Trump routinely makes callous comments about U.S. military personnel. But it’s because he hates the wars they’re forced to fight, not the troops themselves. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

Here's Where Jeffrey Epstein Donated Right Before His Arrest

A Lithuanian ballet company. A shadowy French agency. An Italian sexual counseling group. Epstein lavished tens of thousands on these mysterious businesses. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 5 months ago

Two disaffected officials describe a president who simply didn’t want to hear things he thought were bad for him. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 6 months ago

Movie Review: “John Was Trying to Contact Aliens”

The new Netflix documentary short “John Was Trying to Contact Aliens” profiles John Shepherd, a Michigan man who tried to contact extraterrestrials by playing avant-garde music. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 6 months ago

More than a dozen Trump administration officials, current and former, described a clandestine relationship between Jared Kushner and the CEO of a Kremlin sovereign wealth fund. | Continue reading


@thedailybeast.com | 6 months ago