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CARE IN A LAND OF CLOSING HOSPITALS

Echocardiology is the science of using high frequency sound waves to create pictures of the heart. During an echo test, a doctor observes...

 
 
 

HARVARD WAS RIGHT TO FIRE RON SULLIVAN

When Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan lost his esteemed position as faculty dean of Winthrop House last weekend, and withdrew...

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF WOMEN'S BODIES IS ALL ABOUT CONSERVATIVE MALE POWER

Let's start by acknowledging that women are not things. Before we talk, like we have to, about what the attacks on abortion access...

 
 
 

JOE BIDEN IS THE DEMOCRATS' SAFETY SCHOOL

At an outdoor table at a bagel shop a few blocks from the state capitol building in Concord, New Hampshire, two Democratic state representatives...

THE HOUSE OF ROBERTS

Donald Trump's hostility toward congressional oversight is leading some of his critics to describe him in monarchical terms. The Washington...

 
 
 

THE WAY TO TRUMP'S HEART IS THROUGH HIS EGO

When Donald Trump pardoned self-hating historical fiction writer Dinesh D'Souza last May, many assumed the move was part of a larger...

 
 
 

OLIGARCH OF THE MONTH: LAURENCE DOUD III

In 2016, Laurence Doud III had a seven-figure salary, an honorary degree from the Albany College of Pharmacy, and a beach home in Florida....

ARREST ME, YOU ALABAMA COWARDS

I don't remember the name of the doctor who performed my abortion. I don't even remember what she looked like. Maybe it's because she...

 
 
 

NATHAN GLAZER'S LIFE OF THE MIND

When I was 22 years old, Nathan Glazer, the Harvard professor of education and sociology who died this past January, stood for everything...

BERNIE SANDERS SETS HIS SIGHTS ON BIDEN

Bernie Sanders has a Joe Biden problem. The former vice president's formal entry into the 2020 primary has cut into Sanders's numbers...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS ALREADY HAVE A POSITION ON TARIFFS. IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO LOOK

Donald Trump's trade war with China is not going well. Weeks after assuring people that trade negotiations between the two countries...

VIDEO GAME WORKERS SEE POWER IN A UNION

“I reported and he got promoted.” Those were the words on a hand-lettered sign held above nearly 200 employees of Riot Games-the publisher...

 
 
 

THE VERY AMERICAN CASE OF ROBERT KRAFT AND A FLORIDA PROSTITUTION STING

Before February, Robert Kraft was mostly known for two things: winning six Super Bowl rings as owner of the New England Patriots, and...

THIS IS NOT A “CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS”

A constitutional crisis, like a good first date, is typically self-evident. That's what makes top Democrats' sudden embrace of the...

 
 
 
Sara Nelson's Art of War

SARA NELSON'S ART OF WAR

The most powerful labor leader in the country right now is about 5'5” in sneakers, though her work uniform generally adds an extra...

ICE'S BRAZEN ARRESTS ARE IMPEDING JUSTICE

Earlier this month, two men in street clothes rapidly approached defense attorney Mark Wester and his client in the hallway of the...

 
 
 

TRUMP DECLARES WAR-ON ACCOUNTABILITY

The Trump administration has spent the past week refusing to give an inch, wielding executive privilege as a shield against every subpoena...

THE GROSS INEQUALITY OF DEATH IN AMERICA

One of the most disquieting facts about life in the United States today is that the richest American men live 15 years longer than...

 
 
 



Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring, and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding...

Police launch manhunt for Alabama man accused of killing 1 officer, wounding 2 others

He is “armed and definitely considered dangerous," police said. Read more ...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old...

'Disgusting' video appears to show man urinating on memorial of 9-year-old who died from cancer

Police say two 23-year-old men are facing charges in connection with the video. Read more ...

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

Ford announces cuts to 10% of its workforce, totaling 7,000 jobs

The company says it is undertaking a major restructuring and that it will trim thousands of jobs by August. Read more ...

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Manhunt for suspect in body armor and helmet after cop is fatally shot

Authorities in Alabama are searching for a man they say killed one Auburn police officer and wounded two others. Local and state law enforcement are searching for 29-year-old... Read more ...

‘Corrupt and deranged': Trump slams NYT after report claiming ‘suspicious...

‘Corrupt and deranged': Trump slams NYT after report claiming ‘suspicious activity' in bank accounts

US President Donald Trump lashed out at the “failing New York Times” in a Monday morning tweet storm after the newspaper reported that Deutsche Bank employees had noticed... Read more ...

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming...

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident

The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten's best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury... Read more ...

Someone left a water bottle in the ‘Game of Thrones' finale

Someone left a water bottle in the ‘Game of Thrones' finale

It's another “Game of Thrones” gaffe. Just two weeks after a coffee cup left onscreen sparked countless memes, fans spotted not one, but two plastic water bottles in Sunday... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard goes off in thriller to give Raptors new hope

Kawhi Leonard goes off in thriller to give Raptors new hope

TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks' lead to 2-1... Read more ...

Rape trial starting for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr

Rape trial starting for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr

SAN DIEGO - Kellen Winslow Jr., a former NFL No. 1 draft pick and son of a Hall of Famer who starred for his hometown San Diego Chargers, goes on trial Monday on multiple... Read more ...