The main goal of those involved in the effort is to convince college presidents that the Obama-era policies have positively transformed the lives of women on college campuses.
By DENISE GRADY February 17, 2017 Work at the high-security government lab that handles deadly pathogens like the Ebola virus has been suspended since Monday, when it was discovered that nylon hoses used to pump air into the scientists’ protective suits had not been designed or tested for breathing safety, officials said on Friday…. Continue reading
By KATE ZERNIKE and ALEXANDER BURNS February 17, 2017 As Republican lawmakers prepare to leave Washington for a weeklong congressional recess, liberal groups and Democratic Party organizers are hoping to make their homecoming as noisy and uncomfortable as possible. But national organizers concede they are playing catch-up to a “dam-bursting level” of grass-roots activism that has… Continue reading
The number of fat cells in a person’s body seems to be able to change in only one direction: up.
February 17, 2017 By CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE At the steering wheel my father consults his large paper map, turning it this way and that, squinting at the small blue lines that squiggle through tiny Maine coastal towns. He’s heard that the author E.B. White’s house is somewhere around here, and he’s determined… Continue reading
By ROBERT PEAR and THOMAS KAPLAN February 16, 2017 WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders on Thursday revealed the outlines of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, leaning heavily on tax credits to finance individual insurance purchases and sharply reducing federal payments to the 31 states that have expanded Medicaid eligibility. Speaker Paul D. Ryan… Continue reading
I often feel relief at not being burdened by hope of a cure — like Sisyphus admiring the view from the mountain after someone stopped the boulder.
People eating a gluten-free diet had higher blood levels of arsenic and mercury.
Another donkey may be the key to helping an abused one learn to trust again.
Congressional Republicans eagerly anticipated securing their conservative agenda, but they have yet to deliver on any of the sweeping legislation they promised.