Articles of Interest
July 21, 2015, 2:00am


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — FOR the first time in modern history, the leading issue concerning voters in the upcoming presidential election, according to a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, is that “wealthy individuals and corporations will have … Read more »

July 20, 2015, 11:00am

Scientific research has a gender gap, and not just among humans. In many disciplines, the animals used to study diseases and drugs are overwhelmingly male, which may significantly reduce the reliability of research and lead to drugs that won’t work … Read more »

July 17, 2015, 2:00am

By Paul Krugman.

Hillary Clinton gave her first big economic speech on Monday, and progressives were by and large gratified. For Mrs. Clinton’s core message was that the federal government can and should use its influence to push for higher … Read more »

July 14, 2015, 5:00am

By Emily Leslie – The Washington Times – Sunday, July 12, 2015

Barbra Streisand continues to fight the No. 1 killer of women in the United States: heart disease. As co-founder of the Women’s Heart Alliance, the entertainer is addressing … Read more »

July 14, 2015, 3:00am

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has taken an important step toward repealing the Pentagon’s ban on open service by transgender troops, a discriminatory policy that has cut short the careers of talented service members and forced thousands to serve in … Read more »

July 10, 2015, 12:00pm


Climate change has narrowed the range where bumblebees are found in North America and Europe in recent decades, according to a study published Thursday.

The paper, published in the journal Science, suggests that warming temperatures have … Read more »

July 06, 2015, 5:00am

WALSENBURG, Colo. — Over the past six years, Colorado has conducted one of the largest ever real-life experiments with long-acting birth control. If teenagers and poor women were offered free intrauterine devices and implants that prevent pregnancy for years, state … Read more »

July 01, 2015, 6:00am

WASHINGTON — Five months before a United Nations summit meeting aimed at forging a historic global accord to cut climate-warming emissions, significant signs of progress toward an agreement are emerging.

China, the world’s largest greenhouse gas polluter, submitted a 16-page … Read more »

July 01, 2015, 4:00am

To the list of landmark Supreme Court decisions reaffirming the power and the scope of the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection under the law — from Brown v. Board of Education to Loving v. Virginia to United States v. Windsor … Read more »

June 24, 2015, 2:00am

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

Why would you buy a processed food that tastes worse than what it was designed to replace, doesn’t exist in nature, and helps kill you?

Either because you had no choice or had been misled about its … Read more »