Articles of Interest
October 06, 2014, 6:00am

The use of vital human antibiotics in livestock is on the rise, the FDA reports

Remember how the federal government decided to finally take on the major threat that antibiotic resistance poses to human health, yet somehow failed to address … Read more »

October 06, 2014, 6:00am

By Ian Millhiser, ThinkProgress

While many women in Texas were sitting down to dinner, a federal appeals court in Texas drastically reduced their access to reproductive health. In the process, the Court practically begged the Supreme Court to take the … Read more »

October 05, 2014, 3:00am

By Gail Collins, NY Times

Let¹s consider the walrus crisis.
They¹re piling up in Alaska. About 35,000 walruses have formed what looks to
be a humongous brown ball along the northern coast. A mass of critters,
some weighing 4,000 pounds, … Read more »

October 03, 2014, 1:00am

By Sandra Fish, Colorado Public Radio

Monsanto is donating $4.7 million to the campaign to oppose GMO labeling in Colorado.

Monday was the latest deadline for candidates and committees to report campaign contributions and expenditure to the Secretary of State’s … Read more »

October 02, 2014, 9:00am

By Heather Saul, The Independent UK

An estimated 35,000 pacific walrus have been spotted ashore on a beach in north-west Alaska.

Unlike seals, the mammals cannot swim indefinitely and are now coming ashore in record numbers as they struggle to … Read more »

October 02, 2014, 3:00am

By Jules Witcover

WASHINGTON — In the wake of President Obama’s surprising comment to reporters that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence … Read more »

October 01, 2014, 4:00am

By Charles Pierce, Esquire

One of the sad and curious consequences of the massacre of schoolchildren in Newtown, Connecticut a couple of years back was the fact that, rather than being chastened by the savagery and encouraged by it to … Read more »

September 28, 2014, 6:00am


IN medical circles, they call it the Hollywood Heart Attack. You’ve seen it: grimace of agony, clutching of chest, sudden collapse, the whole purple-prose panoply.

For my husband, Harold Lear, a doctor who became a patient … Read more »

September 28, 2014, 5:00am

By Ruthelle Frank, Guardian UK

I’ve been registered to vote since 1948. But once Republicans passed the law, I was asked to prove I’m not an ‘illegal alien’

Wisconsin voter ID law ruling threatens chaos on election day

n October … Read more »

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