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Worry about measles fades over the summer. Kids scatter to parks and beaches instead of congregating in classrooms and cafeterias, where a cough or sneeze can leave the virus hanging in the air for … more
While local liquor boards try to make the case that bureaucrats can do a better job than private businesses when it comes to managing the sale of alcoholic beverages, some small-minded censors at the … more
Acting like members of some cult blind to science and public health, a mob of anti-vaccine kooks packed an Albany [New York] courtroom Wednesday to watch lawyers argue their ludicrous case that … more
Our love for steaks and burgers is contributing to rapidly exploding climate change and ironically setting up the planet to one day not have enough to eat. That’s the warning more than 100 … more
This month’s heartbreaking mass shootings have re-energized calls for Congress to strengthen gun control and regulation. Dishearteningly, proposals for how to do so appear to be cleaving largely … more
Local government leaders who lobbied to make police body camera video confidential might lack the stomach for secrecy when loose lips could land them behind bars. In a fascinating legal twist, … more
Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide makes it even more compelling to dig deeper into that sordid affair. His upcoming trial would have shed light onto the many aspects of his crimes and the cover-ups. The … more
It’s good to hear Republicans finally acknowledge the danger from white supremacy. But focusing on that motive alone is another way to talk around the main cause of mass shootings – easy access … more
Forgetting the past, or refusing to see it, to understand it and to grapple with it, is as sure a path as there is to tearing the present apart. It seems that today, as we mourn the death of the … more
A murderous madness broke out in America the weekend of Aug. 3, extending from El Paso, Texas, to Dayton, Ohio, 13 hours later. Two shootings, two inexplicable events. Many dead. This is a shock … more
New York Police Department Officer James Zadroga died 13 years ago. We knew then that a crisis was underway. First responders and others who had been at the World Trade Center site during and … more
From today’s edition of what-were-they-thinking?: Some affluent Lake County, Illinois, parents used the court system to transfer guardianship of their teenage children to other people solely to get … more
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