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The flu has infected and killed way more people in the U.S. this season than the coronavirus has in China. Americans these days seem to have two main ways of reacting to a problem. First, … more
At last, the disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been held legally accountable for his reprehensible sexual misconduct and the trauma it caused to far too many women working in the … more
Professionals devoted to preventing global pandemics know best how to do their jobs _ when they’re left to do their jobs. The danger comes when politicians and bureaucrats intervene with an eye … more
The declaration landed with a thud. The 110-year-old Irving, Texas-based institution we know as the Boy Scouts of America declared bankruptcy this week in what is a very messy fight over sexual abuse … more
A free society cannot function without vibrant professional newspapers. In light of that truism, the latest dire news for the news business — that McClatchy newspapers, publisher of The News & … more
No one will ever know for sure what transpired in those minutes before the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people plummeted into a hillside in Calabasas, … more
The problems with an online app that led to an embarrassing delay in tabulating the results of the Iowa caucus votes for Democratic presidential candidates should serve as a not-so-subtle reminder … more
As the world grapples to contain a troubling new strain of the coronavirus, an early criticism of the U.S. response has come from an influential critic: Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former head of the … more
As the European Union considers a five-year ban on facial recognition technology, affording lawmakers the opportunity to conduct research and craft meaningful regulation, revelations regarding the … more
Now that the Iowa caucuses have crashed, we’ll say what everyone following this year’s presidential contest is likely thinking: If so goes Iowa, so goes the nation, then God help us. And … more
Scattered in with the legitimate news headlines circulating on social media regarding the deadly coronavirus outbreak are a worrisome number of fake news items and outright hoaxes. Here’s are a … more
The news of Kobe Bryant’s death flashed early Sunday afternoon and immediately emptied the day. Bryant was a professional basketball superstar among superstars — an inspiration to people of all … more
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