Alexandra Roman

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My Favorite Peach Pie

For me pie is usually a two day event, which I think makes it all the more special. On day one I make the dough. I’m one of those bakers who likes to …

The NYT’s 1 percent problem: Media bias goes much deeper than Fox News vs MSNBC

<b>(Yuri_Arcurs via Shutterstock)</b><p>There’s a reason the NYT’s Upshot ran more stories on reclining airplane seats than on payday lending<p>Sean McElwee<p>June 6, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>The media is biased, but not in the way most commentators think. By focusing on whether the media is harder on Republicans or …

Middle-class

Suicide is now the biggest killer of teenage girls worldwide. Here's why

A shocking statistic has emerged, which reveals suicide has overtaken maternal mortality as the biggest killer of young women in the world. Nisha Lilia Diu asks the experts why this is happening - and how we failed to notice<p>Towards the end of last year, a shocking statistic appeared deep in the …

Republicans May Be Obamacare's Saviors

A Wall Street Journal editorial Friday predicted what would happen if Republicans won the King v. Burwell case, which the Supreme Court is expected …

Health Care

Old New York, Mapped

The New York Public Library’s massive collection of historical city photography has been mapped:<p>This site provides an alternative way of browsing the …

We finally know exactly why the New York City subway is so dirty

Put simply: no, it's not.<p>For the examination, Stringer's office took a look at 33 subway stations over a year-long period. He called the terrible physical appearance of stations "a daily, stomach-turning insult to millions of straphangers ... unworthy of a world-class city."<p>The report enumerated …