In a study that is sure to rile male doctors, Harvard researchers have found that female doctors who care for elderly hospitalized patients get better results. Patients cared for by women were less likely
(CNN) — A State Department Inspector General report said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to follow the rules or inform key department staff regarding her use of a private email server,
Washington (CNN) — Two presidential front-runners who both call New York home will try to put some distance between themselves and their opponents Tuesday and build momentum heading into the final contests.
“Visions of the Future” is where design meets the deepest reaches of space. A creative team known within The Jet Propulsion Laboratory as “The Studio” created 14 retro-chic posters to celebrate the work
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world. It's one reason why he decided to launch a Facebook-based book club last year, with a reading list that focused on
“The notion of obligations comes before that of rights, which is subordinate and relative to the former. A right is not effectual by itself, but only in relation to the obligation to which it corresponds.”
The Flint, Michigan water crisis is sickening to me. In recent weeks, it has come to light that researchers were sounding the alarm about high levels of lead in the drinking water supply and the blood
The Multiverse is a word used by a great many people, yet not everyone means the same thing when they say it. Reader Chris Olson wrote in and asked about two different meanings in particular: In what if
By Stephen Gardiner Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week we’re talking about the ethics of global warming. Need a primer? Catch here.
This is the second of two posts about the latest Republican presidential debate. The first is posted here. Since President George H.W. Bush signed off on the world's first climate treaty more than 20 ago,
American politicians are now eager to disown a failed criminal-justice system that’s left the U.S. with the largest incarcerated population in the world. But they've failed to reckon with history. Fifty
A truck found abandoned on an Austrian highway contained the bodies of 71 migrants, including four children, and four suspects in the case have been arrested in Hungary, said Austrian and Hungarian authorities
Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels. For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and NASA scientists say the sea will continue
Spoiler alert — no — but first, a discussion of how long we might be talking Trump. It is no longer inconceivable that Trump could win the GOP nomination — unlikely, but not inconceivable. One ironic is
Donald Trump is apparently a thing. He will appear in the first Republican primary debate tomorrow, and journalists are starting to take him seriously. Update: Coverage of the second GOP debate. Given