The first gene therapy treatment in the United States was approved recently by the Food and Drug Administration, heralding a new era in medicine that is coming faster than most realize — and that perhaps
What makes American democracy shine is not the absence of hate but the response. Repugnant ideas have always swirled in this country amid the legitimate: Racism, anti-Semitism and crackpot nationalism
“So, Chicago is having this unbelievable violence. People being killed — four, five, six in a weekend and I’m saying, ‘What is going on?’ ” — President Donald Trump, speaking at a rally at Suffolk County
The epidemic of opioid overdose deaths has been geographically lopsided. West Virginia has the highest rate, followed by New Hampshire, Ohio and Kentucky. Illinois’ rate is one-third of West Virginia’s,
If you want to find an example of modern day slavery, look no further than US prisons. Today marks one year since the largest prison labour strike in US history. More than 24,000 prisoners across 29 prisons
By Fareed Zakaria Fareed Zakaria Columnist focusing on foreign affairs Email Bio Follow Columnist Seeing the devastating effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and of wildfires out West, one cannot help
By Kenneth W. Starr Kenneth W. Starr, a former U.S. solicitor general and federal judge, served as independent counsel in the Whitewater and Monica Lewinsky investigations during the Clinton administration.