Mina Takahashi

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The Self-Pitying President

After an avalanche of bad news, including the appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign’s ties to Russia, Trump complains of a “witch hunt” and the worst treatment in political history.<p>When news that the Justice Department had appointed Robert Mueller as a special counsel landed …

Donald Trump

My Family’s Slave

She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Basahin ang artikulong ito sa Tagalog (Tagalog)<p>Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author …

If You’re in a Wheelchair, Segregation Lives

ROCHESTER — Last year, the former chief of the Santa Fe, N.M., police department, Donald Grady II, said something that stuck with me. “There’s a thing that we call freedom of movement,” he said in an interview with The Atlantic, “which is really revered in this country — that we should have the …

Miles for Myeloma Leaves Participants With ‘A Good Feeling’

Close<p>Mina Takahashi, Reporter<br>September 28, 2016<br>Filed under NEWS<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you …

City High Named 13th Most “Picturesque” Campus in the Nation

In the beginning of August, Lawn Starter chose City High School as one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. Overall, City High ranked …

High School

Behind the Mask: Mental Health

Mental Health

39 Musicians Accepted Into All-State

On Saturday October 22nd, 66 students auditioned for All-State, the highest honor for a musician in Iowa. Out of a total of 25 band auditionees, 11 …

Iowa

Sold

It was only a month into school when Heather met her first college boyfriend. She had grown up in a small town in Iowa, raised by an upper middle …

Many Insured Children Lack Essential Health Care, Study Finds

Margo Solomon has health insurance for herself and her four children.<p>But actually getting treatment is another matter.<p>Ms. Solomon, a 35-year-old mother from the Bronx, says she has struggled to find a doctor who accepts her insurance. And with three of her children coping with asthma, and one with …

U.S. Dementia Rates Are Dropping Even as Population Ages

Despite fears that dementia rates were going to explode as the population grows older and fatter, and has more diabetes and high blood pressure, a large nationally representative survey has found the reverse. Dementia is actually on the wane. And when people do get dementia, they get it at older …

Regulators, railroads target sleep apnea in wake of crash

NEW YORK (AP) — Engineers suffering from sleep apnea must have the fatigue-inducing disorder under control before they will be allowed to operate …

Former Greek president Stephanopoulos dies

Constantine Stephanopoulous has died in hospital in Athens at the age of 90.<p>The former Greek president was taken into hospital with pneumonia on Thursday. Doctors say his condition deteriorated rapidly.<p>In a statement released on Saturday, Mr Stephanopoulos’ doctors said he was suffering from …

France: 7 arrested in anti-terror raids, attack thwarted

PARIS (AP) — French anti-terrorism police have arrested seven men in Strasbourg and Marseille who had links to Syria and had been plotting an attack …

Extremism

Iran begins exporting excess heavy water

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has begun to export excess quantities of heavy water, which could be used in the process to make atomic arms, as it moves to end a …

South Asia

Elizabeth Warren fills the Democratic void

The Massachusetts senator is making clear she intends to stand against Donald Trump every step of the way.<p>In the days since Hillary Clinton’s stunning electoral defeat to Donald Trump, the vacuum she left atop the Democratic Party hasn’t gone unfilled.<p>Elizabeth Warren has moved aggressively to …

Japanese peacekeepers arrive in South Sudan with new mandate

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Japanese peacekeepers, with a broader mandate to use force, landed in South Sudan Monday, the first overseas deployment of …

Africa

Putin says Russia will respond to NATO expansion: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia would take countermeasures in response to NATO expansion, RIA news agency quoted him as saying on Monday.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific …

Michael Flynn, on trip to Russia, said 'who knows' whether Syria gas attack was a 'false flag'

<b>(CNN) —</b> During a 2015 trip to Russia, Donald Trump's pick to be national security adviser, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, said he didn't know whether the 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria was conducted by the Syrian Army or by other forces in an attempt to draw the United States into the conflict.<p>Flynn not …

Satellite images reveal destruction in Rohingya villages

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — High-definition satellite images show 820 newly identified structures destroyed this month in five Rohingya Muslim villages in …

Human Rights

British PM hints she may be open to transitional agreement with EU

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to address business concerns that Britain could fall off a “cliff edge” into uncertain trading conditions after leaving the EU, hinting at some form of a transitional agreement.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the …