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 …

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 …

Black Lives Matter

Miles for Myeloma Leaves Participants With ‘A Good Feeling’

Whether people are walking in support of a family member who is diagnosed or in support of someone who has passed away, the Miles for Myeloma …

Iowa City

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 …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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 …



Some Iowa students help anti-trafficking efforts by taking part in Dressember, an annual campaign that uses fashion to raise money for organizations …

Health Care

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 trains for the New Jersey commuter railroad whose train slammed into a station in September, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 people.<p>New Jersey …


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 …


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 small but significant violation of a landmark nuclear deal, according to diplomats and an Iranian news site.<p>Heavy water is used to cool reactors that …

South Asia

Putin says Russia will respond to NATO expansion: RIA


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 …

Donald Trump

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

United Kingdom