Stephen Kerner

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Proposed APM would offer support for palliative care teams

An innovative payment strategy developed to identify and address gaps in care for seriously ill patients and to support and ensure sustainability of …

How Leonard Bernstein Made the New York Philharmonic the Most Beloved Orchestra in the World

The two-time Tony-winning composer was also the maestro who changed the way the world listens to music.<p>Leonard Bernstein remains an international …

McCain: Trump never apologized for saying I wasn't a war hero

President Donald Trump never apologized to John McCain for saying the Arizona senator is not a war hero. But McCain says in an interview airing tonight that while the two are “very different people,” he would never close the door to rapprochement.<p>“Sure. I'd be glad to converse with him,” McCain …

Republicans

Deutsche Bank Is Turning Over Information on Trump

Regulators are scrutinizing hundreds of millions in loans and a subpoena from Robert Mueller is expected.<p>Among the many mysteries surrounding <b>Donald Trump’s</b> finances as a real-estate mogul—and the conflicts of interest that might be revealed by his tax returns, were he ever to release them—is his …

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My son is joining the Marine Corps in the Trump era. Thank goodness for Jim Mattis.

Where are the true leaders, the patriots who are willing to put country ahead of partisanship, community before tribalism?<p>Since my son is about to start basic training with the U.S. Marine Corps, I have been thinking lately about honor, courage and commitment — the core values of the Marines. …

Brain Architecture: Scientists Discover 11 Dimensional Structures That Could Help Us Understand How the Brain Works

Scientists studying the brain have discovered that the organ operates on up to 11 different dimensions, creating multiverse-like structures that are …

What My Father the Pathological Liar Taught Me About Trump

Life under the new president has been unsettling, but also strangely familiar.<p>My father never carried an umbrella. He figured if it started to rain, he'd be able to talk someone into sharing an umbrella with him. Allergic to long-term planning, he was sure he could talk his way through any sticky …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

Military

Please, doctor, don't rush on my account

29K Shares<p>I recently consulted a specialist at a major medical center in New York, and a few days later, here came a questionnaire in the mail. “How …

Health Care

5 Practices to Help You Live a Happier, More Present Life

<b>“There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that?” ~</b> …

Happiness

Trump sold America a miracle cure. It will fail. He’ll get off for free.

“Lock her up!” they had chanted at his rallies. True believers put it on shirts and hats and the coffee mugs that would be filled with liberal tears. …

Everyday Authoritarianism is Boring and Tolerable

Malaysia is a country that I know well, and whose political system I have studied closely for fifteen years. It is also a country whose political …

Americans Eat 554 Million Jack in the Box Tacos a Year, and No One Knows Why

The fast-food chain’s gooey, deep-fried beef envelope has been on the menu since the 1950s, inspiring legions of fans; ‘vile and amazing’<p>More than 1,000 times a minute, someone bites into what has been described as a wet envelope of cat food—and keeps eating.<p>Jack in the Box is known to most of the …

Fast Food

Donald Trump and the hobbling of shame: David Foster Wallace warned us about reality TV and we didn’t listen

<b>Donald Trump shaves the head of Vince McMahon at Wrestlemania 23, April 1, 2007; David Foster Wallace (AP/Carlos Osorio/Hachette/Salon)</b><p>In 2004, David Foster Wallace said “only time will tell how far we’ll go” in a post-shame culture. Now we know<p>David Masciotra<p>January 8, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>The best …