Eric Cooney

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A Private University Might Have Saved Detroit

But what was distinctive about Detroit? Other cities struggled mightily to adapt to the decline of manufacturing. But only Detroit struggled mortally — at least in terms of municipal cash flow. Why do Detroit's troubles so vastly exceed not only those of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, …

Pope Francis’s Lessons for the GOP

The new pope hasn’t been afraid to challenge the entrenched interests that have sullied his church’s perception—just what the Republican Party needs. …

Sequestration Cuts To Research 'Like A Slowly Growing Cancer'

WASHINGTON -- Research leaders at some of the top American universities have held an annual gathering in Washington the last four years to discuss science, technology, and how federal policies have hampered or fostered both.<p>As they sat down Wednesday for this year's gathering, the consensus was …

Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains

More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, and the National Institute on Aging estimates that that number is going to triple by 2050 — in part due to aging baby boomers.<p>The cost of coping with the disease — currently estimated at $215 billion — is projected to rise …