Lee Whitaker

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The American Health Care System Sucks

Politicians say a lot of dumb things, but perhaps the dumbest thing they say is that the U.S. has "the finest health care system in the world." Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that in 2012, echoing a common Republican talking point in opposition to health care reform.<p>No. Stop …

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Former spy chief overheard giving off-the-record interview from Acela train

Who will watch the watchers? Some guy on a train with a Twitter account, it turns out.<p>The former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden ended up on the wrong end of a surveillance stakeout on Thursday afternoon when, while riding a commuter train, he was overheard "disparaging" the Obama …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Psychology

Kobe Bryant Says Anyone Who Believes He's No. 25 NBA Player 'Needs Drug Testing'

Link to Media<p>For those who believe Kobe Bryant is the 25th-best player in the NBA, look behind you; the Black Mamba is staring at you, tapping his feet, holding up a tissue and transparent plastic cup while pointing to the nearest bathroom.<p>ESPN placed Kobe at No. 25 in its most recent NBA player …

Basketball

Tesla hires Apple exec to lead new car development

Tesla Motors of Palo Alto announced Thursday that it has hired Apple vice president Doug Field to oversee its new vehicle programs.<p>While at Apple, according to Tesla's news release, Field "led the development of many new products at Apple including the latest MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and</b> …

Tesla

Hillary Clinton Lauds Progressive Think Tank, Denounces 'Evidence-Free' Policy Debates in DC

Calling for a more inclusive, ideas-driven policy in Washington, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton feted the progressive think tank, the …