"In a totally free market health care system, you must be willing to let some patients die." —emergency room physician Farzon Nahvi Our privatized system is letting that happen. It's killing our children.
ORAN, Algeria — Who is still waging revolution in the Arab world? Not the Islamists, who have trapped themselves in violence or extremism. Not the left-wing elites, now aging, disarmed and discredited
MODIIN, Israel — They are ultra-Orthodox feminists and liken their group to the suffragist movement. Esty Shushan and Estee Rieder-Indursky have been fighting for the past five years for women’s rights
"Our work dispels the view that women were just trying to please men," researcher Laurel Bossen says. Chinese foot-binding is perceived today as unusual, gruesome, an antiquated fetish, an erotic tradition.
This article has been updated. On a Tuesday afternoon in May, a brief but violent altercation erupted outside the home of the Turkish ambassador on Washington’s Embassy Row. At least nine people were in
Lower food production targets Our analysis updates the two most widely cited projections of food demand, one by U.S. scholars and the other from the United Nations, using the most recent available data.
It all started in the shower. Tucker Lane looked down, and there they were. "Two ticks, on my right hip, directly next to each other," he says. At the time, Lane didn't think much about it. He grew up
Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia. You may have seen it: the satellite map showed, quite simply,
NORFOLK, Va. — Huge vertical rulers are sprouting beside low spots in the streets here, so people can judge if the tidal floods that increasingly inundate their roads are too deep to drive through. Five
Fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo for several days has cut off the flow of water to millions of residents as a humanitarian crisis shows signs of spreading from opposition neighborhoods to pro-government
(CNN) — The next time you hear of a terror attack -- no matter where it is, no matter what the circumstances -- you will likely think to yourself, "It's Muslims again." And you will probably be right.