October 23, 2014 @ 8:14 am
The Supreme Court of the State of Washington is considering arguments on behalf of a group of former sex slaves.
October 22, 2014 @ 9:06 am
Ben Bradlee, editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate years, died at the age of 93.
October 21, 2014 @ 11:22 am
My family informs me that no one wants to hear any more studies about sugar.
October 20, 2014 @ 7:28 am
The Ebola story has turned the usual debate upside down. Usually critics accuse the government for interfering too much. This time it stands accused of not interfering enough!
October 17, 2014 @ 9:14 am
In Liberia, where about 2,500 have died, Major General Darryl Williams is overseeing the U.S. Army's medical rescue operation, and he found that even at the epicenter of the outbreak, life goes on.
October 16, 2014 @ 10:14 am
The first generation of practical robotic personal assistants is being unveiled at a conference in Boston this week, and it gives us a glimpse into what the robots of the future will really be doing.
October 15, 2014 @ 8:45 am
In Kentucky, Democrat Alison Grimes, the Secretary of State, is trying to unseat longtime Republican Senator Mitch McConnell.
October 14, 2014 @ 3:31 pm
Here's a little headline that popped up on my handheld device: "Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts."
October 13, 2014 @ 8:27 am
This week, three brain researchers, John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and her husband Edvard Moser have won a Nobel Prize for discovering that mice navigate using grid cells in the brain.
October 10, 2014 @ 1:16 pm
Seattle is the latest front in the fight to reclaim Columbus Day. The city council has renamed it Indigenous People's Day, incensing Italy's Ambassador to the US, and outraging local Italian-Americans leaders who promise to mobilize.