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Australian author Richard Flanagan, who wrote “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” speaks after winning the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction at the Guildhall in London, October 14, 2014. The Man Booker Prize announced the 2015 longlist...
Mullah Omar of Afghanistan’s Taliban regime is shown in this undated U.S. National Counterterrorism Center image. Photo by National Counterterrorism Center/Handout via Reuters Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, who has been in hiding since...
A whistleblower tells Larry Kotlikoff about a number of Social Security practices he considers unfair and dishonest. Photo by Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years,...
Hospitals are employing laborists, doctors who handle births and obstetrical and gynecological emergencies, as they seek to improve patient safety and as physicians increasingly recognize they need help responding to emergencies. Photo by Getty...
Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Police Department. A 44-year-old black mother of eight died in her holding cell in Mount Vernon, New York, on Monday after being held for three days. Raynette Turner was arrested for shoplifting. On Sunday night,...
Last week, Trustees of the Medicare and Social Security programs released their annual reports. What wasn’t included? How to put these critical senior support programs on sustainable trajectories. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via...