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If there’s one area of Medicare that needs fixing, it’s how doctors prescribe medications and the Medicare rules under which we pay for them. Photo by Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller, who writes widely on health and...
Over the weekend, the hasthag #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches popped up on Twitter following a string of church fires throughout the South. Since its inception, it’s been used more than 170,000 times. To put that surge of conversation in perspective,...
Sociologist and time-use researcher Liana Sayer studies how people spend their time. But when unforeseen delays interrupt her schedule, she’s only human. Here’s the story of how one time-use expert worked to regain control of her day...
A new study from the Pew Research Center explored what factors influence public opinion about issues, such as genetically modified foods or climate change, and found the reasons aren’t always clear. Photo by Susan Melkisethian/Flickr.There...
[Watch Video]AME bishops are holding an annual meeting in New Orleans, and at 1 p.m. EDT today, they will hold a press conference at which they’ll address recent church fires. PBS NewsHour will live stream in the player above. A federal law...
Video by Buzzfeed Ted Cruz stopped by the Buzzfeed offices to prove he was the biggest fan of “The Simpsons” by working his way through many personalities made famous by the animated comedy.RELATED LINKSWhat does Ted Cruz believe? Where...