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Photo by Rebecca Emery/Getty ImagesJoan Eisenstodt didn’t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear-nose-and-throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. “He...
Credit: Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s statement to the South African Supreme Court at his trial on charges of sabotage. Like other famous speeches it now has a shorthand reference —...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: On this Easter Sunday, we take a look ahead at an unprecedented event happening at the Vatican next weekend: a double canonization of two former popes who will be made saints. Here to tell us more...
An adult and baby elephant drinking at a pool in Zimbabwe in 2012. Protected areas for African elephants are being seized by political and military elites, putting these animals at risk. Credit: Eye Ubiquitous/UIG/Getty Images WASHINGTON —...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN:  If you ever felt lucky that you got a free sample of a prescription drug from a doctor, it may actually be costing you in the long run. A new study from Stanford University’s School of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: If you read about politics on the internet, then you’ve probably read comments like this: COMMENTER #1: Can you imagine what the Bill of Rights would look like had Liberals written it? COMMENTER #2...