Joplin, who died at age 27, rises from the page through the recounting of her effervescent notes to her family. The notes show as much of a free spirit as someone driven by ambition to make it in the music industry while fighting the insecurity and fatalistic tendencies that fueled Joplin’s addictions. Encounters with Ron […]

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Schiff acknowledges FBI mistakes in wake of inspector general report, but sticks by probeInspector General Michael Horowitz report on the FBI 2016 investigation into Russian election interference was a popular topic on Sunday. House Intelligence Committee Chair (D Calif.) Adam Schiff said Sunday he understands the report revealed things he wasn aware of two years […]

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Yunus’s idea of microcredit is already being hijacked by the likes of Paul Wolfowitz, who has been waxing silly about microcredit’s power to lift the millions of Andhra Pradesh into the ranks of the consuming middle class, as well as Hillary Rodham Clinton, who in a column on 5 April 2000 (‘Talking It Over’) described […]

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While the average global cholesterol levels held steady between 1980 and 2008, a closer examination shows that cholesterol decreased in Australasia, North America and Europe, while levels increased in east and southeast Asia and Pacific regions. Japan, China and Singapore all showed low cholesterol levels in 1980 that rose by 2008. The researchers attribute those […]

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While such cases are relatively rare, they make it more difficult for real officers to do their jobs, police say. “It’s something that does affect the trust that we have with the public that when individuals are stopped by members of the police, that they’re going to be treated properly, with respect, and sent on […]

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Idea may be ridiculous, Stark jokes, it is also firmly rooted in over 100 years of federal tax law. He points out that both conservative and liberal states allow deductions for charitable donations, albeit for different purposes. View is that if South Carolina and Alabama can use this tax strategy to fund private school vouchers, […]

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