Where other leaders became dictators, Nelson Mandela stood for moral authority and changed a country. More
What will you remember about the legacy of the South African civil rights activist?
Anna Cassell is one of three college soccer goalkeepers who have been victims of concussions. Read her take on the serious injury.
Our education system continues to lag because we keep investing in efforts that don’t produce results. We should know if preschool programs work before we pour billions more dollars into them.
The commuter train that crashed Sunday in the Bronx shouldn’t have derailed. The four people who died should still be alive. And they would be, if only New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority had deployed safety technology already used elsewhere and pushed by rail safety watchdogs for 40 years. More
Obama nominated Vivek Hallegere Murthy for surgeon general. Unfortunately, he has focused his career more on business and partisan politics than on America’s medical ills. More
The BCS goes out with a bang.
Four years ago, Alan Gross was arrested by Cuban authorities for his work on a U.S. government project in Cuba to facilitate Internet access in Cuba’s Jewish community. He remains jailed in Cuba, while his wife, Judy, waits for him to come home.