Erica R.'s Recent Stories
Nation Mar 275 overlooked stories that are (almost) entirely politics-free
We’re taking a break from politics to look at these five important stories that were overrun by last week’s news cycle.
Politics Mar 24The last 24 hours: a timeline of the Republican health care bill collapse
In the course of 24 hours, the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act went from poised for approval to on hold, back to the House floor, and then, totally dead.
Nation Mar 20David Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist and businessman, dies at 101
“The spirit of civic responsibility that defined his career brought great public benefits to our city and country, and it inspired so many others to become more involved in philanthropy and public affairs,” former New York mayor Bloomberg said.
Nation Mar 135 stories that have (almost) nothing to do with politics
Last week, Republicans unveiled a new health bill (and it’s going great, President Donald Trump says), women and Native Americans marched on Washington and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s fashion faux pas lit Twitter on…
World Mar 08Gunmen disguised as medics storm Kabul hospital, killing 30
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on Sardar Daud Khan hospital, which injured more than 50, a government official told Reuters.
Nation Mar 065 important stories you shouldn’t miss
Here are some important stories worth a second glance amid a continuing onslaught of tweets and news.
Politics Mar 02All the ambassadors Jeff Sessions met in 2016
Fallout over Jeff Sessions' meetings with Russian ambassador has raised questions about how often senators meet with ambassadors--and when it's appropriate.
Nation Feb 275 stories from last week that deserve a second look
Here are five important stories that (largely) sidestep the president's every move.
Nation Feb 205 important stories that were lost in last week’s news overload
While the country can't agree on what happened last week, and the Russia questions still linger, here are five stories everyone can agree were overlooked.
Nation Feb 135 important stories you don’t need a Mar-a-Lago membership to read about
A look at some of the stories buried between President Trump's game of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and former President Obama's island vacation.