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Health Nov 16We’ve lost one of the clearest voices on health care, Uwe Reinhardt
All journalists have a list of experts they can call to explain complicated theories and policies, but few if any could explain things as clearly and with such distinct humor as Uwe Reinhardt.
Nation Nov 04Cubs’ Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins never feared the billy goat
Some of the sweeter (and maybe bittersweet) moments this postseason are the ways the Cubs have recognized their former great players who never got a chance to play in a World Series. Fergie Jenkins is one of those guys…
Nation Oct 11Column: Why I’m teaching my kids to love the Cubs, against my better judgment
Getting set to watch the Cubs take on the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park tonight, I find myself trying to hold onto to the most unusual feeling that I’ve ever had as a lifelong Cubs fan: Confidence.
Nation Mar 23Bernie Sanders: Breaking up banks is about targeting power, not just reducing risk
Judy Woodruff pressed Bernie Sanders on arguments from experts who say federal regulators already have the power to break up the banks, but think the existing system is safer.
World Mar 22Is today’s historic baseball game in Cuba mostly a symbolic moment?
Major League Baseball may be making new inroads into Cuba this week, but an expert who's long watched the Cuban game tells Jeffrey Brown that any changes between the U.S. and Cuba are the start of "a long, slow process."…
Politics Feb 04FCC Chairman says open Internet plan guarantees protection for consumers as web changes
In an exclusive interview with Gwen Ifill on the PBS NewsHour, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said his new proposal would stop companies from blocking content or creating fast lanes on the Internet through paid priority. While "we don't know what…
Arts Jan 08‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay on writing new speeches for MLK
The movie, "Selma," is getting plenty of attention for its portrayal of history, the relationship between Martin Luther King and President Lyndon Johnson -- and the way it showcases Dr. King's skills and choices as a political tactician and activist.
Health Oct 09Surgeon Gawande: Ebola won’t run ‘wild’ in U.S.
Surgeon and public health researcher, Dr. Atul Gawande, said lapses in the Dallas case may have led to much higher awareness and stepped up precautions that will improve the odds of avoiding an outbreak in the U.S.
Nation Sep 15GM ignition switch death toll likely to climb above 19 people
General Motors may have so far only acknowledged 13 driver deaths due to its multiple problems with ignition switches and air bags, but the independent compensation administrator hired by the company said today there are at least 19 deaths likely…
Nation Jul 02Goalie Briana Scurry is on a mission to educate youth soccer players on concussions
There’s been so much excitement surrounding the World Cup — and it has been an amazing tournament so far — that one almost feels like “Debbie Downer” to talk about some of the problems facing the sport of soccer. But…