Which is more valuable? To provide a $150,000 liver transplant for an ailing child of indigent parents
Every day, as he ambles through the cobwebbed halls of the New Orleans criminal court building, public defender Richard Teissier feels he violates his clients’ constitutional rights.
The budget is the main arena in which the nation as a whole decides on the allocation of resources. What we spend money on and what we don’t reflects what we value as a nation.
At first glance, the election of Nigeria’s incumbent President, Goodluck Jonathan, who took nearly 60% of the votes cast, signals more of the same.
In the golden years, at a dinner party for the Duchess of Devonshire, Ethel Kennedy slipped in a worldly addendum to the grace she said before the meal. “And please, dear God, make Bobby buy me a bigger dining-room table.” It was an understandable plea from the mistress of Hickory Hill, the Robert Kennedy family’s child-beswarmed antebellum homestead in McLean, Va
Broadening the number of health care professionals who can administer vaccine, New York Gov.
A Cuban blogger who has criticized her government has been denied permission to travel to New York to pick up a prestigious journalism award Wednesday. Yoani Sanchez writes a blog that gets more than 1 million hits from around the globe every month, and Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world last year
An influential adviser to the U.S. commander in Afghanistan declared Friday that anything less than 25,000 extra international troops in the country would not be enough to win.
President Obama will meet with top congressional leaders from both parties Tuesday to discuss the war in Afghanistan, according to two Democratic officials.
Angry workers beat to death a human resources vice president after he laid off 42 employees at an auto-parts manufacturing company in southern India, police said Wednesday.