Public health historian Gerald Markowitz reminds us that the problem of lead poisoning is anything but new.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.
He’s seeking asylum in the Latin American country in order to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he’s wanted for questioning on sexual assault charges.
Assange denies any wrongdoing and fears he will eventually be sent to the U.S. if he’s extradited to Sweden, because WikiLeaks released thousands of secret U.S. diplomatic cables.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.