As governor of Massachusetts in 2005, Mitt Romney required all Massachusetts hospitals, including Catholic ones, to provide emergency contraception to rape victims, even though some Catholics view the morning-after pill as a form of abortion.
Economist Cliff Waldman says that while more people are getting jobs, the percentage of people who have been unemployed for 6 months or more rose to levels not seen since the Great Depression.
Waltham, Mass., resident Dave Cutler is hoping his activity on social media will grab the attention of prospective employers and help him land a job.
It was an odd game last night — with Giants quarterback Eli Manning telling his running back not to score even though the Giants were losing. And this happened with less than a minute on the clock.
Move over Madison Avenue– consumers created the most popular ads this Super Bowl. From the funny to the wistful to the downright raunchy, which ads were the winners and losers this Super Bowl?
Author Margot Livesey read Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” when she was a nine-year-old in Scotland and identified strongly with the orphan Jane. We speak with Livesey about how Jane Eyre is incorporated into her new novel.
A professor from Howard University has some advice on what African American high school graduates need to hear when they receive diplomas over the next few weeks.2 Comments | more »
What if you could replace styrofoam with something that biodegrades and doesn’t contain petroleum? That’s what one start-up is trying to do — with mushrooms.3 Comments | more »