The head of the National Coalition for the Homeless says he’s among those who feel conflicted about giving money to panhandlers on the street.
The measure would renew the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, which expired in 2011, and broaden it to cover gays and lesbians, immigrants and Native American women.
Cairo’s Tahrir Square is still a focus of many protests, but recently it’s become notorious for more menacing reasons: the number of sexual assaults that take place there.
Instead of arguing that green energy creates jobs, The New York Times’ David Leonhardt says Democrats should argue that climate change is turning out to be even more expensive.
Austin, Tex. singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez started out playing classical violin as a child. But though she went on to the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio, the fiddle called her.
There are no zombies in Montana, despite a real-sounding emergency alert that kicked in over programming on two television stations there.
We first spoke with Donzell Mintz when he was a teenager, before he was sentenced to three years behind bars. Fresh out of prison, he’s working at a cafe that trains young ex-offenders.14 Comments | more »
Joan Parker, longtime philanthropist and the widow of mystery writer Robert B. Parker, died last Tuesday. Joan was the inspiration for the character loved by Robert’s protagonist, detective Spenser.4 Comments | more »
The sequester budget cuts mean lower reimbursements for chemotherapy drugs for Medicare patients — a change that’s forcing some cancer clinics to turn away patients, in order to make ends meet.4 Comments | more »