Science should inform our decisions on what constitutes new dietary guidelines, but invoking science as an arbiter for questions of values isn’t just misguided, it’s dangerous, says Tania Lombrozo.
Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said this week.
Bergdahl arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio after a flight from Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
The AP reports that Bergdahl, who was freed after almost five years when the U.S. agreed to trade five Taliban prisoners in exchange for the U.S. soldier, was tortured and beaten and held in a cage in Afghanistan.
A day after Taliban officials handed him over to a group of American Special Forces, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is now receiving a medical evaluation at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.
Poet, performer and political activist Maya Angelou has died after a long illness at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was 86.
Hoping it will be “a dignified and reverential setting,” the soon-to-be-opened National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York City says approximately 8,000 unidentified remains of those who died in the 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan are returning “to the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site.”
As cities in the southern U.S. continue to recover from the ice and snow storm that brought life to a standstill in many places this week, stories are emerging about the incredible things some people did to help out others.
President Obama’s oft-repeated promise that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it” is 2013’s “lie of the year,” according to the fact checkers at the Tampa Bay Times’ nonpartisan PolitiFact project.
Deeds, 55, was stabbed and seriously wounded by his 24-year-old son, Gus, on Nov. 19. Gus Deeds then shot and killed himself.