Killing in the Name of CleanlinessThe shocking stupidity and brutality of Nazi doctors’ response to typhus.
A Giant Pain in the WalletHow drug companies are making crucial, common drugs up to 100 times more expensive.
Fear of ReplacementWhat if a vaccine kills off one strain of a disease—but makes room for another?
El Salvador's Irrelevant ElectionsSalvadorans working in the United States—not politicians—drive the country's economy.
The Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
The Real Problem With VaccinesOur system for compensating injured children is hurting—and this week's Supreme Court ruling doesn't help.
Listening to the Black BoxDid the FDA's warnings on antidepressants have any effect on teen suicide?
Treating Autism as if Vaccines Caused ItThe theory may be dead, but the treatments live on.
Squash the BugEurope is killing off hospital infections. Why isn't the United States following suit?
Uber Isn’t the Problem It’s not the company’s fault that driving a car—and coughing up steep commissions—is an attractive option for so many Americans.
The Good Word
Wait, I Have to Know What It Means, Too? Shame on the Scripps National Spelling Bee for forcing contestants to memorize definitions.
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
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Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.