• Tiger maul zoo admits safety failings

    A zoo where a keeper was mauled to death by a tiger admits not properly checking the door separating the animal from staff was secure. …read more Read more here: Tiger maul zoo admits safety failings

  • Politics
    The jarring pay gap between black and white doctors

    By Julia Belluz It’s a well-documented fact that black workers in America earn less than white workers. It’s a gap that has been explained by systemic discrimination and differences in education and employment expectations. But as far as professionals go, doctors inhabit a somewhat unique space. The path to becoming a doctor in the US […]

  • Can Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Save the Establishment?

    By (Bill Scher) Hillary Clinton stepped into the 2016 presidential race hoping voters would effortlessly pass the torch from President Barack Obama to her, yet found herself surrounded by a raging anti-establishment inferno. “Burn it down” was the unofficial slogan of the Republican primary. And Bernie Sanders gave her a run for her money by […]

  • Politics
    Why it’s always 1977 in the world of tech punditry

    By Timothy B. Lee One of the dangers of expressing opinions on the internet for a living is that you sometimes express opinions that turn out to be totally incorrect. After I published a piece about the failure of home 3D printing on Monday, the American Conservative’s Robert VerBruggen reminded me that I had a […]

  • Politics
    How I came to realize that a woman president would be a huge deal

    By Sarah Kliff One of the great and terrible parts of being a journalist in the 21st century is easy access to any story I’ve contributed to the internet. This made it especially easy to revisit an essay I wrote as a 23-year-old newly minted college grad, working as an editorial assistant at Newsweek magazine. […]

  • Hospital ‘hit in Aleppo air strike’

    At least 15 people are killed in air strikes on rebel-held areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, including one on a makeshift hospital, activists say. …read more Read more here: Hospital ‘hit in Aleppo air strike’

  • Scarborough rips Trump: Prove you’re not a bigot

    By ngass@politico.com (Nick Gass) Trump needs to prove once and for all that he is not a bigot, former congressman and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said Wednesday. “Donald, guess what, I’m not going to support you until you get your act together. You’re acting like bush-league loser, you’re acting like a racist, you’re acting like […]