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02/22/2017 - 10:00am

    At what point does a body of evidence become massive enough to count as proof? When has a question been answered enough times that it can be put to rest?

    When it comes to the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, it sometimes seems as though public health advocates must constantly roll the burden...

02/17/2017 - 1:00pm

    With the President Donald Trump Reality Show, it’s easy to be distracted by ANGRY ALL-CAPITAL TWEETS or Oval Office tantrums. But resist, and stay focused on matters of life and death.

    Consider two critical issues: refugees and guns. Trump is...

02/17/2017 - 11:00am

    Michelle DeMello walked into the clerk's office in Colorado thinking for sure someone would save her.

    She was 16 and pregnant. Her Christian community in Green Mountain Falls was pressuring her family to marry her off to her 19-year-old...

02/16/2017 - 2:00pm

    The White House Correspondents' Association dinner is not a mood ring. It doesn't care if President Donald Trump - or any president - likes, dislikes, celebrates, scorns or ignores White House reporters. The annual gala does not indicate, illustrate or represent the relationship between the...

02/15/2017 - 3:00pm

    For years, opponents of food stamps -- or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, as it's now called -- have claimed that the program is just a cash giveaway. Some worry that people will sell their food stamps for cash, and use that cash to buy alcohol, drugs or other things that the...

02/15/2017 - 12:00pm

    On Monday night, I was arrested along with 18 of my fellow rabbis in protest of the Trump administration's policies targeting refugees and immigrants - including the ban on travel from seven mostly Muslim nations. The Jewish tradition commands us to speak out against injustice, and Jewish history...

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