The Senate health care bill floundered without enough GOP support and Harvard Square rejected yet another pizza shop. All that and more from Tom Keane's weekly news roundup.
Clearly, Dad was not only going to survive, writes Lisa Craig, he would do so with style -- just as my mom had taught him.
A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could also raise funds to fix water fountains in schools and refurbish playgrounds, write Louisa Kasdon and David Martin.
Our lawmakers should summon their inner Abraham Lincoln and pass a 21st-century Homestead Act, writes Rich Barlow.
With so many chefs not represented by Team USA, writes Joshua Lewin, I am left wondering what message we are sending the world about the true richness of America's culinary landscape.
My plan of action for now is to turn away from the screaming media and focus on my own cutting boards, writes Susan Senator. Because more than anything, right now, I really need to feed my soul.
What unites us all, writes Stephanie Harris, is the belief that all animals, including farm animals, deserve protection from cruelty.
We strongly support the animal welfare objectives of Question 3, write William A. Masters and Jennifer Hashley, but the more we learn about the measure, the more harmful we find its unintended consequences are likely to be.
Everybody eats, so why aren't the presidential nominees talking about how they would feed a growing population? Rich Barlow weighs in on big agriculture, small farms and the food dilemma facing America and the world.
Question 3 won't increase the price of eggs as much as critics fear, writes Tom Keane. But it also won't improve farm life for animals as much as supporters hope.
The mayor of Philadelphia nixed the schoolmarm routine and touted the tax as a way to raise $91 million annually toward universal pre-kindergarten.
I’ve got my eyes on the long game. I refuse to let chemo destroy my favorite flavors.
One small step for culinary mastery. One giant leap for a formerly kitchen-phobic home cook.
My husband and I asked ourselves: How do we want life in our 70s to be?
How do we make up for the education most of us never had about other religions?
We need a well-thought-out, clear system of ethics about living with our fellow creatures.
I thought visiting my Thanksgiving dinner in advance of the holiday would make me feel more grateful. I just wasn’t prepared for the guilt.
Just because a restaurant gets an "A," it doesn't mean you should actually eat there.
If not to carbo-load for a Black Friday mall run, what is Thanksgiving for?
The adjustment from having a home to being homeless is a conglomeration of realizations swift and slow, empowering and terminally depressing.