Mass. AG Implicates Family Behind Purdue Pharma In Opioid Deaths
New court documents attempt to lay out a clear chain of command that implicates Sackler family members, as well as Purdue board members or execs, in the opioid epidemic.
Sen. Mitch McConnell: The Man In The Middle Of The Government Shutdown
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has the legislative arsenal to end the shutdown. So, why isn’t he? We’ll look at why McConnell is sitting this one out.
How Tracking And Selling Our Data Became A Business Model
There are new calls for tech companies to stop selling your location to third parties. We’ll look at the economics and perils of "surveillance capitalism."
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William Barr Is A Stellar Candidate For AG — Except When It Comes To Issues Involving Trump
The president's pick for attorney general believes congressional oversight encroaches on the executive branch’s broad authority, writes Andrew Grainger.
As The Shutdown Drags On, Trump Sputters, Rants And Mangles All Logic
President Trump’s speech is George Orwell’s nightmare, writes Steve Almond. And this past week has been a case study in...
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As Elizabeth Warren’s exploratory bid for president kicks into high gear, a familiar -- if frustrating -- topic keeps coming...
'Don’t Be Awkward' And Other Advice For Politicians On Instagram
Social media presents elected officials with new opportunities to engage with audiences but, also, new opportunities to embarrass themselves.
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When you think back to sex ed class, it's not hard to come up with a couple of memories that might have scarred you for life. But actor Gillian Anderson...
Challenges Remain For National Grid, Union Workers Even With Contract
National Grid gas workers are headed back to work this month following their six-month lockout. This week, the utility and the union members agreed to...