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Friday, May 25, 2018

Son’s Death Led Her To Found Brain Tumor Registry

An edited conversation with the indefatigable president and administrator of the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS).

November 24, 2014

Deputies Who Checked On Isla Vista Attacker Didn’t Watch His Videos

By Kate Mather, Adolfo Flores and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Sheriff’s deputies who performed a welfare check on Elliot Rodger less than a month before he killed six people in Isla Vista, Calif., did not view the “disturbing” videos the 22-year-old had posted online, which Rodger said were “merely a way of expressing himself,” […]

May 30, 2014

Joseph Stiglitz Supports Occupy Wall Street

Joseph Stiglitz, the Columbia professor, Nobel Prize winner, and former chief economist at the World Bank, is best known for his critical attitude toward globalization and “free-market fundamentalism.” After he visited the Occupy Wall Street protest (video below) this week, he spoke to The National Memo about what can be done to satisfy the frustrations […]

October 4, 2011

The Look of Love

As a Midwesterner who likes to brag about our heartland ways, it’s rare for me to envy New Yorkers. This week, though, I’m as green as summer clover at the sight of all those beautiful same-sex couples exchanging vows in New York. How I wish every state valued marriage this much. Online photo galleries told […]

July 27, 2011

DSK Maid Does Newsweek Tell-All

Worth the look: The maid hovered in the suite’s large living room, just inside the entrance. The 32-year-old Guinean, an employee of the Sofitel hotel, had been told by a room-service waiter that room 2806 was now free for cleaning, “Hello? Housekeeping,” the maid called out again. No reply. The door to the bedroom, to […]

July 25, 2011