I have seen too many preventable deaths

Keeping people unhealthy is a tool of oppression, writes Leana Wen, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She draws on her personal experiences as an immigrant child growing up in low-income communities, an emergency physician and a public he…

Paul Manafort, Immigration, Stephen Hillenburg: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Pippa Middleton has named her baby boy Arthur Michael William Matthews

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews welcomed their first child on Monday. The couple named the new baby boy Arthur Michael William Matthews. Arthur was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in London at 1:58 p.m. (8:58 a.m. EST) on Monday, weighing 8 pounds and 9 ounces…

16 celebrities you didn’t know were adopted

The Adoption Network estimates that nearly 100 million Americans have experienced adoption in their immediate family, while the US Census claims that one in 25 families in America have an adopted child. Chances are you probably know someone who was — or has —…

The Birth, Death, and Long Afterlife of The Gashlycrumb Tinies

This essay is adapted from Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey, out now from Little, Brown.

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