Journalist, 46, Rio de Janeiro
Ryan Gibbons died in October 2012 after he suffered a severe asthma attack during recess at his Straffordville, Ont., school. Now his mother, Sandra, wants puffers allowed in all Ontario schools.
Watergate scandal journalist’s letter comes as Guardian editor prepares to appear before MPs over Edward Snowden leaks
Why are we subsidizing such a hugely profitable sport?
Why do taxpayer subsidize oil companies? Because congress says so.
cathyreisenwitz sends word of a San Francisco trial in which the U.S. government appears to be manipulating the no-fly list to its advantage. The court case involves a Stanford Ph.D. student who was barred from returning to the U.S. after visiting her native Malaysia. She’s one of roughly 700,000 people on the no-fly list. Here’s the sketchy part: the woman’s eldest daughter, who was born in the U.S. and is a U.S. citizen, was called as a witness for the trial. Unfortunately, she mysteriously found herself on the no-fly list as well, and wasn’t able to board a plane to come to the trial. Lawyers for the Department of Justice told the court that she simply missed her plane, but she was able to provide documents from the airline explaining that the Department of Homeland Security was not allowing her to fly.
Study subjects who focus on a person’s body rather than his or her mind rank that person as more experienced and more sensitive to emotion and pain