FROM Adam Kaplin
Paxil Unsafe for Teenagers According to a new analysis, the popular antidepressant Paxil is not safe or effective for teenagers. The finding doesn’t come from new research, but reworked data from an earlier study that came to exactly the opposite conclusion. Meanwhile, the argument continues over whether antidepressants can actually make kids more prone to suicide. Then the question becomes: To prescribe or not to prescribe?
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."