FROM Esmé E. Deprez
Supreme Court Takes Up Abortion Access Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear the most significant challenge to abortion rights in a generation. The case is about a Texas law that curtails women’s access to abortion clinics. The law requires clinic doctors to have hospital admitting privileges and the clinics themselves to be certified as ambulatory surgical centers. These provisions are so expensive that at least 30 abortion clinics in Texas have closed so far . We look at how this law compares to abortion laws and restrictions around the country.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
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.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
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."