Reporter in the Boston Globe's Washington Bureau, formerly its Africa Correspondent
Eight years after al Qaeda's bombing attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, Somali officials say the ringleader may have been killed by recent air strikes.
Jan. 10, 2007from To the Point
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.
Jun. 24from To the Point
President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…
Jul. 19from Left, Right & Center
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand