Special Correspondent for Newsweek; former staff writer for New Yorker magazine
Once it's retired, the shuttle Endeavour will go on display at the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles.
Apr. 28, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
Since she was shot in the head at a town meeting in Tucson, Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is said to have made dramatic progress, enough that she's been able to travel…
Apr. 28, 2011from To the Point
President Obama's director of the National Institutes of Health was approved by the Senate without objection, but is now cancelling stem cell research projects he approved, because a…
Aug. 30, 2010from To the Point
A bone-chilling documentary about Roy Cohn, Donald Trump’s mentor, reveals the all-American evil that brought us modern-day politics.
Oct. 11from Scheer Intelligence
For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.
Sep. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What will change the minds of climate change skeptics? An astrophysics professor suggests reframing the climate debate in a more positive light -- as a result of human evolution.
Oct. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.
Sep. 20from Scheer Intelligence
In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, a former police officer was convicted of murder for killing her African American neighbor, then she got a hug from the victim’s brother and the…
Oct. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?
Sep. 19from Greater LA
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.
Sep. 24from News Stories
A last minute cease-fire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.
Oct. 18from Left, Right & Center
“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.
Oct. 4from Scheer Intelligence