FROM Sydney Spiesel
Should Doctors Treat Unvaccinated Kids? California officials report that there have been 32 confirmed cases of measles in the state so far this year - ten of them in LA County. Last year there were only three cases reported in California by mid-March. Nearly half of the infected people belong to families who intentionally opted out of vaccinations. We talk with a pediatrician who’s struggling with whether he should treat kids whose parents opted out of vaccinations.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
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."