The attorney general in California announced Wednesday plans to appeal a federal court decision overturning a two-year-old ban on the sale of foie gras. The debate comes amid a broader movement around the ethics of food production.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wrote in an internal e-mail that the company is losing users by not addressing harassment by trolls. But civil libertarians and free speech advocates argue Twitter’s vitality could be imperiled by such a move to censor its users.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks to legalize doctor-assisted suicide in New York. Since Maynard's death in November, at least four states and the District of Columbia have introduced bills that would legalize the practice.
With sky-high rents crowding out struggling artists, writers, and performers, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city would invest $30 million over the next decade to build about 150 new live/work artist spaces every year through 2024.
It's a question that's being asked with increased intensity and often hostility in the wake of a measles outbreak at Disneyland. Parents who decide not to vaccinate their children are often well educated and cite complex reasons.
UVA students have reacted with outrage to a letter from a national organization for sororities making the request. The controversy hints at some of the challenges as pressure mounts to do more to prevent campus sexual assault.
A new study finds that practices associated with good parenting are more connected to income level than family structure. For many single parents, the problem is less that they're single, and more that they have only one salary.