FDA to Authorize 2nd Booster for Over-50s

The public health community is divided on whether it’s a good idea.

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The Law School Bubble Has Burst

Mediocre legal education doesn’t pay.

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

Gracious concessions are the norm except when they’re not.

Do the Polls Matter?

President Trump is historically unpopular and has consistently trailed Joe Biden. He could still win.

NCAA Allows ‘Image and Likeness’ Compensation

Bowing to Immense political pressure to pay college athletes will dramatically change the game.

The Cautionary Tale of Vermont’s Failed Single-Payer System

Despite seemingly ideal conditions, Green Mountain Care was an absolute debacle.

Another Study Rebuts The Claim That Vaccinations Cause Autism

A decade-long study once again establishes that there is no link between childhood vaccination and autism.

West Virginia Secretary Of State Bars Third-Party Bid By GOP Primary Loser

The Secretary of State of West Virginia has barred Don Blankenship, who came in third place in the GOP Primary, from mounting a third-party bid on the November ballot.

Third-Party Candidate Could Pose Problems For GOP Hopes Of Flipping West Virginia

Don Blankenship, who came in third in the Republican Primary in West Virginia earlier this year, is moving forward with plans to run as a third-party candidate in the General Election.

Republicans May Still Have To Worry About Don Blankenship In West Virginia

Although he came in third place in the GOP primary, Don Blankenship is now running as a third-party candidate and could potentially be a problem for Republicans in November.

Trump Likely to be Favored in 2020

The campaign-agnostic political science models predicted a toss-up in 2016 and again in 2020.

Loathing Beats Loyalty

Was the 2016 contest unique, or are we destined to forever vote against the candidate we hate most?

D.A. Henderson, Leader Of Effort To Eradicate Smallpox, Dies At 87

A true, albeit largely anonymous, hero of humanity has passed away.

Awful Presidential Cycle Likely to Get Much Worse

If you think this campaign has been awful, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

Nurse Kaci Hickcox Sues Chris Christie For Civil Liberties Violations During Ebola Quarantine

The nurse who was detained by New Jersey officials in a quarantine despite not displaying any symptoms of Ebola is suing Chris Christie and others for civil liberties violations.

Is 2016 a 50-50 Proposition?

Pundits and political scientists agree that, if the 2016 presidential election were today, we’d have a much better idea who would win.

Nurse Quarantined Under Christie/Cuomo Policy Raises Concerns About Policy

The first person to be quarantined under the new policy announced by New York and New Jersey is raising concerns about the way she was treated, and whether the policy is even the right idea.

Second Dallas Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

Another health care worker in Dallas is being treated for exposure to the Ebola Virus.

Forecast For Ebola In West Africa Worsens

Sobering news from the World Health Organization.

Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola, But That’s No Reason To Panic

A second case, and the first person to apparently contract Ebola on U.S. soil. But, that’s no reason to panic.

Black Voter Turnout Higher Than White Voter Turnout In 2012

2012’s election represented a significant change in voting patterns in the United States. What’s unclear is if the change is a permanent one.

Emory President Extols 3/5 Compromise

Emory’s James Wagner sees the 3/5 Compromise as the price for achieving a more perfect union.

Social Class and Higher Education

A rich child is 45 percent more likely to earn a four-year college degree than a poor one.

Newt Gingrich’s ‘Think Tank’ Bankrupt

Newt Gingrich is morally and intellectually bankrupt, so perhaps it’s no surprise that his health care think tank is now fiscally bankrupt.

Chris Christie And Other Weighty Issues

Chris Christie’s weight has become a political concern, apparently.

Make Professors Teach!

A new study finds that college tuition costs could be cut in half if lazy professors got off their butts.

Hangover Cures