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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Fired as Paper Shifts Right

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Fired as Paper Shifts Right

Rob Rogers, who was fired as an editorial cartoonist for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, had been with the paper since 1993 and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1999.

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

“It was a massive effort that didn’t work — and couldn’t work — because of the unalterable opposition of legislators in the outer boroughs and suburban areas,” Douglas Muzzio, a Baruch College professor, said about the congestion pricing plan that died in Albany.

Ann Hopkins, Who Struck an Early Blow to the Glass Ceiling, Dies at 74

Ann Hopkins, Who Struck an Early Blow to the Glass Ceiling, Dies at 74

Ann Hopkins in 1990, the year of her final court victory in her struggle against sex discrimination in the workplace. She had sued the accounting firm Price Waterhouse arguing that it had passed her over for partner because of her “macho” demeanor.

US aims at its deadliest drug problem: painkillers

US aims at its deadliest drug problem: painkillers

The White House drug czar wants doctors, states and law enforcement working harder to stop America's deadliest drug-abuse problem: highly addictive prescription painkillers. They are killing mor...

Skinny and 119 Pounds, but With the Health Hallmarks of Obesity

Skinny and 119 Pounds, but With the Health Hallmarks of Obesity

Claire Walker Johnson, 55, of Queens, developed Type 2 diabetes and a fatty liver, among other problems related to obesity, despite weighing only 119 pounds. She eventually found she had lipodystrophy, a rare genetic disorder.

Visionaries With the Courage to Change the World

Visionaries With the Courage to Change the World

Elon Musk has made a name for himself by pushing boundaries with SpaceX.


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