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  • Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries

    Deeper, please: We want and expect more from video game documentaries
    There seems to be a point in every video game documentary in which someone bellyaches about video games not being taken seriously, that they're seen as the sort of thing kids play in a basement. We do need to get over that image. Video games are a $93-...
  • Mark Fazlollah: On the US-Mexico border, a meeting place for two nations divided

    TIJUANA, Mexico In the mid-1980s, the border between Tijuana and Southern California was a showcase of America's failed immigration enforcement. On a busy night, thousands of people slipped into the United States illegally. It was so easy to cross that...
  • North Central, Benedictine ranked on Forbes list

    North Central College and Benedictine University both made Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges again this year. North Central College, a private liberal arts school in Naperville, ranked 490 overall, 333 among private colleges and 117 in the...
  • Lawyers challenging health subsidies seek quick Supreme Court ruling

    Lawyers challenging President Obama's healthcare law filed a quick appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday, urging justices to take up the issue this fall and throw out insurance subsidies for nearly 5 million Americans. "The monumental significance...
  • We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures

    We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures
    I'm worried that we're no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well. Everything I'm hearing from teachers, students and parents suggests that, with the standardized testing epidemic sweeping through our nation's public schools,...
  • Immunity, signaling genes may be linked to schizophrenia

    The secret to schizophrenia, psychiatry’s most abiding mystery, may lie in the DNA associated with the body’s immune system, according to a genome-wide study published online Tuesday. The analysis of variations in nearly 150,000 DNA...
  • New funds jump-start mental illness research

    What will happen in the field of serious mental illness when human need, scientific progress and a major influx of funding converge? Scientists on Tuesday predicted that the world could see the same kind of progress in understanding schizophrenia and...
  • Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling

    Here's the single best analysis of the Halbig anti-Obamacare ruling
    Northwestern University law and political science professor Andrew Koppelman moves past the absurd legal theory underlying the Halbig ruling on the Affordable Care Act -- in which a federal appeals court invalidated subsidies provided to insurance...
  • The genesis of Obamacare's disputed provision on insurance subsidies

    The Times ran multiple opinion pieces last week -- by me, by the editorial board and by op-ed contributors -- arguing that, contrary to what the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for D.C. ruled, the 2010 healthcare law makes insurance subsidies available in...
  • A Nobel laureate punctures the myth of the American 'golden age'

    Nobel economist Joseph E. Stiglitz has taken aim at the enduring and dangerous myth that the postwar years ushered in an American golden age of opportunity that can, or should, be recaptured today. In the current Politico Magazine, Stiglitz offers an...
  • Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations

    Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations
    Business consultant Kathy Chiu just became a good person to know in Orlando’s growing tech and startup industry. Chiu started work on Monday with Florida Angel Nexus (FAN), one of the few locally based investment firms that seeks out Florida...