"Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence."
—Erich Fromm (1900-80) German-born American psychoanalyst, emphasized role of social conditioning
- Man Exonerated, Freed After 3 Decades On Louisiana's Death Row Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:04:00 -0400
- Glenn Ford, 64, was convicted in 1984 for first degree murder and given a death sentence. New evidence proves he wasn't at the crime scene.
- Obama's Big Move On Overtime Pay Keyed To Swing, Base Voters Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:11:00 -0400
- The administration's plan to increase the number of American workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay is seen as part of a strategy to stress income inequality.
- SXSW: Tech Industry Inspires New Shows From HBO, AMC Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:36:00 -0400
- The moneyed world of tech startups is getting a sendup from Mike Judge and a dramatic treatment from AMC. Both programs explore the people who, for better or worse, are changing the way we live.
- Who Says Food Porn Has To Be Dominated By Junk Food? Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:39:00 -0400
- Carrots don't stand much of a chance against cronuts when it comes to tweets and Instagrams about food. The new Food Porn Index aims to change the conversation by tracking our virtual cravings.
- A World Without World War I, Featuring Health-Nut Hitler Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:34:00 -0400
- One hundred years after the Great War, we're looking back at the history that wasn't. If Archduke Franz Ferdinand hadn't been killed in 1914, how would the world be different?
- Apartment Building Explodes In Harlem, Killing At Least 2 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:48:00 -0400
- The building, located at or near the corner of Park Ave. and 114th Street, reportedly exploded and collapsed around 9:30 a.m. At least two people are dead and many injured.
- VIDEO: San Francisco's Biggest Fire In Years Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:23:00 -0400
- A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.
- Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:29:00 -0400
- The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.
- Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:02:00 -0400
- In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.
- You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:41:00 -0400
- Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.
- Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:41:00 -0400
- The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.
- Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:19:00 -0400
- The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.
- Whole Genome Scans Aren't Quite Ready For Your Doctor's Office Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:11:00 -0400
- Wouldn't it be great to be able to scan your genes and find out your disease risk? Those scanners exist. But a test of their usefulness for medical care found them not as accurate as one would hope.
- Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt GM As It Continues Its Makeover Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:06:00 -0400
- General Motors is recalling 1.6 million vehicles because of faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. It now faces a congressional inquiry into why it took nearly 10 years to warn the public.
- With Courts Far From Reservations, Justice Can Be Hard To Find, Too Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0400
- Those living on the Wind River Indian Reservation must travel five hours to Cheyenne, Wyo., for federal cases. Irina Zhorov of WPR reports that the community's lost faith that justice is open to them.