Sometimes a healthy debate takes place at some distance from the point of origin of a Times news story or column. That was the case with "Anatomy of a Misdiagnosis" by Deborah Tuerkheimer, an Op-Ed piece published on Sept. 21.
Peter Singer move over. There’s a new “bioethicist” in town who has moral directives for the world: Richard Dawkins. In a Twitter rant today, Dawkins pushed the notion that it is “immoral” for parents of a baby with Down Syndrome to... Read Post
The escalating situation in Ferguson, MO has sparked national debate about the role of police and racial profiling in this country. During an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams jumped int... Read Post