Along with many other dubious medical practices of the 19th century, there was a fad for "orificial surgery." This was promoted by married doctors Edward and Elizabeth Muncie, who opened the Muncie Surf Sanatorium on an island off the New York coast. Show More Summary
The Muncie Surf Sanatorium stood three stories high on the northern shores of Muncie Island, a few miles from Fire Island, New York. Run by married doctors Edward and Elizabeth (Libbie) Muncie, it was a grand, hotel-like building with a billowing American flag on its roof and a multilevel entrance with a path that led straight down to the water. Show More Summary
When Henry VIII died in January 1547, the most remarkable beings left in the realm were three pale and close-lipped children. One was his daughter Elizabeth by his second wife Ann Boleyn, another was his son Edward by his third wifeShow More Summary
Before we get to Billy Graham and Elizabeth’s need for guidance, before we talk about how nice it is to watch Elizabeth learn that you can’t ever forgive a Nazi, and before we check in with Edward and Wallis, we need to pause for a moment. We must glory in ... More »
The December issue of British Vogue, editor Edward Enninful’s first, lands on newsstands Nov. 10, and it’s a multiracial, multicultural mosaic that spotlights famous Brits — including Queen Elizabeth — and Enninful’s celeb-heavy work family. Family — and responsibility — figure big in Enninful’s...
Victims Sarah Elizabeth Sinclair, 18, Mary Lynn Sinclair, 9 Mary “MayMay” Durant, 8 (Mary Lynn’s best friend) Juanita Sinclair, mother, survived SAMPLE LETTER TO THE PAROLE BOARD: State of Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles P.O. Box 302405 Montgomery, AL 36130-2405 Members of the Alabama Board of Parole Hearings: Re: Parole Hearing Planned for Edward […]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking at a rally on Capitol Hill on June 21. (Edward Kimmel / CC 2.0) Sen. Elizabeth Warren does not mince words when discussing the Trump administration. “[This] is not the America of our dreams,” she told a crowd last Friday at a town hall in Lowell, Mass. Show More Summary
Prince Philip was discharged from a London hospital Thursday after he was treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said. Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday as a precautionary measure after he fell ill with an infection related to...
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has been hospitalized. Buckingham Palace confirmed the news on Wednesday morning that he was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London Tuesday night "as a precautionary measure" to treat...Show More Summary
Prince Philip was taken to a hospital Tuesday night as a "precautionary measure," says Buckingham Palace. The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II was taken by car to London's King Edward VII hospital to be treated for an infection stemming from a preexisting condition, reports USA Today. Aides tell the...
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are calling for the appointment of an independent prosecutor to investigate possible ties between President Donald Trump and Russia following Trump's decision to … Click to Continue »
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are asking about any communications between White House adviser Steve Bannon and the website he used to run, Breitbart News. In a letter … Click to Continue »
Massachusetts anti-abortion activists are urging U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey to vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Massachusetts Citizens for Life President Anne … Click to Continue »
The Ordinary of Newgate his Account of the Behaviour, Confessions, and Last Speeches of the Malefactors that were Executed at Tyburn on Friday the 9th of March, 1704/1705. At the Sessions held at Justice-Hall in the Old Bailey, on Wednesday the 28th of February last, and on Thursday and Friday the 1st and 2d Instant, […]
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are seeking more information about how President Donald Trump might deny funding to so-called "sanctuary cities." The Massachusetts Democrats sent letters to the … Click to Continue »
Some powerful Washington lawmakers are paying close attention to Boston, where NBC is about to launch its newest owned-and-operated station. “Elizabeth Warren has joined Edward Markey, her fellow U.S. senator from Massachusetts, in calling on Comcast for proof that the company’s...
Voices from Democratic Counties Where Trump Won Big BY ELIZABETH DIAS, HALEY SWEETLAND EDWARDS AND KARL VICK [time-ad size=”small” align=”bleed-right”] Among Donald Trump’s supporters, the real estate mogul’s victory was akin to a revolution, a mandate delivered en masse by working class voters sidelined in the modern economy. “On Election Night, I couldn’t believe it…
At the Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund considers three new books of poetry this month: The Last Shift, Philip Levine’s first posthumous collection (with a little help from Edward Hirsch); Christian Wiman’s Hammer Is the Prayer: Selected Poems; and another selected poems by Paul Muldoon, aptly titled Selected Poems 1968-2014. Let’s take a look at what […]
At Tupelo Quarterly, Christopher Kempf considers Joshua Edwards’s latest collection, Castles and Islands, through the lens of travel and finds points of comparison between Edwards and the poetry of fellow traveler Elizabeth Bishop (but more in spirit than substance). Kempf notes that while some may scoff at the term “‘poet of travel’ or, worse, ‘travel […]
Hollywood sure loves turning tech dramas into blockbusters. We’ve seen multiple adaptations of movies depicting Steve Jobs and Edward Snowden, and now it looks like Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes is next. Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to take the leading role, reports Deadline. Show More Summary