Pick of the week: The Adventurer, by Ellen Lord

Pick of the week: The Adventurer, by Ellen Lord

Frederick Douglass and Ida B Wells have long been regarded as American icons of the suffragette movement, but a lesser-known story of 20th-century US social and political activism has emerged, in the 12th novel…

Open Forum: Know thy neighbor!

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Open Forum: Know thy neighbor!

The Times recently published an article about zoning plans in its entirety. This particular piece, titled “Hold the Crunch: Condo Laws Could Support Neighborhood Growth,” raises a question that has bugged housing activists for…

NHS GPs agree extra access to patient records

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NHS GPs agree extra access to patient records

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Primary care (primary care trusts and GP surgeries) are not part of the NHS GPs will get extra access to patients’ medical records under a settlement agreed by…

Japan's princess marries commoner

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Japan’s princess marries commoner

Written by By Staff Writer Here’s a moment (for the benefit of anyone interested in grumpy-faced photos) you will rarely find yourself confronted with as a journalist: multiple police officers holding riot shields outside…

The Lakers blow big early hole, lose third in a row

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The Lakers blow big early hole, lose third in a row

The Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t recover from a huge hole early against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Trailing by 19 points with just 11 minutes left in the first half, the team suffered their third-straight…

TN Senate Bills Weigh Restricting Conversion Therapy

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TN Senate Bills Weigh Restricting Conversion Therapy

Conversion therapy that promotes homosexual and bisexual identity changes and other lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health, fitness, and educational opportunities would be severely restricted if two Tennessee legislators have their way. The…