Philosophy

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces key test with Susan Collins planning to ask about abortion

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces a crucial test Tuesday when he sits down for a meeting with Republican Sen. Susan Collins, who plans to ask him about...
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Confessions of a Sam Darnold convert

Confessions of a Sam Darnold convert

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

Sometimes, even the most stubborn of minds can be changed. Even after watching Sam Darnold perform in his first two preseason games with more than a little bit of success for a...
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How Yankees messed up on Aaron Judge timetable

How Yankees messed up on Aaron Judge timetable

20 hours ago   |   New York Post

Brian Cashman has incorporated a philosophy during his two decades as Yankees GM to under-promise and then over-perform. So, he is almost always tempered when it comes to...
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The Stone: What Does It Mean to Be Human? Don't Ask

1 day ago   |   NY Times

We don't see the problem with our self-importance because our narcissism is so complete.
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The Stone: Life Is Short. That's the Point

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Our mortality is not something to be overcome. It is integral to our humanity.
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The Stone: Our Hubris Will Be Our End

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Then we'll adapt and start telling ourselves new stories, just as humans have always done.
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Packers G.M. answers “hypothetical” question about trading for a star defensive player

5 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Plenty of speculation has emerged in recent days regarding the possibility of the Packers making a trade with the Raiders for defensive end Khalil Mack, who undoubtedly would...
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How a cultural obsession for dead girls gave rise to the difficult woman

How a cultural obsession for dead girls gave rise to the difficult woman

6 days ago   |   National Post

In his 1846 essay “The Philosophy of Composition,” Edgar Allan Poe wrote, “The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world.” Nearly two...
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The Stone: Revelation of a Liverpool Soccer Fan

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Devotion to this team has taught me to see the value in crushing defeat.
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The Stone: Our Deepest Condolences

7 days ago   |   NY Times

We are a long way from the Stoicism of Seneca, but grief and how we deal with it is still a vital part of the human experience.
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

She said she was tired of dating apps. Read more ...

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, who has been living in the United States for decades, has been deported to Germany, Read more ...

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

The body of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who has been missing since July 18, has reportedly been found. Read more ...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

Investigators believe the wreck happened two days earlier and that the 3-year-old boy was able to climb out of the wreckage through a sunroof. Read more ...

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

The family is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages as well as court costs. Read more ...

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

“For a lot of people, their pets are their children." Read more ...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of neighbors

A Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 16-month-old son before a neighbor shot him from a second-floor balcony remained hospitalized Monday as authorities revealed the... Read more ...

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort passed the judge a note Tuesday asking what they should do if they cannot come to a consensus on one... Read more ...

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and... Read more ...

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Gregorius injured his heel in a collision with Kendrys Morales during Sunday's game. Read more ...