EL PASO, Texas — Is Beto O’Rourke the progressive icon who, during his Senate run against Ted Cruz, talked about legalizing marijuana and impeaching Donald Trump? Or is he the centrist Texan who, during his first run for the House, raised the possibility of making Social Security less generous for future retirees? It might be the biggest question lingering over … [Read more...] about Just What Does Beto Believe?
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The Manu Tribe competes on 'Survivor: Edge of Extinction' (Robert Voets/CBS) Wendy Diaz (Robert Voets/CBS) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Wendy Diaz, 25, from Los Angeles, California, is competing on 'Survivor: Edge of Extinction.' (Robert Voets/CBS) Law student and former member of the military, Dan 'The Wardog' Dasilva, 38, from Ossining, New York … [Read more...] about Meet the cast of ‘Survivor: Edge of Extinction’
For some time now, the fact that Facebook doesn’t sell your personal data directly to advertisers has been a shield that company executives use to protect the company from criticism over its privacy policies. Unfortunately for Facebook, critics have tended to pick up this shield and beat the company with it. Michal Kosinski, an assistant professor at Stanford’s … [Read more...] about Why we can’t stop debating whether Facebook sells data
Three weeks ago, Judge Kavanaugh offered the Senate Judiciary Committee the homilies every nominee is bound to recite: “A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law. A judge must interpret statutes as written. … A good judge must be an umpire — a neutral and impartial arbiter who favors no litigant or policy.” It was a firm … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh Just Played ‘Checkers’ on Fox
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Brooke Lea Foster April 09, 2015 WHEN ANA BARROS first stepped into Harvard Yard as a freshman, she felt so out of place she might as well have had the words “low income” written on her forehead. A girl from Newark doesn’t belong in a place like … [Read more...] about What is it like to be poor at an Ivy League school?