“I’m looking at everyone’s headshots. It’s kind of incredible.”Affleck confessed his excitement from the stage as he looked out at all the famous faces expected Sunday.”This is like the most memorable aspect of the Oscars,” the “Argo” director said. “You see all these place cards (at rehearsal), then you come back and they’re all here!”Affleck […]

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Reversing this trend, or at least ameliorating it, would not be difficult. Economists around the world have spent the last few years laying out some fairly straightforward policy solutions. These range from reform of the rules governing how pay is set in the big corporations to sustained investment in the foundational social services that everyone […]

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Respiratory ailments, which most often affect the elderly and children, reach their peak in these parts of the country as temperatures drop. But even at other times of the year the health structure available in the country is unable to perform its primary task of saving lives. In many government hospitals, even in major cities […]

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