Five of the 20 physicians who received the most money from Insys, maker of Subsys, a powerful painkiller, recently faced legal or disciplinary action.
A consummate stylist, the British author and baroness accumulated numerous awards for the 13 crime novels produced during her writing career.
While the vote poses no immediate threat to the company, it symbolizes the growing resentment in Europe toward the American technology titan.
Under new recommendations, the Scottish Parliament would set income tax rates and brackets, and the region would get a larger share of welfare spending and revenue from sales taxes.
The divorce award between Chris Hohn and Jamie Cooper-Hohn underscores the immense wealth Mr. Hohn has accumulated at the helm of the Children’s Investment Fund.
Pockets of demonstrators marched intermittently along the route, protesting the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., but for the most part the event was festive.
Market data suggests that the taxi business, which has undergone little change over many decades, is in the midst of a revolution.
The 30 percent decline in oil prices in recent months has shaken the solidarity of the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.
We’re posting weekly transcripts of David Plotz’s Working podcast for Slate Plus members. This is the transcript for Episode 11 featuring flight paramedic Jeff Ennis. To learn more about Working, click here.
M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for academics, is 10-0 and in the second round of the Division III playoffs.
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Guardian story here. Harry is, I think, the official Crooked Timber PD James aficionado, and likely has far more interesting things to say than I do. Obviously, I disagreed with her politics, and I disliked her main character, Adam Dalgliesh, in direct proportion to the tender regard that she lavished on him. But she was excellent in describing disagreeable but interesting characters, and especially disagreeable but interesting women. She also had an astute sociological eye for the distinctive worlds that middle-class women in certain vocations and professions (viz. nursing in Shroud for a Nightingale) created amongst themselves in the interstices of the workplace before feminism. While she was unsentimental about the dynamics of mutual dislike and competition among women in these worlds, I felt that she missed them, and I sometimes wondered how much of her conservatism was grounded in a positive sense of loss.
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A consummate stylist, the British author and baroness accumulated numerous awards for the 13 crime novels produced during her 33-year writing career.
Americans will eat tens of millions of turkeys this Thanksgiving. In 2012, Explainer asked why we eat turkey meat but not turkey eggs. The original article is below:
Slate is revisiting some of Prudie’s most popular video answers during the holidays this year. Below is a question from earlier this year.