Loneliness is killing millions of American men. Heres why.

When I was 7, my best friend’s name was George. He lived around the corner from me. George was tall and lanky. His elbows always akimbo, his cowlick stellar in its sheer verticality. He had an aquarium. He had a glow-in-the-dark board game. He had the 45 rpm of "Hang…

Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They’d Be

Misha Euceph was nervous. The public radio producer had started a podcast as a side project in early 2017, and the exploration of her experience as a Pakistani-American immigrant had taken off faster than she’d ever imagined, making its way to the top 50 in the Society & Culture category…

States and Cities Keep the Battle for Net Neutrality Alive

States are starting to make good on their promises to fight for net neutrality in the wake of the Federal Communications Commission's decision to jettison rules that banned broadband providers from blocking or discriminating against internet content.On Monday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed an executive order effectively barring state agencies…

Chicago police officer dies after being shot multiple times

CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER SHOT DEAD: Police confirm Commander Bauer shot multiple times this afternoon. Chasing a suspect across from City Hall. pic.twitter.com/D65pME0zYD— Matt Finn (@MattFinnFNC) February 13, 2018 Bauer, 53, had spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect when he "engaged in an armed physical confrontation,"…