Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Barack Obama revealed his frustration watching the GOP try to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
In rural Kenya, hundreds of people suffer from a flesh-eating disease called cutaneous leishmaniasis. Right now, the only treatment is a weeks-long course of excruciating injections, forcing many to seek alternative medicines.
The shortcomings of our K-12 system carry over into the postsecondary years at considerable cost. We still have too many instances of social promotion where high school diplomas go to "graduates" who can't do third-grade math.
The Vast Right-Wing Anti-Clinton Conspiracy is now operating at full steam, pushing the theory that Hillary Clinton is liable to drop dead before she can even take office, because she is so ill. How do they know this? They don't.
Over the next few weeks, millions of children across the country will spontaneously take part in a quiet, private ritual. Just before bedtime on their last night of summer vacation these students, like generations before them, will carefully select and lay out their first-day-of-school outfit.
The gross underrepresentation of women in computer science is not just a problem for the girls who are left out. It's a problem for all of us, because we're not benefitting from the creativity girls have to offer.