A New Bill Would Protect Immigrant Farmworkers. It Has Little Chance Of Survival.

For many months now, farmworkers’ anxieties have been growing. Following President Donald Trump’s promise last fall to imprison or deport or some 3 million undocumented immigrants from this country, many of the nation’s farmworkers — an estimated half of whom are undocumented — fear that this enforcement push will target them and their families. Some of those farmworkers […]

Why You Should Stop Feeding Your Baby From Trendy Little Food Pouches

This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. For the over-stretched parent who doesn’t have time to puree plums or soak grains overnight, portable plastic packs jammed with organic and healthful ingredients are a godsend. On-the-go moms can just twist off the cap and hand a pouch of blueberry flax and oat to […]

Little League Hits A Home Run With Its Hilarious Sign For Parents

A photo of a funny sign at a Little League game has become a hit. Evan Primakow, the father of a 7-year-old in Milwaukee, was watching his son play in the “rookie” league of Glendale Little League when he noticed a sign posted on a field’s fence. He liked the message, so he decided to […]

John Oliver Reveals How Frighteningly Little We Know About Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often portrayed in the media as the moderating forces within President Donald Trump’s White House.  “If Trump is thinking about pressing a button labeled ‘NUKE EARTH,’ they will ― on behalf of all of us ― guide his hand towards the button labeled ‘HEY MAYBE DON’T,’” John Oliver said on […]

Have Yourself a Merry Little 2017

My song of the year is 72 years old, its original lyrics mostly forgotten — and never more relevant. Christmas

This Little Boy Watching Motocross Is What Pure Happiness Looks Like

Some people lose control over cotton candy or even a funny-looking fish. But Logan Cox happens to be tickled by motocross. The adorable 2-year-old was just blown away ― almost literally ― earlier this month while watching a motocross event in Wales. The wide-eyed toddler couldn’t contain his excitement whenever a bike zoomed by him at the British […]