I’m thrilled to be part of a new guard, writing long-form narrative original journalism for Yahoo News and proving that people will seek out (lengthy!) quality online. My title there is chief national correspondent, and my territory is domestic social issues.
There is a melody to national tragedy, to national grieving. It starts with shock, segues to fear and anger, crescendos with memoriREAD MORE
“64 hours in October” is a firsthand account of the drama that unfolded, Oct. 7-9, 2016, from the release of the infamous Access HoREAD MORE
Mary Klein hopes the government will hurry up and let her die.
It’s not that she wants her life to end. To the contrary, she says,READ MORE
David Kord Murray, the owner of a small business-finance company in California, admits he likes to be different — “to take the contREAD MORE
The news that Bill O’Reilly had been fired brought back memories — not just to those women who had worked with the man, but also toREAD MORE
Somewhere in a suburban New York basement there is a small, unused bag of marijuana, a last attempt to help an elderly father in hiREAD MORE
It was Thanksgiving afternoon in Madison, Conn., four years ago, and the Cecchi family was getting ready for dinner. Just before thREAD MORE
On the night when the nearly 200 volunteers from the Holy Trinity Catholic Church should have been greeting their family of refugeeREAD MORE
The tweet was simple but promised a very complicated future:
“Any government official who refuses to execute Trump’s orders on groREAD MORE
WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the second day in a row, the dozen women were up and out before dawn.
On Friday morning they had done so inREAD MORE
When the group of a dozen women arrive at the staging spot for the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday morning — just after dawREAD MORE
Already the unprecedented has become routine, the unthinkable has a pattern.
It goes something like this: The president-elect of tREAD MORE
A few days after the election I was running some errands in my neighborhood. On impulse I turned into the driveway of what the wholREAD MORE
I had noticed the house every day as I drove home. In my mostly Democratic suburb of New York City, it was hard to miss, with its TREAD MORE
SOUND ROCK SIOUX PROTEST VILLAGE, N.D. — Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, stepped out of her small tent at the READ MORE
There has been a change these past few days, a shift in the conversation as many who have kept quiet about their views in this presREAD MORE
It was well past lunch on a highway in California near the start of Memorial Day weekend, and the reporters on the Bernie Sanders pREAD MORE
This is a story about how Donald Trump made a pass at me. And about what that does and does not mean as he runs for president.
In READ MORE
About half a dozen times in the past few weeks I have been taken aside by a 20-something who’s looking for reassurance that the repREAD MORE
Hillary Clinton has always been at her strongest when she has seemed most vulnerable. From her soaring popularity during the impeacREAD MORE
And the circus has moved to the Supreme Court.
It was perhaps inevitable in this most untraditional election cycle that an openingREAD MORE
The parents of Flint, Mich., are the most recent and visible initiates into the world of lead poisoning, a lifelong and life-changiREAD MORE
The Hillary Clinton of 2008 talked a lot about her qualifications and background as a lawyer, a United States senator, a first ladyREAD MORE
Fast-moving technological and legal shifts are altering concepts of parenting and relationships. It turns out you can pick your ownREAD MORE
From the stage at the first Democratic presidential debate, nearly all the candidates opened with talk about their families.
Donald Trump grinned out from the cover of Savvy Woman magazine in November of 1989 flanked by three women wearing big shoulder padREAD MORE
When HBO called, I wasn’t paying attention.
Some might call that a humble brag, or say I was jaded, but I prefer “armored against READ MORE
Dan and Angella Henry sit in the windowed kitchen of their stately home in Easton, Mass. — the trampoline and swimming pool out bacREAD MORE
All presidential elections are, by definition, historic, but some break more new grounREAD MORE
Over the next hour, Peck asks the usual questions. Today the caller is a Tennessee kindergarten teacher who adopted a former studenREAD MORE
Cooper Stock was holding his father’s hand. That’s what he always did when he crossed the street, even though he was already 9 yearREAD MORE