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Coronavirus gives global doctors’ group a new frontier: US nursing homes

As a coordinator and communicator with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), Heather Pagano has worked in Liberia helping communities fight Ebola; with refugees in Nigeria fleeing conflict; and in South Sudan, where violence has forced millions of people out of their homes. She never expected to be working in Detroit. But now Pagano is…MORE

Jeff Bezos is so rich he just set a new record

Jeff Bezos is so rich he just set a new record

The economy might be a shambles, but Jeff Bezos’ wallet couldn’t tell. He’s now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world’s richest person, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Bezos this week surpassed his previous wealth record that he reached prior to his divorce from his ex-wife MacKenzie. Last year, the couple divorced…MORE

Lewis Hamilton, Formula One’s voice and conscience

Lewis Hamilton, Formula One’s voice and conscience

On a karting track in southeast England, an eight-year-old Lewis Hamilton has the measure of his rivals. He is flying around the course. He is quicker than the other boys and, though these are supposed to be carefree years, is racing with the intensity of someone who is eager to make an impression. “There’s a…MORE

How to find resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

How to find resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

A few weeks into the coronavirus quarantine, 16-year-old Emmy Apfel was sitting at home in Palo Alto, California, with nothing to do. It was her school’s spring break, everything was canceled and the overwhelming boredom left her grasping for something, anything, to occupy her time. She posted an ad on the website Nextdoor, offering to…MORE

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