In countless letters to his wife and partner, Abigail, John Adams poured out his heart and his mind. Abigail was not just a sounding board for his political conscience; she was his moral compass in every way.

Adams, 90, and Thomas Jefferson 83, while gravely … Read More

There is no longer any doubt that prescription opioids have become a health crisis in America.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 130 people die each day from overdosing on opioids. “The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and … Read More

This is What Genius Looks Like

Global warming, according to a majority of climate scientists, is a global threat. And an 81-year-old man thinks knows he’s found an answer.

This is the face of genius. In a story from the CBS program 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl interviewed a man with … Read More

Here I am relaxing on a Sunday morning with my double-espresso watching CNN’s Jake Tapper spend nearly thirty minutes interviewing Vice-President Mike Pence on a variety of issues when it happened…

“I want to ask you a question about climate change,” Tapper begins. “The director … Read More

How Honest Are We?

“I found $35.00 sitting in front of me on the street in a newspaper,” former Red Sox great and brother to Joe, Dominic DiMaggio once told me. “I took it home to mother, gave it to her, and thought she would be very pleased. She … Read More

The actions taken by Kyle Kashuv, and the ubiquity of social media are troubling on several levels.

Eighteen-year-old Kashuv was one of the survivors of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. However, unlike his fellow students who have spoken around the country about the … Read More

We Need to Forgive

Returning Friday

1986 was not a happy year for Bill Buckner or me. Thirty-seven years old, I had filed for divorce from my first wife. Racked with self-doubt, work was intermittent as I pondered whether I would ever find my right place in a career. … Read More