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Tom Wolfe: The Life and Times of a Revolutionary Storyteller

Tom Wolfe at home, 2007. Mark SeligerDon’t touch the suit – anything but the suit! It was the fall of 1966, and Ken Kesey decided the time had come to spruce up Furthur, the refurbished, multicolored school bus that he and his Merry Pranksters had been using for their...

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The Tom Wolfe I Knew

I knew Tom for more than a half-century. I met him in 1962, when he joined the New York Herald Tribune as a general-assignment reporter. At that time, I was a general-assignment reporter at the Times, and often we’d cover the same story: events around New York, social...

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How Emotions Linger After Memory Fails with Alzheimer’s

It’s an adage most of us have heard in one form or another: people might not remember what you said, but they’ll remember how you made them feel. This saying rings true for seniors living with dementia. A 2014 study at the University of Iowa found that even when older...

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Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Allegations: A Timeline

Harvey Weinstein marched into a New York police station on Friday morning and turned himself in. He was charged with rape and sexual abuse in cases involving two women; he surrendered his passport; and he was released on $1 million bail. The women who brought charges...

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Strong Messages for Program Integrity Director

Providers shared their thoughts during AAHomecare's Wednesday luncheon. By Liz Carey (May 25, 2018)—Documentation errors have long created costly issues for medical equipment providers and home health agencies, and many agree that much needs to be improved. But when...

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Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape After Surrendering to Police

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to a New York City police station Friday morning to be booked on numerous sex assault accusations. The disgraced producer was charged with first-degree rape and third-degree rape for an incident with one woman, and first-degree...

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Louis C.K. Accuser: ‘I Will Never Regret Telling the Truth’

Rebecca Corry, the comedian, writer and actress who was one of several women to accuse Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct, discussed her decision to speak out and the ways victims of abuse continue to be dismissed even in the #MeToo era. "It's hell making the decision to...

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