U.S. News

Commonwealth study serves health care campaign

Debate on overhauling the U.S. health care system has centered on cost, administrative waste, and profiteering. Such concerns are hardly misplaced, what with 2006 health care costs rising to 16 percent of GDP, or $7,000 per capita.

We can stop the hate, leaders say

Several national civil rights groups held a press conference in Washington, DC Nov. 24 condemning the rise of brutal hate crimes against immigrants and communities of color during and since the presidential election.