March 16, 2017 Foster Parent Diary By MEGHAN MORAVCIK WALBERT We stand in the bedroom together, side by side, clothes and toys piled up around us and empty boxes tossed into the hallway. “So, tell me,” I say. “What do you want to keep on the walls, and what should come down?” The colorful train decal on the wall of this bedroom looks babyish now…
By ZOE GREENBERG March 15, 2017 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of “Americanah” and “We Should All Be Feminists,” remembers the hushed tones that accompanied her first period. In a recent interview in New York, she leaned in to mimic her mother’s voice. “‘What are you doing with your menstrual pads?’” she whispers. “My mother taught me to go burn them in the backyard when nobody’s looking.” Ms….
Robert E. Kelly, the professor whose BBC interview spread widely on the internet after being interrupted by his children, spoke on Wednesday at Pusan National University in South Korea.
Robert E. Kelly, the professor whose children wandered into camera range during an interview, thought he’d never be invited on TV again. Little did he know.
Op-Ed Contributor By JENNIFER HARVEY March 14, 2017 DES MOINES — Last year at this time, my 7-year-old was running around singing the praises of George Washington. I was happy to see her so engaged with what she’d learned at school. But I was dismayed that the peace- and diversity-centered curriculum she gets at her public school had left her with such a one-dimensional view of history….
By MARIE TAE McDERMOTT March 13, 2017 Professor Robert E. Kelly, a political-science professor at Pusan National University in South Korea, sat down on Friday in what appeared to be his home office for a BBC World interview via Skype on a serious subject: the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. Then his children burst in. Soon after the segment began, video footage shows, a toddler casually strolled into…
By JENNIFER STEINHAUER March 11, 2017 WASHINGTON — One evening last month, a small group of Republican lawmakers — all of them women — were summoned to the Roosevelt Room of the White House for a private meeting. Awaiting the lawmakers was a figure who has no formal role in the administration but is quietly striving to become a policy force: Ivanka Trump. For more than an…
Two children interrupted a political-science professor live on the air while he was trying to explain the South Korea impeachment scandal.
March 10, 2017 By SHANNON LUDERS-MANUEL My grandmother knew she’d succumb to dementia long before she began to lose her memory, as her two older sisters had shared the same fate before they died. She fought against time to write her life story, but she will never see her dream realized. My grandfather, who died before I was born, knew there was something special about…
Should The Times run ads that argue against scientific consensus? And was reporting on the recent WikiLeaks document dump the right call?