A Dying Institution
It wasn’t easy to care for a family member with intellectual disabilities in the 1950s. Some things have changed—but it’s still not easy today.
By Amy Silverman
My Heart Can’t Even Believe It
An excerpt from Amy Silverman’s new book exploring the challenges and joys of raising a child with Down Syndrome
By Amy Silverman and Jim Nintzel
Haunted By Spirits
John McCain Derived His Wealth From His Marriage To Cindy Hensley McCain, Whose Father Started His Road To Riches As A Bootlegger. As A Politician, The Senator Has Remained Beholden To The Liquor Industry And The Family Business.
By John Dougherty and Amy Silverman
Governor Hull Says It's Time For Inclusiveness In Politics. Environmentalists Say She Won't Give Them The Time Of Day.