It isn't surprising that critics of Michael Moore's Sicko are desperate to quibble with his finer points. After all, denial is the first stage of Elizabeth Kübler-Ross's model of dealing with grief, and the tragedy before us is, of course, the agonizing death of an inadequate medical system.
Every divorced guy would love an ex-wife like Barbara Gomez. As the chief of Miami's public housing agency, she helped funnel more than $1 million in city contracts to companies employing one of her former husbands.
City of Miami Mayor Manny Diaz and a few members of his staff met with the editorial board, editors and reporters at The Miami Herald on Tuesday to discuss the "House of Lies: Miami's Crisis'' articles that appeared on Sunday, June 3.
The federal government wants to start tracking how well the nation's colleges teach. This could spur some of the biggest changes campuses have seen in decades -- and perhaps threaten the very idea of a liberal education.
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