A dire lack of baby formula in the United States in the past few weeks has been blamed on production deficiencies such as the small number of manufacturers and an inflexible supply chain.
But Christina Jewett, an investigative reporter at The Times, has traced it back further, to deadly bacteria whose detection set off a chain of events that ultimately led to the shortage.
Guest: Christina Jewett, an investigative reporter who covers the Food and Drug Administration for The New York Times.
One year ago this week, when the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan, they promised to institute a modern form of Islamic government that honored women’s rights.
That promise evaporated with a sudden decision to prohibit girls from going to high school, prompting questions about which part of...
Carried interest is a loophole in the United States tax code that has stood out for its egregious unfairness and stunning longevity.
Typically, the richest of the rich pay 40 percent tax on their income. The very narrow, select group that benefits from carried interest pays only 20 percent....