1 way to help fix America's drug crisis

by Ellen Ratner -- This week was a big week with opioid additions concerns. In an announcement on the current crisis, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, issued an executive order and more…

Why America needs more than just a wall

by Ellen Ratner -- This week was the annual Conservative Political Action Committee conference, or CPAC. It has been happening for years, but this year President Trump spoke at the conference. I more…

Climate change and end of the human race

by Ellen Ratner -- This week, I spent five days on the Caribbean island of Grenada. My first visit to the island was in 1978. Then, the island had the distinct aroma more…

From front lines of the Women's March

by Ellen Ratner -- This was quite a week between the inauguration and the Women's March in Washington. The Women's March in Washington was one of 600 marches that took place across more…

Obama leaves office with a big finish

by Ellen Ratner -- President Obama has taken a very activist approach to his last month in the White House. Some people have said he was more active in the last month more…