Latest from Gail Sullivan

A Christmas tradition: Battles over Christmas displays

'Tis the season for First Amendment debates.
  • Dec 24, 2014

Keurig recalls coffee machine that burned consumers

Keurig has received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.
  • Dec 24, 2014

The strange tale of how the U.S. government helped ‘Cuban Five’ spy’s wife get pregnant

How 'sperm diplomacy' helped end a 50-year diplomatic standoff.
  • Dec 23, 2014

With SodaStream, Israeli settlement fight comes to Harvard dining halls

“These machines can be seen as a microaggression to Palestinian students," one student said.
  • Dec 22, 2014

How rapper Bobby Shmurda, charged in murder, drug trafficking sting, became an alleged gangster

“If you ain’t hard you ain’t gonna stand, you gonna fall," the MC said.
  • Dec 19, 2014

What’s so great about Cuban cigars?

Those who deem Fidel's favorite accoutrements foul will find their foulness is specific to the island nation.
  • Dec 18, 2014

The success story of a refreshingly ordinary man: Norman Birdwell, creator of ‘Clifford,’ dead at 86

"I just thought it seemed like a good idea for a child to own a dog like this," he said.
  • Dec 17, 2014

The secret ingredient behind Rome’s lasting monuments

An ancient recipe for mortar could make modern buildings stronger and greener.
  • Dec 16, 2014

Uber backtracks after jacking up prices during Sydney hostage crisis

Uber offers refunds after charging $100 minimum fare in a hostage crisis.
  • Dec 15, 2014