Tracy Bloom / TruthdigMay 5, 2013
The wealthy failed GOP presidential candidate doesn't want them worrying about getting a job and making money, because who needs those things to support a family? Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigFeb 19, 2013
The GOP isn't known for being the party of science--far from it, in fact--so when one of its own reaches a new low in scientific stupidity, it's worth noting. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 17, 2012
As immigration into the U.S. slows, the 2010 census shows that birthrates of racial and ethnic minorities are overtaking those of whites, with nonwhites making up more than half of all births today. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Robert Fisk / TruthdigApr 27, 2012
All at once, Nadhem Shokr al-Hadidi's administration office becomes a little chamber of horrors. A baby with a hugely deformed mouth. A child with a defect of the spinal cord, material from the spine outside the body. A baby with a terrible, vast Cyclopean eye. Another baby with only half a head, stillborn like the rest. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 1, 2011
The World Health Organization reported that babies born in the U.S. are more likely to die in their first month of life than are babies born in 40 other countries, including South Korea, Cuba, Malaysia, Lithuania, Poland and Israel. (more) Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 23, 2010
For the second year in a row, the birthrate among American teenagers has dropped, hitting a record low point in 2009, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. So what's the reason for the good news? Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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