The World’s Best Tennis Player

The World’s Best Tennis Player

Roger Federer brings down curtain on his career with a defeat, but still dazzles alongside longtime friend and rival Rafael Nadal in a battle of the superteams The sun was shining, the temperature was…

The Democrats Who Will Win in the 7th District

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The Democrats Who Will Win in the 7th District

Republicans ready to ride a red wave into the Democratic stronghold of New England in November John King, a political reporter for The Daily Beast, is currently covering the midterms. This post was first…

The For-Profit Daycares

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The For-Profit Daycares

How intense pressure from for-profit daycares has transformed Ontario’s rollout of $10-a-day child care — and sparked a political standoff over how to pay for it. On a spring afternoon last year, the first…

The Man Who Wants to Be A Rich Man

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The Man Who Wants to Be A Rich Man

Commentary: Redemption, writ large, in L.A. Opera’s divine ‘Omar’ It’s the last, and very special, performance of this year’s West Coast Opera’s annual “Golden Years” gala, and this is a piece that goes to…