In the tradition of the best writing on medicine, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs five days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the listener into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and to maintain life amidst chaos. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. Five Days at Memorial, the culmination of six years of reporting, unspools the mystery of what happened in those days.
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The bashful Little Seahorse discovers a mysterious object during his adventures and has to learn to speak up for himself and ask for help in order to bring his mother this amazing gift. In the process, he increases his self-confidence and makes wonderful new friends.
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The Little Rose is a timeless, heartwarming story about embracing who you really are. Teased by the ugly weeds around her, the Little Rose nearly gives up but then learns to accept and love herself for what she really is, a beautiful rose. The Little Rose inspires children to embrace who they are despite their current environments.
"Lawsuit Aims to Hold 2 Contractors Accountable for CIA Torture" is from the November 28, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Sheri Fink and James Risen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
Batches of newly disclosed documents about the Central Intelligence Agency’s defunct torture program are providing new details about its practices of slamming terrorism suspects into walls, confining them in coffinlike boxes and subjecting them to waterboarding — as well as internal disputes over whether two psychologists who designed the program were competent.
"CIA Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents" is from the January 19, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Sheri Fink, James Risen and Charlie Savage and narrated by Kristi Burns.
"U.S. Torture Leaves Legacy of Damaged Minds" is from the October 08, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo, Sheri Fink and James Risen and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
Betsy DeVos, the billionaire school choice advocate selected by President Donald Trump to serve as education secretary, is a strong supporter of using biofeedback technology to help children and teenagers enhance their performance in school.DeVos and her husband, Richard DeVos Jr., are major financial backers of Neurocore, a Michigan company that operates drug-free “brain performance centers” that claim to have worked with 10,000 children and adults to overcome problems with attention deficit disorder, autism, sleeplessness and stress.
"Betsy DeVos Won't Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company, Filings Show" is from the January 20, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein, Steve Eder and Sheri Fink and narrated by Paul Ryden.
Now, nearly three months after Hillary Clinton’s defeat, the foundation is still grappling with its place in the era of President Donald Trump. It faces some daunting challenges: a drop in fundraising during the campaign; uncertainty about the scale of the former president’s ambitions; and questions about leadership, including how long its president, Donna E. Shalala, will stay, and whether Hillary Clinton might rejoin the charity.
The general’s beliefs were shaped by his military training, but also by his experiences in dealing with issues related to torture or mistreatment, according to an examination of his nearly half-century career and interviews with former colleagues and friends.
"Where Even Nightmares Are Classified: Psychiatric Care at Guantanamo" is from the November 12, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Sheri Fink and narrated by Fleet Cooper.