On Thursday, Kaci Hickox, a nurse who worked with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and was forced into quarantine last weekend after returning to the U.S., openly defied government authorities who are demanding that she be quarantined. A scrum of reporters and a police cruiser followed Hickox, a resident of Maine, out the door yesterday as she and her boyfriend headed out for a bike ride. Local authorities are pursuing a court order to enforce a quarantine, and there's likely to be a legal fight ahead about Hickox's tense standoff with state officials. Is her decision to ignore the quarantine unethical? Arthur Caplan, head of the division of medical ethics at the NYU Longone Medical Center, thinks the law will side with Hickox—and the public should, too.
Has high school sporting culture become the main mission of high school? Should schools do away with competitive sports entirely? Two experts debate these issues here as part of our series, "School Sports: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly."
The friends and family members of the women being profiled in The Takeaway's six-month-long audio storytelling series "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer" explain what it's been like to watch their loved ones battle breast cancer.
You might have thought there was a race underway in Kentucky for U.S. Senate, but Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell would like to make it about the policies of President Barack Obama. Todd Zwillich explains from Kentucky.
The Takeaway explores the FCC and net neutrality, a viral video about street harassment, and the influence of lobbyists on state attorneys general.