Marlo Thomas: How to Survive Your Next Mammogram Cancer is a very serious matter, and mammograms can save lives. But really, is there any medical procedure that conjures up such a mixed bag of emotions -- dread, fear, resignation and even embarrassment?
Robert Reich: Memo to Joe, Re: Debate Beware Joe Biden: Paul Ryan will appear affable. He's less polished and aggressive than Romney, even soft-spoken. And he acts as if he's saying reasonable things. But under the surface he's a right-wing zealot.
Sarah Brown: Girls Out of School and Into Wedlock Pregnancy and childbirth is still the leading cause of death for teenage girls in the poorest corners of the word, and despite all the progress in reducing maternal mortality by 47 percent we have yet to save these young, vulnerable lives. One of the biggest issues to resolve is child marriage.
Dominique de Villepin: The Other America It's a part of the world where I feel more at home than in any other, a continent I feel deeply rooted in. It's a part of the world that feels unjustly neglected and it's true: Who seems to care today? Who addresses this relationship in the campaign?