I am working on a television series about the revolutions happening in our culture, communities and families for National Geographic that brought me to Charlottesville last weekend. I spent 72 hours with counter-protesters leading up to Saturday’s violent Unite the Right rally. The network asked me to reflect on my experiences. Read my essay here.

“Asking questions has shaped who I am as a journalist and a person. Over the course of my career, I’ve asked thousands of them. Some explore the deepest part of the human condition.” See full article in InStyle.

One of the things Congress must do in the next two months is pass legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, which regulates air traffic in the United States, and is operating under a law that expires Sept. 30. A bill that would privatize the air-traffic-control system has been introduced in the House; the Senate is considering a different version. Captain Chesley Sullenberger, who famously piloted US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency landing in the Hudson River in 2009, has some serious concerns about how these bills would affect access to air travel and the safety of aviation. He recently spoke with me about the FAA and more. Read our conversation here.

Follow along as my husband John and I learn how to make delicious, healthy dinners with the help of  Sur la Table national chef Joel Gamoran. On the second episode, we learn to cook shrimp tacos with avocado crema.

Follow along as my husband John and I learn how to make delicious, healthy dinners with the help of  Sur la Table national chef Joel Gamoran. On the second episode, we learn to cook whole wheat spaghettini with butternut squash and hazelnut pesto.

Follow along as my husband John and I learn how to make delicious, healthy dinners with the help of  Sur la Table national chef Joel Gamoran. On the first episode, we learn to cook halibut poached in green curry broth.

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