What happened to Otto in North Korea?

by Ellen Ratner -- We have heard very little this week about what may have caused Otto Warmbier to wind up in a coma. One thing is for certain: You can like more…

The Hillary Clinton America really needs

by Ellen Ratner -- The news media is filled with quotes from Hillary Clinton discussing why she lost the election. Democrats are telling me they wish she would stop. She talked about more…

Something is fishy in the Trump family

by Ellen Ratner -- It is hard to go after a president. Even the resignation of Richard Nixon back in the early 1970s took more than 25 months from the time of more…

APA on the cutting edge of psychiatric research

by Ellen Ratner -- Last year, I attended the American Psychiatric Association, or APA, conference in Atlanta, Georgia, with the only psychiatrist in South Sudan. She was presenting a program developed and more…

Free press is vital to our democracy

by Ellen Ratner -- When I first began covering the White House, the veteran White House reporter, Helen Thomas, said to me, "Don't do anyone's bidding." She also said a free press more…