Jay Bookman is a columnist and blogger at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues and state and local politics. Jay Bookman generally writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.
The nation's top disease-fighting agency acknowledged Tuesday that federal health experts failed to do all they should have done to prevent Ebola from spreading from a Liberian man who died last week in Texas to the nurse who treated him.
The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the hospital's watch list to find out who else might be at risk. "It was explained to me that this...
The Braves family lost one of its most beloved and esteemed members Tuesday with the death of longtime former team photographer Walter Victor, a decorated World War II veteran who fought in the D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Normandy on June 6, 1944.
The state will be forced to defend itself against a class-action lawsuit arguing that thousands of teachers, state employees and retirees were overcharged this year for their health insurance, a judge has ruled.