| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Whether you're driving out of state or just taking a trip to the mall this holiday weekend, the gas you put in your car will cost you less than it did days and weeks ago. Still, that's not getting more people on the road this holiday weekend.
| Jul 3, 2011
The people who founded this nation aren't moldy mannequins in history's closet — they're inspirational figures for modern America as we celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich recently said he had a "man crush" on Alexander...
| Jun 13, 2011
God bless the American media. Over the last two weeks, thousands of well-educated journalists and political experts have made their mortgage payments by commenting on the antics of an idiot congressman who tweeted a picture of his genitals, and an idiot...
| Jan 4, 2011
"Here's a little story that must be told," Dan Charnas writes by way of an ironic introduction to his brick-sized epic, quoting a classic rap lyric. "The Big Payback" is ostensibly the history of the business of hip-hop, but in its ambitious scope (it...
| Jan 10, 2011
The Rev. Paul Egertson, who was asked to resign as a Lutheran bishop in 2001 after violating church policy by participating in the ordination of a non-celibate lesbian minister, has died. He was 75.
Egertson, a senior lecturer at California Lutheran...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 11:09 PM
Governor Brown has two weeks to decide whether he'll sign a new law that makes it mandatory for social studies to include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered issues for California public school students.
Senate Bill 48 landed on his desk Tuesday....
| Jul 30, 2011
| 8:10 AM
In 1789 there was a great divide in the new American nation: Alexander Hamilton feared the tyranny of an uniformed majority, while Thomas Jefferson feared the tyranny of an elite minority. James Madison crafted the hybrid system that we have today as a...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:41 AM
The Tea Party Freshman in Congress who forced the hand of the President and Congress to negotiate and pass a debt reduction bill have been taking a beating in the past 48 hours.
Vice President Joe Biden's reported use of the word "terrorist." Oyjrt...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Driving from New Jersey into the city? Stay clear of the George Washington Bridge.
A major upgrade on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge -- the city's busiest crossing -- will result in huge delays for Garden State drivers crossing the GWB, beginning around...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:07 AM
Monday morning's rush hour commute is expected to be terrible for some New Jersey drivers. Major delays are expected leading up to the George Washington Bridge with back-ups in New Jersey as long as 5 to 10 miles, according to traffic experts.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The independent Judicial Compensation Commission recently reported its findings to the Maryland General Assembly — presented to the Senate and House of Delegates in the form of joint resolutions — regarding judge's salaries
Our state's judges...