| Sep 25, 2011
Justine Frantz has spent $1,483.31 over the past several years buying gifts for her grandchildren from online retailer Amazon.com. But the Lower Macungie resident said she won't give the Seattle company another penny after reading about working conditions...
| Dec 25, 2011
Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ...
Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon."
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:46 AM
Some of my favorite stories as a freelance reporter are those about how music and arts programs make a positive difference in young students' lives. The idea that we wouldn't balance music and art with academics in education is sinful to me.
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:28 AM
My daughter, associate politics editor for CQ Roll Call, Christina Bellantoni, was here recently for a quick celebratory visit without her husband and before she begins a prestigious fellowship at the Institute of Politics for Harvard's Kennedy School....
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Three independent bookstores have filed a class action suit against Amazon and the six major publishers, accusing them of creating a monopoly in e-book sales. The complaint, filed in New York on Feb. 15, focuses on digital rights management, known as DRM....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The GEO Group entered the sports world Tuesday when it purchased, for $6 million, the naming rights for FAU Stadium. In doing so, it walked directly into the line of vision of the public eye.
And after 48 hours, the judgment from the public as been...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Although there will presumably be no hoop skirts or beaver-skin top hats on the red carpet, this year's Academy Awards are putting a spotlight on American history. I've spent years studying, writing and teaching about the fight to end slavery, so I was...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:40 PM
When Stephanie Paige was growing up, her most common nightly entertainment was bigger than an iPhone, bigger than an iPad — for that matter, bigger even than an IMAX screen.
Her father, an avid outdoorsman, raised his family in the woods, and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Even Thomas Schaller would agree that statistics don't lie ("The myth of 'liberal media bias,'" March 6). Liberals make up only 20 percent of the electorate, yet they dominate the media.
One only has to watch Judy Woodruff hyperventilate when speaking...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
A few years ago, the History Channel was best known to some as a punch line on HBO’s “The Sopranos.” Remember mobster Tony Soprano sitting alone late at night in his New Jersey McMansion eating ice cream and watching World War II...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:55 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - J.K. Rowling's first foray into adult fiction was bound to be compared to her wildly successful Harry Potter series, and, while "The Casual Vacancy" has earned mixed reviews, for some critics the magic has worn off.
The Casual Vacancy,...