| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Attorneys general are supposed to be crusaders of justice: men and women who aren't afraid to step on toes, take on tough cases and make the bad guys pay.
Lately, though, it's been looking like America's AGs are more interested in stepping on private...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
If the news that Miami-based rapper Flo Rida will serve as grand marshal of this year’s Winterfest Boat Parade seems at odds with the event’s family-oriented theme, you don’t know Flo.
The best moment of last year’s tween-...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The Internet is a wonderful thing. I know that because "kittens with bibs" was a trending Twitter topic Monday and viewing pictures of actual kittens wearing actual bibs makes me very happy.
In the old days you had to travel miles to find kittens with...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
How can Rahm Emanuel protect the riverfront from Trump wannabes but allow Mr. "Star Wars" to nuke the lakefront?
To put it another way, was it right for the mayor to bash Donald Trump for slathering a monster-sized sign on his Chicago River skyscraper,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
I am all for second chances.
But I also believe that consumers should have all the information they need to make informed decisions before spending their hard-earned money.
So here's an interesting question: Does it matter that seminars on buying...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After last week’s double elimination, the collective mood is actually pretty light. Sure two people are gone, but the rest of the group knew those two weren’t going all the way anyway.
Katie says it’s all about surviving the next day....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It is remarkable in this celebrity-obsessed age that it has taken so long to receive a full-length biography of Phil Hartman.
Given the heat of his fame — in the 1980s and '90s he was a bright star of "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons" (his...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The Republican Governors Association has jumped into the Maryland election campaign, creating a fast-paced new ad critical of Democrat Anthony G. Brown and buying Baltimore television time to back Larry Hogan.
The intervention by the RGA came as the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two things you should know if you are a Johnny Damon fan.
You can see him on television in January on 'Celebrity Apprentice,' and you won't be seeing him playing any more professional baseball.
A very polished Damon, the former Yankees, Red Sox,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ask Cajun food caterer Greg Latiolais how he plans to vote in Louisiana's too-close-to-call Senate race and his answer leads to another question: Which time?
The disgruntled Democrat from the state's crawfish capital plans to cast his ballot Nov. 4...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If there can be a North Dakota and South Dakota, why not a North Florida and South Florida?
It seems every few years I ask this question, because every few years secessionist sentiment flares up among some angry, grandstanding politicians. The latest...