| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Bill Maher holds court on HBO with "Real Time" on the West Coast and Jon Stewart has his Comedy Central kingdom in New York, so it's rare to see these two together. But Maher was in New York this week to, among other things, attend a meeting of New York...
| Jun 19, 2014
At times of crisis, we slip reflexively into finger-pointing mode. President Barack Obama's critics blame the swift fall of major Iraqi cities to Islamist radicals on his decision to withdraw U.S. combat forces from the battered country. His supporters...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Forget "Wall Street" and the "Wolf" thereof: Rainer Voss is the real deal, just as chilling but not so funny. The former investment banker is interviewed at length in Marc Bauder's riveting docu "Master of the Universe," shot in the emptied rooms of a...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- John Malone's Liberty Global and Discovery Communications are reportedly mulling a joint bid for a 49% stake in the Formula One motor-racing franchise.
Liberty and Discovery have begun talks with Formula One's backers, private equity firm CVC...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
With his slightly oversized suits, quiet raspy voice and large digital watch, Hank Paulson comes across as someone's kindly Midwestern uncle in "Hank: 5 Years from the Brink," not a former Goldman Sachs chief executive who became the man tasked with...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:11 PM
I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:32 PM
The Wall Street Journal is on the hard-money side of the debate over recent monetary policy. But its editorial on the departure of Ben S. Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve articulated a conventional wisdom that transcends that debate.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Until recently, the markets largely ignored the political jockeying over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling, figuring there's no way Congress would purposely default on the nation's obligations and potentially throw the U.S. economy into another...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:23 PM
I've written to the Leader previously on year-round swimming at the public pools and it would be interesting to know about the City Council candidates’ positions on this issue.
However, there is a larger issue that has a greater impact on...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:08 PM
If the money can be had, this is a great environmental victory: The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to buy and protect a stunning 1,000-acre tract along the shore called The Preserve — the last...