| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama had barely set foot in Beijing for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit before he was cutting lip-service deals with China, seemingly unaware of that nation's long-term agenda and the American...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At some point during the last two weeks, Democrats in Washington began privately acknowledging that they will almost certainly lose their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Rather than discussing strategies for winning, they have shifted to excuses...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Although many things about the case against former Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi are murky, one thing is clear:
We should all be so lucky to have such a fiercely devoted mother.
Jill Tahmooressi's deft plucking of American heartstrings has been...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There’s a special kind of irony emanating right now from the UC Berkeley campus. A group of offended students is trying to get the political satirist Bill Maher banned as the school’s winter graduation speaker, even as the campus is...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine sergeant who spent seven months imprisoned in Mexico, will spend a quiet Veterans Day at home with his family in Florida. He was released by a Mexican federal judge on Oct. 31, after a finding by both defense and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Let us be clear: Halloween was not canceled. Not in Newington. Not anywhere.
The story of the Newington school system's Halloween policy is a study in the ability of the digital universe to inflame muttonheads scattered all over the continent. Ebola...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- Some warped minds believe that when a nation suffers a terrorist attack, it somehow deserved it and should set about doing some soul searching. Implicit in this argument is the notion that the attacker was somehow justified in his heinous actions...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.
Some 200 of the BBC's senior staff have been...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy recently made international news by erecting a giant green sex toy in Paris' Place Vendome and calling it "Tree." Before the installation could officially open this week, some Paris residents forced the object's...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:29 PM
One of the wonders of this political moment is feminist contentment about the infantilization of women in the name of progressive politics. Government, encouraging academic administrations to micromanage campus sexual interactions, now assumes that,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:01 PM
As President Barack Obama heads into the final half of his final term, many of us Americans wonder: Whatever happened to the fresh promise of that cheerfully charismatic optimist who dominated the political stage back in 2008?
Some of those who voted...