| Mar 10, 2015
| 10:56 PM
The two helicopters had just taken off and were flying in tandem over some of Argentina's most rugged terrain, carrying well-known French athletes and others who were participating in the popular TV reality show "Dropped."
Then one of the aircraft...
| Feb 13, 2015
Jared Bush and Sam Levine, the creators of Disney XD's “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero,” drew inspiration from childhood memories to craft […]...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:23 PM
The news broke faster and wider over social media than it did over America's mainstream media: Three Muslim college students had been shot Tuesday evening in Chapel Hill, N.C., raising suspicion that they had been killed because of their religion.
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:59 PM
Late on a day when a large column of protesters began a 120-mile march to the governor's mansion and several hundred more laid plans to expand the movement, Officer Darren Wilson announced his resignation from the police force where he served for six...
| Feb 1, 2015
Welcome to the Get Serious! Special Super Bowl Sunday Edition! Guaranteed, as always, to be inflated to the proper pressure of ten pounds of hot air per column inch!
Yes, sports fans, we are looking forward to tonight's telecast, which is certain to once...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:29 AM
The first time I visited Chicago, about 25 years ago, I asked the clerk at the front desk of my hotel if he would point me in the direction of the John Belushi statue, the John Belushi memorial, the John Belushi honorary whatever. Because I had always...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"I'VE switched over to watching 'My 600-lb Life!'"
That's an e-mail I received at the almost half-way point of Sunday night's (as usual) interminable Oscar telecast.
WHAT IS there to legitimately critique every year, when a whole lot of privileged...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 3:23 PM
DAYTONA BEACH — Vince Vaughn probably signed enough caps Sunday to outfit the entire population of Armington, Ill.
"We only have about 400 people," Kay Stroud said.
It was more like 398 over the weekend because Stroud and her husband were at the...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:00 AM
He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate.
President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:47 AM
One day after the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders proposed a plan for the two NFL rivals to build a $1.7-billion stadium in Carson, football fans in Los Angeles expressed skepticism that such a move would ever happen.
The announcement came...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:16 AM
To the flummoxed people of Oregon:
On Wednesday you lose a governor to scandal. The departing John Kitzhaber leaves in his wake the tatters of a storied career, a gang of curious federal prosecutors, and a state attorney general demanding justice....