| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling.
The officers who...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:29 AM
WASHINGTON — There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell.
It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference.
When the front-runner for the...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare.
Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If you're thinking about having a baby anytime soon, now is when you want to lose those extra pounds — or gain a few if you're underweight.
"Many women don't understand that keeping their weight within normal range helps them ovulate regularly,"...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court.
Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Democrat Ken Ulman, dressed in Lucky jeans and a polo shirt, strode to the entrance of Robinson Nature Center, excited to give a tour of one of his favorite accomplishments as Howard County executive.
"This is really what I get giddy about," said Ulman,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:43 PM
In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:17 PM
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on dealing with travelers from Ebola-stricken regions Monday, but its lack of firm rules left a patchwork of state-by-state strategies that include mandatory quarantines for some...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Current job: lieutenant governor
Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
| Nov 15, 2014
In the early 1990s, while working at Procter & Gamble in Hunt Valley, Tracey Griffin helped launch new cosmetics for the CoverGirl and Max Factor brands.
Now, after having worked as a Washington-based consultant for McKinsey & Co., Griffin finds herself...