| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Can Rick Perry laugh his way back into contention? His campaign seems to think it can't hurt, adding a pair of comedy shows to his itinerary as part of a sudden media blitz aimed at minimizing the damage from his 53-second debate lapse.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:23 AM
On Wednesday, the Land of Lincoln became the 16th state to abolish capital punishment.
The abolition of the state's death penalty has been 11 years in the making. Gov. Pat Quinn made his decision, he said, after reading several books, including the...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Today, one year after the offshore rig explosion and record oil spill that blotted our beaches and stained tourists' image of a perfect vacation spot, Florida appears just as welcoming as ever to drilling closer to its shoreline.
Tar balls are still...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 6:54 AM
A toxic stew of technical problems and the whims of the weather have us seriously behind the eight ball this morning, So without further ado, here's the top five stories making news this 28th day of April.
1. A clear majority of Pennsylvanians (53...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:21 PM
In this edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from political lies to a contest for Florida's most unpopular politician.
But first, I have a game for you to play:
This year, while no one was looking, President Barack Obama made...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:52 AM
The imminent failure of the super-committee process may have this as its legacy: Somehow, it's made Congress even more unpopular.
Americans' regard for lawmakers in Washington has never been particularly high, but this year the polling has been...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:53 PM
When Republicans attack President Obama, as they inevitably will in tonight's latest presidential primary debate, they'll be doing so barely a few hundred yards from where the incumbent sits at the White House.
Yes, it's time for another meeting of the...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Pennsylvania voters want President Obama replaced, but are not sold on the list of Republican successors they have to choose from.
More than half, 51%, believe Obama does not deserve to be reelected, compared with 41% who do, according to a Morning Call/...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 7:27 PM
STATE COLLEGE — With his face on T-shirts, mugs and posters — heck, even masks and bobbleheads — Joe Paterno might be among the most merchandised man in the country.
But not for much longer, at least as far as Penn State is concerned....
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:27 PM
There figures to be a record-low number of sprained ankles among baseball fans in Connecticut this summer.
No one seems to be jumping on or off bandwagons around these parts.
Quinnipiac University's annual poll of state baseball fans, released Friday,...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 2:01 PM
CORNELL: Cornell University is pleased to announce Chloe Potter of Churchville, MD, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences with the Class of 2011 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, NY, on May 29, 2011.