| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An early indication of the paucity of prospective Republican presidential candidates for 2016 is the recent boomlet for Mitt Romney, the loser in 2012. His reputation for defending big business while being tone-deaf to the needs of the middle class...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The halfway point of a brand new season, with a brand new system, has prompted plenty of questions.
We'll start in the Pac-12 Conference with Stanford and ask:
•What if Dr. Condoleezza Rice's favorite team knew how to close out games?...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at West Point Military Academy, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
In a surprise, emotional ceremony held at the top of Mt. Thorne Monday afternoon, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant named veteran defenseman Willie Mitchell the eighth captain in franchise history.
It was after a grueling team hike on a sun-splashed day at...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:00 PM
I sometimes fear I am coming of age in a dying republic. Everywhere I turn the foundational values of America — open discourse, constitutional integrity, restricted government — seem to be eroding.
Elite universities have become repressively...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Of the non-comic-book-related dramas debuting this fall, Barbara Hall's "Madam Secretary" on CBS is clearly a front-runner.
Smartly written and formidably cast, the series, which premieres Sunday, offers a welcome dose of Téa Leoni, female sanity and...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A historic vote just took place in Scotland, but not the one you're thinking of.
With the referendum for Scottish independence underway, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has voted to admit female members for the first time in its 260-...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:57 AM
While Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday to decide their independence from Great Britain, another historic vote was taking place.
After 260 years, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club overwhelmingly voted Thursday to allow women for the first time....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The "indefinite suspension" of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancée, now wife, in an elevator at an Atlantic City casino has again provoked debate about domestic violence and what the National Football League ...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...