| 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-...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, but the race among GOP candidates seeking to take him on in November has become a dead heat just days before Tuesday's election, according to a new USC...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, recorded a message supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari that was “robo”-dialed Monday to hundreds of thousands of Republicans who had not yet voted on the eve of the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Bianna Golodryga, weekend co-anchor for ABC's "Good Morning America" since 2010, is joining Yahoo News and Katie Couric to head up the Internet media company's news and finance properties.
In her new role, Golodryga will work with Couric and Yahoo's...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Shifting into general-election mode, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Sunday visited an African American church in South Los Angeles, where he emphasized educational inequality as he sought to sway a traditionally Democratic audience....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Marines -- 250 of them, together with carrier air support and Marine Corps Osprey support craft -- have been dispatched to save the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the "biggest in the world," "the size of the Vatican City," with its swimming pools and...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:49 AM
Dashing toward an unprecedented fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown romped to victory in Tuesday's state primary and in November will face Republican Neel Kashkari, who emerged from a fractious intra-party battle to win a chance to take on the incumbent....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Condoleezza Rice made a startling admission to The New York Times in 2002. The then-national security adviser to President George W. Bush said it was "absolutely right" that she wanted to be commissioner of the National Football League. This was no joke....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The NFL is all about making billions of dollars a year selling its brand of glitzy gladiatorial violence and power.
The kind of violence and power Ray Rice showed.
Not what Rice showed in a hotel elevator when he punched his wife's lights out and then...