| Feb 5, 2014
When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:51 PM
It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point.
But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:33 AM
My colleague Robin Abcarian has already taken Secretary of State John Kerry to task for his “man up” challenge to Edward Snowden, telling the fugitive he should return to the United States to face the espionage and other charges leveled...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
| Dec 22, 2013
Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey weighed in last week on the subject of Edward Snowden. Asked about calls of clemency for the former National Security Agency contractor, Woolsey insisted that Snowden should be "hanged by the neck until he is dead."...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The federal government has a history of embellishing claims of national security in order to keep information about its weapons and surveillance programs secret, lawyers for a Hillside man accused of plotting to blow up a Loop bar have argued in an...
| Aug 30, 2013
This morning's news that James Spader will play the titular villain in Marvel's “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the Internet […]...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:06 PM
WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people.
He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:58 PM
A military hearing for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst accused of giving classified materials about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to WikiLeaks, has been scheduled for next month at Fort Meade.
The primary purpose of the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 10:48 AM
I was saddened to read the obituaries for Anthony Lewis, the Pultizer Prize-winning reporter, columnist and author.
He may be most familiar for his decades of work at the New York Times. But his book, "Gideon's Trumpet," was one of the first -- and best...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Chris Rock will reprise his Broadway debut role in Stephen Adly Guirgis' "The Mother.... With the Hat" for six performances at L.A. Theatre Works, Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The production will be a radio theater staging recorded in front of live audiences for...