| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:40 PM
By Elle Harrow and Terry Markowitz
Newport Beach's fifth annual Restaurant Week, a culinary celebration that offers gourmet prix fixe menus at bargain prices, will take place from Jan. 21 to Jan. 27.
The concept has been hugely successful since...
| Feb 2, 2011
Fashion designer modernized American classics
Charles Nolan, 53, a fashion designer who was known for modernizing American classics and acting on his interest in politics, died Sunday of cancer at his New York City home. The cancer he...
| Aug 22, 2010
Michael Been, a singer, songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Northern California modern rock band the Call, which broke out with the 1983 MTV hit "The Walls Came Down," has died. He was 60.
Been (pronounced Bean) died Thursday after suffering...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 1:32 PM
Vice President Joe Biden said he is no stranger in Iraq and has been to the country 13 times. The nation's second in command spoke at the National VFW Convention in Indianapolis Monday.
Right now, Mr. Biden said, is a time to be encourage by the progress...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) may have found a new energy source for California — the pavement beneath your car tires.
Last week, Gatto introduced Assembly Bill 306, a proposal to launch tests of “piezoelectric” generation of...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 5:57 AM
DETROIT (AP) — After big losses in the November elections, Michigan Democratic leaders pledged to charge — not retreat — ahead of the 2012 elections as they rallied activists Saturday during the party's convention in Detroit.
| Feb 19, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Former Governor Tim Kaine says he’s flattered by the attention, but Saturday night he told Virginia Democrats he hasn’t decided if he will run for the U.S. Senate.
More than 14-hundred Democrats gathered at the Greater Richmond Convention...
| Oct 17, 2010
| 6:18 AM
President Obama laid out a broad case Saturday for rejecting Republican candidates in the upcoming midterm elections, accusing his political opponents of cynically refusing to cooperate in difficult times while accepting help from secretive special-...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:43 PM
Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well.
| Aug 7, 2011
In 1896, a politician gave a fiery speech in Chicago about dollars and debts that, by comparison, makes the rhetorical barrages exchanged recently in Washington seem like after-dinner remarks at a morticians' convention.
The nation was in a prolonged...