| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Speaking before the World Economic Forum in Switzerland last month, Secretary of State John Kerry described global terrorism as "nothing more than criminal anarchy, a nihilism which illegitimately claims an ideological and religious foundation." Is he...
| Feb 2, 2015
Congress' expected final passage of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline bill sets up the first square veto confrontation between President Obama and the new Republican-controlled Congress. It marks the first time in his presidency when significant...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:05 PM
By Karen CaffariniSpecial to the Tribune
MERRILLVILLE--A local union official hopes to begin development this spring at Union Park, using union labor and union funding.
"The town did their part, donating the land," said Randy Palmateer, business manager...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama wants the era of big government back.
Ronald Reagan in his 1981 inaugural ushered in an era of skepticism about Uncle Sam by declaring that "government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem." Bill...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:30 PM
It's a slim little book that had a powerful impact as this country and the rest of the world hovered on the edge of war in 1939: "Mrs. Miniver" by Jan Struther, which began as a collection of short newspaper columns in the Times about the daily life of an...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Much chatter amid even more controversy has met the news that Mitt Romney may be running again for president. Whether he should or shouldn't, whether he will or won't are questions to be answered over the next several months. But we don't have to wait...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:19 PM
On June 5, 1967, a group of armed men, led by fiery preacher Reies Lopez Tijerina, arrived at the county courthouse in the small New Mexico community of Tierra Amarilla. They were there to free prisoners who were arrested in a land grant dispute and to...
| Jan 24, 2015
There's nothing like a little orphan to combat a Depression.
Hollywood pushed that concept hard with Shirley Temple movies. Broadway seconded the notion with "Annie," the much-loved, much-traveled musical that is back in Baltimore, flashing enough smiles...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:05 AM
Author and filmmaker Steven Pressman shares the story of his wife's grandparents freeing 50 children from Nazi controlled Austria to the United States in "50 Children" Jan. 22 at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale. The event is part of the ongoing David...
| Feb 5, 2015
It was loud and awkward and often referred to as the "Tin Goose" or the "Flying Washboard."
But the Ford Tri-Motor, built between 1926 and 1933, played a vital role in advancing commercial aviation after World War I. Now the few remaining planes have...