| Oct 10, 2014
Geoffrey Farmer's installation "Let's Make the Water Turn Black" is a palace of theatricality, with indigo light bulbs, sound recordings and animated puppets. The title of Farmer's piece, presented on a platform that clogs up the second-floor gallery at...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Almost 75 years ago, my Irish grandmother, Nellie Loftus Foley, sent three of her four sons off to fight in what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the war for the "four freedoms." My father, the baby of the family, recalls that it was not an easy...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A week ago this column asserted that the present electoral system in the United States now places the U.S government on sale every two years -- the presidency and congress every four years, and the entire House of Representatives and a third of the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Medicare's age of eligibility — 65 years — is outdated. It is not even rooted in the 1960s, when Medicare was created, but in the 1930s, when Social Security was enacted and initially fixed the normal retirement age at 65.
That's why a strong...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
NEW YORK — A man who zoomed a sports car around Manhattan in 24 minutes, reaching speeds of about 100 miles per hour, was found guilty on Thursday of reckless endangerment and reckless driving, prosecutors said.
Adam Tang, 31, who has a Canadian...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As he dropped sandbags along the base of the Air Force barracks at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in South Vietnam, John Bowen saw the rockets soar in. The building buckled, he says, then exploded, and seemed to "rush up and hit me in the face" as the blast...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:35 PM
In the end, Kansas Republicans flirted but did not stray.
Kansans sent GOP Sen. Pat Roberts back to the Senate for a fourth term Tuesday night, after an unexpected nail-biter in this bastion of reliably conservative politics. Roberts beat independent...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The year was 1987, and Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, aiming for the White House, got sidelined when the Miami Herald caught him in the company of a woman other than his wife. In Matt Bai's analysis, Hart was done in by a conjunction of sexual politics and a...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:09 PM
America's unemployment rate is the lowest since the financial crisis. The economy has grown 8 percent in the last six months. Consumer confidence is the highest in seven years. Household wealth is above pre-recession levels. Florida, as Gov. Rick Scott...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:14 PM
In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Why is Barack Obama so hated?
The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning."
CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate.
"The question is after this...