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  • Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night

    Larry Wilmore dives into the Bill Cosby controversy on 2nd night
    "The Nightly Show," the new "Daily Show" follow-up with host Larry Wilmore, is only two nights old and it's anything but "weak tea." For his second show, Wilmore devoted the entire program to comedian Bill Cosby and the continuing cloud of sexual...
  • History Matters

    February 1970 Go-go girls wanted From Times ads: "Antiques — Old things, cut glass, silver china, sm. pcs of furn. misc items; Old Dolls Wanted; also will buy old doll clothes. Private party; "Receptionist — Mature, attractive, alert w/...
  • In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office

    In Illinois stop, Chris Christie points to 'abject failure' in Oval Office
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, giving a fundraising speech in the northwest suburbs Thursday, described Americans as being anxious because of "an absolute, abject failure in the Oval Office." The likely 2016 presidential candidate was the keynote...
  • Eustis' GeorgeFest celebrates Washington's birthday, small-town life

    Eustis' GeorgeFest celebrates Washington's birthday, small-town life
    EUSTIS — George Washington is an unsmiling figure on the dollar bill and other paintings. But the Father of Our Country surely couldn't resist grinning if he saw the birthday bash Eustis throws for him every year. Friday marks the beginning of...
  • 'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey

    'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey
    As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...
  • Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73

    Sarah Brady, gun control advocate and widow of James Brady, dies at 73
    After the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, nearly everyone knew that White House spokesman James Brady had been shot in the head and partially paralyzed in the attack by a mentally deranged assailant, John W. Hinckley Jr. But...
  • Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton

    Rare book collection worth $300 million largest gift ever to Princeton
    A remarkable collection of rare books valued at $300 million has been donated to Princeton, the university announced Tuesday. The collection is the largest gift everĀ received by the university. The gift was made by William H. Scheide, a philanthropist...
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests areĀ Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • Carnett: Ability to log so many transcontinental miles is a tribute to engineering

    I've reviewed the data, and the numbers are interesting. But they pale in comparison to numbers racked up by politicians or baseball players — and I'm not talking batting averages. Here's the deal: During my lifetime, I've logged at least 130...
  • Poll finds Christie's approval sinks to record low at home

    Poll finds Christie's approval sinks to record low at home
    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has sunk to new lows in the eyes of New Jersey residents. As he works to lay the groundwork for an expected 2016 presidential bid, his favorability rating at home has dropped to its lowest point,...