| May 10, 2014
| 10:54 AM
It's not every day that a law professor has his book quoted by the Supreme Court, and so the University of Baltimore's Michael I. Meyerson was understandably intrigued when his 2012 work about the Framers' views on religion made it into Monday's...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Presidential portrait paintings are a time-honored tradition for all sitting chief executives. But the Smithsonian in Washington has recently broken new ground by creating a 3-D printed portrait of President Obama that is believed to be the first of its...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
In a garden beside rows of fruit trees and vegetables, grapes ripen on a sun-dappled mountainside. A few yards away, visitors snake their way through Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. Even those who never have been there recognize the iconic mansion...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Matthew Stewart wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The United States was not founded as a Christian nation. The principles that inspired the American Revolution, he argues in "Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic," belong...
| Jun 27, 2014
According to standard narratives of the American Revolution, the military path toward independence began with a "shot heard round the world." But Claudio Saunt's "West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776" reveals that when the 13 colonies...
| Jun 29, 2014
The surprising thing about the Supreme Court's decision on police searches of cellphones was its unanimity. Aligned on the same side of a major law enforcement issue were liberal and conservative justices who normally fight like cats and dogs. All...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
After scoring a surprise box office success with his "2016: Obama's America," an agitprop portrait of our current U.S. president as a "breathtakingly anti-American" radical, conservative author and sociopolitical commentator Dinesh D'Souza strikes again...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Say this about Robert Morris University-Illinois: It has spunk.
The small private university in the Chicago area landed in the national spotlight earlier this month by becoming the first school in the nation to offer scholarships to students to play...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Jeb Bush will get the question Friday, but don't expect a definitive answer.
Bush will say something. But his speech and Q&A session won't provide a "yes" or "no" about the former Florida governor's plans for 2016, forcing everyone to continue reading...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Groupon is honoring Presidents Day by giving customers an Alexander Hamilton -- $10 off $40 spent on a deal for any local business.
The promotion, which began this weekend, allows customers to "honor our money-minded Commander-In-Chief."
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:13 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who dominated politics and cable TV news this week, is headed to the Sunshine State.
He's coming to Florida next week to help raise campaign cash for Gov. Rick Scott, who is seeking re-election, according to the...