| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon.
Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:50 PM
As 162,482 absentee ballots were loaded onto mail trucks at the Broward Supervisor of Elections warehouse in Lauderhill the other day, I came to a grim realization.
Election Month is here. That's right, month. It's no longer just Election Day, with...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" -- a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS -- our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn.
As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia horse country,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:51 PM
In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" — a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS — our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn.
As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — It may be the most important Florida constitutional change nobody's talking about.
Besides whether to legalize medical marijuana and devote more tax dollars to conservation, voters will also be asked Nov. 4 whether the next...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:16 PM
As thousands of peaceful demonstrators descended on Manhattan on Sunday to draw attention to a warming world, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry called on the world’s biggest economies to shake off two decades of gridlock and take significant...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:57 PM
President Barack Obama is back home in Chicago.
Depending on which cable news network you watch, he may be here to: share his magnificent wisdom and do no wrong; distract us from the utter failure of his presidency while playing 530 rounds of golf in...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:27 PM
I'm shocked, stunned and dismayed. For the last 30 years, I've been warned by a consensus of climate scientists that every other week the United States was going to be hit by a category 5 hurricane.
Now I'm told that hurricane intensity runs in cycles...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor became the latest politician to move to Wall Street, taking a high-paying job at investment bank Moelis & Co. and boosting the profile of the boutique firm founded in Century City.
Cantor, 51, who resigned last...