| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Former WJZ reporter/anchor Adam May will have a prime-time role on Al Jazeera America, the channel announced Monday.
May, whose move to Al Jazeera was first reported here May 20, will be one of six correspondents on a national magazine show, "America...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Under growing pressure over recently disclosed surveillance programs, the head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that gathering telephone data and monitoring Internet use has helped to disrupt more than 50 "potential terrorist events"...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:12 PM
WASHINGTON — With two weeks before Massachusetts votes in another special election for U.S. Senate, national Democrats are making a major play to retain the seat as a new poll shows a competitive race.
As part of the closing push, President...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:05 PM
So the government has been tracking every single Verizon phone call for seven years. That explains how Michelle Obama got her mitts on my secret bread pudding recipe.
Actually that’s not completely true. I don’t even have Verizon. I have...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In the Nov. 20 blog, I reported that my 2012 Fiat 500 offers a feature whereby the car's engine computer rates your driving practices as they apply to two related environmental issues -- fuel mileage and carbon-dioxide emissions. The software measures...
| Feb 6, 2013
Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...
| Dec 15, 2012
After 24 years in the U.S. Senate, Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, the first and only Jewish politician nominated to a national major party ticket, in 2000, had some advice to his colleagues in a farewell speech Wednesday on the Senate floor.
To break the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:29 AM
As Washington politicians search for budget solutions, imagine if there were a magical revenue source that operated not unlike a national consumption tax that many conservatives prefer and would mitigate global warming to please liberals, all while...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:25 PM
In the latest step toward the launch of Al Jazeera America, the network has named former NBC correspondent Michael Viqueira as its White House correspondent.
Viqueira, who joined NBC News in 1998, will cover White House daily news briefings, all...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The low-rated Current TV is off Bright House Networks after the announcement that the channel was being sold to Al Jazeera. “Our agreement with Current TV has been terminated and we will no longer be carrying the service,” Bright House...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 4:45 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...