| Jul 1, 2009
| 6:00 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already struggling to salvage his family and his political career after admitting a scandalous affair, added explosive details Tuesday, including more visits with the mistress he calls his "soul mate"...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:09 PM
In his Nov. 22 Times Op-Ed article, “Monogamy isn’t easy, naturally,” biologist David P. Barash claims that because monogamy is rare in the animal world, it is therefore unnatural behavior for humans. The logic of the argument is...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 7:01 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- South Carolina's first lady, a former Wall Street vice president who helped launch her husband's political career, announced Friday she is filing for divorce months after his tearful public confession of an affair with an Argentine...
| Oct 3, 2009
David Letterman has milked plenty of sex scandals for laughs. But it remains to be seen whether the CBS comic's admission Thursday that he had sexual liaisons with female employees while he was involved with his now-wife, the mother of his 5-year-old son,...
| Dec 16, 2009
The fierce debate over health care hasn't led to a new law yet, but it's produced some of this year's top quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
Fred Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 5:41 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- An associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is releasing his fourth annual list of The Yale Book of Quotations.
Fred Shapiro's top quote: "Keep your government hands off my Medicare," by a speaker at a...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 3:45 PM
Boeing will build a second 787 assembly line in Charleston, South Carolina and not Everett where it has built planes for years.
The announcement wasn't entirely unexpected but that didn't make it any easier to hear. Boeing is taking its second 787...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 5:31 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A deputy assistant attorney general who said he was on his lunch break when an officer found him with a stripper and sex toys in his sport utility vehicle has been fired, his boss said Wednesday.
Roland Corning, 66, a former state...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 1:05 PM
Tony Dungy stood before more than 1,700 prisoners Tuesday, sharing a smile and message of hope that has become his life's work.
The former NFL championship coach said he recently visited an inmate in Florida that he had ministered to nearly 10 years ago....
| Feb 5, 2010
I believe it was my mother who first admonished me never to presume that "you know what really goes on in another person's marriage."
Well, Mom, meet the Sanfords of South Carolina, whose odd and tumultuous union is now an open book, thanks to "Staying...
| Jan 3, 2010
The Decade of Double Talk has just ended. But maybe it's not the end of anything. Maybe we're simply in the midst of the Era of Euphemism. Or the Millennium of Mumbo Jumbo. In any case, here's a historical and contemporary look at how the enemies of...