| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Based on what Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan has said about gun control, it's hard to see what the National Rifle Association would find appealing about him. He has said that although he opposed the strict new gun control legislation Gov....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
John Deasy was one of a group of big-city school leaders to push for radical change: More independent charter schools, using student test scores to help evaluate teachers and relying less on seniority when teachers are laid off.
And Deasy's departure as...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:08 PM
When Dr. Tom Frieden was appointed to head the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2009, President Obama praised him as an expert in preparedness and response to health emergencies.
"His experiences confronting public health challenges...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel found himself mortified after Valleywag published in May a series of raunchy emails he had sent to fraternity brothers while at Stanford University. He discussed urinating on someone and attempts to get sorority...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:51 PM
In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people.
Malloy has accused Foley, who made a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
More than 40 states offer film and TV tax incentives, along with many countries.
So what would happen if all those tax credits went away?
That was a question posed at the CityLab summit on Tuesday, and the answer from panelists was that it wouldn't...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Billions of dollars of property damage along the Eastern Seaboard. Sharply reduced yields of corn, wheat and soy at Midwestern farms. Rising sea levels threatening military installations in Southern California.
These and other risks from climate...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.
Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley, Calif. in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A Texas actress was sentenced to 18 years in a federal prison on Wednesday for mailing the toxic agent ricin in letters to President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control advocate.
Shannon Guess Richardson whose career...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Bicycling magazine has come out with its once-every-two-years ranking of America's 50 best cities for cycling, and Orlando doesn't make the list.
I would say this is not that surprising except for the fact that Miami ranks 29th. Perhaps things have...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:43 PM
NEW YORK, - A restless groundhog that squirmed out of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's hands and fell to the floor at this year's Groundhog Day celebration has died, zoo officials said on Thursday.
New York has held the annual Feb. 2 Groundhog Day...