| Apr 9, 2013
In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television and the fact that the telegenic Thatcher had a "certain imbecile...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:23 AM
In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television — and the fact that the telegenic Mrs. Thatcher had a "certain...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:25 AM
While there may be some bruised feelings and anger left behind in the aftermath, the so-called "nuclear option" unleashed Thursday by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats hardly seems worthy of its destructive billing. It means only that...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Computer pioneer Willis Ware saw the future, and it worried him.
In 1966, Ware, who worked as an engineer at Rand Corp., foresaw not only the omnipresence of personal computers, but also social networks like Twitter and Facebook.
"The computer will...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:08 AM
One of the best features of our quadrennial presidential campaigns is the series of debates between the major party nominees, plus another between their running mates. Voters tune in by the millions and get a better look at them than they might at any...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:43 PM
If you think everything the astronauts brought back from outer space is locked up tight in a museum somewhere, I've got a moon rock to sell you.
At least, somebody might.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Even if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes.
With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Hillary Clinton will be given the “Award of Merit” from her alma mater -- she is a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School -- before addressing law school alumni, faculty and staff in Woolsey Hall.
Details of the award from the Yale Law School web...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier will be launched in November as opposed to July as originally set in a contract between the Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding, a Navy official said.
"We have agreed to push back the launch of CVN 78 (the Ford's...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A government watchdog agency said Newport News Shipbuilding's inability to get critical valves in a timely fashion has driven up the cost of its next-generation aircraft carrier.
The price increases associated with the Gerald R. Ford aren't new and...