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  • Goldberg: What 'the Iron Lady' forged

    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...
  • Thatcher made history by standing firm

    Thatcher made history by standing firm
    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...
  • Fixing the filibuster [Editorial]

    Fixing the filibuster  [Editorial]
    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...
  • Willis Ware dies at 93; pioneer predicted the rise of the computer

    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...
  • Kibitzers seek to mess with the presidential debates [Commentary]

    Kibitzers seek to mess with the presidential debates [Commentary]
    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...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    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...
  • Review: 'The Case of the Missing Moon Rocks' by Joe Kloc

    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,...
  • Inheritance Windfall: Record-Breaking Year For Estate Taxes Helps Fuel Budget Surplus

    Inheritance Windfall: Record-Breaking Year For Estate Taxes Helps Fuel Budget Surplus
    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...
  • Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit

    Previous Recipients: Yale Law School Association Award Of Merit
    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...
  • Design challenges stall Ford launch

    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...
  • Carrier price tag up; Valve shortage cited

    Carrier price tag up; Valve shortage cited
    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...