| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else.
But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:46 PM
An event Saturday aims to provide resources to at-risk or homeless veterans while also raising awareness about homelessness in the community.
A homeless "stand down" will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Y. H. Thomas Community Center in...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue.
But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events.
It started decades ago (more about that below)....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Like the Great Pumpkin in the classic "Peanuts" cartoon, again this autumn, the Great Peak Oil failed to appear. Instead, we have an oil glut and prices have fallen to below $80 per barrel.
Good news to many, but it's also making a lot of people...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting opened with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in Gotham Sunday night at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, honoring those with unparalleled work in philanthropy and service.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- For all the millions spent on advertising in both parties for the midterm elections, voter turnout was the lowest since World War II, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida.
The deplorable news only...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:39 AM
When presidents become unpopular, they are no longer welcome on the campaign trail. They're trapped in Washington, watching their party abandon them. It happened to Lyndon B. Johnson, whose presidency collapsed amid protests over Vietnam. He left...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Leaving church on a recent Sunday, Jose Trujillo paused to consider the upcoming midterm election and two of the hottest Senate and gubernatorial races in the country, blazing away right here in Georgia.
Trujillo hasn't paid much attention to either...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Harry Truman's old adage, "The buck stops here," has been confirmed, at least politically, in President Obama's highly visible response to the Ebola crisis. His lengthy talk on the subject televised from the Oval Office was clearly devised...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind."
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Meet the man renowned for bringing American history to life with oil and a paint brush.
Mort Kunstler, a prolific artist who creates dramatic and detailed interpretations of American historical events, will be at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in...