| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON The Clinton Presidential Library on Friday released 10,000 pages of previously undisclosed documents that involved a series of touchy subjects from the 42nd president's time in the White House.
They cover the gamut of scandals some big, some...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
In a world racked by war, atrocities and treason, the search for a worthy Nobel Peace Prize laureate presents a daunting challenge this year.
Where on the planet can a man, woman or organization be found to have alleviated the bloodshed and cruelty that...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to deliver a speech about the economy Thursday afternoon at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, according to city officials.
"It really shows the place that Kellogg has in...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:40 AM
"Saturday Night Live" has always been a show of moments. The inspired ones compensate for the duds, and this weekend's show was no different.
A brilliant spoof of "The Fault in Our Stars" gave Ebola to the young heroine (Sarah Silverman), a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Whatever happened to good old American know-how?
The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence.
The Secret Service can't protect the White House. Public health authorities can't get their arms around a one-man...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: Can you help me ID these objects? I don't want to sell them; I just want to know what they are and learn about them.
A: Sent with the query are images of two metal objects the reader calls "keys."
Imagine a pair of differing brass or alloy metal...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Like many aspirants to the presidency, former Sen. Gary Hart saw himself in epic terms — as a "transformational figure" in American politics, Matt Bai reports in his book recounting the collapse of Hart's 1988 bid for the presidency.
| Oct 2, 2014
On Aug. 10, 1991, a 44-year-old freelance journalist named Danny Casolaro was found dead in a West Virginia hotel room. His wrists were slashed. His death was officially a suicide.
For conspiracy theorists — or, depending on your political point...
| 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.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:17 AM
SEOUL (Reuters) - Matthew Miller, an American held in North Korea since April for "hostile acts", on Thursday began a six-year hard labor sentence that he said involved farm work and isolation, media reports said.
Miller, 25, told the Associated Press he...