| Jan 25, 2015
It was certainly expected that the controversy surrounding the Patriot's alleged use of under-inflated footballs would be dubbed deflategate. You can accuse the media of a lot of things but originality isn't one of them.
Another thing you can't accuse...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:30 PM
The state of the Union may vary from time to time -- good, bad, fair to middlin', even perilous -- but on this, his sixth State of the Union address, the chief executive's view of it remains remarkably the same as it was on his first: detached. Mainly...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:15 AM
I truly hope Abe Foxman has a healthy and happy retirement. I only wish he'd put it off for awhile.
Like two decades or so.
Turn on the TV or look at the headlines, and you can immediately see why a voice like Foxman's is still desperately needed in a...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Warren Lee Hill, a Georgia inmate with a mild intellectual disability, was executed Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case.
Hill, who has a reputed IQ of 70, received a lethal injection of pentobarbital shortly after 7...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3).
The spokesman for the State...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:08 AM
Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the United States military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the Point, the Long Gray Line, Annapolis, cadets....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:00 PM
It has been more than two weeks since a wave of terror swept through Paris, claiming 17 innocent lives. Millions watched in horror as images of the killings were displayed on television screens across the globe. The journalists at Charlie Hebdo magazine...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:20 PM
A Georgia inmate with an IQ of 70 is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection Tuesday night in a case that his defense argues is a “grotesque” miscarriage of justice.
Warren Lee Hill, 54, a former petty officer in the U.S. Navy, is...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Members of the Obama administration have insisted that the Taliban are not terrorists. Those responsible for the recent Paris killings are not radical Islamists. The Muslim Brotherhood is largely secular. Jihad is a "legitimate tenet of Islam." And...
| Feb 14, 2015
Nov. 4, 1991: Five U.S. Presidents attend the dedication ceremony of the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley. From left: George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon pose for the media....