| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama certainly was right to step in as a defender of freedom of the press in America by criticizing Sony Entertainment's decision to withdraw from theaters its comic movie featuring an assassination of North Korean dictator Kim...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown's three presidential campaigns shared a common theme: He was the underdog waging a grass-roots insurgency. They also were seen as similarly disorganized undertakings and generally did not get great reviews from the press. The Times...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Debating Obama's record
Sunday My Word writer Chris Fox ("Dems should've run on Obama's record") made a good point. But she left some things out that Democrats could have used. With Obamacare, the Democrats could have reminded folks of the lie, "If...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.
Cuban guards stand at close intervals on the street...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:39 PM
President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:44 PM
NEW HAVEN — Justin Sears was slightly winded, apologetic when he got to the Yale locker room for an interview.
He had sprinted the three blocks or so from Woolsey Hall on Wednesday, and he was excited.
"Jimmy Carter was actually speaking," Sears...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:23 AM
We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del.
He was 85.
"He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Maybe it's because he is a contrarian. But Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't go for conventional celebrating.
Also, he now believes, why give two speeches when one will do just fine?
Brown announced Monday that he'll combine his fourth-term inaugural address...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:51 AM
MIAMI - El ciudadano estadounidense Alan Gross ha sido puesto en libertad por el Gobierno de Cuba y ya se encuentra en una base militar de EEUU, tras pasar cinco años en prisión acusado de espionaje.
Aunque desde un principio la Administración de...