| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:11 PM
He might have become a doctor like his father, but a grad school (Harvard) summer job researching health policy changed all that. Now as the head of the Kaiser Family Foundation, Drew Altman deals not with lab numbers for a few patients but with...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Clay Shaw, who served as Fort Lauderdale mayor and spent close to three decades representing South Florida in Congress, has died.
He was so well known and so widely regarded as a gentleman from a different era that even the Ron Klein, the challenger who...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Voyager 1 has left the solar system. Now let’s hope it doesn’t come back marked “Return to Sender.”
As my colleague Monte Morin reported Thursday:
After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:39 PM
If there is sustenance for President Obama as his popularity plummets, it could be seen twice over the last 24 hours.
On Tuesday night, former President George W. Bush, whose name was so toxic that it barely came up in the 2012 presidential campaign,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:01 PM
My wife asked me the other day what Putin was doing. I told her he was filling the leadership vacuum in Washington. It’s true. There’s no leader in the nation’s capital. President Obama is a washout on Middle East policy and most...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:50 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday placed a wreath at President Kennedy's grave, marking 50 years since the assassination that helped shape the presidency and every man who has held the office since.
Obama was just 2 years old, a babbling...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:25 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Every so often Greg Rosenthal comes across a word like "diapause."
And that's when things get interesting.
A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rosenthal is frequently responsible for translating the wonky, academic language used...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:00 AM
On Monday night, the Getty will present its inaugural J. Paul Getty Founder’s Award to Harold Williams and Nancy Englander, who have helped lead the J. Paul Getty Trust -- and envision its future -- since 1981.
The award will be given out annually...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- 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 the by millions and get a better look at them than they...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:08 AM
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...