| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:30 PM
NEW YORK — In its home base of Chicago, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's studiolike production of Kenneth Lonergan's closely observed and emotionally potent “This Is Our Youth” was an intimate, immersive affair. With the audience seated...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:54 AM
The upholstered green chairs and glittering chandeliers beckon hungry tourists from everywhere. The street-side counter serves Cuban sandwiches along with a side of the day's news and political gossip.
For 43 years, these have been hallmarks of...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON Think New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose competence in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy helped raise his profile outside his state.
Recall former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who became an icon of resolve and resilience in the wake of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
TV star David Feherty isn't the most complicated man in the world, but he's in the conversation.
He will turn 56 in two weeks, and the odds of that actually happening 10 years ago were not good.
He was a pro golfer, yet another good linksman from...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:08 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers killing an unarmed black man.
Still, something about Sharpton's appearance with Mayor...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Richard Kriscenski: Third-party candidates have been around for almost as long as the country and should stay that way. It's part of the election and the two...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:20 AM
When you're a legendary athlete, you get a legendary send-off.
Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Tiger Woods and several other luminaries across sports and entertainment give a literal tip of the cap to New York Yankees great Derek Jeter in a video...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Though Lakers owner and executive Jeanie Buss is engaged to New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, the two were recently at odds in the hunt for unrestricted free agent Carmelo Anthony.
While Anthony picked the Knicks, Buss and Jackson joined...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A new series of polls has confirmed the obvious when it comes to a presidential contest still more than two long years from its climax: Hillary Clinton is routing the field among Democrats, and Republican voters are all over the map when it comes to their...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Peter Horton, the television actor who played Gary on "Thirtysomething," stood at the defendant's table in a Santa Monica courtroom and told the judge why he'd skipped his trial for allegedly failing to stop for a school bus boarding children.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Alfonso Hernandez stands before a mural of Jesus Christ being ferried on a lion-drawn carriage, trailed by Catholic bishops and priests. Behind them, scores of men in crisp suits — some smiling, some somber, one in dark shades — kneel as...