| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, a Democrat, hasn't shied away from politics in the two years he's been in office. He has taken sides, issued endorsements, and appeared at political events in uniform.
That can be a controversial issue in some locales....
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Alaska's Republican Governor Sean Parnell conceded defeat on Saturday more than a week after a closely contested election, saying it was in the state's best interest to move forward with an orderly transition to challenger Bill Walker.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 8:51 PM
A novel unity ticket featuring independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott has defeated Republican Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska in an election so excruciatingly close that its outcome was not known until 10 days after the polls closed.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The wedding of Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard on TLC's "19 Kids & Counting" scored big in the ratings Tuesday night, racking up the series' largest audience ever and the biggest for any telecast on the network in four years.
Nielsen estimates that the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Joni Ernst's feat this week was one that many thought was impossible: a Republican victory in a blue state that Obama won twice, and the first woman ever elected to Congress from Iowa. Not only did Ernst win a U.S. Senate seat, she clobbered her...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Break out the Hershey's bars and nylons: The war on women is over!
Yes indeed, folks, the hostile aggression against 51 percent of the population by that pseudo-cabal of old men, Supreme Court justices (who are old men,) and women who can no longer...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
An avalanche of free money strikes Alaska on Thursday as the oil-rich state government deposits $1,884 into the bank account of nearly every year-round resident.
The $1.1-billion payout is the third-largest since the Alaska government began using...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:40 PM
It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women."
Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing: abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Normally, no one would care that in a recent Atlantic essay — "Why I hope to die at 75" — Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, 57, argued that living to be 75 years old was long enough for anyone. After 75, Emanuel suggests, "We are no longer remembered as...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said keeping a U.S. Senate seat in Iowa was key to Democratic control of the upper chamber as he and Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied voters Saturday in a final push before election day.
"If we win Iowa, we're going to...