| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
In the suddenly and surprisingly tight Senate race in Kansas, one gets the distinct impression that the troubled campaign of Sen. Pat Roberts is still winging it — perhaps even right-winging it.
Wearing the purple colors of Kansas State...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:16 PM
A Southwest Ranches man has been charged with stalking Bristol Palin after he showed up at her house in Wasilla, Alaska.
Peter P.W. Ferrero, 25, was arrested Sunday and charged with stalking in the first degree. In Alaska, the charge is a class C...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:33 AM
When Pat Roberts faced a conservative primary challenge this summer, he did what most Republican senators have learned to do: turn hard right. Now, facing an unexpectedly strong independent challenge, Roberts is doubling down.
On Thursday, the three-term...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Do we have to butter you up for this news? Paula Deen is back, y'all, and she loves her some Charlotte.
More than 2,000 people attended Deen's show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, including one couple who...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Hey, did you hear what Sarah Palin said about what Rush Limbaugh said about what Mike Ditka said about the Washington Redskins? If not, you should, because it's a wonderful example of cascading stupidity.
At issue, of course, is whether the NFL team...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
You BETCHA! Sarah Palin, that whack-a-mole who refuses to go away quietly, is launching an online streaming reality channel where true-blue fans can feast on her mundane activities around the clock.
It’s all the rage these days. Glenn Beck has...