| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. Let's start with weather. The National Hurricane Center reports that the tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic organized some last night and could grow into a tropical depression or storm today or...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:49 AM
For those not attuned to such things, the right-wing media has spent much of the week jumping up and down about Attorney General Eric Holder's appearance on ABC-TV last Sunday morning. His offense? He dared suggest that there was a "racial component" from...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Forget Barbara Walters' retirement: Rosie O'Donnell's return may mark the real end of an era on "The View."
Rosie could be the last Celebrity-with-a-capital-C to snag a seat at the table.
With the exception of creator Barbara Walters, "The View" has...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Sarah Palin wants the Internet to “go rogue” with her.
On Sunday, the former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee launched subscription-based “The Sarah Palin Channel” on online video platform “TV...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Discovery Communications said weaker results at its U.S. TV networks were offset by robust activity from its international TV holdings, which helped the company notch a 26% increase in net income for the second quarter.
The Silver Spring, Md., owner of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has launched her own online channel, appropriately titled the Sarah Palin Channel. But Palin fans, be careful what URL you type in, or you could end up in the clutches of Stephen Colbert....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:32 PM
1. Never judge a book by its cover. Besides, you're on Twitter and don't even read books....Mike Raphone 2. Report: Shame Of Walking Out Without Buying Anything Drives 90% Of Purchases At Small Businesses...Onion headline 3. How did they get......
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act.
I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
| Jun 29, 2014
Now that the Dixmoor Five case is in the news again, Gov. Pat Quinn has a great opportunity to take care of some unfinished business on his desk.
The Dixmoor Five were teenagers when they were railroaded into prison for the 1991 rape and murder of a 14-...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
You could have seen this coming a mile away.
“Counter the leftist hate,” someone named Marji Wojack tweeted earlier this week. “Join me in Hobby Lobby Love Day-Thursday, July 3.”
Those who support Monday’s Supreme Court...