| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Our quest was emblazoned on the T-shirts we were given before we left for Alaska: "8 men, 4 highways, 5 days, 865 miles." On motorcycles.
We were a mixed group of Sunday motorcycle-riding friends. Roger and Rod, both 71, had been pals since high school,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:44 PM
For a few political cycles now, Republican leaders have strained to distance themselves from some in their midst and focus on the basics to secure and extend their power in Washington: The less-than-sweeping economic recovery and President Obama’s...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Tina Fey was born in Upper Darby, Penn., on this date in 1970. This birthday gal starred as Liz Lemon on "30 Rock" from 2006-2013, a role which earned her a 2008 Emmy Award, and she won two other Emmys for her writing on the show....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Will women vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016?
In Hillary Clinton, will young women see an inspirational leader of indomitable fortitude, imposing intelligence and insurmountable courage? Or will they reject her as Mom, The One Who Just Doesn't Get It?...
| Apr 10, 2014
We learned this week that beloved Archie Comics character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming comic book, ending a decadeslong career in which he bravely exposed the struggles lovable all-American guys face when they have to choose between a super-rich...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Letters to the editors from Arlington Heights, Wilmette and Morton Grove.
A letter writer recently stated that America is ready to elect a woman president; however, Hillary Clinton is not that woman.
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I don't agree with what Karl Rove, a Republican strategist, said about Hillary Clinton ("Anatomy of a smear," May 15). But what the Democrats did to Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney was just as bad. (The suggestion that Mr. Romney single-handedly caused a...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Incumbent Republicans appeared poised to cruise to victory in key primary elections Tuesday, offering fresh evidence that the party’s establishment wing has successfully neutralized outside conservative groups that have vexed congressional leaders...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:13 PM
The hard-fought Republican primary for a Senate seat in Georgia was headed to a runoff late Tuesday, with tea party candidates trailing but none of the more establishment candidates clearing the threshold for outright victory.