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  • Herman Cain: Scandals just don't kill a candidacy like they used to

    Herman Cain: Scandals just don't kill a candidacy like they used to
    Once again, temporarily at least, scandal has mesmerized American politics. This time the target is Herman Cain, the up-from-nowhere restaurant executive who is battling back against the latest sexual harassment or misconduct allegations that have...
  • Queens HS Teacher Gets The Boot After Going Too Far In Sex-Ed Class

    Queens HS Teacher Gets The Boot After Going Too Far In Sex-Ed Class
    A Queens high school teacher has been barred from city schools following allegations he got too explicit in his sex-ed classes. Students at Grover Cleveland High School in Ridgewood had complained that science teacher Dyrel Bartee's show-and-tell crossed...
  • Obama's SoCal gig

    Obama's SoCal gig
    After eight years of being little more than the president's sugar daddies, Southern Californians can be proud to have a new occupant of the Oval Office who values us not just for our generous campaign contributions but for who we really are: providers...
  • School newspaper drops a V-bomb

    Grover Cleveland High School Principal Bob Marks has his limits. On Thursday, it was the labeled diagram of a vagina splashed across the front page of the student newspaper's Valentine's Day issue. Flustered teachers rushed to confiscate the...
  • For Gertrude Baines, reaching 115 isn't old hat

    For Gertrude Baines, reaching 115 isn't old hat
    Through it all, she smiled. Gertrude Baines, who holds the record as the world's oldest living person, celebrated her 115th birthday Monday, as a crowd of well-wishers that included President Obama and the Dodgers sent their regards. Plaques,...
  • One lung away from the presidency

    Every four years, the question arises: Is America ready for a [insert reductive noun here] in the White House? 2008 promises to be an especially rich year for such speculation, with candidates that include a woman, a Mormon, a Latino, a plagiarist, a...
  • Sex, lies and editorials

    Everybody loves a good political sex scandal — the ritual apologies, the jokes, the schadenfreude, the self-righteousness (from everyone else, of course). But The Times editorial boards of old tended to stay out of the graphic, cheeky media hype, refusing...
  • Gertrude Baines dies at 115; the world's oldest person

    Gertrude Baines dies at 115; the world's oldest person
    Gertrude Baines, a former maid who was the world's oldest person -- born when Grover Cleveland was president -- died Friday morning in Los Angeles. She was 115. She died peacefully in her sleep at Western Convalescent Hospital, according to the hospital'...
  • Sleep at your own risk

    YESTERDAY marked the start of daylight saving time, a month early this year. The theory is that it will help conserve energy, but most of us know this is part of a vast conspiracy (possibly the work of government officials who know all about those...
  • A presidential quiz

    The 42 men who've been president of the United States share many characteristics besides membership in one of the world's most exclusive clubs. That means, looking at them as a group, we can extract an "average president." The data can't predict who'll...
  • George Streeter's district

    George Streeter's district
    With the wind picking up off Lake Michigan, the passengers who had traveled to Milwaukee on Capt. George Wellington Streeter's homemade steamboat surveyed the darkening sky and Streeter's rickety vessel. They decided to take the train back to Chicago....