| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
President Obama doesn't know much about history.
In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Of all the self-interested scams perpetrated by school "reformers" against public education, the school voucher scam may be the most dishonest.
In their undiluted form, these programs are a sop to right wingers and religious fanatics convinced that...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:46 PM
In the children's game of musical chairs, the big loser is the kid who can't find a seat when the music stops.
In college football's game of musical chairs, the big loser is probably Connecticut.
Or, in the expanded game, toss in Boise State,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Florida’s “backyard,” the Caribbean, is filled with iconic sights. Here are our 10 favorites — in no particular order — you may wish to check out during your next cruise or trip to the islands:
·Dunn’s River Falls,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:49 AM
LONDON — The Church of England voted on Monday to allow women to become bishops, a historic decision which overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue.
Two years ago, a similar proposal failed narrowly...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:35 PM
A hard-rock music festival headlined by a band with three consecutive No. 1 albums and featuring two other bands that headlined Bethlehem's Musikfest in recent years is coming to an area casino.
The 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will hit...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:31 PM
A young Italian nun with a powerful singing voice and engaging stage presence has been capturing the attention of millions of television viewers on "The Voice of Italy." Her performance of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" knocked another female contestant...
| May 3, 2014
Secretary of State John F. Kerry knows that climate change is real. In fact, he told an audience in Jakarta, Indonesia, recently that climate change might be "the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction," and those who deny this are just "a...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Ernest Callegary, a barber...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Monica hotel, smoking cigarettes, insisting that their group Pussy Riot is not a band.
"People sometimes think we are a musical group...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:54 PM
He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif.
Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...