| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:07 AM
DETROIT (AP) — When DC Comics decided to blow up its fabled universe and create a brave, diverse future, Geoff Johns drew from the past for a new character: his own background as an Arab-American.
The company's chief creative officer and writer...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 11:55 AM
What does President Barack Obama ask when he meets another native of Hawaii? About their birth certificate.
While campaigning in Florida on Saturday, the president stopped in at Gator Dockside, a Florida sports bar that boasts 19 big-screen televisions...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:05 PM
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Mason 53, Battle Creek Central 43
East Lansing 39,...
| Feb 24, 2013
Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting.
| Feb 23, 2013
I owe my parents an apology for my behavior as a teenager. I now know how it feels be on the receiving end of sullen, snotty and otherwise disrespectful attitudes. My parents deserved better.
Something has to be done with Congress. When the elections...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Pictures in motion — who invented this process?
There's an obscure Frenchman — he has a name, Étienne-Jules Marey, but scarcely anyone knows it — who, in the late 19th century initiated the technique that made the modern movie...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
It's nice to be home again with the Daily Pilot. After my recent venture into national politics, I am looking forward to regaling you once again with weekly columns for at least the next year. During this time, the predominant theme will be to cite an...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Like many Connecticut residents who didn't matriculate at Yale, I know the university in bits and pieces — a lecture at the law school, a play at the Rep, a dinner at the Commons. I don't have a good sense of how the whole place fits together, yet...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beryl Fowlie passed away January 28, 2013 in Monterey, California surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83 years old.
Beryl Bernice French was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 13, 1929 to Herbert Fredrick French and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Are we rushing headlong into new technology with breakneck speed at our own peril?
I ask this because I often think we are. It could be I’m just becoming the curmudgeon I thought my dad was. Now I wonder if I’m just becoming that worst of...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Rush Limbaugh thinks John Lewis should have been armed.
"If a lot of African-Americans back in the '60s had guns and the legal right to use them for self-defense, you think they would have needed Selma?" he said recently on his radio show, referencing...