| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a development as sadly inevitable as the UCSB mass murder itself, the finger-pointing over who is to blame for the tragedy took a very misguided turn Sunday.
Ann Hornaday of the Washington Post wrote an op-ed criticizing those in the entertainment...
| May 30, 2014
BOSTON — A cab driver from Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the men authorities say were behind the...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:29 PM
The values of the event are simple: Mud is honorable; the more mud, the more honor.
Living up to those values is a challenge.
Two weekends each year, thousands of civilians flock to this sprawling base for a chance to get muddy and exhausted in the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder, Jr. on Monday announced the creation of a task force within the Justice Department to combat an “escalating danger” from “homegrown” terrorists within the United States.
The Justice Department, in a...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Hollywood, meet Hadaia Ezzuldin. She's 14 and is in booth PH070 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A ninth-grader from Erbil, Iraq, Hadaia was watching an Arabic-language romantic comedy called "Omar & Salma 2" when it dawned on her that she was...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tom Brokaw spent more than 20 years in a pitched three-way battle as anchor of the "NBC Nightly News." Yet his greatest legacy, frankly, might be how classily he has defined what the transition to emeritus status can look like.
Since gracefully handing...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:07 AM
BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say.
Prosecutors revealed the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM
It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If prejudice masquerading as journalism were an Olympic sport, the vile diatribe of commentator Mark Nuckols against all things Russian would win gold hands down ("The Sochi experiment," Feb. 6).
The real problem, however, is that Mr. Nuckols' rant is...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — They came after midnight, two or more armed individuals so deft that they cut telecommunication cables in an underground vault and outsmarted security cameras and motion sensors at the power substation in a remote corner of Santa...