| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:43 PM
April 19 is not just another day on the calendar. Lots of things good, and not so good, happened on this day in history.
For instance, today is the day 'the shot heard around the world' took place, the first fighting in the American Revolution back in...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Marie Kolasinski, a fiery government critic who founded a Christian commune and popular craft store in Costa Mesa, died Monday. She was 90.
Kolasinski died of natural causes, according to a statement from the Piecemakers.
At the Piecemakers Country...
| Mar 14, 2010
Last year, when President and Mrs. Obama were selecting art for temporary White House display, I felt a twinge of regret that they were limited to work by American artists. At least two pictures by 51-year-old Belgian painter Luc Tuymans would offer a lot...
| Jun 14, 2009
Blood and Politics
The History of the White
Nationalist Movement From the Margins to the Mainstream
Farrar, Straus & Giroux:
622 pp., $35
This April, when the Department of Homeland Security issued a report titled "Rightwing...
| Apr 17, 2009
According to House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), the Department of Homeland Security has defamed veterans of the U.S. armed forces by concluding in an internal memo that some returning service members might be susceptible to the propaganda of...
| Aug 23, 2007
Only partly in the spirit of "Saturday Night Live," which once asked how World War II would have been affected if Eleanor Roosevelt could fly, I'd like to ask a "what if" question: How would the current discourse about civil liberties in an age of...
| Sep 13, 2009
In the open desert outside Baiji, Iraq, a naked man with a thick black beard crouched in the dust of a railroad culvert at twilight. Hours before, he had been mumbling and praying in Arabic. Now he spoke few words. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna stood...
| Dec 16, 2008
| 11:46 PM
John Pepitone is a general assignment reporter for FOX 4. He joined the station in 1993 as a field reporter.
John came to FOX 4 from WMTV in Madison, Wisconsin where he was a reporter for four years. Prior to WMTV, John was a reporter for KCAU-TV in...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 9:34 PM
One more staff change to announce, regarding the promotion of assistant national editor Mary Ann Meek. The staff memo from Managing Editor/Print Jon Thurber follows: Mary Ann Meek, who has served the national desk with distinction as a line editor,......
| Mar 31, 2010
| 4:34 PM
MSNBC will present Timothy McVeigh's confession to the Oklahoma City bombing in a new documentary. “The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist” will air from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday, April 19. Rachel Maddow presents the documentary....
| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated at 2 pm EDT The White House is "focusing'' on three potential nominees to succeed the long-serving Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who is close to a decision about retirement, Bloomberg News reports, citing......