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  • Scripps College among arts honorees at White House ceremony

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday honoring youth-oriented arts programs around the country, and one of the honorees comes directly from Southern California. Scripps College in Claremont was a recipient of the...
  • McManus: The write stuff

    McManus: The write stuff
    The news from Washington — bickering over the debt ceiling, poor prospects for the economy — hasn't been uplifting lately. It's time for some beach reading. And I have just the ticket. There's a whole crop of potential Republican presidential...
  • How President Johnson was nearly assassinated too

     
    Gerald Blaine says he nearly shot the new president shortly after John Kennedy was shot and killed....
  • Romney PAC endorses Adams as one of his ‘Ten for ‘10′

     
    Once (and likely future) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has begun a “Ten for ‘10″ program to draw attention to Republican congressional candidates he hopes can help the GOP “take Congress back.” Today, his Free...
  • Movie Review: Conviction

     
    The great ones get you, tell you their story, with just a look. The opening shot of “Conviction” has Oscar winner Hilary Swank lock eyes with the splendid Sam Rockwell. Just a couple of seconds of emotional screen foreshadowing and we know...
  • Maine diver documents encounter with hungry porbeagle shark on video

     
    PORTLAND, Maine — A scuba diver who came face-to-teeth with a shark used a camera to fend off the animal when it came at him with its teeth bared -- and he has the frightening video to prove it. Scott......
  • On the life of the first Catholic priest in Congress

     
    Do you remember U.S. Rep. Bob Drinan of Massachusetts? Drinan was elected to Congress in 1970 — the first Roman Catholic priest in the U.S. to be elected to the body. Now there's a biography about Drinan, who was a Jesuit, that seeks to understand...
  • Christine O'Donnell, Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown lead social-media chatter in run-up to midterms

     
    Delaware senatorial candidate leads online chatter on Facebook and Twitter in latest social-media study. We really can't think why....
  • A little light reading on Election Day

     
    Highlights from FUNDING OUR FUTURE --Reforming Illinois Tax Policy (.pdf), an 84-page report released Friday by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability: (The) inability of the voting public to connect the taxes they pay to the services they demand......
  • Andrew Cuomo beats the Rent Is Too Damn High Party candidate

     
    The rent may have been too high and Carl Paladino may have hogged all the headlines, but in the end Democrat Andrew Cuomo became New York's governor. Cuomo was favored to win, and that expectation got only stronger when Republican......
  • Who's giving props to who? DeMint, Huckabee, Boehner tweet congrats [Updated]

     
    Who's tweeting and Facebooking their congratulations?...