| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Delivering same-sex marriage's first ballot box victories and the first openly gay U.S. Senator-elect, the 2012 election could be remembered as a turning point for gay rights, some observers say.
Maine voters joined Maryland's in approving same-sex...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:39 PM
He must delegate
The myth that Jerry Jones tries to perpetuate goes like this: Former Arkansas guard, self-made billionaire and boss of "America's Team" actually has it all figured out. Well, not so fast.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:52 AM
Think of Dorry Segev and Sommer Gentry as intellectual magpies.
The glittery ideas they filch from fields as diverse as swing dancing, systems analysis, water skiing and medicine seemingly have little in common. But Segev and Gentry weave them together...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:45 PM
No, but UCI must go
Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go.
Ex-UCI President Hein...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Imagine that a federal agency wanted to hurt America's working-class families on purpose. How would it inflict maximum damage?
It might start by aggressively marketing homeownership to marginal borrowers. It would tell them that bad credit scores aren't...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse.
There was talk at both parties'...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 5:09 PM
Save the game instead
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell won't be able to save face over the replacement refs, nor should he. What the NFL owners and referees are haggling over can't be worth the integrity of the game. Whatever it...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:29 PM
When Bank of America credit officer Dan Petrik and his team sat down in early 2007 to analyze Sam Zell's plan to take control of Tribune Co., their numbers showed that the complex deal failed to meet five of the bank's 10 lending guidelines.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Justin Timberlake has released a small slice of his next album, "The 20/20 Experience," causing the New York Times to spin in circles spouting wardrobe puns.
Also catching the Internet's eye over the weekend and this morning: Free speech advocate...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Pick, don't bet on U.S.
I'll pick the Stars and Stripes.
You can justify the pick like this: Even though the Americans have lost four straight on the road, they've won two of their last three in the land of the free....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Would you give a friend or family member an item of used clothing as a Christmas gift? I put this question to two of my colleagues. They both saw it as a no-brainer.
"Sure," said one. "My mom and I do it all the time."
"No way," said the other. "That'...