| Aug 16, 2012
| 11:03 AM
An article in The Wall Street Journal goes on about "bad grammar" in the workplace and quotes someone raving about the Oxford comma and Bryan Garner's dislike of "I could care less." William B. Lawrence, dean and professor of American church history at...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Recently I called a local radio talk show, not to blast President Barack Obama or ridicule Mitt Romney but to chide the conservative host and his conservative guest for their tiresome narrative about liberal bias in the "mainstream media.'" They...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Heloise Lewis wears several hats. She's a prostitute who runs an escort business. She's a single mom who voraciously reads classic literature and has a close relationship with her 11-year-old son. And she's entangled with a murderer who also happens to be...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 1:47 PM
The attack on the American consulate in Libya that left four dead, including our ambassador to that country, Chris Stevens, is outrageous and deplorable. The senseless loss of life there should be a cause of mourning for Americans, not a flash point in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Despite having authority to regulate airline fees on international tickets, the U.S. Department of Transportation decided on Nov. 6, 2012 not to enforce its statutory requirement. This decision was in response to a formal July 2, 2012 complaint by...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid.
A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Apple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, according to a report Thursday.
The Cupertino tech giant will release a version of its flagship device that features a screen larger than 4.5 inches and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has written a rambling, deeply religious manifesto that suggests Muslims should not use violence to spread Islam — a sharp departure from his earlier boasts of waging...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.
The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
It didn't take long for Apple's fingerprint scanner to get a follower: HTC reportedly will announce a device with a similar feature next week.
The Wall Street Journal reports that on Oct. 15, the Taiwanese phone maker will unveil the HTC One Max, a...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: More than one in six men in thier prime working years of ages 25 to 54, a total of 10.4 million, don't have jobs. The trend has been building for decades, according to government data. In the early 1970s, just 6...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:31 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012.
The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...