Story | Jul 3, 2013 | 12:36 PM
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Story | Jun 24, 2013 | 11:11 AMThe best that can be said for the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is that it did not immediately and totally ban the practice. But the decision to send a University of Texas at Austin case back to the appeals court from which it came with instructions that the circumstances be scrutinized more closely certainly suggests that the justices are dubious about the continued need for the policy.
Story | Jun 6, 2013 | 9:18 AM
Story | May 18, 2013 | 9:01 AM
The public appetite for trivial distraction has always extended to our chief executives. I remember the minor uproar when Lyndon Johnson lifted a beagle by the ears. There was extensive commentary on Richard Nixon's taste for cottage cheese and ketchup....
Story | Nov 22, 2013 | 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON Two Californians proposed for the federal bench and two Texans offered as U.S. marshals are collateral damage, at least for now, in the suddenly escalated Senate confirmation wars. Expect more of the same. Senate rules provide other ways...