| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Five years after the U.S. financial crisis helped cause a deep global recession, foreign leaders are worried that history is going to repeat itself.
The fiscal impasse that has partially shut the federal government now threatens to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Thousands of union workers, community activists and a smattering of politicians rallied Tuesday evening on the Near West Side to "take back Chicago" and send a message to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and what they dubbed his "corporate, greedy, elitist friends."...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON — France's role in the unraveling of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program brought angry reactions Sunday from Tehran, glowing praise from Iran's detractors and a whirl of speculation about what the French motive might be....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:32 AM
A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Look for Land of Linkin' first thing every Monday morning and click here to......
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:04 AM
UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.
One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
| Oct 30, 2012
If you want to understand why conservatives have lost faith in the so-called mainstream media, you need to ponder the question: Where is the Benghazi feeding frenzy?
Unlike some of my colleagues on the right, I don't think there's a conspiracy at work....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:27 PM
NBC News is switching up the producer ranks at "Meet the Press," bringing in veteran news producer Rob Yarin, who has previously worked closely with anchor David Gregory.
Betsy Fischer Martin, who began her career as an intern on the show 22 years ago...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Newtown, Connecticut, was full of grief, full of horror and -- despite the emergence of new details -- full of questions Sunday, two days after a school shooting massacre rocked the New England community.
Here are some of the latest developments about...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:46 AM
NEW YORK -- Looks like there will be no shortage of plugs for NBC in the network's new sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
A preview clip that the network showed to advertisers during its upfront presentation Monday at Radio City Music Hall looked like...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 10:01 PM
When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney debate one another for the first time Wednesday night, they may feel as though they've already done so.
As with stage lighting and cameras, stand-ins are also commonly used in debate preparations, and the...
| Mar 10, 2011
David S. Broder, one of the nation's leading political reporters and a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1973 for distinguished commentary about the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 81.
Broder, a longtime columnist at the Washington Post, died Wednesday at...
| Jan 8, 2012
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...