| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:42 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Every American who has retired with economic security - or hopes to - should know these two dates in our history: August 14, 1935, and September 2, 1974.
The Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Memories, one-liners and restroom horror stories abound regarding William and Mary's once-charming, grown-decrepit football stadium. Here's my favorite:
Enthused by his team's play several years ago, a visiting assistant coach jumped from his chair in...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:37 PM
One of our readers complained this week that my column about the Allentown Fair's Preview Night focused too much on things she considers negative.
"I read your article in this morning's newspaper and much of your article rings true," she wrote....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
President Obama doesn't know much about history.
In his therapeutic 2009 Cairo speech, Obama outlined all sorts of Islamic intellectual and technological pedigrees, several of which were undeserved. He exaggerated Muslim contributions to printing and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ebola isn't the only plague in this troubled world. Another one is called hysteria, and it's just shown up in little Harrison, Arkansas -- which is in the most picturesque part of the state, up in the Ozarks. It's got mountains, it's got streams, it's got...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:03 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — William and Mary announced plans Tuesday for a $27 million renovation project of Zable Stadium that will update and modernize the 79-year-old facility.
Plans call for a new upper deck, suites and a new press box on the west side...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Voters in the city that launched President Barack Obama's political career are split over whether to put tax dollars into luring his presidential library to Chicago.
Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll — 47 percent —...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Joseph J. Fauliso, the Senate leader who became lieutenant governor upon the death of his friend, Gov. Ella T. Grasso, on Dec. 31, 1980, and then held the job longer than anyone in more than a century, died Wednesday after a brief stay in hospice care. He...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:05 AM
When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up.
Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak.
They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 11:24 AM
In a letter to the editor, Michael Meyers made several unfounded statements. The Pennsylvania State Education Association does not use 12 percent of its members' union dues for lobbying or political purposes. This practice is against the law in...
| Aug 16, 2014
A new gallery show "LA Stories: 100 Years of Watson Family Press Photography," opens Saturday Aug. 16, 2014....