| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
When Colin Powell went to the U.N. to rally the nations behind America's intent to invade Iraq, satellite photos were shown of trucks being loaded with deadly chemicals. General Powell, the Congress and the president believed that Iraq had weapons of mass...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Though Jude Deveraux estimates she lost $20 million in what prosecutors say was a psychic scam, the best-selling novelist told jurors Thursday that she wants none of the money back.
"I will accept no money from this [prosecution]," Deveraux testified....
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:47 AM
In his recent speech on terrorism and national security, President Barack Obama performed superbly as explainer in chief, a role in which he often hasn't succeeded. It may not matter much.
However belatedly, Obama offered a cogent policy rationale for...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Talk about a hiring hiccup.
Last year, the University of Central Florida began courting — and paying — a Rhode Island expert to join UCF's sports-management program.
His name: Daniel E. Doyle. And even though Doyle was in the midst of a...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:43 AM
Music will be a major part of Memorial Day weekend, from a Liberace movie to a June Carter Cash film to an Audra McDonald concert to the finale of "Smash."
PBS has something special in the National Memorial Day Concert at 8 p.m. Sunday from Washington....
| May 1, 2013
| 6:56 AM
In an unusual, late-night meeting, Florida lawmakers negotiating a state budget unveiled – and quickly agreed to – a new tax break meant to help a California company that recently hired one of Tallahassee’s most influential lobbying...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
| Nov 3, 2012
She seemed embarrassed to tell me that she's voting for Mitt Romney, as if the admission might suggest that she'd been hiding racist leanings during our long friendship.
Four years ago, she voted for Barack Obama and made sure then that I knew it. She...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:18 PM
A Christopher Dorner sighting was reported Sunday in my Northridge neighborhood. Helicopters swarmed, patrol cars roared up. The hardware store was evacuated and my favorite bakery roped off.
It turned out to be a false alarm — just some random...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Romney surrogate John Sununu: When you take a look at Colin Powell, you have to wonder whether that's an endorsement based on issues or whether he's got a slightly different reason for preferring President Obama. CNN Host Piers Morgan: What......
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:38 PM
During an interview Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” former Secretary of State Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama's re-election. Powell, a Republican, said he was more comfortable with Obama's stands on such issues as climate, education,...