| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:41 AM
Faust was born in 1947 and grew up in the Chicago area. She began playing the organ at age 4 by learning from her mother, Jacquin, also a professional musician. After graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School, she received a bachelor's degree in...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 10:56 AM
"Woodrow Wilson: A Biography"
By John Milton Cooper, Jr.
andom House, 2009, 702 pages, $35
President Woodrow Wilson, a confidant confided in his diary shortly after World War I, "will probably go down in history as the greatest figure of his time, and I...
| Oct 3, 2010
Politics isn't so simple these days. We've got the Greens and the Libertarians and even the tea party. Here are 10 facts about third parties, independents, write-ins and other challenges to the two-party system:
1 Nevada is the only state that includes...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 2:00 AM
Alan Cedric Page (born August 7, 1945 in Canton, Ohio) is a jurist and former professional American football player. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in...
| Oct 7, 2010
Hoping to sway those with the power to vote in the November election, San Diego Unified School District students took to a street near Balboa Park Thursday in support of Proposition J.
Their cries could be heard above the din of the Theodore Roosevelt...
| Aug 17, 2011
Q. My boss thinks I walk on water and is ready to give me a large project. I'm just not sure I have all the skills to succeed at the project. On the other hand, I'd be set for a promotion if I do well. I'm getting insomnia trying to decide what to do....
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:16 PM
OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:44 PM
I like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. I think he is the right man and the right time for a tough job in New Jersey. His 54% approval shows that most in new Jersey agree with me.
Christie's plain spoken tough talk has resonated well past New Jersey's...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 1:32 PM
WELLFLEET, Mass. — All roads lead to water.
Which means, here on the outer curl of Cape Cod, 70 miles or so into the Atlantic Ocean, where tall marsh greens in autumn turn the color of butterscotch, all roads lead to oysters.
| May 20, 2011
| 1:46 PM
We have had some very interesting weather lately. One day the temperature shoots up to the 80s, and the next day, we are freezing. But April 29 turned out to be a gorgeous day with the sun shining brightly on the Burbank Sunrise Kiwanis Mayor’s...
| May 30, 2011
| 9:03 PM
HAMPTON — President Barack Obama is being asked to make Fort Monroe a national monument under the Antiquities Act after the Army vacates in September, a much faster process than establishing a national park.
But little is known about a process that...
| Jun 1, 2011
When you think of Las Vegas, you probably don't think of Las Vegas, N.M. It's the other Las Vegas, and perhaps the wildest Wild West town you've never heard of.
I had never heard of Las Vegas, N.M., when I first encountered it in 1997 — a Western...