| Dec 16, 2008
Bush administration officials and auto executives worked Monday to try to seal a deal for a multibillion-dollar industry bailout, amid hopes that the money could be available this week.
"It seems like the planets are becoming aligned," said Rep. Fred...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 3:45 PM
Boeing will build a second 787 assembly line in Charleston, South Carolina and not Everett where it has built planes for years.
The announcement wasn't entirely unexpected but that didn't make it any easier to hear. Boeing is taking its second 787...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 5:31 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A deputy assistant attorney general who said he was on his lunch break when an officer found him with a stripper and sex toys in his sport utility vehicle has been fired, his boss said Wednesday.
Roland Corning, 66, a former state...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 4:09 PM
In his Nov. 22 Times Op-Ed article, “Monogamy isn’t easy, naturally,” biologist David P. Barash claims that because monogamy is rare in the animal world, it is therefore unnatural behavior for humans. The logic of the argument is...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 7:01 AM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- South Carolina's first lady, a former Wall Street vice president who helped launch her husband's political career, announced Friday she is filing for divorce months after his tearful public confession of an affair with an Argentine...
| Oct 3, 2009
David Letterman has milked plenty of sex scandals for laughs. But it remains to be seen whether the CBS comic's admission Thursday that he had sexual liaisons with female employees while he was involved with his now-wife, the mother of his 5-year-old son,...
| Dec 16, 2009
The fierce debate over health care hasn't led to a new law yet, but it's produced some of this year's top quotes, according to a Yale University librarian.
Fred Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 5:41 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- An associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at Yale Law School, is releasing his fourth annual list of The Yale Book of Quotations.
Fred Shapiro's top quote: "Keep your government hands off my Medicare," by a speaker at a...
| Jul 1, 2009
| 6:00 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already struggling to salvage his family and his political career after admitting a scandalous affair, added explosive details Tuesday, including more visits with the mistress he calls his "soul mate"...
| Jul 10, 2009
| 11:06 AM
Friday's topic: Have episodes such as the recent ones with Sarah Palin and Mark Sanford affected the public image of the GOP? Or is the damage more likely to be local?
Palin and Sanford are the least of the GOP's problems Point: Katherine Mangu-Ward
| Jul 17, 2009
Leaders of about half of the U.S. states and territories are gathering on the Mississippi Gulf Coast this weekend for the National Governors Association summer convention.
Among the governors skipping the meeting are Republicans Sarah Palin of Alaska,...
| Aug 2, 2009
Three years before Sept. 11, 2001, I attended the eighth annual Computers, Freedom & Privacy Conference in Austin, Texas, and listened to Don Haines of the American Civil Liberties Union give a lunchtime talk called "Is Big Brother Watching You?"...