| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:56 PM
With the presidential election in full swing and Congress mired in gridlock, President Barack Obama used his third State of the Union address Tuesday to sound a populist message on the economy, outlining a series of policies he said would give the...
| Jan 27, 2012
Two major political events shared center stage this week -- the traditional presidential State of the Union address and what could be a showdown in Florida in the fight for the Republican presidential nomination. The contrast between the tones of the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:22 PM
BOYS VARSITY Exeter 26, Freedom 25 ... Dan Garcia 12. Faith Christian 42, Allen 31 .... John Hassan 8. Catasauqua 42, Pleasant Valley 36 ... Dakota Schiffer 12. Quakertown 74, Brandywine 22 .. Kyle Baskin 16. Hazleton 42, Palmerton 32 -- Bobbyt Planutis...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The first night of the Stellar "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase is always a festive occasion.
Fans flock to Cedar Beach in Allentown, some to see games for the first time since the high school season ended in March.
It's an upbeat atmosphere....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:20 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Allison Gibbons has lived a lifetime of problems.
A difficult childhood in a broken home. An eating disorder, drug abuse, depression, alcohol "obviously I was self-medicating," she says.
She is the mother of a young son whose father...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
If NASA is to make great strides in its human spaceflight program, it needs to go big or go home -- and get to the Martian surface, says a new congressionally mandated report.
But the 285-page report from the National Research Council goes on to say the...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, who is trailing badly in the polls, said Sunday that former President George W. Bush, 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney and other Republican leaders are aiding his campaign.
"A lot of people nationally have...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The first face-to-face meeting of the general election campaign featured Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn likened his opponent to a “virus” who attacks union rights and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner countering that the governor repeatedly had...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington will deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address next week, party leaders announced Thursday.
McMorris Rodgers, a fifth-term congresswoman, currently...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Left-wing historian Howard Zinn -- author of the perennially popular “A People’s History of the United States” -- has long been criticized by other historians on the left, a number of whom have publicly challenged both his facts and...
| Aug 2, 2013
Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's a safe bet that most conservative Republicans would rush to support a political leader with the following record, especially in a traditionally Democratic state:
-- Reversed a $2.2 billion deficit and brought it into balance without raising taxes,...