| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover.
The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:34 AM
After the coffee. Before the Seder.
The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), so far the most visible congressional opponent of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, is asking Netflix to explain if it will mean the cable giant will have the "power and incentive" to act as a gatekeeper of traffic on the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went.
The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Comcast exec VP David L. Cohen defended Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, saying that it is "a lot less scary, a lot less large and a lot less complicated than some people would like to make it."
"When you think about it, in the video...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:38 PM
WASHINGTON – California prevailed over Idaho on Monday in a long battle over the fate of a key judicial post, thanks largely to the Democrats' change last year to long-standing Senate filibuster rules.
The Senate voted 56 to 43 to confirm John B....
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings.
For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:04 AM
After the coffee. Before the NCAA Championship game.
The Skinny: I saw "Rob the Mob" on Sunday. While some of the cast was enjoyable -- particularly Griffin Dunne and Ray Romano -- overall I was a little disappointed in the movie about a young couple ...
| Feb 5, 2014
Once, all reporters had to worry about was being leaned on by a grand jury or prosecutor - or sometimes some other party in a criminal or civil case - to disclose sources who had been promised confidentiality. Sometimes reporters went to jail to keep...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:50 PM
WASHINGTON — A Target Corp. official told a Senate committee that a massive security breach affecting up to 110 million holiday shoppers lasted three days longer than previously thought.
Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan disclosed the latest...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Judges on the federal government's secret surveillance court have strongly rejected any proposed changes to their review process, putting unexpected pressure on the White House on Tuesday as President Obama prepares a speech aimed at...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:12 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to announce new guidelines for government surveillance operations but will not end or order strict limits on the most controversial domestic programs exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...