| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:15 PM
There are more than 5,000 West Virginians with Native American Indian bloodlines, full-blooded to a fraction, and as recently as 1994, it was against the law for any of them them to buy property.
In order to do so, they had to list their nationality on...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 AM
South Bend CommunitySchool Corp. families will soon have access to several new or enhanced communication tools to get information about student grades and attendance, events at individual schools, bus stops and routes and more.
Starting Aug. 19, parents...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:10 AM
In her long and famously prolific career as a novelist, Joyce Carol Oates has worked in many different modes, from the social realism of her National Book Award-winning "them" (1969) and the neo-Gothic storytelling of "Bellefleur" (1980) to the...
| Mar 2, 2013
At the 100th anniversary of Washington's Women's Suffrage Parade on Sunday, participants will march in the bold tradition of suffragette Inez Milholland — even if they, and most of America, have never heard of her. Of all the images and people...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world."
I think Archimedes was serious. I know we need to be. Now is the time to choose our future, as the Earth Charter declares. This means thinking big: embracing...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:43 AM
We're about to plunge into a mega-anniversary year, marking 500 years since Ponce de León named Florida in 1513. But before we leave 2012, let's tip our Flashback bonnet to a couple of milestones noted this year.
A century of 'leavening the loaf'
| Apr 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
The tea party, facing lagging interest, is searching for a path to renewed relevance.
Gone are the annual April 15 mass rallies protesting taxes and government spending.
New leaders are changing priorities in Broward and Palm Beach county chapters....
| Apr 3, 2013
Kraft Foods Group, you may have heard, is engaged in a dust-up with more than 275,000 online petitioners unconvinced by the food giant's assertion that dyes used to produce the distinctive orange hue in one version of its Macaroni & Cheese pose no...
| Nov 18, 2012
Republicans just lost eight seats in the House. But if you'd wandered into the House of Representatives last week without reading the election returns, you might have concluded that the GOP won big on Nov. 6.
"We have the second-largest Republican House...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Supporters of the tea party movement and I find ourselves in a rare moment of agreement: This is shaping up as the election we want. By asking wonky, far-right Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate, presumptive......
| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Southtown Star reports: Steve Balich said the Will County Tea Party movement he helped organize is disbanding in name, but not spirit, after gains by Democrats in the Nov. 6 election.... Balich, of Homer Glen, blamed the movement’s demise......