| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and comedian Richard Lewis have endorsed Patric Verrone's campaign for State Senate.
Both have worked with Verrone during his career as a TV writer and producer. The former WGA West president announced last month that...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The ninth annual Intl. Youth Media Summit, founded by teachers Evelyn Seubert and James Gleason from Cleveland High School Media Academy in Reseda, Calif., and Aileen Marshall of Screen School in Scotland, brings together young filmmakers between the ages...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Feminist Majority Foundation is moving its annual awards event from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel's owner, the Sultan of Brunei, has imposed a "Taliban-like" penal code on the country set to start to go into effect on Thursday.
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Faith is making a comeback among liberal Democrats, but they still have a way to go.
First, some history.
Hoping to attract some Evangelical Christian votes more than 20 years ago, former vice president Al Gore wrote that the biblical story of Noah...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:30 AM
The historic value of the classic European-style Georgian colonial known as the Bulkeley Mansion in West Hartford was not lost on Keith Garner when he bought the estate as a single father in 1992 for $685,000. But that's not why he bought it.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:18 PM
An upcoming interfaith forum will take a closer look at the important role women play in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
The forum, "Women Who Shaped Our Faith," will be Sunday at The Prayer Center, 16550 S. 104th Ave, Orland Park. Registration is at...
| Mar 2, 2014
Nearly a generation ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews coined a description of our two political parties that may turn out to be his most enduring contribution to American punditry. Republicans, Matthews wrote, were the "Daddy Party," all about military security...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China this month with her daughters, Malia and Sasha, and her mother, Marian Robinson, for a trip built on the theme of education, her office announced Monday.
The March 19-26 trip will include...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:49 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The smile on Lindsey Van's face did not quite match her place in the final standings.
The U.S. ski jumper finished 15th in the normal hill event on Tuesday night, well off the podium, but did not seem the slightest bit upset.
| Mar 4, 2014
President Obama announced last week a new race-based initiative, My Brother's Keeper.
According to the White House, the program will coordinate government agencies and private foundations to help young men and boys of color. "Of color" basically means...
| Mar 7, 2014
"After my daughter was born, for like, a year, I was so angry."
It was a snowy night in Brooklyn and I was having dinner with a friend, the mother of a 6-year-old who was born, after no small amount of anguish, when my friend was 38. "I felt like I...
| Feb 5, 2014
The conventional wisdom is that this fall's congressional election will be all about Obamacare. Republicans, it's argued, will try to expand their majority in the House and take the Senate with a campaign focused mostly on the failings of President Obama'...