- NYT’s David Brooks: Obama has ‘manhood problem’ in Middle East
- Ted Cruz thanks Obama for denying visas to terrorists
- Survivors recall chaos, fear in Everest avalanche
- General Mills apologizes for ‘right to sue’ confusion, reverses policy
- Dealer wanted in U.S. for art fraud nabbed in Spain
- Easter morning delivery for space station
- Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76
- Probe could complicate Rick Perry’s prospects
- Ukraine, Russia trade blame for eastern shootout
- Obamas head to church on Easter morning
Water Cooler Archive: January 2013
So much for vilifying the National Rifle Association in popular culture. A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday finds that the organization is more popular than the entertainment industry. Published January 17 2013
What's this? It is a political and cultural moment both. Published January 16 2013
"The favorite news outlet of conservatives ranks just ninth in presser questions in President Obama's first term, getting to ask questions at only half the rate of the 'Big Three' broadcast networks," reports Eric Ostermeier, a University of Minnesota media analyst who literally counted the number of questions at White House press conferences from 2009 through Monday. Published January 16 2013
President Obama will dwell dramatically and perhaps conveniently on gun control during a much ballyhooed appearance with jittery youngsters on Wednesday, prompting talk radio host Laura Ingraham to ponder the president's onetime claims that children should be left out of politics. Published January 15 2013
Could a Libertarian one day replace New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg when the time comes? There's news that the Queens County Libertarian Party has "unanimously" endorsed Kristin M. Davis as its candidate for mayor of the Big Apple when voters go to the polls this November. Published January 15 2013
It was once an annual ritual about American beauty, good will, common sense and tiaras, perhaps. The politics of gun control, however, became a contestant at the Miss America pageant in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Published January 13 2013
There is something about a heroic man in uniform, particularly when it comes to an audience of admiring women and a worthy cause. Published January 11 2013
Someone finally has done all the math on the recent sale of Al Gore's Current TV to the Arabic language channel Al-Jazeera for $500 million. Published January 10 2013
On the very day that Americans discover that Beyonce Knowles will sing the "Star Spangled Banner" during President Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20, GQ magazine has another announcement regarding the beauteous chanteuse. Published January 9 2013
"President Obama has officially decided I am NOT being deported," CNN host Piers Morgan tweets. Published January 9 2013
Henry Kissinger, Pat Buchanan, Ben Stein, and former first daughters Tricia Nixon Cox and Julie Nixon Eisenhower are among luminaries gathering Wednesday night in the nation's capital to affectionately celebrate what would have been Richard Nixon's 100th birthday. Published January 9 2013
Glenn Beck plans to send up President Obama's big inauguration day doings in the nation's capital with some Texas-sized hijinks. Published January 8 2013
The numbers are in. Published January 7 2013
Critics who dismiss the tea party take note: Some big names will assemble in South Carolina this weekend for "State of the Union: A Constitutional Perspective," a two-day gathering of experts, speakers and authors intent on crafting "pragmatic, common-sense solutions to the greatest threats facing the country since the Constitution was written in 1787." Published January 7 2013
Tough job, but somebody's got to do it. Judicial Watch has released its annual list of politicians they deem unsavory — the top 11, plus a list of six runners-up for the dubious designation. Published January 4 2013
Well, she's used to political theater too. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will appear in NBC's big "30 Rock" finale at month's end. The California Democrat will likely play herself, judging from other politicians who've made cameo appearances on the show in recent years. That list includes Al Gore and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Published January 3 2013
After eight years, Al Gore's big broadcast project faces some serious re-invention. Reports from both The New York Times and the Hollywood Reporter reveal that Current TV, which the former vice president founded with a flourish in 2005, could be taken over by Al Jazeera. Published January 2 2013
It's priced at a mere $4,999,000 — cheap, perhaps, for those who are true Gipper-philes. Published January 2 2013
Among the many New Year's Day messages comes one from Sarah Palin. Published January 1 2013
Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
- Scalia to students on high taxes: At a certain point, 'perhaps you should revolt'
- Former Ranger breaks silence on Pat Tillman death: I may have killed him
- Special Forces' suicide rates hit record levels casualties of 'hard combat'
- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Vulnerable Democrats must 'run their own race'
- Feds approve powdered alcohol; 'Palcohol' available later this year
- EDITORIAL: Republicans finally fight back in phony 'war on women'
- WILLIAMS: Bill Maher, comedian or bigot?
- U.S. Navy to turn seawater into jet fuel
- NYT's David Brooks: Obama has 'manhood problem' in Middle East
- Army goes to war with National Guard, seizes Apache attack helicopters