My father was an intimidating character, especially to his children. His preferred punishment wasn’t grounding or a spanking, but an icy, silent stare. Sometime around
The trial of Darren Deon Vann, who is under investigation for at least seven deaths of women around Gary, Indiana, is now reaching across several
The media mavens at the Pew Research Center have put out a big new report on “Political Polarization & Media Habits.” Most of the findings
It has been nearly a week since the Obama administration gave the American military action against ISIS its official name: Operation Inherent Resolve. We have
Please believe me, I love my two dogs, Sadie and Chauncey. They light-up my family’s life every day. But if I get Ebola — or
A string of unsolved strangling cases from the early 1990s to 2007 sit in the files at the Gary, Indiana police department. Four years ago,
Janet Yellen gave a speech last week that was unusual for a sitting chair of the Federal Reserve, though it doesn’t seem to have gotten
Talk about a prescription for trouble. One in 20 pharmacy patients picking up a prescription to treat asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or high blood
Sometimes serious journalism just isn’t up to the job. And sometimes, even punditry with attitude can’t muster enough attitude. That is why God invented comedians.
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On October 1, the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., began a six-month pilot program to outfit officers with body cameras. Experts estimate that around
A top-secret space plane phoned home after spending nearly two years orbiting Earth on a classified mission. No, this isn’t the recap for an upcoming
Millions of Americans have followed the story of Brittany Maynard. Maynard is a 29-year-old woman who was diagnosed last spring with an incurable brain tumor.