Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins

11/20/2014 - 2:48pm

    When she heard that the GOP had nailed a Senate majority, Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska grabbed a chair, lifted it over her head and shouted “I’m the chair, maaaaaaan!”

    The presumptive next chair of the Senate Energy and...

04/07/2014 - 2:29am

    There’s some good news about the news business for a change.

    The big headwound traditional media venues like newspapers and TV suffered with the advent of Internet ads is starting to heal. The bleeding has either stopped or slowed to a less-painful trickle for...

02/20/2014 - 2:53pm

    Now here’s a heads-they-win, tails-we-lose situation: Three of the contracts Arizona signed with private companies to house its prisoners require 100 percent occupancy.

    That’s right: If the state fails to send along enough jailbirds to fill all the beds,...

01/30/2014 - 10:00am

    Does getting tipsy make it easier for you to bear President Barack Obama ‘s State of the Union addresses?

    Try taking a sip of beer, wine, or a mixed drink every time he says the words “tax” or “taxpayer” this time around. It’s not...

01/23/2014 - 2:36am

    Hollywood covets action movies, especially the kind where our nation faces mortal danger.

    Sticking with a longstanding tradition, these flicks often feature alien invaders. Another common strain portrays terrorist networks seeking to destroy or take over our peace-...

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