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Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Until late last year, Laura Gideon’s family lived in Porter Ranch on the outskirts of Los Angeles. “We didn’t ever want to leave,” Gideon told the Associated Press. It’s “a nice gated community....
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 3:00pm
    There's no mistaking the message of the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to stay the Barack Obama administration's Clean Power Plan regulation while it's being challenged before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C....
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Perplexed by today's turbulent American political scene? Not to worry: A distinguished political scientist wrote an essay 26 years ago that anticipated our predicament with eerie explanatory power. The only downside is that its...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
    The civilians fleeing Aleppo don't prove definitively that, with Russian backing, President Bashar al-Assad will win the Syrian civil war. But it's certainly time to game out that scenario and ask: What would victory look...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 11:00am
    Who had it worst in New Hampshire?       Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.     Might as well start with the obvious one, but her defeat is unlikely to cost her the nomination. It may...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 10:00am
    In a devastating outcome for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, this was the most unkindest cut of all: Women flocked to Bernie Sanders. Not by single digits, but by a margin of 55 percent to 44 percent.     These...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 9:00am
    I want to thank Rudy Giuliani. As supremely unenlightened as I may be about pop culture, hearing the former New York mayor's cranky critique of Beyonce's Super Bowl halftime show makes me feel almost hip.   ...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 8:00am
    It's time for establishment Republicans to face the truth about Marco Rubio: Once you get past the facade, there appears to be no there there.     The void behind his prettified rhetoric was stunningly revealed...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 7:00am
    Here's what budget expert Stan Collender said about President Barack Obama's new 2017 budget:     "This is a lame duck's budget being sent to a hostile Congress controlled by an opposition party in...
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 12:00am
    Valentine's Day is upon us. And to think we are still recuperating from Groundhog Day. That's February for you, a gray month of no big flashy celebrations, at least not until President's Day.     The...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 9:00pm
    An economics professor made the audacious suggestion a few years ago that the medieval practice of trial by ordeal "worked" because innocent people were more likely than guilty ones to pick up pieces of hot iron or plunge...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
    The Phoenix City Council has voted to no longer to begin its meetings with a public prayer. Sounds like a victory for the separation of church and state, right? Maybe even the influence of Justice Elena Kagan's dissent in the...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:00pm
    We live in an age of rapid technological change and disruption. Launching revolutionary startups is cheaper and easier than ever. No established company is safe. Except for, you know, Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google (Alphabet, if...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has struck down Maryland's law regulating assault weapons, creating a split with the 2nd Circuit, which upheld similar laws in New York and Connecticut. That split could, and probably...
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
    There's an opening in the Republican race for president. Businessman Donald Trump seems to be losing interest after losing Iowa. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz may be the top choice of conservative Christians who support carpet-bombing, but...
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