| Oct 10, 2010
The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters ...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 4:33 PM
John Reed, the co-founder of Citigroup, now wants to apologize for creating that monster -- which has become one of the biggest taxpayer-supported casualties of the financial-system crash. In an interview with Bloomberg News, the 70-year-old Reed says...
| Jun 15, 2008
Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent
Harvard University Press: 380 pp., $29.95
It all sounds so familiar: a foreign war, an unpopular president, high-minded vows to spread democracy abroad and...
| Jun 10, 2009
Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian.
In "No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920," Lears skillfully delineated the role of aesthetic radicals -- notably...
| Aug 23, 2009
New Orleans After the Deluge
Pantheon: 198 pp., $24.95
In 2007, Smith Magazine serialized a comics treatment of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. That work, "A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge," tracked the lives of seven New...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:16 PM
SOUTHBURY — Dario Highsmith did nearly everything his teammates and coaches could ask of him Saturday.
He ran the ball into the heart of the Darien defensive line, he threw the ball on the run and he even returned his first kickoff of the season....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles
If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:28 AM
CALEXICO — When Calexico resident Song Shen Zhen, 73, recently drove through a Calexico Port of Entry, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer noticed plastic grocery bags under backseat floor mats.
There weren’t drugs inside the bags...
| Apr 12, 2013
From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Bigfoot has been spotted in northern Dauphin County, that is according to a Lykens resident who claims the creature damaged his RV. State police were called to the 400 block of Division Street in Lykens for a report of criminal mischief.
John Reed, of...