| Aug 26, 2012
The old line is that there's a simple way to know a politician is lying: His lips are moving. Odds are good that any lurid charge leveled against a candidate is largely fraudulent. So it was no surprise that when Mitt Romney accused Barack Obama of...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:50 PM
Andy Stein strolled through the New York streets on a warm summer night last year.
He was on his way to the TriBeCa Grand Hotel, a place he'd never been to but one that was in a neighborhood that felt like home.
His parents, Ken and Estelle, are from...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Scientists are claiming they have discovered a new species of monkeyliving in the remote forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- an animal well-known to local hunters but until now, unknown to the outside world.
In a paper published Wednesday...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Almost from its inception, the federal government's options backdating case against executives of Broadcom Corp. reeked of cheap melodrama more than it gleamed with truth-seeking about corporate accounting and corporate pay.
You can count Bill Ruehle,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Since the news broke Tuesday about a scrap of papyrus containing the line in Coptic, "Jesus said, 'My wife..' " questions have rocketed across the world about what this means.
We put many of the big questions to leading scholars, pastors and people in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
| Feb 27, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Junior Alita Zabrecky strolled into Room 239 of Muhlenberg College's Life Sports Center on Monday afternoon with both hands clutching the Centennial Conference championship trophy.
Last season, it was another upperclassman doing the honors.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Pennsylvania's Voter ID law will be in the spotlight for a while. A state Commonwealth Court challenge of the law began this week, and any decision almost certainly will be appealed to the state Supreme Court.
My most recent column on the subject...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:10 AM
- NEW: Sandy claims at least 26 lives across the United States
- More than 7.5 million customers are without power
- Hundreds are trapped after a berm breaks in New Jersey
- Transit official: The New York subway system "has...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:03 PM
When Spencer Liddic left his Clarks Summit home and headed down Interstate 81, he saw the University of Scranton's John Long Center, where many men's basketball championships have been won.
But he opted to keep driving.
"I didn't want to be that close...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Considering all the success Lehigh University sports teams are having … from the football team to the wrestlers to the men's basketball team to the softball and lacrosse squads … it's easy to be a Lehigh fan these days.
But in good times...