| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:13 PM
I saw the beginning of the end of the traditional Grand Old Party back in 1980 when the Reagan campaign invited the religious right to occupy a central role in Republican politics. Until then, they had been dismissed as a fringe element too extreme for...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:26 AM
The eyes of the world (or at least much of the nation) will be on the U.S. Supreme Court the next two days as it hears oral arguments on gay marriage equality, but don't bother looking for any video of the proceedings.
The U.S. Supreme Court still...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:57 PM
They may have strutted on a stage instead of a runway, but members of the Supremes were well known for their fashionable style.
Over two decades of climbing the charts, the singing group performed in a variety of venues — including a performance in...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 4:45 PM
DETROIT — For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville U.S.A.
That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:45 AM
DETROIT - For such a little house on West Grand Boulevard, a lot of big things came out of Hitsville, U.S.A.
That's often a challenge for the Motown Museum, situated in the cozy confines of the label's original headquarters, as it seeks to convey both...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This is just what Lower Macungie Township needs — more big warehouses and more big 18-wheelers rumbling in and out of town to fill and empty them. Welcome to Bayonne, N.J.
The township's Kafkaesque relationship with developer David Jaindl took...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Unless you waited in line for five days to get one of the coveted audience seats at the Supreme Court, you probably experienced this week's oral arguments on same-sex marriage as something of a Ken Burns film.
Websites and TV broadcasters played audio of...
| Mar 31, 2013
Even U.S. Supreme Court justices care what people think about them, experts say. In their current same-sex marriage cases they fear a big public backlash if they overreach. But history shows such fears to be greatly exaggerated when a controversial...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Pity the Supremes. Not Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson but Alito, Breyer, Roberts, Thomas, Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Kagan, Kennedy and Scalia.
After two days of testimony last week on two separate issues of gay rights -- or as we should think of...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:12 AM
Hialeah Racetrack can proceed with slots, destination casino proponents still have a shot and one hurdle toward slot pandemonium across the state has been cleared.
The Florida Supreme Court Friday dismissed an appeal by South Florida pari-mutuels that...