| May 17, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Ken Venturi, who won the 1964 U.S. Open golf championship in dramatic fashion and became a longtime television commentator, died Friday in Rancho Mirage. He was 82.
Venturi, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, died at...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and doing flips onto the living room couch.
He also loves our nation's presidents. He knows all 44 in order and can tell you something about any one of them.
Arden knows a lot about the presidents because he reads a...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
One of Lincoln's two Super Bowl commercials airing on Sunday involves Jimmy Fallon, Rev. Run of Run-DMC, viewer-generated tweets, Emmitt Smith and Wil Wheaton.
One does not. And that's the good one.
The first ad is the result of a much-publicized...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On the eve of Oscar voting, we asked three academy members to let us peek at their ballots and tell us, anonymously, who they're voting for and why. Here's what they had to say:
OSCARS 2013: Full Coverage
PRODUCERS BRANCH: This 40ish Oscar nominee...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Did Daniel Day-Lewis leave you with the urge for more Abraham Lincoln?
A new exhibition devoted to Lincoln -- featuring 250 historical artifacts, as well as sets and costumes from last year's Steven Spielberg movie starring Day-Lewis as the 16th...
| May 6, 2013
For those who run relays in track and field, passing the baton can be scarier than a scene from "A Nightmare on Elm Street."
Just ask sprinter Morgan Simon of Los Angeles Loyola High.
He remembers suddenly dreaming about dropping the baton.
| Sep 19, 2012
It's one of Mitt Romney's favorite lines: America needs a businessman in the White House. It's "a basic qualification" for the job, he said in his speech at the Republican convention last month, "one that's essential to [the] task."
But what does history...
| Jul 15, 2012
The dog days of July were once a slow time in our presidential campaigns, a time when candidates could take vacations and voters could take a break. The party conventions were still a month or more away; aside from fundraising and backroom strategizing,...
| Mar 8, 2012
Poor Mitt Romney. He won six of 10 states on Super Tuesday, including hotly contested Ohio. He lengthened his lead in the count of delegates who will actually choose the Republican presidential nominee. But he's still a long way from claiming victory....
| Oct 16, 2012
Apparently, Paul Ryan and Joe Biden are both theocrats willing, nay eager, to use state power to impose their religious views on the rest of us.
In last week's vice presidential debate, moderator Martha Raddatz asked the two Roman Catholic politicians...
| Nov 28, 2012
In the rest of the country, it may be just another movie, but in Washington, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has become a political Rorschach test.
It seems as if every pundit in the capital has gone to see the masterful biopic about our 16th president,...